Although it’s been ostracized by the five traditional senses, the sense of humor is the only thing that enables human beings to detect a rubber chicken creeping up from behind. Stay on guard with today’s Groupon to see Alonzo Bodden at The First Avenue Club in Iowa City on Tuesday, November 1, at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Choose between the following options:
For $22, you get two general-admission tickets (a $32 value before fees, or up to a $47 value online, including all Ticketmaster fees).<p>
- For $92, you get a VIP dinner-and-drinks package for four people (up to a $184 value). The package includes:
- A VIP reserved table for four (a $120 value)
- A choice of four drinks (up to $6 each)
- Up to $40 worth of fare on the dinner menu<p>
Merrymaker Alonzo Bodden coaxes laughter out of audiences with punchy, anecdotal comedy that earned him consecutive runner-up and winning performances on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Bodden’s sharp comedy follows a charmingly classic model, covering topics that include political issues and cultural observations, ranging from the habits of bad drivers to how everyone seems to laugh when you’re on stage. Early arrival for general-admission attendees allows audiences to snag up-close seating, stake out prime views, and hear each joke milliseconds sooner. Seated at a reserved table, VIP diners select items from a predetermined dinner menu and cautiously sip cocktails to avoid showering their fellow guests in laughter-induced spit takes.
First Avenue Club
The same venue that hosts weddings and upscale dinners also welcomes established comedians and rock bands, making First Avenue Club a go-to destination for all manner of events. Inside, a full-service bar overflows with 12 draft beers, 40 bottled beers, and a wealth of mixed drinks. Further behind the scenes, the kitchen fires up hearty entrees such as roast pork loin and baked cod.
1550 S 1st Ave.
Iowa City, Iowa 52240Get Directions