The 62nd World Science Fiction Convention

  • Sept. 2-6, 2004
  • Boston, MA

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July 12, 2004

Your Funny! Places to Make You Laugh in Boston

Tickle your funny bones at the comedic antics at:

Beantown Madness, Dick's Beantown Comedy Vault, 124 Boylston Street, Boston.
Beantown Madness offers a dinner variety show with comedy, variety, juggling, magic, music and dancing. Rated PG, the show should be acceptable for ages 13+. The performances change nightly and are adapted to the audience. Show times and Prices: Thurs. 9pm, Fri. 9pm, Sat. 8 & 10:30pm. $29.95 dinner & show, $15.00 show only.

Comedy Connection, 245 Quincy Marketplace (Faneuil Hall), Boston.
Voted "Best Comedy Club in the Country" by USA Today, The Comedy Connection presents the best in stand-up comedy seven nights a week (two shows on Friday and Saturday). Showtime & prices: Sunday, 7pm $10, Monday-Wednesday, 8pm $10, Thursday, 8:30pm $12, Friday & Saturday, 8pm & 10:15pm prices vary.

Improv Asylum, 216 Hanover Street, Boston.
The funniest show you'll ever be part of! Voted "Best Comedy Club in Boston" for four years running, the mainstage performances offer a unique blend of improvisation and sketch comedy. Cast members take suggestions from the audience and turn them into hilarious scenes right on the spot. No two shows are ever the same! Show times & Prices: Wednesdays 8pm $15, Thursdays 8pm $15, Fridays 9pm $20 ~ starting June 4th, Saturdays 8pm and 10pm $20.

Jest for the Fun of It, Medieval Manor Theatre Restaurant, 246 East Berkeley
Street, Boston.
2-1/2 hour bawdy musical spoof of the Middle Ages. Also available is a six-course dinner eaten with your hands. Meal/show packages $20-36. Reservations are required. Daily (except Tuesdays), Show times and prices: Mon. - Fri. at 8pm, Sat. at 5 & 9:30pm, Sun. at 6pm., $20-36.

Shear Madness, Charles Playhouse, Stage II, 74 Warrenton Street, Boston.
America’s longest-running whodunit comedy, now in its 24th season at Boston's historic Charles Playhouse Show times and Prices: Tues.-Fri at 8pm, Sat. at 6:30pm & 9:30pm, Sun at 3pm & 7:30pm $34.


Hey, there...

You've overlooked the most fen-friendly comedy club in town, the Comedy Studio in Harvard Square. Not only does it have the most intelligent, interesting, and experimental comics, for years it ran The Grand High Council of All Things True, a bi-weekly discussion of all things geeky.