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Mark Turcotte

Stand-up comedian
Lewiston, Maine



Mark Turcotte is a married father of two and lifelong New Englander. Most of his material is mined from his family life, an adultlike curiosity, and a series of misfortunes. He’s the founder of Maine Event Comedy and was a finalist in the Funniest Comic on the East Coast Contest at Mohegan Sun and a semi-finalist at the World Series of Comedy in Sarasota, Florida. He was also part of the Gotham All-Stars Show in New York City and was a recent selection for the Boston, Cleveland, and North Carolina comedy festivals. Mark once facilitated a marriage proposal during a 2015 show in Biddeford, Maine…the couple is still married.

Mark believes in using his powers for good. In 2012, he began the Comedy Fix fundraising series, which raised money for a variety of local non-profits including The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Good Shepherd Food Bank, Advocates for Children, John F. Murphy Homes, Tree Street YouthGreater Androscoggin Humane Society, and The Pixel Fund.





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Mark Turcotte - Photo by Sarah Turcotte
Mark Turcotte - Photo by Tim MacLeod
Mark Turcotte - Photo by Jake Jacobson

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