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    The Procrastinator's Guide to Sketch Comedy

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    June 7 - July 26, 2014

    In this showcase, watch sketch comedians perform an evening of irreverent and off-kilter comedy. The catch? Half of the sketches in the show are written LIVE by cast members backstage based on audience suggestion. When the writer’s time is up, the troupe must perform the hastily composed sketches cold. As the show goes on, the challenges to the writer get more difficult, and the results more hilariously ...more


    Dick Doherty's Comedy Den 7 Nites A Week Boston's Funniest Comedy

    Presented by Dick Doherty's Comedy Den at Dick Doherty's Comedy Den below Howl at the Moon

    June 25, 2011 - on going

    26 years Boston Most Fun Comedy Club, Boston's Only Full Service, 7 Nights A Week Comedy Club.18+ National headliners are joined by Boston's next superstars. Dane Cook had a show here every Fri...more

    Improv Asylum: Afternoon Delight

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater

    July 16, 2012 - on going

    Afternoon Delight is a hilarious, fully improvised, two-act show that’ll leave you wanting more. Actors from the Main Stage cast join alumni and NXT company actors to create an...more

    Improv Asylum: Vanity Project

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater

    April 13, 2011 - on going

    Improv Asylum founders/original cast members Chet Harding and Norm Laviolette join main stage actors Jeremy Brothers and Matt Catanzano, as well as alums and special guests to perform two extended...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness

    October 17, 2013 - on going

    Discover for yourself why over 8 million people around the world have seen Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. A mixture of improvisation...more

    The Donkey Show

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at OBERON

    June 18, 2010 - on going

    “Riveting... So visceral that words seem almost beside the point.”
    - The Boston Globe

    The celebrated smash hit The Donkey Show brings...more

    Improv Asylum's Main Stage Show

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater

    May 15, 2013 - on going

    Improv Asylum's new mainstage show combines Improv Asylum's signature audience-inspired improvisation with written sketches to deliver a night of laughs. It features improvised scenes and...more

    ComedySportzBoston

    Presented by New England Fun

    August 8, 2014 - June 27, 2015

    ComedySportzBoston (CSz), the fast-paced, family-friendly is improv comedy played as a sport. Every show is driven by audience suggestions, and you pick the winners, so no two matches are alike....more

    Murder Most Medieval

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    September 13, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    The world famous Mystery Café cordially invites you to attend a Medieval banquet in honor of Sir Lancelittle’s return to court! Party like it’s 1399 with a zany cast of...more

    Paula Poundstone

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    January 30, 2015

     Paula has starred in comedy specials for HBO and Bravo while garnering numerous awards, accolades, and firsts for a female comedian. She is recognized as one of Comedy Central’s 100...more

    Pauly Shore

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    January 30, 2015

    For over two decades, Pauly Shore has been an iconic figure in show business in front of the camera, and for the last 10 years, behind the scenes with multiple producer, director, and creator...more

    Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

    Presented by Dinner Detective Boston

    March 1 - December 27, 2014

     The Dinner Detective® is America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show. You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated...more

    Mainstage

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    May 2 - December 27, 2014

    ImprovBoston Mainstage is the cornerstone of comedic talent at ImprovBoston. Showcasing our Freeform style of play, an ever-evolving show, Mainstage is the heart of ImprovBoston. Blending games,...more

    Jen Kirkman

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    December 26 - December 27, 2014

    Jen Kirkman is a stand-up comedian and the author of the book, “I Can Barely Take Care of Myself,” which became an instant New York Times Bestseller when it was released in April...more

    D.L.Hughley

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    December 26, 2014

    One of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film and radio arenas. D.L.Hughley can currently be...more

    Face Off

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    May 3 - December 20, 2014

    Face Off is the fastest, highest energy competitive improv show in Boston. New England's best comedians battle for your laughter and applause in a comedic duel to the death. Two teams...more

    Lavell Crawford

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    December 12 - December 14, 2014

     Lavell Crawford is a SAG Award Winning actor, writer, & producer who is best known for playing Saul Goodman’s bodyguard, “Huell Babineaux” on AMC’s BREAKING BAD....more

    Mike Epps: After Dark Tour

    Presented by Live Nation

    December 12, 2014

    Comedian Mike Epps and Live Nation have come together for Mike's 2014 fall tour deemed "The Mike Epps: After Dark" which will cover over 20 cities nationally.  Comedian/actor...more

    MobFellas

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    October 25, 2013 - December 12, 2014

    Let the Mystery Café usher you into the secret world of the mafia elite. Rub elbows with wiseguys, killers and femmes fatales as you take part in the secret celebration in which a mob...more

    Norm MacDonald

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    December 12, 2014

    Norm Macdonald is perhaps best known for his five seasons as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” (SNL). He was named, by Comedy Central, #83 on the five part miniseries “100...more

    Garfunkel & Oates

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    December 6, 2014

    Garfunkel & Oates are a unique musical comedy duo comprised of actresses Kate Micucci (Raising Hope, Bored to Death) and Riki Lindhome (Enlightened, Fun Size, Last House on The Left)....more

    George Lopez

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    December 5, 2014

     George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted Lopez Tonight, a late-night...more

    Russell Peters

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    November 21, 2014

     Renowned for his quick wit and piercing mimicry, Russell Peters has mastered the art of traversing between hilarious characters of all races and cultures, creating an immediate connection...more

    Yannis Pappas

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    November 13 - November 15, 2014

      Yannis Pappas has been featured on Comedy Central, AXS TV, VH1's Best Week Ever and CBS. He tours the world doing stand up comedy and is known for his immensely popular characters Mr....more

    Jo Koy

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    November 15, 2014

    From filling sold–out clubs across the nation, to appearing weekly as a regular on Chelsea Lately, Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings at a Las Vegas coffee house. His...more

    Craig Shoemaker

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    November 6 - November 8, 2014

     What comedian do you know that has 2 Emmy’s, appeared on Broadway, and was voted “Best Male Standup” at the American Comedy Awards? That’s right, it’s The...more

    Nick Offerman: Full Bush

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    November 7, 2014

    Nick Offerman (Parks & Rec’s ‘Ron Swanson’) is back at the Wilbur with his new stand-up routine, “Full Bush”. The routine features a veritable smorgasbord of...more

    Haunted Dinner Theater - Ding Dong, The Witch Is Dead!

