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    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 28, 2014

    NPR's oddly informative weekly hour-long news quiz program is again live at Tanglewood. The Peabody Award-winning series offers a fast-paced, irreverent look at the week's news, hosted by Peter Sagal along with judge and score-keeper Bill Kurtis.

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    Scamps Comedy Presents: Katie Grady

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    August 29, 2014

    Boston comedy star Katie Grady returns as headliner-host for a showcase of professional stand up comedy. Quiet, twisted and extremely funny, Grady has been featured in the Marshall's Women in...more

    I'll Leave You With This

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    August 22 - August 29, 2014

    Sam Ike and Kaitlin Buckley join forces to bring some of Boston's hottest stand up comics to the ImprovBoston stage for hilarious, 30 minute sets. Two comics. One microphone. An unforgettable...more

    The Con Men

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    August 23 - August 30, 2014

    The Con Men are five of Boston's most dynamic improvisers who deliver a unique combo of short form and long form improv! And if you have no idea what that means then that's totally...more

    Armando Variations 2

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    August 23 - August 30, 2014

    Where does inspiration come from? In this show, it comes from a long list of outrageous games and concepts. The audience chooses what they want to see and whatever they say goes. It could be a...more

    Chocolate Sundays

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    August 31, 2014

    Look out Boston and surrounding area, Kenny Williams is one of the headliners for Chocolate Sunday’s on Sunday, August 31. Located inside the Westin Hotel, here is your chance to come out...more

    Soul Sessions xix The Lotus Garden

    Presented by 1 O O O V I R T U E S D A N C E at ZuZu @ The Middle East

    August 31, 2014

    1 O O O V I R T U E S D A N C E presents Soul Sessions, a home for artists of any style to come together to express current themes in a creative performance and intimate party. Individual artists...more

    ImprovBoston Presents: The Cambridge Footlights

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    August 31, 2014

    "A Seedbed for Mighty Comedy Talents" - TimeOut

    The internationally-famous Cambridge Footlights are bringing their International Tour Show to the USA! With 130 years of...more

    Best of Boston Sketch Comedy

    Presented by ImprovBoston

    August 22 - September 5, 2014

    After a sold out debut in 2013, ImprovBoston proudly welcomes back the second annual Best of Boston Sketch Comedy, a celebration of all that is sketchy in our fair city. Showcasing Boston's...more

    Reunions Can Be Murder

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    May 3 - September 6, 2014

    It’s your class reunion at All American High! Get ready to show off all you’ve become while you get reacquainted with familiar faces and high school favorites.

    A former...more

    The NXT Cast

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater

    July 6 - September 7, 2014

    Improv Asylum's NXT cast returns this summer with their latest revue.This fully-produced show is a blend of sketch and improv comedy written and performed by this fresh cast.


    Mitch Fatel

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    September 11 - September 13, 2014

    Mitch Fatel has been showcasing his comedic talent for 15 years and is the number one requested comedian on Sirus Satellite Radio. Fatel is known for his unique style of engaging his audiences...more

    Boston Comedy Chicks

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    September 14, 2014

    Robin Maxfield will host a hilarious line up of Chick Comics! Jocelyn Chia is our special feature along with Chrissy Judge Kelleher, Cindy Pierce, Jeanne Sullivan, Mindi Fay, and Deb...more

    The Comedy Lab

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 25, 2013 - September 17, 2014

    Each month ImprovBoston presents a brand new comedy show comprised of THREE sets.

    You can expect to see everything from sketch to improv, and even stand up comedy. Look for specific show...more

    The Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 23, 2013 - September 19, 2014

    Winner of the Nickelodeon award for Best Children's Theater, Family Show dishes out laughs for adults and children every Saturday. Audiences consider us the “Pixar” of Boston...more

    Sommore

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 19, 2014

     Sommore has appeared on various shows including HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, Comic View, and BET Live from L.A. She has also done guest appearances on television...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

    A 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...more

    The Dan Band

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 20, 2014

    Dan Finnerty caught America’s attention as the foul-mouthed wedding singer in the box-office smash Old School, performing his now-infamous rendition of "Total Eclipse of the...more

    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

    Last Comic Standing Live

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 26, 2014

    Last Comic Standing returns with their 8th season. The goal of the program is to select a comedian from an initially large group of hopefuls, with the winner receiving a cash prize, a...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

    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

    Four-Handed Illusions: An Intimate Evening of Laughs and Wonder

    Presented by Magician Joel Acevedo

    September 7 - September 28, 2014

    Illusionists Joel Acevedo and Steve Kradolfer join their talents in a magic and comedy performance that is engaging, funny, and mystifying. As one of only 50 guests, you will surely experience the...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

    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

    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

    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

    Ron White

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 3 - October 4, 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

    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

    An Evening with Groucho

    Presented by The Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College at Rogers Center for the Arts

    October 4, 2014

    Award-winning actor and director Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. The two-act...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

    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 - October 12, 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 at...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

    David Sedaris

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall

    October 15, 2014

    NPR humorist and bestselling author David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. A master of satire, David has long been a Celebrity Series favorite, attracting...more

    David Alan Grier

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 17, 2014

    Countless theater, television, film and comedic endeavors have pushed David Alan Grier’s career to remarkable heights and his ability to excel across all mediums and contexts is a testament...more

    Bob Nelson, Rain Pryor, and Artie Fletcher

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 17, 2014

     The tour that is sweeping the nation in 2014. Starring Bob Nelson, Rain Pryor & Artie Fletcher.


    Nick DiPaolo

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    October 16 - October 18, 2014

    Nick Di Paolo is probably one of the most authentic voices whether on or off stage. He’s referred to as a comic's comic because there are no facades, no act. It’s all Nick DiPaolo,...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

    Marlon Wayans

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 24, 2014

    Marlon Wayans is an actor, model, producer, comedian, writer and film director. His films have grossed more than $736-million in domestic box office, an average of nearly $50-million per outing....more

    Dan Cummins

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    October 23 - October 25, 2014

    Dan’s unusual observations and unique autobiographical stand-up have earned him numerous television performances on The Tonight Show (both Conan and Leno have invited him over to the...more

    Anthony Jeselnik

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 25, 2014

    Anthony Jeselnik is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Tulane University. Anthony is a stand-up comedian, most famous for The Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump and The...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

    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

    Kevin Meaney

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    October 30 - October 31, 2014

    Kevin Meaney has been one of the country’s most popular standup comedians for more than 25 years. Tom Shale’s of the Washington Post said, “Picture the precocious love...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

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