Comedians require laughter to survive and, when desperate, will sometimes go so far as to steal laughs from unsuspecting citizens in brutal tickle attacks. Keep jokesters on the straight and narrow with today’s GrouponLive deal: for $10, you get one ticket for general-admission seating to see comedians Alycia Cooper and Schmitty B. perform at Jokes and Notes in Bronzeville (a $20 value). Jokes and Notes requires proper attire and a two-drink minimum for all guests (not included with this Groupon). Choose between the following showtimes:
- Friday, January 27, at 10:30 p.m.
- Saturday, January 28, at 10:30 p.m.
Doors open at 10 p.m.
Routines from nationally recognized joke wranglers crack up club-goers within Jokes and Notes’ elegant club atmosphere. In a pair of weekend shows, co-headlining comic Alycia Cooper showcases the comedic chops that have landed her on national television in shows such as Last Comic Standing, America’s Got Talent¬, and The Mo’Nique Show. Sharing the stage, Chicago comedian Schmitty B. unleashes his signature barrage of one-liners that strike at uncomfortable truths and that have collaterally damaged all but one letter of his last name. As always on Friday and Saturday nights, the eminent emcee BaldHead Phillips plays host for an evening of booming laughing and drink downing.
Just steps from the Harold Washington Cultural Center, Jokes and Notes’ sophisticated interior pads laugh riots with plush banquettes, a full bar, and giant mirrors that open up the space and remind guests to remove fake mustaches. A lounge area invites early arrivers to grab a drink before the show or seek repose during a set while keeping up with the onstage action through 24-inch monitors.