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 this GrouponLive deal to Laughs Comedy Spot in Kirkland. Choose from the following options:
For $29, you get a comedy night for 2 (up to a $70 total value), which includes:
- 2 general-admission tickets to a show (up to a $40 value)
- $30 voucher for food and beverages<p>
For $55, you get a comedy night for 4 (up to a $140 total value), which includes:
- 4 general-admission tickets to a show (up to an $80 value)
- $60 voucher for food and beverages<p>
For $219, you get a comedy-night party for 20 (up to a $635 total value), which includes:
- 20 general-admission tickets to a show (up to a $400 value)
- Five appetizer platters (a $15 value each; up to a $75 value)
- 20 drink vouchers (up to a $160 value)<p>
After snagging a table Laughs Comedy Spot and settling in with icy beverages, groups tip faces up to the stage, ready to drink in jokes, quips, and impersonations from hilarious local and far-flung talents. The theater’s well-booked calendar teems with hilarious acts that court giggles with sarcasm, silly scenarios, and bouquets of whoopee cushions.
Upcoming comics include Kristin Key (August 23–25), whose unassuming demeanor lends extra punch to racy stories about booze, drugs, and romantic misadventures. Gabriel Rutledge (August 30–September 1) shows off the chops that won him the top spot at the 2004 Seattle International Comedy Competition and an invitation to Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham with good-natured skewering of marriage and parenthood. Fellow Seattle International Comedy Competition–winner Auggie Smith (September 6–8) unleashes withering rants, laying into society’s foibles with a voice in turns stentorian and tremulous with comically overwrought rage.
Guests can dig into a menu that includes such dishes as a sweet-and-spicy burger ($9), minty Totem Lake pie ($6), and sweet-potato fries brushed with butter and brown sugar ($5). Specialty cocktails range from a Center Stage margarita made with premium Patron tequila and Grand Marnier ($11) to a rated “R” that blends Jim Beam Red Stag, cola, and a cherry in a slasher mask ($7).
Laughs Comedy Spot
Owned by a pair of married comedians, Laughs Comedy Spot draws on its owners’ continent-wide comedy connections and restaurant-managing acumen to treat guests to top-rate rib ticklers and delectable food. Graciously arranged tables ensure clear views of the stage from every seat, backing up punch lines with a powerful sound system, and free, well-lit parking eases transit worries and preempts cars’ fear of the dark.