According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, humans cannot attain self-actualization without first tending to such basic physiological needs as water, sleep, and comedy shows. Achieve chuckle fulfillment with today's Groupon: for $12, you get one general-admission ticket to see Jay Phillips perform at Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse (a $24 value). Choose from the following dates:
• Thursday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m.
• Friday, July 22 at 9:55 p.m.
• Saturday, July 23 at 9:55 p.m.
Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse welcomes internationally funny acts to its comfy theater-restaurant hybrid with open arms. DC native Jay Phillips crafts a funny-bone-pummeling standup act and boasts a filmography that includes Semi-Pro and Baby Mama, making him one of 10 Comics to Watch, according to Variety. On the stage of a historic 1930s theater, Phillips will regale guffaw-seekers with an act that focuses on stories slyly laced with Richard Pryor-like humor and social observations. Throughout the show, friendly servers make the rounds, offering beverages and snacks to patrons who haven't already filled up on hearty chuckles.