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.
The seventh annual Women in Comedy Festival arrives Wednesday with some wondering at an article that missed women in comedy almost entirely.
The new show is billed as family-friendly but not aimed specifically at kids – “appropriate for anyone with a sense of humor” is how club associate producer Mac Gostow puts it.
The Stand-Up Sit Down returns Tuesday as a show where you get to hear jokes from three comedians, then get to hear what’s behind those jokes.