Editor’s note: As the temperatures begin to rise and the flowers begin to bloom, the world-class selection of comedy shows to catch in Boston is also in full bloom, as local talent, national headliners and open mics abound highlight the calendar. Live entertainment continues to find its way back into our social lives – mask up! Stay safe! — and that’s why we always want to make sure you know about cool things that’s going on in the world of comedy. Enter Mic’d Up, our ongoing weekly series detailing the top live comedy shows to consider while you’re on the go. Below is our rundown for this week through Sunday (May 15).
Beer giggles open mic at The Pint
Hosted by a comedian and artistic powerhouse Brieana Woodward, Worcester’s latest open mic spot is sure to be a fixture before it even gets started. So, head over to The Pint, grab a cold beer and maybe even make the list and tell the jokes that have gotten you laughing at The Mirror for a few years.
Wednesday, May 11th at The Pint, 58 Shrewsbury St. in Worcester, MA :: Registration at 7:30pm, Show at 8pm :: Admission is free
The Dollop in Wilbur
The hit podcast, helmed by Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds, continues its hilarious rampage through the halls of history as the duo embark on their live tour at The Wilbur. The story is already filled with some wild times, and having Anthony and Reynolds navigate through them with their own comedic power is not only fitting, but also the sugar that helps the medicine sink.
Thursday, May 12 at the Wilbur Theater, 246 Tremont St. in Boston, MA :: 7:30 p.m. :: Tickets are $37-$77
Jay Whittaker at the Off Cabot Comedy Club
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again, Jay Whittaker is one of the brightest minds to take the stage in years, and this stop at the area’s newest comedy spot is sure to underscore the tremendous hilarity pouring out of his thoughts night after night.
Thursday, May 12 at the Off Cabot Comedy Club, 9 Wallis St. in Beverly, MA :: 8 p.m. :: Tickets are $25
Sasheer Zamata at Laugh Boston
Not only is Zamata’s view of life uniquely presented and relatable, but when it comes to tackling issues that some might find “uncomfortable,” her clarity and ability to balance the funny and real is something special catch sight of.
Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 at Laugh Boston, 425 Summer St. in Boston, MA :: Friday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. :: Tickets are $25-$29
https://vanyaland.com/2022/05/09/micd-up-the-dollop-digs-deep-at-the-wilbur-zamata-goes-live-at-laugh/ The Dollop digs deep at The Wilbur, Zamata goes live at Laugh