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Best of Comedy Shows in Boston: Top Personalities from Boston Comedy Festival

The annual festival has been entertaining comedy lovers for the last over 20 years. Since the first Boston International Comedy Festival in 2000, the event has given the world valuable gems to spread laughter. In this piece, you’ll learn the personalities who make comedy shows in Boston the best in the world.

When there are discussions about the most prestigious comedy events in the US, the Boston Comedy Festival is among those handful of names that pop immediately in the head. For more than two decades, the annual festival has been introducing the world to talented comedians. 

The festival aims to allow people to experience comedy as an art form. It not only finds some of the most entertaining comic talents in the entertainment industry but also provides them with an environment where they can showcase their talent. Some Boston-based comedians are the finest examples of the festival’s objectives. Who are they?

  • Janet McNamara

A finalist from the Boston Comedy Festival 2019, Janet McNamara is admired by comedy lovers for her unmatching charming energy and engaging conversational style. The Boston-based artist has a huge fan base, especially from New England. 

In addition to giving one of the best comedy shows at the festival, Janet McNamara has won the ‘Golden Idol’ in the 10th season of American Idol. 

  • Corey Rodrigues

The talented comedian has many awards and titles under his belt, including Funniest Comic in New England. Also, Corey Rodrigues appeared in popular television shows like Live at Gotham and Conan. Earlier, he was named ‘Comics to Watch’ by TBS. 

Apart from TV shows, Corey has embarked on many tours across the nation to entertain people with his talent. 

  • Tony V

Also known as one of the best comedians in North America, Tony V is a popular name in the country’s comic community. He has performed in plenty of comedy events and television shows. Some of them include Comedy Central, Late Night With Conan O’Brien, Rescue Me, Bobcat’s Big Show, and Showtime’s The Brotherhood. 

  • Dan Boulger

He has given some of the best comedy shows to Boston. Before that, Dan Boulger won Boston Comedy Festival Champion. At that time, he was just 20 years old. It was his talent that took him to perform on Comedy Central. After that, he appeared on several renowned comedy shows on television and across the country. 

  • Jim McCue

For the admirers of creative comedy, Jim McCue is not an alien name. When he posted his Drybar comedy Special “Nothing Personal”, it went viral and garnered attention from all over the world. In the recent past, the comedian has performed on Comedy Central and RedEye on Fox. Also, Gotham AXS TV hosted a live comedy show by Jim McCue. 

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