Kelly MacFarland

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The Best in the City

With a career spanning over two decades, Kelly MacFarland's talent knows no bounds. Her infectious charm has captivated audience nationwide and has earned her the coveted title of Best of the Fest at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival and the first runner up in the prestigious Boston Comedy Festival. Two albums available on iTunes, Amazon, and SiriusXM radio, featured performer at renowned events like the Oddball Comedy Festival, the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, National Comedy Center, and the Boston Women in Comedy Festival since its inception. Kelly has even graced television, with appearances on Stand Up in Stilettos, The Today Show, The View, and more. Her talent has been recognized with honors like first place in the professional category of the 2016 Ladies of Laughter. And to top it all off, Kelly graced the incredible lineup of Comics Come Home 25 in 2019, solidifying her status as a comedic legend.

hosting and performing at corporate events all over the country for over 20 years

She has done extensive work with the American Heart Association (AHA) including keynote performances at Go Red Luncheons throughout the country, hosting multiple Boston Heart of our Mission Awards and the AHA’s Go Red Reception at the Women’s Day Red Dress Awards event in NYC. Kelly has been the keynote speaker for the Pittsburgh Women in Business Conference, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Metrowest Women’s Expo. Kelly has hosted the MITX Technology Awards, American Stroke Association Tedy’s Team Gala and the Metrowest Women’s Conference VIP Event. Kelly has entertained the Women’s Bar Foundation of Massachusetts, the Northern New England Energy Conference, Penquis of Maine, CASA of New Hampshire and many more!

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an accomplished improviser and comedic actress.

She has performed with Fred Willard, Laura Hall and has been a resident member and Director of the ImprovBoston National Touring Company since 2014. Kelly has also appeared in the Boston Theater Marathon, the Dances with Films Festival feature film, The Sympathy Card and the award winning web series, Paid For By. Kelly is the host of the web series, Fit or Fad for Scripps Network. Kelly has also contributed to the Audible series, Sounds Like America and a finalist with her writing partner Dawn Smith in the 2019 HBO Pitch Your First Five Pages competition.

Bring Kelly to your next party, gala, training, or even your wedding, she loves weddings!

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