Lamenting the loss of normal comedy shows, Eddie Tarr and Jonah Bowen realized that Boston Common would be a safe and accessible place to perform…with a built-in audience.
Emerson’s Center for Comedic Arts presented BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg with its first Ready Wit Award in Comedy Friday, October 30, in recognition of his “significant contributions to comedy while advancing social change.”
Ed Lee’s movie short ‘Becoming Eddie’ is being screened at the Boston Asian American Festival.
Bill Burr ’93, the creator and star of the animated show F Is for Family, will be hosting Saturday Night for the first first time this weekend. Burr was rather … Continue Reading Alum Bill Burr Hosting Saturday Night Live This Weekend
In 2016, when Nina Rodriguez ‘19 saw a missing piece of the comedy scene puzzle on Emerson’s campus, she decided to do something about it.
On April 23, Bob Newhart logged onto Zoom to chat with roughly 45 students about his career. The master class followed a visit from Norman Lear the week before.
Around 40 past and current members of the Emerson College sketch comedy troupe Jimmy’s Traveling All-Stars performed at the Lyric Hyperion Theatre & Cafe in Los Angeles during a special 20th anniversary show.
VMA assistant professor Manuel Basanese shared his insights with Variety for an article that examines what makes SNL comedian Heidi Gardner a hit with audiences.
Soon-to-be graduates of Emerson’s Comedic Arts major, the first degree of its kind in the nation, joined four alumni working in comedy for a discussion filled with laughs and advice at Emerson College Los Angeles on November 2.
For the past year, four Emerson College students have spearheaded something called The Big Ugly Show, an uncommon and unforgettable collection of stand-up events, including students, faculty, and professional comedians from Boston and Los Angeles.