Comedy Explosion: John Witherspoon, Sheryl Underwood, and Michael Blackson on Friday, July 19 (Up to Half Off)

Arie Crown Theater

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Comedians often draw inspiration from their real lives, which is why most jokes are about staring at a blank piece of paper and trying to think of jokes. Laugh it up with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $25 for one G-Pass to Comedy Explosion: John Witherspoon, Sheryl Underwood, Michael Blackson, and Damon Williams (up to a $50.45 value)
  • When: Friday, July 19, at 8 p.m.
  • Where: Arie Crown Theater
  • Seating: balcony section
  • Door time: 7 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.
  • Click here to view the seating chart.

How G-Pass Works: Your G-Pass will be ready to print 48 hours after the deal ends. Print the G-Pass and use it to enter the venue directly; you won't need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, G-Passes cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app.

John Witherspoon

Warning: strong language and an outfit that may cause seizures

Best known as Willie Jones in Friday and as the voice of Robert "Granddad" Freeman in the animated show The Boondocks

Sheryl Underwood

Warning: contains coarse language and warm beer

As seen in Beauty Shop, on BET's Comicview, and as a panelist on CBS's The Talk

Michael Blackson

Warning: strong language, politically incorrect humor, questionable interpretation of an ultrasound

As seen on P. Diddy Presents: The Bad Boys of Comedy and Next Friday

Damon Williams

Warning: strong language

As seen on BET's Comicview and The Kings of Comedy tour

Arie Crown Theater

The Arie Crown Theater—named after Lithuanian-native business tycoon, Arie Crown, and Theater, his loyal shar pei—has been a Chicago staple since 1960. Although its home at McCormick Place caught fire in 1967, somehow the theater was spared. It emerged from the smoke to welcome the biggest names in entertainment to its stage, acts including the Rolling Stones, the Temptaitions, the Bolshoi Ballet, and Jerry Seinfeld as well as stagings of Hello Dolly with Carol Channing and The King and I with Yul Brenner.

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    Arie Crown Theater

    2301 S Lake Shore Dr.

    Chicago, Illinois 60616

    312-791-6000

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In a Nutshell

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John Witherspoon of "Friday" and "The Boondocks," Sheryl Underwood of "BET's Comic Underground," and Michael Blackson of "Next Friday"

The Fine Print

Expires Jul 19th, 2013. Limit 8 per person. G-Pass not redeemable with mobile app. Use for admission at Arie Crown Theater on 7/19. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Ticketmaster's current ticket prices - price may differ on day of event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. Merchant reserves the right to substitute closer seat assignment. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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