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StandUp ThrowDown: StandUp Tournament


Congrats to our 2016 StandUp ThrowDown champ, Jiayong Li!

StandUp ThrowDown, ImprovBoston's 3rd Annual StandUp Tournament (formerly People's Battle) unites Boston’s best standup comics in an epic, month-long tournament to crown Boston's top comedian. From April 30 - May 27, the tournament will dish out non-stop laughs, featuring 50 hilarious comedians over 10 nights! A panel of ImprovBoston’s best comedians judge each round and they, along with the audience decide who shall be crowned the champion of StandUp! 





  • The Champion Receives:
  • A month-long People's Show booking and hosting residency
  • A coveted opening slot for a ImprovBoston Presents act (of national renown) 
  • One Year of Free ImprovBoston Shows
  • Hosting Opportunities at the 2016 Boston Comedy Arts Festival
    Teaching Opportunities at the ImprovBoston Comedy School
  • Shure SM58 Microphone

Prizes will also be awarded to second and third place finishers