Harvard Square’s Comedy Studio is cutting back its schedule, going to four days a week – losing Wednesday to run shows only Thursday through Sunday. The issue: rising rents.
From monthly variety and sketch comedy showcases delivered by the Women In Comedy Festival and a Second City Chicago alum to weekly shows focused on improv, there’s a bunch of fresh work coming to the stage in Central Square in early 2017.
Veterans and up to three guests have access to all Veterans Day shows at Central Square’s ImprovBoston comedy club for free.
The combination of election season and Halloween season is best viewed – with a plastic smock to keep the blood off – at ImprovBoston. In addition to the 14th GoreFest, there are three more special shows campaigning for attention this fall.
We love our public radio, so attorney and improv comedian Ben Snitkoff chose well in bringing his “WIPR – Improvised Public Radio” to Central Square’s ImprovBoston for the next three Fridays.
It’s the 13th year for ImprovBoston’s annual Halloween musical, GoreFest, which throws out so much fake blood that ponchos are recommended for audience members. Of course this year’s show is “GoreFest the Thirteenth” and takes place at a summer camp.
The Comedy Studio’s 20th year in an attic over Harvard Square brings some change, taking steps toward maturing its comedic anarchy: pay for more experienced comics, and a benevolent association for the troubled ones. For owner Rick Jenkins, it’s all become possible.
The 25th annual Ig Noble Prize ceremonies hit the notes followers have come to expect over years of honoring true but funny scientific achievements, including showing off some legitimately intriguing findings.
Seniors interested in comedy are invited to apply for a full scholarship at the ImprovBoston Comedy School. Unlikely? Not when considering that it’s the “New Tricks” Scholarship, named in honor of Michael Martin – at 83, its oldest graduate.
Good comedy only looks effortless from the audience, and it turns out ImprovBoston’s seventh annual Boston Comedy Arts Festival has a lot more going on behind the scenes than will be obvious while throwing out scene suggestions.