Jason Marcus is one of the sharpest and most hard working young comics in the
country. His unique style of humor comes from his broad range of experiences growing
up in a racially-mixed household in Boston, MA.
Most recently, Jason was featured in the Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival in
Asheville, NC. In May, he won first place in the Catch a New Rising Star Contest at the
Catch a Rising Star in Lincoln, RI. In March 2009, Marcus was named "Best of the East
Coast" in the Detroit International Comedy Festival. He has also been featured in the
Las Vegas Comedy Festival and the New York Comedy Expo. He has performed across
the country from Boston to Los Angeles and performed a short tour in Canada.
Jason Marcus is credited as a co-producer of "Lyrics and Laughs," a comedy/music
show geared towards the promotion of lesser-known comics and talented musicians
on the rise. The effort has been met with sold-out attendance records at some of the
most popular indie performance venues in the Boston Area.
Jason’s comedic talent is often donated in support to fundraisers that have benefited
local charities in his hometown, as well as abroad. Many of his benefit activities raised
money to aid causes ranging from a recently disabled friend – to the American Cancer
Society, the Autism Society of America, the American Alzheimer’s Society and our
troops coming home from war.
Appearing at colleges all over New England and performing as a regular for nearly
every club from Rhode Island to Massachusetts, Jason has garnered a reputation in
the Boston Comedy community as one of the most dedicated and diligent young
comedians on the rise while typically referred to as, "a devoted student of the art of
When he is not performing in clubs, colleges, high schools, and corporate events,
Jason can be found either in the stands at a Celtics game or on the sofa watching
reality television…I mean lifting weights.
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Hailing From: Boston, MA
Debut: 2/23/07 @ The Comedy Connection (Boston, MA)
Home Club(s): The Comedy Studio (Cambridge, MA)
Comic Inspirations: Rodney Dangerfeild, Louis CK, Dave Attell, Greg Giraldo, Laurie Kilmartin and Mitch Hedberg.
Favorite TV Shows: Venture Bros, Malcolm in the Middle, Rescue Me and The Office
Favorite Movies: The Jerk, Pulp Fiction, The Pink Panther and 500 Days of Summer
Favorite Music: Anything before 1999
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