The Boston Comedy Festival is from November 7-15 and we’re sure it’s going to be a riot. This year the featured comedians include Ron Funches, Ted Alexandro and Todd Berry to name a few. The festival is a 9-day event with all shows taking place at the Davis Square Theatre (255 Elm St., Somerville). The festival is a great opportunity for up and coming comics to get their name (and jokes) in front of a broader audience. This year the festival is in its 15th year. On November 7 at 8:00 P.M; Todd Barry takes the stage at the Davis Square Theatre. Todd is most well known as the “third Conchord” on Flight of the Conchords. You will laugh ‘till you cry when Ron Funches takes the stage on November 8 at 8: 00 p.m. And on November 14 at 7:30 p.m. Emo Philips who has been called “the best joke writer in America” by Jay Leno.
One of the signature events of the Boston Comedy Festival is the Stand Up Comedy competition. 96 comedians are accepted to perform, but there is only 1 winner! Event details on the stand-up portion of the festival haven’t been posted yet but we’ll let you know the details once announced.
Can’t make it to the Boston Comedy Festival? Don’t worry there are tons of comedy options in Boston. The Improv Asylum (216 Hanover Street) is a sketch and improv comedy club tucked into the heart of the North End. Fasten your seatbelt and be prepared for tons of audience participation at their nightly show. Nick’s Comedy Stop (100 Warrenton St.) has been a staple on the Boston comedy circuit for years and is a go-to for headline acts. The Comedy Studio (1238 Mass. Ave.), located in Harvard Square, hosts tons of top acts and also serves SCORPION bowls