FunnyBones Comedic Storytelling Showcase Features Local Talent

Colleen Blanchard
Colleen Blanchard – Want a whole night to just laugh out loud?  Here’s your chance.  A gathering of the South Shore’s funniest comedians and the region’s noted storytellers inspire a performance to remember in FunnyBones, on Friday, October 18, 7:30 pm (doors open at 7 pm), South Shore Art Center, 119 Ripley Road, Cohasset.  FunnyBones is produced by South Shore Story Slams and Laughs and Company.

FunnyBones will tickle your fancy with a hysterical night of comedy and comedic storytelling showcasing some of the area’s funniest people!  South Shore Story Slam winners join in on the fun, sharing their funniest five-minute stories.  Milton’s Mindy Mazur from Laughs and Company is joined by local favorite comedians Erin Lynch, Jill Shastany and Ed Hayward along with local storytellers Colleen Blanchard of Scituate, Mat Brown of Scituate, Meghann Perry of Bridgewater, Valleen Patino of Plymouth and Maria DeRosa, the 2018 second place Grand Story Slam winner from Boston. 

“I like to see the humor in everyday life,” shares Comedian Erin Lynch, “Somedays, it’s just too easy!”  Listen in to locally grown stories from these celebrities. Who knows, one may even be your own neighbor!  A cash wine bar complements the entertainment, free parking is available on site.

South Shore Story Slams founder and renowned storyteller Andrea Lovett appears as host and emcee.  Lovett has performed and taught storytelling professionally since 1992. She has appeared widely at worldwide locations including First Night Boston, Disney World, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, and Royal Crescent Park in Bath, England. Lovett has also taught storytelling workshops/residencies at Tufts University, Lesley College, and at schools and festivals across the country.

Laughs and Company, co-produced by Mindy Mazur, is a South Shore-based comedy show on the South Shore at Maggie’s Lounge in Quincy.

Tickets to FunnyBones are $20 general admission in advance at EventBrite at, or $25 at the door, limited to capacity.  For more information about the venue at South Shore Art Center, visit

Mindy Mazur
Andrea Lovett
Erin Lynch
Jill Shastany
Maria DeRosa
Meghann Perry
Valleen Patino
Ed Hayward
Colleen Blanchard
Mat Brown

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