Standup comedians typically draw from real life, such as bad relationships or how the zoo is crazy. Life's a riot with this GrouponLive deal to Yuk Yuk's. For $22, you get general admission for two to any Saturday evening comedy show in July or August (a $45 value, including tax). These shows take place at 10:30 p.m., and doors open at 10 p.m. Choose from the following shows:
- Derek Seguin, Christophe Davidson, and Peter White on July 21
- Johnny Gardhouse, Richard Ryder, and Jo-Anna Downey on July 28
- Kristeen von Hagen, Dave Atkinson, and Cedric Newman on August 11
- Pete Zedlacher, Pat Thornton, and Shannon Laverty on August 18
- Kyle Radke, Steve Dylan, and Peter Anthony on August 25
Since its Toronto location opened in 1976, Yuk Yuk's has been a collective launching pad for such comedy heavyweights as Jim Carrey, Rick Moranis, and Russell Peters. This summer, seasoned jokesters and up-and-coming comedians featured on radio and television will grab hold of the mic to wipe the glum off faces.
When Derek Seguin (July 21) isn’t cross-examining for laughs on CBC’s The Debaters, the veteran standup is busy cracking up audiences across Canada. Espousing his sharp opinions in both French and English, Seguin charms with his distinctly Québécois take on politics and fatherhood. Johnny Gardhouse’s (July 28) familiar mug has been seen on TV for more than 15 years. From toothpaste ads and Last Comic Standing, to his stint as the _Cash for Life postman, Gardhouse’s quick wit and motor-mouthed commentary on life and bachelorhood makes the room buzz with energy. Canadian Comedy Award winner Kristeen von Hagen (August 11) crafts sharp comedy with topics ranging from lusting for men who’ve survived bear attacks to her fascination with the morbidly obese, both of which helped her earn a spot in Elle's Top 30 Power Women in Canada.
As one of the first comics to perform in war-torn Afghanistan, fellow Canadian Comedy Award winner Pete Zedlacher (August 18) draws audiences of every ilk with his perpetual grin and unique spin on universal matters. Rounding out the August roster, Kyle Radke exploits the joys of hypochondria as he riffs on his personality disorders and addictions. Although not included with this Groupon, a full bar with an à la carte menu stays open until the end of the show.
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