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    September 19 - November 7, 2014

    Join us the Haunted Dinner Theater presented by the Mystery Cafe as we present our show “Ding-Dong! The Witch is Dead!” this fall at the iconic Hawthorne Hotel in Salem’s...more

    Chris D'Elia

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    November 6, 2014

     Chris D’Elia is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. Recently named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to...more

    Lavell Crawford

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 31, 2014

     Perhaps best known for his role on BREAKING BAD, Lavell next hits the big screen alongside Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, and Uma Thurman in AMERICAN ULTRA for Lionsgate. Recent projects...more

    Jim Gaffigan

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 29, 2014

    Jim Gaffigan has proven himself a major talent beloved to a wide range of audiences, achieving accolades and awards for his stand-up comedy, acting, and writing.

    His clever, quiet style...more

    Kevin James

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    October 23, 2014

    KEVIN JAMES broke into the film world in 2005 in Columbia Pictures’ Hitch starring opposite Will Smith, but his comedy career started well before that as a stand-up on the Long Island comedy...more

    Pete Davidson

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    October 9 - October 12, 2014

     Pete Davidson hit the stage for the first time at the age of 16. Since then Pete has toured North America playing colleges, comedy clubs and theaters. The Staten Island, NY native was busy...more

    Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    October 9 - October 11, 2014

    Fresh off their NETFLIX Stand Up Special, "Fat Man Little Boy"- Kevin and Steve are back on the road to make you laugh, play some Broken Lizard movie trivia, and reveal what strange...more

    Bob Marley

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 11, 2014

    Celebrating 15 years as a stand-up comic, Bob Marley is one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country. He has been featured in his own special on Comedy Central, and is one of...more

    Nick Swardson

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 11, 2014

     Nick Swardson is the latest comedian to emerge as a triple threat: comedian, actor and writer/producer. He began doing stand-up at the age of 18, and within one year he was chosen to perform...more

    Bob Marley

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 10, 2014

     Celebrating 15 years as a stand-up comic, Bob Marley is one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country. He has been featured in his own special on Comedy Central, and is...more

    Aries Spears

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 10, 2014

     As a principal cast member on Fox’s hit sketch comedy show Mad TV, Aries brought a fresh, hip style to the already-edgy program from the third through the tenth season. The producers...more

    Christian Finnegan

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    October 2 - October 4, 2014

     Christian Finnegan is a stand up comedian. He appears frequently on the television and also writes stuff. Christian is perhaps best known as one of the original panelists on VH1’s...more

    Ron White

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 3, 2014

     Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping...more

    Awkward Sex...and the City

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    October 3, 2014

    Watch some of New York City's finest lady-storytellers relive their most embarrassing sexual experiences on stage just for your viewing pleasure. Featuring: Natalie Wall, Emmy Harrington,...more

    Lena Dunham: "Not That Kind of Girl"

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 2, 2014

    From the creator of HBO’s Girls comes Not That Kind of Girl, a collection of personal essays that David Sedaris calls “subversive” and Judy Blume hails as...more

    Loni Love

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 30, 2014

     Throughout her career, comedian and actress Loni Love, has brought audiences into hysterics with her witty satire and hilarious stand-up. Loni was named a Hot Comic in Campus Activity...more

    Rob Schneider

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 27, 2014

     Actor, writer, comedian. Schneider got his big break in 1990, when Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels hired him on as a writer for the show. Soon, he was performing his own material...more

    Last Comic Standing Live Tour

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    September 27, 2014

    The Emmy-nominated laugh-fest LAST COMIC STANDING returned to NBC in late May with an all-new group of the world's funniest comics. Watch the series this summer on NBC, then see the finalists...more

    Last Comic Standing Live

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 26, 2014

     Last Comic Standing Live comes to the Wilbur Theatre! 


    The Jam

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 29, 2013 - September 21, 2014

    The Jam is where audience members can get out of their seats and jump on stage to perform alongside with visiting troupes and ImprovBoston cast members. 

    The Jam combines three...more

    Judy Collins

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 21, 2014

     Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the...more

    Orny Adams

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    September 18 - September 20, 2014

    American comic Orny Adams first rose to international prominence after co-starring in Jerry Seinfeld’s documentary “Comedian.” In 2010, Orny followed up his critically acclaimed...more

    NightCap

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 27, 2013 - September 20, 2014

    NightCap is a late-night fringe comedy show that showcases up and coming talent in Boston. Before you call it a night on a Fridays and Saturdays, make plans to stop by ImprovBoston, grab a drink...more

    The Martin & Lewis Tribute Show - Classic Songs and Comedy Routines

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    September 20, 2014

    90-minute Show from the World's Best Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Impersonators! Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were the hottest act in America during the early 50’s. Dean of course was the...more

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