San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join The Boston Comedy Festival at the Preliminary round of a nationwide stand-up competition. Ninety-six, bright-eyed comics from all over the country compete for $10,000 dollars in prize money. When it's over, there will be one comic standing with a nice little bag of money and a ton of bragging rights.
Hosted By: Will Smalley
Comedian Will Smalley has readily established himself as a powerful LGBT voice in the comedy scene. A purveyor of the silly-arts and dude-lover extraordinaire, Will is a former finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival and was most recently featured in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, OR. Will is a mainstay at the major comedy clubs and colleges across the Northeast. In addition to stand-up comedy, Will currently serves as the announcer for Old School Game Show at American Repertory Theater's Oberon.
Special Guest: Mehran Khaghani
Mehran Khaghani is a standup comedian, emcee, actor, event producer, upstart, social advocate, serial yeller, trouble-maker, love-spreader, line-pusher and general intellect of intimidating proportion currently living in New York City. Remarkably gay and of Iranian descent, Mehran has a well earned reputation as a performer who can make any event a raucous, joyous success.
He has been a finalist in multiple comedy festivals, tours nationally, was featured on Season 9 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, has been seen on MTV, Comedy Central, IFC, TruTV and Seeso and is a regular at the world famous Comedy Cellar in New York City. Mehran currently hosts one of New York’s hottest weekly bar shows, Hush Money, every Monday night at Pinks bar in the East Village and cohosts Paid or Pain for Sirius Radio.
This Show is 21+
When & Where
Boston Comedy Festival
For over a decade the Boston Comedy Festival has been the “Comic’s Comedy Festival,” showcasing the most innovative up and coming stand-up comedians in the country, the go-to for the industry looking for their next big comedy star. It is a great opportunity for audiences to get an inside look at the best comics of today in a city legendary for producing comedy genius.