Comedians often draw inspiration from their real lives, which is why most jokes are about staring at a blank piece of paper and trying to think of jokes. Laugh it up with this GrouponLive deal.
- $36 for one G-Pass to see Comedy Explosion: John Witherspoon, Sheryl Underwood, Michael Blackson, and Damon Williams (up to a $72.03 value)
- When: Friday, July 19, at 8 p.m.
- Where: Arie Crown Theater
- Seating: main floor level
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the seating chart. <p>
**How G-Pass Works:** Your G-Pass will be ready to print 48 hours after the deal ends. Print the G-Pass and use it to enter the venue directly; you won’t need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, G-Passes cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app.
Best known as Willie Jones in Friday and as the voice of Robert “Granddad” Freeman in the animated show The Boondocks<p>
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As seen in _Beauty Shop_, on _BET's Comicview_, and as a panelist on CBS's _The Talk_
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As seen on _P. Diddy Presents: The Bad Boys of Comedy_ and _Next Friday_
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Regular on BET's Comicview and former host of Showtime at the Apollo; seen in opening slots for Cedric the Entertainer and Chris Rock
Warning: contains some big bad words and pointed opinions on masculinity.
Arie Crown Theater
The Arie Crown Theater—named after Lithuanian-native business tycoon, Arie Crown, and Theater, his loyal shar pei—has been a Chicago staple since 1960. Although its home at McCormick Place caught fire in 1967, somehow the theater was spared. It emerged from the smoke to welcome the biggest names in entertainment to its stage, acts including the Rolling Stones, the Temptaitions, the Bolshoi Ballet, and Jerry Seinfeld as well as stagings of Hello Dolly with Carol Channing and The King and I with Yul Brenner.