ImprovBoston to Host 6th Annual Boston Comedy Arts Festival, 9/10-14
ImprovBoston unites over 90 internationally-renowned improv, sketch and standup comedy acts for the 6th annualBoston Comedy Arts Festival. From September 10-14, acclaimed acts from Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and more showcase international comedy talents on four stages across the city.
In addition to comedy performances at both ImprovBoston stages and the Oberon and Brattle Theater in Harvard Square, the festival includes workshops with festival headliners, a talk show with influential comedians from across the nation as well as industry panel discussions and a host of ImprovBoston-sponsored events. In addition to mainstream improv, sketch and comedy, the festival celebrates alternative comedy genres including musical improvisation, monologues, laser shows, puppet improv, family-friendly shows and more.
Festival headliners include Laura Hall of Whose Line Is It Anyway (LA), Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (LA, NYC), Bri-Ko (Chicago, Second City), the Magnet Theater (NYC), You're The Expert (WBUR, podcast), Chris Duffy (ImprovBoston alumnus and NYC standup), national mind-reading sensation Eric Dittleman (featured on America's Got Talent), and comedian Jonathan Katz (Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist).
Tom Spataro, Managing Director at ImprovBoston and Executive Producer of the Boston Comedy Arts Festival shares, "Boston has always been an influential comedy town and we are thrilled for this festival to showcase the best of the best - both from our home turf and across the nation. If you like comedy, there will be something for you at BCAF in September."
Tickets for the 6th Annual Boston Comedy Arts Festival are available now online at bostoncomedyarts.com. Visit the site for a complete list of show and workshop schedules, bios, photos and a blog.