Comedy Challenge 2012

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Month-long comedy competition pits nationally touring vets against one another for an opening spot with acclaimed standup Caroline Rhea

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Expiration varies. Limit 3/person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting 10/5 at venue. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Mardi Gras Casino. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which Groupon will provide to facilitate redemption of voucher. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Mardi Gras Casino's current ticket prices - price may differ on day of event. Drink tickets valid only for drinks up to $6. Some content may not be suitable for all ages. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Laughter is the best medicine, though it tends to be the worst legal defense. Salute the healing art of comedy with this GrouponLive deal to the Comedy Challenge 2012 at Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach. Choose from the following options:

  • For $22, you get two drinks (up to a $12 value) and two general-admission tickets to a performance by a Comedy Challenge 2012 finalist (up to a $33.04 value, including fees; up to a $45.04 total value). Choose from the following performances:

    • Lynne Koplitz on Friday, October 5, or Saturday, October 6; doors at 7 p.m.
    • Dennis Regan on Friday, October 12, or Saturday, October 13; doors at 7 p.m.
    • Ángel Salazar on Friday, October 19, or Saturday, October 20; doors at 7 p.m.
    • Pete Correale on Friday, October 26, or Saturday, October 27; doors at 7 p.m.

  • For $45, you get two drink tickets (up to a $12 value) plus two general-admission tickets to see the competition winner and Caroline Rhea on Saturday, November 3, at 8 p.m. (up to an $84.78 value, including fees; up to a $96.78 total value).

The Mardi Gras Casino Comedy Challenge 2012 crowns a victor at the end of October after the six remaining finalists—culled from a starting pool of 40—test their laugh-luring skills as headliners. Lynne Koplitz shows off the ditzy, bubbly persona that won her a Comedy Central special, softening brutally cynical takes on relationships with charming befuddlement. Journeyman jokester Dennis Regan slings one-liners with easygoing aplomb before Ángel Salazar lays into funny bones with manic onstage energy and gleeful, rapid-fire riffs on ethnic stereotypes. Long Island native Pete Correale closes the competition, tickling ribs with sets that evince wide-eyed disbelief at such absurdities as the price of the zoo and smilingly jaundiced observations about married life.

The winner of the competition runs a chortle-filled victory lap, opening for Caroline Rhea in November. A veteran of the standup circuit, Rhea's sets delve into personal stories, revealing her infectious delight at low-level misanthropy and surreal situations brought on by anxiety-addled musings.

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    Jokers Wild Comedy Club and Bar at the Mardi Gras Casino

    831 N Federal Hwy.

    Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

    +19549243200

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