Bo Burnham doesn’t play many of the old songs anymore, the ones that made the Hamilton native a YouTube phenom before he even finished high school. That was just five years ago, but the 22-year-old has already moved on. He took a couple of years to concentrate on writing, staying in the public eye by touring, but not releasing a new album or special.
Now he returns with a new scripted sitcom on MTV called “Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous” and a well-honed hour of live comedy he hopes to film for release at the end of the year. The kid who once recorded awkward white-boy hip-hop in his bedroom is growing as an artist. He’ll donate his proceeds from Thursday’s show at the Berklee Performance Center to One Fund Boston. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
Nick A. Zaino III can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.