Top 10 Funniest Things in Houston
There is an old saying, "Dying is easy, Comedy is hard..." But if you are in Houston you should check out the following companies and get your laugh on.
From Stand - Up to improv, Houston has a lot to offer. We looked high and low and came up with some great ideas when making plans in Houston.
ComedySportz Houston has been making people laugh for almost 20 years and counting. ComedySportz Houston consistently provides a fun, interactive, competitive improv comedy show to audiences of all ages. They pride themselves on providing clean fun for the whole family to enjoy and keep all the comedy "Clean." They are located at 901 Town and Country Blvd.
If you're looking for more of a kid specific show, ComedySportz offers ComedySportz4Kidz on the first Saturday of the month during the day. Great show which is geared specifically for kids of all ages.
The Comedy Showcase was founded in 1993 by Danny Martinez and his wife Blanca Gutierez. The Comedy Showcase was the starting place for several people including Thea Vidale, who got her first break when she appeared on "Rodney's Young Comedians", which led to her own series called "Thea" on ABC. Rushion McDonald is now Steve Harvey's Manager and Producer of Steve's television shows. The CS is located at 11460 Fuqua in Houston.
The Laff Spot has been an institution on the Northwest side of Houston for many years and attracts some of the largest acts in the city. Comedians from all over the country perform at the Laff Spot, which is a must play while in Houston. Laff Spot is located at Highway 249 and 1960 next to Willowbrook mall.
Laugh Stop was located off of Shepherd for many years until they recently moved into their new location. This is a nice venue and another place to watch some of the top touring acts in Houston. Stop in for a laugh and some their famous fried cheese.
Third Coast Comedy has added to Houston's improv scene by providing quality comedy that is fun for the whole family. Third Coast is also available for corporate training classes, which have proved very successful in building relationships. Third coast is located at 2317 W. 34th Street in Houston, Texas.
If you are lucky, you can catch Massive Improv performing at the fantastic venue Avant-Garden. Massive is one of Houston's up and coming improv troupes. You need to check with Avant-Garden for show times and schedule and make sure to pick up tickets in advance as the venue is rather small and sells out quickly.
Throughout the year Main Street Theatre puts on some of the best comedies in town. Once of the best kept secrets in Houston, with an outstanding group of actors, Main Street is a can't miss. Main Street Theatre has 2 stages; one located in Rice Village at 2540 Times Blvd. Houston, TX 77005, and the other in Chelsea Market 4617 Montrose Blvd. Houston, TX 77006.
The Improv Houston is another great place to see live comedy in an intimate setting. Located off I-10, The Improv also has some of the best stand-up comedians in the business performing on a regular basis. The Improv is part of the original Improv located in Los Angeles
There are numerous other venues and companies in Houston who seek to entertain through comedy and whose work is fantastic. If looking for great entertainment and a fun night out, Houston has it all and can get you laughing in no time.