CHRIS ZITO'S Weekly Thursday Comedy Sandbox
September 22, 2011 - August 30, 2012
Zito was an integral part of the early Boston Comedy scene which gave the nation so many of it’s comedy’s greats. Chris traces his roots back to the infamous Ding Ho with Lenny Clarke, Steve Sweeney, Barry Crimmins, Stephen Wright and the birth of the Boston Comedy Club scene, He and his partner Steve Bean made up the first successful comedy duo “Zito & Bean” and together they hosted a weekly show at “ “Play it Again Sam’s” for over two years; and after splitting each went on to very successful careers headlining at “Stitches”, Nicks Comedy Stop and The Comedy Connection and some of the country's great comedy clubs across the nation
Chris has appeared on MTV, Showtime, A&E, Comedy Central, USA Network and from 1996 to 2001 spent time as the drive time host on Planet 95.3-- Detroit’s prime radio station.
Returning to Boston he headlined the entire Boston area club circuit while continuing to work radio. He has done years of Boston Radio WZOU, JMAN 94.5, WROR (Loren and Wally), WZLX (Sweeney’s Neighborhood.) 2003 he decided to take a break from comedy and focus on Radio with his very successful drive time show -Zito and Jen -on 104.5 WXLO in Worcester, He has just left WODS's Moerning drive hit show "Zito & Karen Blake" to return to Comedy again an to seek a radio outlet that who let him highlight his talents
Dick's Beantown Comedy Vault 18+ comedy shows 7 days a week. Dane Cook had a show here every Friday for 2 years in the 90's. Located on Boylston St. between "Gypsy Bar" and "The Alley". Dinner available before the show. Drinks & Appetizers available in the showroom. No drink minimum!