Since 2000 the Boston Comedy Festival has been showcasing the most promising stand-up comedians in the country. It brings in stars such as Lewis Black, Dennis Leary, Joan Rivers, as well as independent comedy films and sketch comedy. This four-day event is all about smiles, laughter, and having a good time.
Boston Comedy Festival seeks out and finds best comedic talent in all corners of the entertainment industry. The festival creates an environment where performers can interact and try something new to the delight of the very supportive audience. The festival encourages creativity and gives a sense of community to performers and directors.
The events are held at different venues across the city. One of the prime locations is the Somerville Theater.