Let these touring comedy acts tickle your funny bone.
Former Chelsea Lately mainstay Heather McDonald takes a break from hosting her Juicy Scoop celebrity gossip podcast to perform four stand-up sets at Laugh Boston on March 17-18.
A finalist in comedy competitions throughout New England, Boston-based comic Chris Pennie riffs on daily battles as a single dad when he heads to Nick’s Comedy Stop on March 17-18.
About Last Night podcast host Brad Williams, star of acclaimed stand-up specials Fun Size and Daddy Issues, takes his musings on sex, race and disability to the Wilbur Theatre on March 18.
Actress Bonnie Hunt joins Tony and Emmy winner Billy Crystal when his Spend the Night with Billy Crystal tour brings the laughs to the Boch Wang Theatre on March 24.
Donnell Rawlings of Chappelle’s Show fame headlines the third annual Comics 2 Cure event at Laugh Boston on April 19 to benefit Watertown’s Perkins School for the Blind.
TV talents Sasheer Zamata, Nicole Byer and Keisha Zollar—and their award-winning improv troupe Doppelgänger—headline opening night of the Women in Comedy Festival on April 19 at the Somerville Theatre, kicking off a week of performances, workshops, panels and Q&As running through April 23.
Emmy winner Sarah Silverman brings her provocative takes on politics and current events to the Wilbur on April 27-28 in advance of her new Netflix special due out in May.
Christine Hurley, Don Gavin, Orlando Baxter, Steve Sweeney, Tony V. and Will Noonan have a hometown reunion with the first Boston Comedy Blowout at the Boch Shubert Theatre on April 29.
British comedian and star of several eponymous TV shows Russell Howard crosses the pond when his fifth stand-up tour stops at Brighton Music Hall on May 7.
The Carmichael Show’s Tiffany Haddish stops at Laugh Boston on May 18-20 in advance of her summer feature film release Girls Trip, which also stars Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Regina Hall.
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