2013 – Past Shows

New England’s BEST Comedy Showcase

Friday December 6, 2013 – Halligan’s Lounge – Auburn, MA – 8:30pm

Hosted by: Steve Donovan of 104.5 XLO’s “Jen and Steve in the Morning”

Featuring: Sean Sullivan, Ray Harrington, Lamont Price, Alingon Mitra, Kerryn Feehan, Tom Dwyer, and Johnny Sanderski.

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A Stand Up for Laughs Comedy SPECIAL EVENT!

LENNY CLARKE LIVE!! –SOLD OUT!!–

Saturday November 2, 2013 – Halligan’s Lounge – Auburn, MA

With Comedy Legend LENNY CLARKE!

Lenny Clarke has been featured on Comedy Central, HBO, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Dennis Miller, Late night with Jimmy Fallon. His television appearances include “Are you there, Chelsea?” “Rescue Me” “The Winner” and “The Job”. And Lenny’s impressive big screen resume includes “There’s Something about Mary” “Me Myself and Irene” “Rounders” “Fever Pitch” and “What Doesn’t Kill You”. Lenny has been a Boston Comedy Icon for over 30 years!

Featuring performances By:Jack Walsh, Kevin Barbare, and Ryan Staples

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A Stand Up for Laughs Comedy SPECIAL EVENT!

STEVE SWEENEY LIVE! With Special Guest Dave Russo!

Saturday July 20, 2013 – Halligan’s Lounge – Auburn, MA – 7:15PM

With Comedy Legend Steve Sweeney!

Steve Sweeney personifies Boston. An admirer aptly dubbed him “the undisputed king of Boston Comedy”. His Boston accent, idiosyncratic mannerisms, and his mastery of dialects and character voices are trademarks of his stand-up act. In over 30 years in comedy, Steve has performed stand-up nationally. His success on stage has lead to him earning roles in such movies as “There’s Something About Mary” “Me Myself and Irene” and “Celtic Pride”. Steve has also been featured on “The Late Show with David Letterman” and NESN’s “Comedy All-Stars”.

 

With Special Guest Comedian Dave Russo!

Dave won the inaugural Boston Comedy Festival in 2000. Since then he has appeared on NBC’s “Today Show”, NESN’s “Comedy All-Stars”, and Comedy Central. Dave also beat out 5000 entertainers winning a contract on E! TV’s “The Entertainer” Starring Mr. Las Vegas, Wayne Newton. He recently performed at “Comics Come Home” with Denis Leary. Dave won examiner.com’s “Best of Boston” 2012 Boston Comedian of the Year Award.

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Stand-Up for Laughs Comedy Presents…

Pink Collar Comedy Tour!! Hosted by Kevin Barbare!

Saturday June 22, 2013 – Halligan’s Lounge – Auburn, MA

Erin Judge has appeared on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” and at comedy clubs and festivals all around the world. This Brooklyn native recently released her first stand-up album, So Many Choices to rave reviews.

Abbi Crutchfield is a comedian, writer and actor from Indianapolis, IN listed as one of the 18 Funny Women You Should Be Following on Twitter by Huffington Post Comedy. You can read her work on Witstream.com. She has been featured on VH1 and MTV as well as in national commercials.

Carrie Gravenson, a native New Yorker, won the 2009 New York Underground Comedy Festival’s Emerging Talent Stand-Up Competition and was a runner up in 2009′s Catch a Rising Star Stand-Up Competition. She was a semi-finalist in the Ventura Comedy competition and the She Devil comedy contest in 2012.

Kaytlin Bailey is the founder of the Pink Collar Comedy Tour and performs regularly at the famous Vagabond Cafe in the West Village of Manhattan. Her nothing-to-lose honesty and brazen comedic style are sure to make you laugh, or avoid eye contact with your significant other…and mom.

HOSTED BY: Boston Radio Legend KEVIN BARBARE!

Kevin co-hosted WAAF’s “Hill-Man Morning Show” from 1993 until 2012. Kevin was the funny guy on the show that provided many of the comedy bits and celebrity voices, sometimes referred to as “the man of a million voices”. He also created Rock and Shock “Woodstock for horror fans” (rockandshock.com) You can see Kevin in the, soon to be released film, ‘Milwood’.

With Special Guests: Johnny Sanderski and Dean Abbott!

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Stand-Up for Laughs Comedy Presents…

JIM COLLITON LIVE! Hosted by ADAM WEBSTER of 100FM “The Pike”

Saturday June 8, 2013 – Pine Ridge Country Club – Oxford, MA

With Comedian Jim Colliton!

Jim colliton has grown up in the suburbs and now lives there with his wife and three children. What does he talk about? If you have ever been embarrassed about the contents of your recycling bin or tried to kill a flying bat in your house you will find Jim’s comedy hilarious. If none of these thing hits home, Jim has also stolen a school bus and everyone finds that story funny. Jim’s love for performing comes out every time he takes the stage, whether performing for 30, 300 or even 3000 people. He has been seen on national television shows like Ed McMahon’s Next Big Star, Comcast Comedy Spot Light and Comedy Central Laugh Riots. Jim can also be heard on Sirius XM Satellite Radio’s Comedy Channel.

Hosted By: Adam Webster of 100 FM “The Pike” & 98.9 WORC

Adam is the morning drive disc jockey and personality on 98.9 WORC. He can also be heard doing the news and traffic on 100FM “The Pike” where he also plays the role of sidekick to Bruce, infusing his sense of humor between stories, and 104.5 XLO’s “Jen and Steve in the Morning” show. Adam is also the public address announcer and game night host for the AHL’s Worcester Sharks.

