Join The Boston Comedy Festival at the Preliminary round of a nationwide stand-up competition. Ninety-six, bright-eyed comics from all over the country compete for $10,000 dollars in prize money. When it’s over, there will be one comic standing with a nice little bag of money and a ton of bragging rights.
Hosted by: Joe List
Joe has been featured in the prestigious HBO comedy festival in Las Vegas to outstanding reviews. As well as being a regular favorite in clubs and colleges in New York and New England, in the last 2 years Joe has also been seen at many of the best comedy clubs across the country as the preferred feature act for Comedy Central’s Nick DiPaolo. As well as all his successes as a stand-up comedian Joe has also recently written a short bio for himself in which he chose to use the words ‘Joe’ and ‘he’ instead of the word ‘I’ as if someone else wrote it for him.
Special Guest: Ross Bennett
For 30 years Ross has led a comedy attack. Armed with an expressive delivery and real life topics. Growing up with a father who was a Marine Colonel (a nice mellow guy!), grade school snow days, disastrous golf games, catastrophic water skiing outings and middle age medical procedures. ROSS BENNETT is a high-powered performer who takes his act to the audience and comes back with a victory every-time! Seen on dozen’s of Television shows, including: THE LATE SHOW with David Letterman, 5 appearances on COMEDY CENTRAL’S TOUGH CROWD w/ COLIN QUINN, 4 appearances on Evening at the Improv, David Brenner’s Nightlife, Dick Clark’s Keep on Cruisin’, Showtime’s Big Laff-Off
Preliminary Round 5 Contestants:
Leah Dubie, alvin david, Will Smalley, Eman El-Husseini, The Interloper, Kendra Cunningham, Rick Canavan, Jamie Loftus, Kevin Hall, Lance Weiss, Matt Ruby