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    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - February 28, 2015

    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 and up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor, the play is delightfully different every time you see it.

    The flagship Boston company has given birth to 42 productions in the US and Shear Madness has ...more


    The Big Quiz Thing Family Event

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    January 31, 2015

     The afternoon show will present six rounds of fast and funny multimedia team-trivia for the whole family (ages 7 and up). Teams compete against each other with fantastic prizes up for grabs...more

    Demetri Martin

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    January 31, 2015

    Demetri Martin started doing stand-up comedy in New York City at the end of the 20th Century. Later, he became a writer at Late Night with Conan O’Brien and then a regular performer...more

    8th Grade Field Trip to Washington D.C.

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    January 24 - January 31, 2015

     This improv show is a hilarious coming of age romp. We join a group of improvisers playing middle school children and their chaperons on their trip to a historical monument in Washington...more

    I'll Leave You With This

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    January 24 - January 31, 2015

     For two nights in January, check out some awesome stand-up from Boston, NYC, and Philly comedians at ImprovBoston!

    1/24: Kaitlin Buckley hosts Sam Ike, Alejandro Morales...more

    The Midnight Mischief Cabaret Presents: A Raucous Revival

    Presented by The Midnight Mischief Cabaret at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    January 31, 2015

    Calling all sinners, saints and sojourners!

    The Midnight Mischief Cabaret presents: A Raucous Revival!

    Join us at The Davis Square Theatre for an old...more

    Bret Ernst

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    January 29 - January 31, 2015

    Bret is considered one of the best comedians in the business today, and has been written up in trade magazines like The Hollywood Reporter and Variety, as well as being mentioned in...more

    Awkward Sex... and the City

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    February 5, 2015

     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, Meghan...more

    Bill Cosby

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    February 6, 2015

    One of the most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and bestselling books including Fatherhood. His comedy...more

    Don Gavin

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    February 6 - February 7, 2015

     Featuring Orlando Baxter and Graig Murphy


    Don Gavin is considered the Godfather of Boston Comedy. He was one of the original founders of the famous Ding-Ho Comedy Club in...more

    Frank Santos Jr.: R-Rated Comic Hypnotist - After Dark Show

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 7, 2015

    Frank Santos Jr. has been amazing audiences for over a decade. His spectacular display of mind-bending antics can turn any skeptic into a fan. His act is always fresh, energetic, and unique, and...more

    Bill Cosby

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 8, 2015

    One of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best selling books including Fatherhood....more

    Misgivings

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    February 13, 2015

    Father Aloysius Misgivings - Join Father Patrick Aloysius Misgivings for this divine presentation of stories and one liners about growing up Catholic. From miracles and marriage counseling to...more

    Mike Birbiglia

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 13, 2015

     Award-winning filmmaker, author, and comedian Mike Birbiglia returns to the stage with more painfully awkward stories of telling jokes and how that can get you in trouble. Join Birbiglia as...more

    Craig Ferguson

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 14, 2015

    Craig Ferguson entered the world of late night comedy following a diverse and eclectic career that encompasses film, television and the stage. On December...more

    Jessimae Peluso

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    February 12 - February 14, 2015

     As seen on MTV’s Girl Code, E!’s Chelsea Lately & @Midnight.

    Feauturing Will Smalley and Dan Chrone.


    Toying with Science

    Presented by Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    February 16, 2015

    Discover the fascinating and fun world of science! This action packed show is filled with circus skills, mime, comedy, original music, and plenty of audience participation. Held at the...more

    Rita Rudner

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 18, 2015

     One of the country’s top comedians and a New York Times bestselling author, Rita Rudner is also an award-winning television personality, screenwriter, playwright, Broadway dancer, and...more

    Rob Delaney

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 20, 2015

    Rob Delaney, author, comedian, and the co-star of the new British sitcom Catastrophe announces his “Meat” tour with 11 dates, with tickets going on sale Friday, January 16....more

    Loni Love

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 20, 2015

    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...more

    Frank Caliendo

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 21, 2015

    Comedian, actor, and impressionist Frank Caliendo has been making people laugh his entire life. He is best known for his impressions of famous actors Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino, Robin Williams and...more

    Michael Che

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    February 20 - February 21, 2015

     Featuring Bethany Van Delft and Lamont Price

    Critics and audiences agree, NY-based writer and standup comedian Michael Che is a star on the rise. In the past year he has been named...more

    Adam DeVine

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 22, 2015

     Adam Devine is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. Devine is best known as a co-creator, writer, and star of the hit Comedy Central...more

    Ron White: Nutcracker

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    February 22, 2015

    This show contains strong adult content and is recommended for mature audiences only. Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman...more

    The Tony V Show

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    February 4 - February 25, 2015

     Join Boston comedy legend, and headliner, Tony V, as he and fresh-faced local talent share stories and deliver a taste of Boston’s unique brand of comedy


    Ralphie May

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 27, 2015

    Voted one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch” in 2008, Ralphie May has filmed a record-setting three separate 1-hour Comedy Central Specials in the past three consecutive years,...more

    Tom Cotter

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 28, 2015

    With a burst of energy, Tom Cotter has taken the comedy scene by storm this year as a finalist on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Tom’s other television credits include...more

