Boston Comedy Festival Comedy Competition
The Boston Comedy Festival contest has raised the bar by reducing the number of comedians in half that made the cut while keeping the prize money they will compete for at $10,000! The contest will roar into The Burren and the Rockwell Theater to start off week.
The Boston Comedy Festival Finale Gala
The great eight comedians who have beaten all comers will compete for ten Thousand bucks and bragging rights.
Boston native Robert Kelly will be presented with the Comedian of the Year award! Robert has been a source of Boston pride with killer appearances on Comics Come Home, Comedy Central, As Louie Ck’s brother, Dennis Leary’s drummer, USO tours and much too much to list here! Congrats Robert, we are so happy to honor you this year.
Barry Crimmins, legendary comedian, and social critic — not to mention, the architect of the Boston Comedy scene as we know it — will be honored for his work both on and off the stage with the Boston Comedy Festival Lifetime Achievement award.
Comedian Jim McCue (Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, Gotham Live and “Stand UP with A secret” The McCue Report and Boston Comedy Festival Podcasts.) Will host finals this show sells out every year!