BEANTOWN COMEDY RIOT 2011 (The Original Open Mic Contest)
June 9 - September 22, 2011
Open Mike and Amateur Comics compete for an $800-1st place prize and a$200-2nd place prize and a booking at each of the Dick Doherty Comedy Clubs and at GOTHAM COMEDY CLUB NYC. Contest will be held Thursday nights beginning JUNE 11th at Dick's Beantown Comedy Vault. 10 comics will compete each week for 4 weeks followed by a semi final. Then 4 more weekly competitions followed by another semi final. Each week there will be a $50 and $25 prize for a total of 3 rounds
Semi final prizes will be $75, $50, & $25.
All comics who have performed in at least 1 Open Mike Nightat any comedy club and made no more than a $100 average per month for doing comedy for the past 6 months will be eligible for entry.
Entrance fee is $35. Sign up at Dick Doherty Comedy main office 800-401-2221.
Judging will be by 2 industry and media judges and the audience. Voting will be on a scale of 1 to 5 by each judge for each comic. The comics with the highest 2 totals from the 2 judges & Audience votes will win 1st & 2nd place.