Comedy has long been used to subvert the established order, shedding light on modern life’s pervasive absurdities and fomenting distrust of potentially seltzer-filled boutonnieres. Discover some rollicking truths with this Groupon.
- $16 for one ticket to see The Sullivan & Son comedy tour with Steve Byrne (up to a $32 value)
- When: Thursday, August 8, at 8 p.m.
- Where: Theatre of Living Arts
- Seating: balcony
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the seating chart.<p>
The Sullivan & Son Comedy Tour
The lead in Sullivan & Son also has been seen on The Tonight Show, Chappelle’s Show, and two of his own one-hour specials on Comedy Central.<p>
Warning: contains sexual situations, terrible dance moves<p>
Sometimes seated behind a piano, Owen Benjamin is a regular correspondent on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and performed on MTV's Punk'd.
Warning: contains swearing, sexual situations, sweeping stereotypes, and the secret to controlling men
**Roy Wood Jr.**
As seen on Def Comedy Jam, Chelsea Lately, and Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Wood also can be heard pulling prank calls on mixtapes by Chamillionaire and Cam'ron.
Warning: contains curse words and 9 pounds of room-temperature shrimp
Besides acting in such movies and TV shows as Iron Man, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, and Roseanne, Ahmed is a regular performer in the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour.
Warning: contains religious humor and biting political commentary
Theatre of the Living Arts
- 1908: a nickelodeon opens on South Street under the name the Crystal Palace
- 1927: the movie theater is converted into a concert hall
- 1941: the concert hall is converted into a movie theater
- 1959: director Andre Gregory founds an avant-garde performance group in the theater, and gives it a new name—the Theatre of the Living Arts
- 1960–1968: the troupe's critically acclaimed shows, including The Critic_ and _Poor Bitos, feature such future legends as Danny DeVito, Judd Hirsch, and Morgan Freeman
- 1976: years after the performance group goes bankrupt, a newly opened movie theater realizes it can pay its rent with weekly screenings of _Rocky Horror Picture Show_
- 1988: after one final transformation, the Theatre of the Living Arts becomes a live performance venue once again
- 2013: now exclusively a music stage, the theater earns a spot on Complex's list of America's 50 best concert venues