Laugh the night away with a drink in hand at the best Boston comedy clubs, featuring both improv and stand-up acts. Some of America’s most popular contemporary comedians, including Conan O’Brien and Jay Leno, honed their craft in Greater Boston. There are many opportunities to laugh your socks off at one of the city’s veteran comedy clubs, or at one of the regular comedy nights in a club or bar. It is advised that prior to laughing the night away, you set the mood with dinner or a drink. For the best comedy clubs in Boston, Massachusetts, check out the list below.
1. Improv Asylum
For all who love to get their funny bone tickled, Improv Asylum has got you! One of the most popular shows in the city, it’s located only 10 minutes’ walk from the subway.
At Improv Asylum, you will get to enjoy funny performances by local talented young comedians. For foodies, the club also offers a variety of international food, before and after the show. Given the laughter you are going to experience, everybody should come here at least once. For special occasions, they’ll definitely single you out. Visiting Improv Asylum is one of the greatest ways to have a fun date out with your family to laugh and enjoy the evening.
Address: 216 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113, USA
Opening Hours: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Website: Improv Asylum
2. Laugh Boston
Laugh Boston is a convention and exhibition centre, featuring some of today’s best comics. It’s definitely a dependable place for entertainment with lots of fun. The club features premier stand-up comedy from Wednesday to Saturday night and they include national acts and theatre.
Laugh Boston is located in Boston’s Seaport area and is only 15 minutes’ walking distance to Fort Port’s well-liked restaurants and bars. You will love the interior of the club, which is decorated with cool decor, nice low lighting, and comfy seats. Their staff is pleasant and very professional. Make sure you call ahead to reserve group seating if you have a party of more than six people. This is an excellent venue to hear live comedy and performers.
Address: 425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210, USA
Website: Laugh Boston
3. Improv Boston
Did you have a hectic day? If the answer is “yes”, worry less and drop by Improv Boston. They have shows running five days a week, where you can meet lots of comedians who will make you laugh till you drop. You will keep coming back to this spot, thanks to the affordable drinks and the quality of service from the staff. If you are interested in comedy, either stand up or sketch comedy writing, they offer classes at a very fair rate. Reach out and join the comedy world!
Address: 40 Prospect St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Opening Hours: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm; Monday and Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 pm; Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 am - 12 am; Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Website: Improv Boston
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4. Nick's Comedy Stop
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Make a stop at Nick’s Comedy Stop for a daily dose of laughter from the most talented comics in Boston. Nick’s Comedy Stop is one of the mature places in town, as they only admit those 18 years and above. If you are bringing a car, the club has got you covered with their ample parking that stretches down to the 200 Stuart Street Garage. Here is the catch – no outside drinks are allowed, but drinks are served inside. Come early, as they open an hour before the show starts at 8:00 pm.
Nick's Comedy Stop
Address: 100 Warrenton St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Website: Nick’s Comedy Stop
Opening Hours: 8:00 am to 10:00 pm; Fridays & Saturdays
5. Riot Theater Company
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End your week with a dose of comedy at the Riot Theatre Company. Bring your family, as kids above eight years can be admitted. There’s plenty of laughter, fun and space at the Riot Theater Company. If you have ever wanted to do improv comedy, either as a part-time or full-time gig, consider checking out their improv classes, which are very affordable. Their performances usher in a weekend full of fun and laughter, every Friday at 10:00 pm and Saturday at 8:00.
Riot Theater Company
Address: 5 Basile St, Boston, MA 02131, USA
Website: Riot Theater Company
Opening hours: 8 pm - 11:30 pm; Fridays & Saturdays
6. The Comedy Studio
Are you seeking cutting edge comedy as you have never heard it before? There’s plenty of fun-loving, energetic comics at the Comedy Studio. Located only a 10-minute walk from the town centre, drop by on any day of the week from 5:00 pm and catch up with the rest of the world. They have a variety of well-selected comedy themes here – come for one of their kvetches and you laugh till you drop. Book your tickets now and don’t forget to come with a friend.
The Comedy Studio
Address: 1 Bow Market Way #23, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
Website: The Comedy Studio
Opening hours: 5 pm - 12 am (daily)
7. Pour House Comedy
Do you want to get down and have fun? Visit the Pour House and enjoy top-notch comics from all over Boston, all under one roof. Apart from comedy, you will also enjoy their sumptuous meals and good vibes. Pour House Comedy has a line-up of comedians that you will fall for, starting with the host, Shawn Carter, who will make you laugh as you enjoy their cold cocktails. They are open all day, from 8:00 am to 2:00 am. Another interesting feature is that you can make reservations for private events at an affordable cost.
Pour House Comedy
Address: 907 BOYLSTON ST., BOSTON, MA 02115
Website: Pour House Comedy
Opening hours: 8 am - 2 am (daily)
8. The Wilbur
Since its inception in 1912, the Wilbur Theatre has kept its promise to the lovers of comedy by supplying fresh and energetic comics to date. Make a date and have a true taste of comedy while you enjoy cold drinks. The service provided by the Wilbur is magnificent and I can say confidently that you will enjoy the convenience that comes with the diligent staff that is ready to serve you while you watch the show. One thing you will love is how spacious this place is, making it easier to move around. Get your tickets before they sell out and have fun!
Address: 246 Tremont, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Website: The Wilbur
Opening hours: 12 pm - 6 pm (daily)
9. Great Scott
Great Scott is well popularly known for its professional comedians who make sure your night is memorable and funny. The club has got you covered, every day with a different schedule. The interaction between the cast and the audience is something that never goes unnoticed and it’s absolutely hysterical! You can gift your loved ones with Great Scott tickets any day. The jokes here are incredibly funny, especially the shows by Rob Crean, one of their hosts. This is one of the places which will have you coming back day after day and you’ll want to bring your friends to experience the fun.
Address: 1222 Commonwealth Avenue, Allston, MA 02134, USA
Website: Great Scott
Opening hours: 12 pm - 2 am (daily)
10. Dick Doherty's Beantown Comedy Club
Dick Doherty’s Beantown Comedy Club has rocked the laugh industry for the past 48 years and they will definitely crack you up whenever you visit. The club is centrally located, just five minutes’ walking distance from the town centre, where you can grab a bite from any of the shops and bring it into the show to enjoy with a delicious cocktail. The quality of all the comics makes it worth the price and they always have a great line up of comedians. Whenever you are around Boston, be sure to drop by for a fun night. It’s always something different and you can’t beat the ticket price!
Dick Doherty's Beantown Comedy Club
Address: 257 Park Ave, Worcester, MA 01609, USA
Website: Dick Doherty’s Beantown Comedy Club
Opening hours: 9 pm - 2 am; Fridays & Saturdays
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Are you new to Boston and looking for a place where you can just relax and have a laugh? Boston is full of great spots. Check out the joints above, choose one and enjoy.
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