Featuring Performances By:

Jody Sloane, Ryan Staples, Chris Daly

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A Stand-Up for Laughs Comedy Special Event!

LENNY CLARKE LIVE!!

SOLD OUT!!!

Friday May 10, 2013 – Halligan’s Lounge – Auburn, MA

With Comedy Legend LENNY CLARKE!

Lenny Clarke has been featured on Comedy Central, HBO, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Dennis Miller, Late night with Jimmy Fallon. His television appearances include “Are you there, Chelsea?” “Rescue Me” “The Winner” and “The Job”. And Lenny’s impressive big screen resume includes “There’s Something about Mary” “Me Myself and Irene” “Rounders” “Fever Pitch” and “What Doesn’t Kill You”. Lenny has been a Boston Comedy Icon for over 30 years!

Featuring performances By:

Danny Miller and Aaron Mastrorio


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Stand-Up for Laughs Comedy Presents…

TONY V. LIVE!! Hosted by XLO’s Steve Donovan! – SOLD OUT!!!

Saturday March 30, 2013 – Pine Ridge Country Club – North Oxford, MA

With Comedy Legend Tony V!!

Tony has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, A&E, MTV, “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, and “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn”. He has made numerous television appearances in shows such as Seinfeld, Rescue Me, Boston Common, Dr. Katz Professional Therapist, and The Single Guy. Tony’s big screen appearances include “The Town”, “My Best Friend’s Girl”, “Worlds Greatest Dad”, “State and Main”, and “Celtic Pride”. Tony has been performing stand up comedy for over 30 years! He was named “The Funniest Person in Massachusetts” by ShowTime TV.

Hosted By: Steve Donovan of 104.5 XLO’s “Jen and Steve in the Morning” Show!

Steve has co-Hosted the Morning show on XLO since 2008. He is also an accomplished stand up comedian working with some of the top names in comedy such as Dave Chapell and Chris Rock. In 2009 he toured nationally with Ben Bailey. You can also catch him hosting NESN’s trivia game show “The Batter’s Box”. He also hosts “Backstage Buzz” on “Community Auditions”.

Featuring Performance By:

Ken Reid (Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival) – Carolyn Plummer (Women in Comedy Festival) – Johnny Sanderski (Local Favorite)

 

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Stand-Up for Laughs Comedy Presents…

ORLANDO BAXTER LIVE!! Hosted By Adam Webster of 100FM “The Pike” – SOLD OUT!

Saturday February 16, 2013 – Halligan’s Lounge – Auburn, MA

 

With Comedian Orlando Baxter!

Orlando Baxter exploded onto the Boston comedy scene in 2006, and quickly established himself as one of the areas hottest young comics. In 2007 Orlando was a finalist in NBC’s ‘Stand Up for Diversity Showcase’, and in 2010, he became a finalist in both the New York Comedy Contest and the Boston Comedy festival. He’s a regular headliner at numerous comedy clubs throughout New England, and performs all over the country as the opening act for national headliner Jo Koy. He has also worked with Eddie Griffin, Tommy Davidson and countless other A list Comedians.

Hosted By: Adam Webster of 100 FM “The Pike” & 98.9 WORC

Adam is the morning drive disc jockey and personality on 98.9 WORC. He can also be heard doing the news and traffic on 100FM “The Pike” where he also plays the role of sidekick to Bruce, infusing his sense of humor between stories, and 104.5 XLO’s “Jen and Steve in the Morning” show. Adam is also the public address announcer and game night host for the AHL’s Worcester Sharks.

Featuring Performances By:

Jenny Zigrino (WBZ’s “Community Auditions, Boston Comedy Festival) – Will Noonan (MTV’s “My F’N MTV, WBZ’s “Community Auditions”, Sirius XM) - Matt D (“2012 Comics to Watch” Comedy Central)

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Stand-Up for Laughs Comedy Presents…

JON FISCH LIVE!! Hosted by Kevin Barbare!! – SOLD OUT!!

Saturday Janurary 19, 2013 – Halligan’s – (Rt. 12&20) Auburn, MA – 8:30pm


With Comedian Jon Fisch!

Jon has appearanced on Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, The Late Show with David Letterman, VH1, and was invited to be perform at the TBS “Just For Laughs Comedy Festival” in Chicago and the “Great American Comedy Festival” at the Johnny Carson Theatre in Norfolk, Nebraska. In 2012, Jon was featured on Celebrity Apprentice and in Maxim Magazine. He hosts the widely popular podcast “In the Tank”. Of his numerous credits, people seem most impressed with Jon being hand picked to open for Jerry Seinfeld in NYC.

Hosted By: Kevin Barbare!

Kevin co-hosted WAAF’s “Hill-Man Morning Show” from 1993 until 2012. Kevin was the funny guy on the show that provided many of the comedy bits and celebrity voices, sometimes referred to as “the man of a million voices”. Kevin is also created Rock and Shock “Woodstock for horror fans” (rockandshock.com).

 

Featuring Performances By:

Dan Shaki (Writer for the Comedy Central Roasts) – James Creelman (Catch a Rising Star) – Aaron Mastrorio (Local Favorite) – Joe Motrucinski (Fire Fighter turned Stand Up Comic)

 

 


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