Boston Comedy Festival: Thursday Semi-finals 7pm
Somerville, United States
The Boston Comedy Festival Contest has become known for its ability to provide significant breaks to up-and-coming comics. This is a great chance to see talented comedians destined to be household names.
Hosted By Jim Tews
In 2007 he was a finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival, In 2008 he created the “popular” web series The Opener for HBO’s new media division and in 2010 he was the winner of the New York Comedy Contest. He was also one of this years New Faces at Just For Laughs Montreal. His work has been featured on the front pages of YouTube, MySpace and several other online outlets that were once considered relevant. He has yet to completely accept his parents’ divorce and is on a foolish quest to get them back together. Will he accidentally find wisdom and maturity along his journey?
With Special Guests:
Steve Sweeney was born in the infamous Boston neighborhood of Charlestown, (or as locally pronounced "Chaaalstan"). His Boston accents and local characters are universally recognized - the trademarks of his stand-up act. Steve has headlined at comedy clubs across the country, performing on comic variety shows such as The Late Show with David Letterman, Evening at The Improv,Comics Come Home, and Tough Crowd with Dennis Leary.
Featuring: Alingon Mitra, Rich Gustus, Mike Whitman, Sean Sullivan, Adam Newman Gary Peterson, Will Smalley, Aron Berg
Davis Square Theatre (former Jimmy Tingle theater)
255 Elm Street
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.