    Corey Holcomb

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 28, 2015

    Corey hit his first open mic in 1992 when Adele Givens called him to the stage. He was a smashing success and has been a full-time comedian ever since. He has taken top honors at the Miller...more

    Dave Coulier

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    February 26 - February 28, 2015

     Featuring Ken Reid and Dan Boulger

    Dave is perhaps best known as “Joey” from the hit ABC television series, Full House, which aired for eight seasons (1987-1995, with 192...more

    Demetri Martin

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 3, 2015

    Demetri Martin rose to relative obscurity when he started doing stand-up comedy in New York City at the end of the 20th Century. Later he became a writer at Late Night with Conan...more

    The Blindfolded Mad Man with Mentalist Christopher Grace

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    February 28 - March 14, 2015

    Christopher Grace is a world-touring mentalist and mind reader. In this seventy-five-minute, intense mind reading performance, he will read your minds, describe your thoughts and tell you...more

    Sherlock Jr. featuring Buster Keaton

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    March 15, 2015

    This performance includes live music on the Mighty Wurlitzer before the show!

    Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, Sherlock Jr. offers...more

    Brian Regan

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    March 15, 2015

    This performance includes live music on the Mighty Wurlitzer before the show! Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. Brian’s non-stop theater...more

    Loretta LaRoche: "Mind Your Stress"

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    March 19, 2015

    The emotional challenges of living in a high stress society are taking its toll and we are paying the price. Discover easy, practical ways to downsize your stress, and increase your ability to...more

    The Golden Girls LIVE: The Lost Reunion Episode

    Presented by Peter Mac, LLC at Jacques Underground, Boston

    January 9 - March 21, 2015

    Audiences loved the long-running NBC sitcom The Golden Girls, tuning in weekly to laugh at the often bawdy antics and hilarious quips of geriatric roomies Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia. The...more

    Steven Wright

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 20 - March 21, 2015

    Academy Award winning, Emmy- and Grammy-nominated comedian Steven Wright continually sells out theaters internationally with his skewed comedic view of the...more

    Jay Leno

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    March 22, 2015

    This performance includes live music on the Mighty Wurlitzer before the show!

    Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author,...more

    Dishing With The Divas: A Musical Comedy

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    March 27, 2015

    The high-energy performance surrounds the final live studio broadcast of the hit talk show “GIRL TALK” on WPMS radio. The two radio hosts and their most popular regular guest, sex...more

    Sinbad

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 27, 2015

    Actor and comedian Sinbad arrived on the comedy scene with a “ hit’em in the face” style of comedy that has kept audiences laughing for over the past two decades. He freely...more

    The Muse and Morros: 30 Years of Revolutionary Comedy Remastered

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    March 11 - March 29, 2015

    The three-man comic hurricane returns to Boston celebrating their 30th Anniversary as the most prominent Chicano-Latino performance troupe in the country. From Southern California, master...more

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 17, 2014 - March 29, 2015

    Blue Man Group's critically acclaimed show has been called "visually stunning," "wildly inventive," and "hysterically funny." Although it is impossible to...more

    The Tenderloins - The Cast of Impractical Jokers

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 3, 2015

     Formed in 1999 by four high school friends, The Tenderloins (Sal Vulcano, James Murray, Joe Gatto and Brian Quinn) have been making New York City laugh for over a decade. They can currently...more

    Justin Willman

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 10, 2015

     ustin Willman is an American magician, comedian, and TV personality. He’s a frequent guest on The Tonight Show, Ellen, and Chelsea Lately; and he hosts the hit shows Cupcake Wars on...more

    Kids' Shows: Alex the Jester

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 11, 2015

    It’s easy to imagine a court jester – the colorful trickster with bells jingling from his floppy hat. But have you ever seen one perform in real time? A rare treat,...more

    Hannibal Buress

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 17 - April 18, 2015

    Hannibal Buress is widely known for having an “irresistible” comedic presence that lands squarely between “cerebral and swagger,” (New York Times). Buress, the 2012...more

    Lily Tomlin

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 25, 2015

    Lily Tomlin, one of America’s foremost comedians, continues to venture across an ever-widening range of media, starring in television, theater, motion pictures, animation, and video....more

    Chris Hardwick

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 1, 2015

     Chris Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, chart-topping podcaster, television personality, contributor for Wired magazine, and creative head of the multiplatform media behemoth known as Nerdist...more

    Bill Burr: Wilbur Week

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 9 - May 15, 2015

     Bill Burr- Wilbur Week
    Internationally Acclaimed Comedian Bill Burr Performs Week of Shows at The Wilbur in Boston, MA

    (BOSTON, MA) – [January 5th, 2015] – This May...more

    "Weird Al" Yankovic: Mandatory World Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 2, 2015

     Fresh off the biggest year of his storied career, “Weird Al” Yankovic today announced his 2015 Mandatory World Tour.
    “Weird Al” Yankovic is the biggest-selling...more

    Boston Pride presents Fortune Feimster

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 13, 2015

     Fortune Feimster made her national TV debut in 2010 on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, where she finished as a semi-finalist. That same year she was selected to perform in the New Faces...more

    Power Hour

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    February 12 - December 10, 2015

    ImprovBoston announces a new addition to the “Grab Bag Thursday” family of shows. On the second Thursday of every month, PowerHour gives the mic to a rotating roster of the best...more

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