Standup comedy is much more entertaining than sit-down comedy, which is only performed by off-duty librarians perched on a tree stump. Stick to a proven comedic style with today's GrouponLive deal: for $15, you get two general-admission tickets to Stand-up, Scottsdale! Comedy Club (up to a $30 value). Though there is a two-drink minimum, all Groupon holders receive 10% off food and drinks during each show. Shows take place at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, and tickets can be picked up from the box office on the day of the event; call ahead of time to check availability. This deal is not valid for special engagements.
At Stand-up, Scottsdale!, bellies acquire laugh-induced aches from a rotating selection of nationally known comedians. The intimate 180-person venue, where such local legends as David Spade got their start, plays host to two shows on both Friday and Saturday nights. Fill up on huge, meaty chuckles and svelte guffaws weekly, with a cast of talented funny persons that changes regularly. Past performers have included comedians from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and network specials on Showtime and Comedy Central. The upcoming roster includes foaming angryman and Louie guest star Rick Shapiro September 9–10), unapologetic redhead Darren Carter from Chelsea Lately (September 30–October 1), and venerable heckle-pillow and Last Comic Standing veteran Jay Larson (October 7–8).
During shows, there is a two-drink minimum ($3–$6 on average), so prime laugh pumps with offerings from the full bar and snack on some pub grub from the menu (not included with today's Groupon). Groupon holders get 10% off both food and drinks, and options include loaded fries ($9.95), pulled-pork sliders ($9.95), and the wine burger ($9.95), which pairs perfectly with jokes about cheese.
At Stand-Up, Scottsdale!, bellies ache from a rotating selection of nationally known comedians seen on Comedy Central and late-night talk shows. The intimate 130-person venue beckons a cast of talented funny persons that changes regularly. Voted Best Comedy Club of 2012 by Arizona Foothills magazine, this laugh spot was also showcased on Spike TV's hit show, "Bar Rescue." Experience the reality of this locally-owned, nationally-known comedy club. The club features small plate Mexican fare, has full beverage and cocktail menus in the showroom, and offers pre- or post-show dining in the attached Papi Chulo's Mexican Cantina for a full-service dining experience.