Maine Event Comedy will present Funniest Comic in New England finalist Kyron Hobdy at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Saturday, 280 Water St., in Gardiner.

The show also will feature Julie Poulin, David McLaughlin and Jeff Medoff. The show is for ages 21-plus and will contain adult language and content.

Hobdy, who regularly works with Maine comedy legend Bob Marley. The Windham resident was a recent selection to the World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas and has performed at Nick’s Comedy Stop in Boston, the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, and Foxwoods Casino.

Poulin is making waves in her young stand-up career. She recently bested a field of 20 comedians from throughout New England in winning the Tightest Five contest. A few months later, she won the Central Maine Comedy Invitational at Lewiston’s Franco Center.

McLaughlin hails from Somerville, Massachusetts, and is not shy about taking his familial issues to the stage. He’s a regular at the world famous Comedy Studio, produces the Clean Comedy Showcase at ImprovBoston, and was selected for the 2018 Salem Comedy Festival.

Medoff recently advanced to the second round of the Last Comix Standing contest at Mohegan Sun. He’s performed at Laugh Boston, Nick’s Comedy Stop, and dozens of other venues across New England and beyond.

Tickets purchased in advance will cost $16 for adults, $14 for seniors, or at the door for $19 for adults, $17 for seniors.

To purchase tickets in advance, visit or call the office between noon and 3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.

For more information, call 582-7144.

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