Un-Conventional Comedy Convention
At Jimmy Tingle's Off-Broadway

Mort Sahl Kicks Off Series July 7 -11

Stoneyfield Farm and Jimmy Tingle's Off-Broadway will present "The Un-Conventional Comedy Convention: A Celebration of Political Humor" throughout the month of July. Hosted by Jimmy Tingle, the comedy convention will feature nationally recognized political humorists,  social commentators and satirists beginning with Mort Sahl from July 7 - 11.

Other featured comedic talents include Comedy Central's Lewis Black,  comedian/actress Janeane Garofalo with her "Air America" co-host Sam Seder, Boston's own Barry Crimmins,  Will Durst, political impressionist Jim Morris, "Saturday Night Live's" A. Whitney Brown and other surprise guests (you never know who might be hanging around the Democratic National Convention).

The schedule, subject to change, includes:

An Evening with Mort Sahl and Jimmy Tingle
July 7 - 11

Bizarro's Politicomedy A Go-Go
Hosted By Jimmy Tingle
July 14 - 15

An Evening With Barry Crimmins
With Baratunde R. Thurston
July 16

Barry Crimmins and Jimmy Tingle
July 17 - 18
(A benefit for Boston Social Reform)

Will Durst, Jim Morris and A. Whitney Brown
Hosted by Bob Somerby
July 22

Jim Morris and A. Whitney Brown
Hosted by Bob Somerby
Friday, July 23

Janeane Garofalo and Jimmy Tingle
With Sam Seder
July 24 - 25
(To benefit Boston Children's Theater Fall Program)

Lewis Black
Hosted by Jimmy Tingle
July 25

All Politics is Loco!
With Jimmy Tingle
July 26 - 31

Jimmy Tingle's Off-Broadway was  founded by comic, actor and writer Jimmy Tingle  in November of 2002 to create a welcoming, supportive multi-use venue for both established and aspiring performers and productions. The theatre is located at 255 Elm St. in Davis Square, Somerville.

For information, call the box office at 617-591-1616. For tickets call TheaterMania, 1-866-811-4111, or log onto www.jtoffbroadway.com.

-- OnStage Boston



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