The weekend is upon us, and springtime in Boston is the perfect opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy some of the best comedic entertainment around. If you're at a loss on what do do this weekend, the Boston Comedy Scene Examiner has you covered with five amazing shows you should be checking out. From national headliners to local legends, there's a whole lot going down in the Boston comedy scene this weekend.
Lamont Price headlines Nick's Comedy Stop
Lamont Price, a Boston comedy favorite, is an incredibly talented performer with his edgy and laidback comedy, which is off the beaten path and anchored in social consciousness. He doesn’t care in that cool sort of way, and his commanding stage presence electrifies the crowd. Price has shared the stage with the likes of Dane Cook, Pablo Francisco, Patrice O’Neal, Tommy Davidson and John Witherspoon, Bill Burr, and Rich Vos. Price headlines Nick’s Comedy Stop on Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for only $20. Nick’s Comedy Stop is located at 100 Warrenton Street in Boston.
Shane Mauss headlines Laugh Boston
Comedian Shane Mauss has appeared on Conan five times already and recently recorded his first one-hour special here in Boston, which will be released later this year on Netflix. Originally from La Crosse, Wisconsin, Mauss moved to Boston in 2004 to pursue his childhood dream of becoming a standup comedian. Less than three years later, Mauss’s hard work paid off when he was awarded Best Standup Comic at HBO's US Comedy Arts Festival in 2007. Mauss is regular on “The Bob and Tom Show”, Sirius Radio, Pandora, Spotify and podcasts such as “WTF”, “You Made It Weird”, “Doug Loves Movies”, and “Keith and The Girl”, and is the co-host of “The Double Date Podcast”. Mauss will be headlining Laugh Boston on Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26, featuring Mike Whitman and Alvin David. Visit Laugh Boston online for tickets.
The Comedy Studio's Fridays with Rick Canavan
On Friday, April 25, The Comedy Studio presents Fridays with Rick Canavan. This week, Rick hosts a very special birthday celebration with birthday boys Towanda Gona and Andrew Mayer, with guests Peter Bowers, Thom Crowley, Brian Longwell, Janet McNamara and Will Smalley. Advanced seating is sold out, but you might luck out getting in at the door. The Comedy Studio is located at 1238 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge.
Paul Nardizzi at Red's Kitchen and Tavern
Comedian Paul Nardizzi performs tonight in Peabody at Red's Kitchen and Tavern. Nardizzi is an award-winning comedy legend who has appeared on Conan O’Brien and Comedy Central numerous times. He is best known for his rapid-fire comedy style, and is one of the most requested acts on XM Satellite Radio. Paul will be joined by Gary Leavitt, celebrity impressionist with experience on major national television and radio programs, and Artie Januario, premier Boston comedian who has performed with the likes of Jeff Dunham, Lenny Clarke, Brian Regan, and many more. Tickets are $40 per person and include a prix fixe dinner, or $20 per person for the show only. Red's is located at 131 Newbury Street (Route 1) in Peabody.
Robbie Printz with Mike Koutrobis at Dick Doherty's Comedy Den
Comedian Robbie Printz has been seen on Comedy Central, NBC, MTV, and A&E and was named Boston’s Best Comedy Act by The Improper Bostonian in 2003. Printz’s act reminder of childhood wonders and adulthood absurdities delivered with high energy and a fast pace that keeps audiences laughing from start to finish. Tickets are on sale now for only $20. Dick Doherty’s Comedy Den is located at 184 High Street in Boston, below Howl at the Moon.