COMEDY

QUEERING MECHANISM: ASIAN-AMERICAN COMEDIAN KAT EVASCO KICKS OFF NATIONAL TOUR IN BOSTON

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“The show is really aimed at breaking cycles of silence,” Evasco says. “My whole artistic practice is centered around using humor to talk about difficult things.”

WRIGHT STUFF: COMEDY LEGEND STEVEN WRIGHT ON LOUIS C.K., LAUGHING, AND DREADING BOSTON2024

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On the prospect of the a 2024 Boston Summer Olympics: “It’s like really really expensive vandalism.”

INTERVIEW: DEMETRI MARTIN COMES TO THE WILBUR

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I’m not old, but something weird happens on the road [that makes you] know the spots you like, but in a bad way. You’re like “I’ve been here before, I remember that.” If I have time I try to go to the museums to feel like I’m doing something, and not just eating.

UN-QUIET WYATT: WYATT CENAC ON SNOWY BOSTON, BLACK HISTORY MONTH, AND JOHN OLIVER

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I’ve nothing but nice things to say about Boston crowds. I have nothing but terrible things to say about your sports teams.

STEVIE WONDER VS. WILL SMITH: “I WISH / WILD, WILD WEST”

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For someone in his 60s, Stevie Wonder is more than an American icon. He’s a prodigy. Will Smith knew that and didn’t even try to play with the original. Instead, he got as ridiculous as it gets.

INTERVIEW: EDDIE IZZARD, FORCE MAJEURE

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  The international itinerary for Eddie Izzard’s newest show, Force Majeure, more closely resembles something Iron Maiden might undertake than most—hell, any—comedians. Along the way, he’ll be performing the same show entirely in English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic, attempting to gain near-fluency in each language as he travels.   We caught up with […]