Are you going to be attending a comedy theater show soon, or planning to go to one soon? If so, you might be wondering what the experience will be like. There are many variables that will determine your experience when you attend a comedy show at a theater.
Here are some of the details you can figure out before going to a comedy theater show that will help you figure out what it will be like:
Where Are Your Seats?
If you already bought tickets to a comedy theater show, you should have an idea of where you'll be seated. Your experience will differ vastly based on where you sit. Most comedy theaters are designed so you'll be able to see the stage no matter where your seats are, but you should figure out if you'll be close to the stage, on the balcony, etc.
How Many Seats Are There?
Some comedy theaters are really large, while others are a little smaller. One option isn't better than the other, but each will create a unique experience. When you go to a large comedy theater, it feels like you're at a big, important event, while smaller theaters have a more intimate atmosphere.
What Time Should You Arrive?
When you purchase tickets to a comedy theater show, the company will let you know what time you should arrive. In most cases, you should arrive a little early so you can be one of the first people let into the theater. It's much better waiting for the show to start when you're inside in your seat than standing outside in a long line.
Will Food Be Served?
Some comedy theaters will have a wait staff who will bring you food while you're in your seat. Others may serve food in a separate restaurant area. Make sure to find out about the food situation before getting to the show so you know if you have to arrive extra early to eat at the restaurant, eat somewhere else, etc.
Will Drinks Be Served?
When you go to a comedy club, it's expected that you'll be able to buy drinks for the show, but that's not always the case with comedy theaters. However, some do serve alcoholic beverages, so just ask when you buy your tickets so you know if you should grab drinks before the show if you'd like to drink that night. Some theaters will have a separate bar area that you can visit before the show starts.
Contact a local comedy theater to learn more.