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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 7:30PM in the fall/winter 8:00PM in the summer months. (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.  Occasionaly Penguin's will have entertainment after the show.  Please inquire for dates of piano/bands.

Q  How old must you be to enter your venue?

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

 

OTHER GREAT SHOWS!

  • Dwight York
    August 19, 2016 at 8:00 PM Dwight York

    “I hope you like jokes” may seem an absurd way for a comedian to begin a show but those are the words that comedian Dwight York uses to introduce himself to his audience each night. Then the joke-slinging begins and never ends until York says “goodnight” a couple hundred perfect one-liners later.

    Dwight York performs at many of the nation’s top comedy clubs and every summer headlines the Buffalo Chip Comedy Club at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. He has appeared at the Great American Comedy Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was a two-time finalist in the San Francisco International Comedy Contest. In October of 2014, he placed 2nd at the Laughlin Laugh Fest.

    York has also been a favorite guest on the nationally syndicated The Bob and Tom Show and was featured on their CD, You Guys Rock. York’s CD Quickies (Stand Up! Records) can be heard on Sirius XM Satellite Radio’s Raw Dog Comedy Channel and was rated a “top ten comedy release of the year” by The Serious Comedy Site. Laffspin Magazine says that Dwight York, as inventive as he is suggestive, is what Steven Wright would be if Wright had Robert Schimmel’s blue streak, and that’s a  compliment to all three master comics.

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  • HOMEGROWN COMEDY SPECIAL!
    August 26, 2016 at 8:00 PM HOMEGROWN COMEDY SPECIAL!
    Join us for a special event at Penguin's!  Full line up of Local Comedians, including the winner of "Funniest Comedian in Iowa"  AJ GRILL!

    Andrew Cline
    Mitch Banks
    AJ Grill
    Travis Bails
    Nathan Timmel
     

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  • Travis Howze - Funny Under Fire!
    September 02, 2016 at 7:30 PM Travis Howze - Funny Under Fire!
    Travis Howze is an internationally touring comedian and motivational speaker who spent 14 years in the military and emergency services as a U.S. Marine, Police Officer and Firefighter. Whether performing at corporate events and fundraisers to top comedy clubs, colleges and multiple tours overseas for our troops, Travis has become a comedic demand in multiple arena’s and always leaves his audiences craving more!

    Known as the military and emergency services voice of comedy, the topics of Travis’ humor are limitless: from being raised in South Carolina to married life and fatherhood to his time in uniform and much more. Whether dodging bullets, chasing bad guys, or running into burning buildings, Travis is always FUNNY UNDER FIRE!

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  • Brett Erickson
    September 04, 2016 at 7:30 PM Brett Erickson
    Brett Erickson is a comedian based in Los Angeles, CA. As host of one of L.A.'s most popular weekly shows, Punch at the Pikey, Brett tackles the week's news with a bold and brash, tell-it-like-it-is style. Combining a razor-sharp wit with a lovably acerbic tongue, Brett takes on topics most comics are too afraid to go near. If you like your comedy in the tradition of Stanhope and Hicks, you'll love Brett. 

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