Red has produced and promoted comedy shows primarily on 175-500 passenger cruise vessels in Boston Harbor since 1984. The Comedy Cruise® has showcased some of comedy's brightest stars including John Pinette, Paul D'Angelo, Craig Shoemaker, Brian Kiley, Chance Langton, Vinny Favorito, Jimmy Tingle, Christine Hurley, Rich Jeni, Tom Cotter, Johnny Pizzi, DJ Hazzard, Eddie Brill, Ronnie Shakes, Dana Gould, Mike Bent, Jimmy Dunn, Rich Vos, Billy Martin, Kevin Knox, Paul Nardizzi, Jonathan Katz, Mike McDonald, Kerri Louise, Kenny Rogerson, Bill Campbell, Bob Seibel, Mike Donovan, Teddy Bergeron, Joe Yannetty, Don Gavin, George MacDonald, Corey Rodrigues, Frank Santorelli, Barry Crimmins, Tony V, Steve Sweeney, Kevin Meany, and many others.
Summer 1984, The Comedy Cruise® reigned on the waters of Boston Harbor. 2-3 cruises a week entertained thousands with top, up, and coming comics of the day. Red + Ed, wrote and recorded a :60 second song that featured Frank Kingston Smith, announcer, and Cheryl Hodge and Lee Gregory on vocals.