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The Week in Geek, June 21-26: Celluloid Supernova

Unmitigated crapfest that was Green Lantern got you down? Worry not, because we've got plenty to tide you over until Cars 2. That includes fantasy...
By Kelly Dickinson  |  June 20, 2011
Meet the Mayor: ImprovBoston Green Room

Meet the Mayor: ImprovBoston Green Room

Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats. ImprovBoston Green RoomJohn Serpico It smells interesting...
By Barry Thompson  |  April 22, 2011

Photos: GoreFest VIII: Cirque du Slaughté

The musical slasher gore comedy musical returns to ImprovBoston
The musical slasher gore comedy musical returns to ImprovBoston
By KELSEY MARIE BELL  |  November 05, 2010
Boston Improv Festival at ImprovBoston

Boston Improv Festival at ImprovBoston

More than 100 comedy acts from around the world will perform on three stages this week for the Boston Improv Festival. This event's name is...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 31, 2010

52 ways to leave 2009

Your usual lackadaisical approach to New Year's Eve — just see what happens and go with the flow — is not going to cut it this year. Sure, the end of this decade may not have the same kind of new-millennium pressure riding on it as the last one, b
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science.
By SHAULA CLARK  |  January 01, 2010
Looking Back, Seeing Double

Looking Back, Seeing Double

 The end of a calendar year is generally a time of reflection. As January 1st looms, so do resolutions, those pesky promises we make to...
By Sara Faith Alterman  |  December 14, 2009

First Annual Boston Improv Festival | September 9-13

Ready to laugh, or at the very least, titter nervously and hope that a lot of well-intentioned comedians come out with their dignity unscathed? Then...
By Scott Kearnan  |  September 07, 2009
Boston Improv Festival 2009

Boston Improv Festival 2009

If your idea of a good time is not mutually exclusive with watching teams of poor bastards pantomiming like madmen, convulsively rolphing up word fragments,...
By Shaula Clark  |  September 02, 2009
Ocean's 2 at ImprovBoston

Ocean's 2 at ImprovBoston

  Ever been curious about the days before Ocean’s Eleven? Just what were Danny Ocean and Rusty Ryan (or Sam Harmon, if your memory’s longer)...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 01, 2009
Queer Qomedy Festival 2009

Queer Qomedy Festival 2009

Quell your quarreling, querulous queens! Instead, let your quims quiver with laughter, at the first-ever Queer Qomedy Festival. It starts Thursday with a drag show...
By Shaula Clark  |  June 24, 2009
Out: The Steamy Bohemians at ImprovBoston

Out: The Steamy Bohemians at ImprovBoston

The Steamy Bohemians, photo by Neil Reynolds (view full gallery) The Steamy Bohemians had lie...
By Shaula Clark  |  May 19, 2009


Interview: Jonathan Katz

The moment I step into the Newton home / sound studio of comedian Jonathan Katz, he warns me that he's a show-off and invites me to admire his kitchen.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  April 17, 2009


House sketch troupe the Ruckus must be mainlining salvia-spiked eggnog, to judge from what they’ve ...
By Shaula Clark  |  December 17, 2008

Dance, Monkey: Billy Bob Neck

I was pretty sure a paper like this would ask some kinda homosexual question, being in Massachusetts and named after a Henry Potter book.
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim . . .
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 25, 2008


 Avast, ye Halloween scoundrels! The bloodiest event of the year is here: GOREFEST, ImprovBost...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 23, 2008
Laughing all the way

Laughing all the way

Decent body? Check. Six-figure salary? Check. Sense of humor? No? Total deal breaker. So we think the ImprovBoston Bachelor and Bachelorette Auction, scheduled for May...
By Heather Bouzan  |  April 22, 2008