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FAQ

Frequently asked questions:

Q.  Where are you located?

A  208 2nd Ave. S.E.  Cedar Rapids, IA  52401.  Our telephone number is  319-362-8133.

Q.  How do I purchase tickets for the shows?

A.  Easiest way is to purchase them directly from our website.  You can print your ticket at home and bring it down night of the show.  Don't worry if you could not print them out, we have your reservation on file attached to your name.  You can also call 319-362-8133 to purchase tickets with credit card on the phone.  We do not hold tables, we run your credit card to reserve you a spot.  You can also stop down during business hours to buy tickets directly.  Seating is reserved so if you want to sit with another group that has purchased tickets you need to let us know.

Q. What are showtimes?

A.  Friday & Saturday show times are at 7:30. (Special circumstances do apply) Seating for the showroom starts at 6:30 and the sports bar and cocktail bar opens at 4:00.  Our Open Mic Night (every Wednesday) starts at 8:00.  Weekday Special Event shows may vary.

Q.  How is seating based?

A.  Website tickets have best seats available, then credit card reservations, and then any walk ins. 

Q. How is group seating done?

A. Email penguinscomedyclub.com or call 319-362-8133 with everyone in the group, their ticket number, show time/ date and the name for your group. 

Q.  How long is the show?

A.  We try to tailor our shows to be a solid 1 1/2 hour of pure enjoyment.  Then following the show you can stay for free and enjoy dueling pianos or a live band entertainment shortly after.  You get free admission to the entertainment when you purchase Penguins Comedy Club tickets.  (For shows on Thursday - Saturday only)

Q  How old must you be to enter your venue?

A.  Penguin's Comedy Club is  a 21 or older establishment.

 

OTHER GREAT SHOWS!

  • Brian Hicks
    May 13, 2016 at 7:30 PM Brian Hicks
    Brian is one of the country's most sought-after stand-up comics. He has taken the comedy world by storm with his insightful views on what people find funny. The laughs come fast and frequently, since he has spent the last 15 years honing his craft at clubs and theaters across the country. Brian specializes in giving every audience a hilarious and singular comedic experience. His unique talent consists of clever material and unparalleled audience interaction, which he combines seamlessly with his lightning quick wit. Brian has incredible instincts and an undeniable ability to make audiences laugh. 

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  • Michael Thorne
    May 20, 2016 at 7:30 PM Michael Thorne

    Michael Thorne is an amalgam of culture and white trash raised on a greasy silver spoon in a borough of Minneapolis aptly nicknamed “Nordeast”. He has brought his hilarious observational insights on evolution, (or lack thereof), human relations, marriage & parenthood to backwoods barrooms, colleges, casinos and A-list comedy clubs from coast to coast & border to border. Michael grabbed the attention of LA bigwigs at one point who urged him to leave Minnesota to further his career. “You’re the funniest thing out of the Midwest. Now get out of the Midwest.”

    But Michael favors the Midwestern family life. He will take you on a wild and hysterical tour of the minefield that is his life. Michael has shared the stage with comedy legends Steven Wright, the late Bill Hicks and the late Mitch Hedberg. 

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  • Andrew Rivers
    May 27, 2016 at 7:30 PM Andrew Rivers

    Andrew’s very personal and fun storytelling comedy, combined with his exemplary work ethic has earned him high praise from some of the best comedians in the business. Andrew has appeared as a standup comedian on the Seattle-based TV Show “Up Late NW” and contributed as a writer and actor to several of the sketches as well.  Andrew has been featured on NBC, FOX, and the Bob & Tom Radio Show and is a regular opening act for Christopher Titus.
     
    Andrew was also featured on the popular Buzzfeed webseries “Truth or Drink” and has performed in over 35 states. Check him out at andrewjrivers.com

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  • Christine Stedman
    June 03, 2016 at 7:30 PM Christine Stedman

    Christine can best be described as one funny mother!   She has a husband, a twenty-something son who lives at home, a divorced daughter and three grand-kids. This gives her a full portfolio of material to draw from.  A lot of people ask Chris why she began a career in comedy so late in life. Well, it’s not a coincidence that she started immediately after her daughter began having babies! Chris does not like to baby-sit! Sure, traveling around the country telling jokes to drunks in smoky nightclubs was not the most practical way to get out of baby-sitting, but she decided it was definitely worth a try. (It was either that, or go to truck-driving school and she hates the way she looks in flannel shirts! ) So far, this desperate attempt to distance herself from family obligations has worked out quite nicely. She’s come a long way from her early years in comedy.

    She currently headlines in some of the top clubs in the country and has become a favorite at “The Comedy Stop” in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. In 2006, she was chosen to compete in Nick at Nite’s Search for the Funniest Mom in America. She appeared in six episodes and made it all the way to the finale where it came down to only 5 finalists. Ok, she didn’t win—-but just ask anyone who has seen her perform and they will tell you that she is definitely one funny mother!

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