The 13th Annual Boston Comedy Festival (BCF) showcases some of America’s best aspiring comics and local and National favorites, including Kevin Meaney, Andy Kindler, and Jimmy Tingle, and features a week-long competition, with ninety-six aspiring comics vying for a $10K prize and the chance to be discovered. The competition begins Sunday, September 16 (preliminary/semi-final shows are nightly at 7pm & 9pm at Davis Square Theater) and culminates with the 2012 Boston Comedy Festival Finale and Gala on Saturday, September 22 (8pm) at Somerville Theatre. The Gala, hosted by Tony V., features 2012 BCF Comedian of the Year Honoree Judah Friedlander, BCF Artistic Director Jim McCue, and the eight contest finalists going head to head for laughs, money and fame.
2012 BOSTON COMEDY FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Go to www.bostoncomedyfest.com for schedules, venues, and tickets.
Friday September 14
7:30pm – Chris Zito hosts some of Greater Boston’s Funniest Media Personalities to benefit The Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org). Davis Square Theater
9:30pm Funny Shorts
Saturday September 15
7pm – Jimmy Tingle will combine a screening of his film “American Dream” and a live performance. www.jimmytingle.com Davis Square Theater
9pm – Andy Kindler – www.andykindler.com Davis Square Theater
Sunday September 16
7pm Prelims host Orlando Baxter Davis Square Theater
9pm Prelims host Jim McCue Davis Square Theater
Monday September 17
7pm Prelims host Robbie Printz Davis Square Theater
9pm Prelims host Craig Murphy Davis Square Theater
Tuesday September 18
7pm Prelims host Joe List Davis Square Theater
9pm Prelims host Tom Dustin Davis Square Theater
Wednesday September 19
7pm and 9pm Prelims hosted b Mehran with Special Guest Joe Wong
Thursday September 20
7pm Semi Finals Featured Guest Steve SweeneyDavis Square Theater
9pm Semi finals Featured guest Dave McDonough Davis Square Theater
8pm CHEAP AND DIRTY SHOW – The Burren
Friday September 21
7pm Semi Finals Hosted By John MosesDavis Square Theater
9pm Semi Finals Host Paul D’Angelo Davis Square Theater
Saturday September 22
8pm Tony V hosts BCF Contest Finale and Gala with Jim McCue. Eight contestants compete head to head for $10k cash prize. The World Champion Judah Friedlander To Be Honored with 2012 BCF Comedian of the Year. Somerville Theater
8pm – Kevin Meaney – Big Pants People of the world unite… your leader Comedian and Actor is here on he’s on a mission of mirth. Davis Square Theater.
10pm – The World Champion Judah Friedlander – www.judahfriedlander.com Davis Square Theater
Detailed schedule, venue and tickets information is available at www.bostoncomedyfest.com.