Boston Comedy Festival and The Music Hall present Saint Paddy’s Comedy and Dance Spectacular.
Comedy gold at the end of the rainbow can be found in Portsmouth, courtesy of the Boston Comedy Festival. Be part of this annual tradition featuring comedy and Irish Dance provided by The Murray Academy and led by John Grimes from Riverdance. If everyone’s Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day, then the best place to be on March 17 is The Music Hall to celebrate with Irish dancing, music, and hilarious comedy.
Jim McCue went viral this year with his DryBar special “nothing personal” which has had 3 million views, Jim has been featured on Comedy Central, Comcast Comedy Spotlight, NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” RedEye on Fox news, Live at Gotham AXS and Jim has made several appearances on Bob and Tom show. Jim also founded and currently runs The Boston Comedy Festival.
Joey Carroll was featured in NESN’s Roughing It and WCVB’s Chronicle, as well as Comedy Central’s Pulp Comics and lastly on NECN’s Broadside with Jim Braude.
Erin Maguire is a NYC-based stand-up comic, actor, writer, and emcee. Her stand-up was recently featured on Gotham Comedy Live for the Oculus/NextVR Network. She also recently wrote for the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin. Erin has appeared at the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival alongside some of comedy’s greats.
The Murray Academy is Northern New England’s premier school for Irish dance, located in Exeter, NH. The academy is home to 150 students, including Regional/National champions and World medal holders.
McDonough-Grimes Irish dance is led by John Grimes, Riverdance cast member (2009-2012). In five years, the school has produced World and National qualifiers and has been featured on NH Chronicle.