Both laughter and tears can be cathartic, but only laughter is OK in front of your dog. Laugh until you cry with this GrouponLive deal at Comedy Connection in East Providence. For $22, you get a comedy night for two (up to a $44 total value), which includes:
- Two general-admission tickets to any comedy show (up to a $30 value)
- Two drinks worth up to $7 each (up to a $14 total value)
Awarded Best Comedy Club in Rhode Island in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 by the Providence Phoenix, Comedy Connection lives up to its accolades by populating its stage with a slew of both burgeoning and established comedians. A packed calendar highlights comics such as Derek Furtado, who mans the mic on June 29 and 30. Harnessing experience performing in New York and in front of the club's standup comedy class, Furtado waxes philosophical on stereotypes while delivering punch lines with his trademark easygoing cadence.
On July 13 and 14, Pete Costello causes waves of laughter with his hilarious observations on men and women. Bob DiBuono induces spit takes on July 20 and 21, brimming with dynamic energy as he cracks jokes on everything from road rage to personal anxiety issues. Throughout the show, bartenders sling domestic and imported brews while mixing both basic drinks with Jack Daniels and dessert substitutes such as s'mores and caramel-apple martinis.
"Comedy Connection," wrote the Providence Phoenix, "is our Comedy Central." The winner of the paper's "Best Comedy Club" award for five years running, Comedy Connection lives up to its accolades by populating its stage with a slew of up-and-coming and established comedians. Throughout shows, bartenders sling domestic and imported brews while mixing both basic drinks with Jack Daniels and dessert substitutes, such as s'mores and caramel-apple martinis. Aside from regular standup sets, Comedy Connection’s fundraising program helps members of the community host charitable events that benefit non-profit organizations, youth sports teams, and families in need.