The 2nd Annual AltCom! Comedy Festival hits Somerville
The 2nd annual AltCom! Alternative Comedy Festival has officially kicked off! Festival mastermind Brian Joyce has pulled together a killer line-up of local and national acts, including The Phoenix Best Of winners Myq Kaplan (Best Comedian, 2008), MC Mr. Napkins (Best Comedian, 2009 and STUFF Rising Star) and The Steamy Bohemians (Best Nouveau Vaudeville, 2009). Go to altcomfestival.com for tickets - they’re going fast.
• Friday, May 8, 7 pm @ the Somerville Theatre - Janeane Garofalo, Jamie Kilstein, Myq Kaplan, and Micah Sherman
• Friday, May 8, 10 pm @ the Somerville Theatre - the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company, Rob Riggle, Eugene Mirman, and Ian Moore
• Saturday, May 9, 6 pm @ The Burren - "TOFUnny" - Vegan Comedy with Myq Kaplan, Jamie Kilstein and MC Mr. Napkins
• Saturday, May 9, 8 pm @ The Burren - Jerkus Circus with the Steamy Bohemans, Ian Moore, Jamie Kilstein, and more
• Saturday, May 9th, 10PM @ The Somerville Theatre Screening Room - Brian Longwell, The Harvard Lampoon
• Sunday, May 10th, 8PM @ The Armory - The Onion
Thephoenix.com caught up with Rob Riggle and Eugene Mirman this week, to get their take on wtf “alternative comedy” actually is.
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