RUMFORD — Nick Lavallee, a New Hampshire comedian who’s opened for Andrew “Dice” Clay, highlights Maine Event Comedy at 49 Frankin’s Mystic Theater, Saturday, June 11.  The show also features David Appleton, Paul Landwehr and host, Mark Turcotte.

Lavallee was voted “Best Comedian” in 2010, 2011 and 2014 by the readers of New Hampshire’s Hippo Press. He has performed with national acts Bo Burnham, Doug Stanhope and Kyle Kinane. His online content, including the music video “I Love You, Sally Struthers,” which starred the famous actress, has been featured on “Funny or Die” and “Rooftop Comedy.” He has performed at the Laugh Factory in Las Vegas, Hollywood and Chicago, and the Wilbur Theater in Boston.

Known as “Apples,” Appleton is a South Carolina resident spending his summer in Maine. He has performed stand-up and improv for the past eight years and was part of the New York City Improv Festival and the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival. He was also featured on a National Geographic episode of “Doomsday Preppers.”

Vulnerable and honest, Landwehr was voted one of New Hampshire’s “Best Local Comedians” by the Hippo Press for the second consecutive year. He was a finalist in the New York City Comedy Contest and has opened for comedy legends Gilbert Gottfried and Lenny Clarke.

Turcotte was a recent selection to the Boston, Cleveland and North Carolina comedy festivals; and was a finalist in the Funniest Comic on the East Coast Contest.

Tickets are $15 at the door. Specially-priced advance tickets may be purchased at Bartash’s and All That Jazz on Congress Street or online at 49franklin.com. The show is for ages 18 and over. FMI call 207-369-0129.


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