Boston Comedy Arts Festival 2017September 06-10, 2017
About Boston Comedy Arts Festival 2017The Boston Comedy Arts Festival is one of New England's biggest and best festivals, bringing together artists from around the country (and globe) in a week-long celebration of the art of comedy. As a nonprofit comedy arts organization, ImprovBoston's mission is to serve the community through laughter; and for one week each year, our community is a global one. Come be part of a 5-day comedy feast that spans multiple stages (all in walking distance) showcasing improv, standup, sketch, music, variety acts and everything in between. With world class workshops, Beantown hospitality, networking opportunities, and a week's worth of bonding through this crazy artform we all love, make ImprovBoston your home away from home.
BCAF 2017 Submissions are open to all forms of comedy: improv, sketch, standup, musical, variety and everything in between.
For over 30 years, ImprovBoston has been New England's leading theater and school dedicated to the art of comedy in all its forms. Voted "Best of Boston" by The Phoenix, The Improper Bostonian, and The Weekly Dig, ImprovBoston performers, teachers and students have included film stars, Emmy Award-winning comedians, and acclaimed producers, directors, musicians and writers. ImprovBoston alumni are featured on The Daily Show, America's Got Talent, Funniest Wins, Real Time with Bill Maher, Last Comic Standing and John Oliver's Last Week Tonight, to name a few. In 2014, the Independent Reviewers of New England honored ImprovBoston with an award recognizing its longstanding contributions to the Boston theater community. As a nonprofit arts organization, ImprovBoston serves the community through laughter with youth outreach programs, workshops for businesses, scholarships, a national touring company and, of course, performances at its theater complex in Central Square, Cambridge.