Laughter has healing power, especially after you've watched a sad film or seen a sad person fall down. Laugh at a professional with this GrouponLive deal to see Ralphie May at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood on Thursday, April 18, at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Choose between the following seating options:
- For $20, you get one ticket for seating in the rear balcony (up to a $41.60 value, including all fees).
- For $23, you get one ticket for seating in the orchestra, mezzanine, or front balcony (up to a $47.50 value, including all fees).
Because the ticket is a G-Pass, Groupon customers can use it to enter the venue directly; they will not need to redeem their Groupon at will call.
From the moment Ralphie May steps onstage, he demands your attention. The unexpectedly boyish voice that sails from his sizeable frame would be enough to attract notice, but it's his words that really seal the deal. As he relates life lessons in his inviting southern drawl, he snaps in quick barbs designed to shred taboos, and pierces society's absurdities with incredulous looks and long pauses to let it all sink in. His razor-sharp timing and babyish looks won him second place in NBC's Last Comic Standing and launched him into the comedy stratosphere, where he starred in several Comedy Central specials and DVDs, including Prime Cut, in which he pokes fun at the adorably awful hairstyles popular in his native Dixie. Recently, Ralphie and his wife, comedian Lahna Turner, have taken to the world of podcasting with their weekly audio missive Perfect 10, in which they dissect their lives and introduce listeners to the magic of portable comedy.
Ralphie May in his 2008 Special, Austin-Tatious
Warning: contains profanity and political incorrectness
Due to security restrictions, G-Passes must be printed out and presented in person at the event. They cannot be redeemed through Groupon's mobile app.
Bergen Performing Arts Center
In 2004—on a mission to bolster its community’s wellspring of art, creativity, and education—the nonprofit Bergen Performing Arts Center took over the former John Harms Center, an art deco–style movie and vaudeville palace built in 1926. Today, in the same antique theater where Shakespeare screened his first car-chase movie, the Bergen Performing Arts Center hosts 150 yearly events that bring dance, music, and theatrical productions to an estimated 250,000 annual audience members. Networks like HBO, PBS, and MTV all have filmed international broadcasts on Bergen Performing Arts Center’s stage, which has seen the likes of Tony Bennett, Woody Allen, and the Dixie Chicks.