About once a month, Hollywood Theater is hosting a stand up comedy show — Cheap Date – Stand Up Comedy. The first one was on July 14, and it was excellently funny. Also, the price of $6 is hard to beat! After seeing so many shows on the Bridgetown Comedy Festival pass earlier this year, I’ve been looking for the same bang for my buck.
We had gone to the Hollywood thinking we were most interested in Arcade-o-Vision where folks were playing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the big screen with a live band playing the soundtrack. Once I heard about Cheap Date, I was a bit more interested in the comedy. And as it turns out, if you’re not planning to play TMNT, about 20 minutes suffices to watch the show…
And so, we adjourned upstairs for a packed crowd at Cheap Date. Apparently there were also donuts, but I declined… The show was lovely. Sean Jordan was a good emcee, and kept us moving along.
It was nice to see Ian Karmel again since I hadn’t been that blown away from when he emceed a show for Bridgetown Comedy Festival. He did great. And I finally saw Ron Funches — his delivery patter is lovely. I really like the slow delivery and build of humor, and he nails it.
Anthony Lopez’s riffs on his name and family were quite funny. I’m looking forward to seeing all of these guys again!
The next Cheap Date is on Wednesday, August 31 at 9:30pm.