Improv Boston Presents BEST OF BOSTON SKETCH COMEDY SHOWCASE, Now thru 8/30
For three Friday nights in August, Sketch Comedy will be in the spotlight at ImprovBoston. Every Friday at 10 p.m., from tonight, August 16-30, ImprovBoston is presenting the Best of Boston Sketch Comedy Showcase. Tickets cost $18. Tickets are available at www.improvboston.com. ImprovBoston is located at 40 Prospect Street.
Each week, audiences will experience a tour of Boston's sketch comedy teams in 75 minutes. Hand picked by ImprovBoston, the line-up is an elite selection of Boston area sketch comedy teams. Each week they will perform their best material in a whirlwind 75-minute comedy adventure. The evening features parody, satire, songs, videos and more. Acts featured include: Duct Tape Revolution, Baby Giraffes, Daft Agenda, Autumn & Summar, Mrs. Peanut, Friends of Gertrude, Gin and Chicken, and Sawyer & Hurley. The show is hosted and produced by Allen McRae and Dennis Hurley.
"For decades comedians and comedic writers have been developing a voice in Boston," explains Managing Director Zach Ward. "With regular fanfare surrounding casting for Saturday Night Live and the demand for comedic writers continuing to grow on both coasts, ImprovBoston Artistic Director Mike Descoteaux and I are proud to showcase this Best of the Best in Boston Sketch Comedy."
ImprovBoston is New England's home for comedy. Since 1982, ImprovBoston has used a fresh, funny approach to comedy, showcasing today's best performers and training tomorrow's stars. The premiere place for comedy in New England, ImprovBoston boasts a full calendar of the funniest shows in Boston and nationally-known education and corporate training programs. ImprovBoston is more than just a great Comedy Club-it's a recognized center for the evolving art of comedy. ImprovBoston is a registered 501(c)(3) and has been the New England region's leading theater and school dedicated to teaching and performing all forms of comedy for 30 years. It was voted "Best of Boston" by The Phoenix for 2009-2010, The Improper Bostonian, and The Weekly Dig. ImprovBoston presents a regular selection of the best improv, sketch, and stand-up for all audiences. Through their acclaimed comedy training program, the theater continues to develop the next generation of comedic talent to ensure that the next generation will keep on laughing.
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