Boston Stand-Up Comedy Returns to Jean’s Playhouse this Memorial Day Weekend

Boston Stand-Up ComedyLincoln, New Hampshire – May 14, 2015 – Boston Stand-Up Comedy Returns to Jean’s Playhouse this Memorial Day Weekend

Boston Stand-up Comedy returns to Jean’s Playhouse, this time with headliner Mike Donovan, as seen on The Best Damn Sports Show and The Last Comic Standing! Originally from South Boston, Mike 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 at Corning NY and became a full time stand-up comedian in 1978. Donovan is also a writer whose articles have been published in the Boston Globe, Boston Herald and Sports Collectors Digest. He has also worked as a reporter for Sports Illustrated, and was a radio talk show host on WTTK-FM Boston in 2008. Mike appears regularly at the Comedy Stops at the Sahara Las Vegas and the Tropicana Atlantic City. To learn more about Mike, visit his website at

Also with Mark Scalia! Since starting his stand up career in Boston, Mark has entertained tens of thousands of people at comedy clubs, colleges and universities, corporate and private events, and religious venues across the United States and Canada for over 20 years. He brings his audiences into the show by being funny, clever, personable and warm. He’s a crowd favorite wherever he goes! To learn more about Mark, visit his website at

Save the Date for the Grand Opening Gala of the 2015 Season from the Heart by the professional Papermill Theatre Company at Jean’s Playhouse. On Thursday, July 2nd at 6 pm, celebrate in the style and tradition of a Grand Opera… semi-formal dress, elegant hors d’oeuvres and one hilarious production of Lend Me a Tenor! The 29th Mainstage season from the award-winning Papermill Theatre Company is Lend Me a Tenor (July 2-11), Pippin (July 16-Aug 29), Man of La Mancha (July 23-Aug 26), Dames at Sea (Sep 3-Oct 3) and Same Time, Next Year (Oct 8-17).

Jean’s Playhouse is located at 34 Papermill Drive in Lincoln, adjacent to ongoing construction of the Riverwalk at Loon Mountain site off I-93 Exit 32. Visit or call 603-745-2141 for more information.


Attached Photo: Comedians who performed at Jean’s Playhouse over Labor Day 2014 enjoying a post-show celebration at the Woodstock Station