Everyone needs plenty of laughter in their lives. When did you last enjoy some truly great comedy? Sorry, late-night reruns and TV shows don't count; nor does your boss's habit of making terrible puns. Treat yourself to an evening of live, professional laugh artists.
In Columbia, a hot spot known as The Vu (more correctly, Déjà Vu Comedy Club) offers excellent stand-up comedy every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, when up-and-coming and established acts take the stage. Over the years, nationally acclaimed comics such as Drew Carey, Denis Leary and Tim Allen have performed at this popular club—the act you see one night just might be a big star tomorrow. In addition to comedy, The Vu boasts 10,000 square feet of nightclub space on two levels; nearly a dozen TVs for catching the big games; three bars; and frequent performances by live bands.
Visitors to Branson have a side-splitting time at Comedy Jamboree, located in the Grand Country complex; big laughs for everyone in the family. Catch the show every Monday through Saturday, at 3 p.m. Enjoy the antics of hilarious comedians, along with country music and a multitude of singers and dancers. This don't-miss combination of great jokes and energetic performances guarantees an unforgettable afternoon.
Spend time with some of the funniest people in the business at the Kansas City Improv Comedy Club, located in the Zona Rosa entertainment and shopping district. The Improv showcases performers well on their way to joining the ranks of famous comedians, so consider this your brush with history. The Kansas City Improv Comedy Club’s Dinner Theater offers delicious fare along with the hilarious stand-up acts.
Want a chance to show off that big brain of yours and win great prizes? Bruno's Pub & Grill, an entertainment highlight in Rolla, features trivia games every Tuesday night, plus a variety of happenings on other nights. While at Bruno's, enjoy fantastic drink specials along with a full menu of pub food . . . deep-fried pickles and mozzarella triangles, anyone?