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 Aries Spears at the Kansas City Improv Comedy Club. For $12, you get one general-admission ticket (up to a $25 value, including all fees). Choose from the following dates and showtimes:
- Thursday, April 4, at 8 p.m.
- Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m.
- Friday, April 5, at 10:30 p.m.
- Saturday, April 6, at 10 p.m.
- Sunday, April 7, at 7 p.m.
Doors open one hour before showtime (excluding the 10:30 p.m. show on Friday, April 5).
While most people are born without a funny bone in their body, Aries Spears was born with a funny skeleton. Throughout his prolific career, the standup comedian, actor, and writer has always shown natural comedic instincts that can’t be rehearsed or taught in improv classes. Splitting sides since he was 14 years old, Spears scurried quickly up the rungs of professional comedy, scoring a role on NBC’s A Different World and in films such as Jerry Maguire.
Spears’ career took flight when he became a principal cast member of Fox’s MadTV. Across 198 episodes, Spears helped the sketch-comedy series establish itself as a comedic institution with his outlandish writing and original recurring characters, including hardcore rapper Emcee Esher and faux BET talk-show star and proud overeater Belma Buttons. MadTV also showcased his gift of uncanny impersonation in bits lampooning Al Pacino, Denzel Washington, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Queen Latifah. In his fearless standup act, Spears delivers sharp punch lines and incising insight about relationships and culture clashes, mixed with healthy doses of his lauded impersonations.
Warning: contains harsh language, bleeped-out cursed words, racial humor, and instances of wearing cowboy hats indecently
Kansas City Improv Comedy Club
The nationwide chain of Improv comedy clubs hosts comedians en route to the big time, with an impressive roster of past performers that includes David Spade, Adam Sandler, and Jerry Seinfeld. Kansas City Improv Comedy Club unveils a spread of award-winning American cuisine from company-wide head chef JR Grady, and a slew of signature cocktails to remedy laughter-induced cottonmouth. Guests can stow their vehicles prior to the show with garage parking, available throughout the Zona Rosa shopping center.