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$18 for Comedy at the Mette for Two with Drinks at the Wilmette Theatre (Up to $36 Value)

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In a Nutshell

A nearly century-old movie house hosts a monthly evening of standup comedy featuring Chicago's top comics

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Expires May 15th, 2013. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Reserve via phone starting 11/7, or redeem at venue starting 11/10. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Wilmette Theatre. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which Groupon will provide to facilitate redemption of voucher. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Wilmette Theatre's current ticket prices - price may differ on day of event. Must be 21 or older. Reservations recommended. Must use promotional value in one visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Comedy shows are the only escape most people have from their tedious day jobs of cleaning up thrown pies or repairing clown cars. See the funny side with this GrouponLive deal to see Comedy at the Mette at the Wilmette Theatre. Shows take place the second Saturday of each month. Headliners and comics change every month. For $18, you get a comedy-package for two (up to a $36 total value), which includes:

  • General admission for two (up to a $24 value)
  • Two drink tickets, good for beer or wine from the bar (a $12 value)

Working under the credo that standup should be anything intelligent, original, and out of the ordinary, Comedy at the Mette brings together some of the Windy City's best comics for a once-a-month evening of unchecked hilarity. On November 10, post-grunge acoustic rockers Lola Balatro take to the stage, bringing an infectious brand of comedic music whose hooks are “so dangerously catchy, you may wonder how you lived without them,” the Chicago Tribune reports. Two Second City alumni provide the lyrics to such hits as “Questionable Beef,” an emotional exhortation over the questions that arise from expired meat, and “Rock Star,” the self-indulgent rant of a rock god sung as a stadium-style anthem.

Wilmette Theatre

Renovated in 2006, the nearly century-old Wilmette Theatre entertains theatergoers with a rotating slate of current and classic offerings, including Hollywood blockbusters and niche art films. Cylindrical light from a whirring projector flickers across two auditoriums, where movie-going duos can snack on buttery tubs of popcorn while sipping a soda and whispering spoilers into the facility’s pristine Soundfold curtain. The Wilmette underwent a key renovation in 2006, fortifying the century-old venue’s commitment to quality art with fresh coats of paint, an overhauled concessions center, and screenings of feature-length still lifes.


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  • “Old fashioned local theater with nice personnel.”

  • “Loved this theater experience. Great movie- 56 Up. Staff was wonderful. Everything perfect! Well except for the tall guy who came in late and then sat right in...”

    “Loved this theater experience. Great movie- 56 Up. Staff was wonderful. Everything perfect! Well except for the tall guy who came in late and then sat right in front of me.”

  • “We went to see the Rocky Horror Picture Show which is a unique experience in its on right. The theater is cozy and the staff very friendly. Its a bit far from where...”

    “We went to see the Rocky Horror Picture Show which is a unique experience in its on right. The theater is cozy and the staff very friendly. Its a bit far from where I live but I might be willing to go back for another special event such as this. Overall a good time and with the trip.”

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    Wilmette Theatre

    1122 Central Ave.

    Wilmette, IL 60091

    +18472517424

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