Jul 30, 2014

Comedy Show to Feature Norwood Native

Saturday's show at the Norwood Theatre will feature Norwood's Dan Boulger, as well as Mike Gavin and the "godfather of Boston comedy" Don Gavin.

Comedy Show to Feature Norwood Native

The Norwood Theatre will host the "Godfather of Boston Comedy" Don Gavin for one show this weekend.

Performing with him will be Norwood native Dan Boulger and Mike Donovan, of South Boston.

Gavin was one of the original founders of the famous Ding-Ho Comedy Club in Cambridge, as well as being the founder of Nick’s Comedy Stop and a pioneer at the  Comedy Connection.

Boulger attended Catholic Memorial for high school and went to Curry College which is where he began having an interest in stand up comedy. Since then he has appeared on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, The BBC, and the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, and in 2008 he went on the  CollegeHumor.com and Comedy Central Indecision college tours.

Donovan attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He graduated from Career Academy School of Broadcasting in 1973 and was a top-40 DJ at WEKT-FM in Hammondsport, NY in 1974-1975. Mike got his first stand-up comedy gig in Corning, NY and became a full time stand-up comedian in 1978.

Tickets are $22 for seniors, $25 for adults. The Norwood Theatre box office is open weekdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 3-5 p.m.

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