Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 7:00p -
247 Elm St
Somerville, MA 02144
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When 48 up-and-coming comedians step into the ring of the Boston Comedy Festival, it's only the most innovative and ground-breaking of stand-ups that emerge as champions. Returning to the stage of the Rockwell Theatre, Champions of the Boston Comedy Festival brings back four of their past winners to showcase the best talent throughout the years. Featuring past champions Dan Boulger (The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson), AL Park , Peter Martin and Andrew Mayer. The Champions of the Boston Comedy Festival is sure to deliver knockout laughter with the decade's funniest comics.
Dan Boulger began his comedy career in late 2004 only one week into his freshman year of college. Quickly becoming a favorite in the New England area Boulger started performing nationally after winning the Boston Comedy Festival in 2006 at the age of 20.
He has since received recognition from both audiences and industry alike has performed on Comedy Central, The BBC, and the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, and most recently has made multiple appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen. Due to his age he is an ideal college performer and has appeared on several high profile college tours such as the Comedy Central Live and College Humor Live tours and has been able to be the supporting act for many famous comedians including Bill Burr, Louis CK, and Zach Galifianakis.
With a quirky delivery and an offbeat sense of humor, Andrew Mayer has quickly become a mainstay in Boston’s comedy scene. He has performed in the Bridgetown and Laughing Skull comedy festivals and was a finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival. One time, a joke Andrew wrote was used in a question on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”. Andrew’s debut album, “Nonsense,” was released in 2015.
Al Park has quickly emerged as a rising talent on the national comedy scene. He recently won the Boston Comedy Festival and Cleveland Comedy Festival competitions and was a finalist in the prestigious Seattle International Comedy Competition. Named Boston’s Best Comedian of 2016 by Improper Bostonian magazine, Park mixes sharp observation and cultural satire with plenty of self-deprecation for a unique, authentic comic voice. His stand-up can be heard on Audible.com and seen on NBC’s Seeso.com website, and he made his television debut on FOX TV’s “Laughs” in 2017
Drew Dunn started performing comedy at the age of 21 and hasn’t looked back since. This NH based comic performs all over New England and New York City. Drew’s quick wit and unique point of view have allowed him to quickly establish himself as one of the regions fastest rising comedians. Coming from a large family and being a young newlywed provides this comic with endless stories to entertain crowds of any age. Drew’s use of voices and accents always leaves audiences laughing and wanting more. Along with being a finalist in multiple other contests all over the region, Drew won the New Hampshire’s Best New Comic Contest in 2014. Drew was featured in the prestigious Great American Comedy Festival in Johnny Carson’s hometown of Norfolk, NE. Drew is also the most recent winner of the Boston Comedy Festival.
Peter Martin is a Comedian hailing from Somerville MA. His humor resonates with the same gritty taste and sensibilities of the Boston blue collar working class. From absurd silliness to intelligent satire, Peter Martin over the past seven years has become a well known and established talent in the Boston comedy scene
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