Standup comedians typically draw from real life, such as bad relationships or how the zoo is crazy. Life's a riot with this GrouponLive deal to see a comedy showcase at Brea Improv. For $25, you get a comedy-show package (up to a $141.75 total value). The package includes:
- Two tickets to a comedy show, not including special events (up to a $44 value). All seating is first come, first served. Comedy shows require a two-item minimum per person (not included in this deal).
- One appetizer (up to a $9.75 value), which counts toward the two-item minimum
- Four vouchers for tickets to future shows, not including special events (up to an $88 value)
Doors open 90 minutes before showtime for a show with dinner reservations. Doors open 45 minutes before showtime for general admission.
At Brea Improv, comics lure laughs from deep within bellies as they follow in the footsteps of standup legends such as Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, and Dave Chappelle, all of whom have graced the Improv club stages. The club's calendar schedules comedians as often as seven nights a week, alternating between big-name headliners and up-and-coming funsters who tickle funny bones with fresh material, abundant energy, and feathered reflex hammers.
Though special shows are excluded, Groupon holders may attend sets from a diverse lineup of familiar and buzzworthy funny people. Veteran comedian Jimmy Dore (November 3), the star of the award-winning Comedy Central special Citizen Jimmy, reaches for the apex of Smart-Aleck Mountain with the unapologetically offensive political and societal jabs that earned landed his radio show, The Jimmy Dore Show, syndication from LA to NYC to Alaska. Since age 18, comedian Tommy Johnagin (November 9) has engaged audiences with sharp, confessional, and relatable material told with the storytelling finesse of Bill Cosby. From snagging his own Comedy Central special to his many David Letterman appearances, Tommy’s clean-cut look and his obscenity-free delivery harkens to likeable high-brow legends such as Bob Newhart. Self-defined comedy nerds flock to the barbed-wire wit of author, standup, and Chelsea Lately roundtable regular Jen Kirkman, whose droll and sarcastic voice narrated the Internet hit “Drunk History” and whose absurd take on life, love, and fear of flying can be heard weekly on Paul F. Tompkins’s popular podcast.
With a surplus of show vouchers, comedy fans can also savor Brea Improv's recurring resident shows, such as Richard Villa's Refried Tuesdays or Saturday night’s Slanted Comedy, one of the longest-running Asian comedy shows in the family of Improv clubs. Audience members munch on their choice of a savory appetizer, such as spinach-and-artichoke dip or fried calamari, while sipping a cocktail to avoid eye contact with the giant rubber chicken sitting at the next table (drinks not included with this Groupon).