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.
BCMFest of Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic music; Glowberon with Johnny Blazes and Brian King; Art exhibits and receptions for “Death & Technicolor” and “M/othering”; Laughing Liberally; and the “Tickets, Please” Mass Mouth Story Slam.
With allegations Tuesday that Trump was a presidential candidate compromised by an embarrassing, urine-related sex scandal in Russia, the Twitterverse went into overtime with some sharp-edged hashtaggery.
Shameless, a New Year’s Eve Eve party; Cheese Patrol music marathon; Jaded New Year’s Dark Carnival party; 100 First Jokes comedy tradition; and One, Vol. 2, a pop-up music and art party.
Winter Solstice Pagan Witch Ritual, Variety Show & Fire Benefit or a Standing Rock Benefit Show; Shit-faced Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”; Jewmongous performs; Christmas Eve tango; and a Humanist Hub Community Potluck & Free Book Day.
The Vermin Supreme Winter Showcase; Poetry Book & Broadside Fair and book sale; Wrap Around Cupcake Reception and more art; “The Sound of Cracking Bones” staged reading; Video Game Orchestra concert, jazz and classical; and Vintage Holiday Film Program.
Annual Tree Lighting at The Charles Hotel; Thanksgiving Comedy with Emma Willmann; Community Ice Skating season begins; monkeying around with “Journey to the West”; and the Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam Team performs.
“Out of the Woods: Fairy Tales Re-imagined” exhibit and opening reception; Opera Bites; The Channels, TRIM and Jroy Divorbison; “What Now?: A Response Event”; and Brew Haha comedy.
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.