Aurora Comedy Nights to Bring Lots of Laughs with DAD DOES THE BURBS and More, 5/9-17
Aurora Comedy Nights gives folks lots to laugh about in May with two big weekends of club comedy on the square in downtown Lawrenceville. Atlanta's best improv group, Dad's Garage Theatre Company, returns with Dad's Does the Burbs performing on May 9 & 10 with shows each night at 7:15pm & 9:15pm. Then the following weekend, Headliner Mia Jackson with Viet Huynh and Chelcie Rice join Hostess Katie Causey for an unforgettable weekend of stand-up comedy, with shows on May 16 & 17 at 7:15pm and 9:15pm. Aurora Theatre has been hosting the best local and national comedians since they opened their current location in 2007 with Aurora Comedy Nights. They even offer a way for frequent laughers to enjoy live comedy in Gwinnett at a deep discount. ComedyTix is a punchcard with 6 flexible admissions that may be used at Aurora Comedy Nights for only $69.60, a savings of over $45.
After a very successful debut last November, Atlanta's best improv group returns to Aurora Theatre with Dad's Does the Burbs, a hilarious, off-the-cuff night of comedy. Since 1995, Dad's Garage Theatre Company has been producing innovative, scripted and improvised works. Improv Comedy is what Dad's Garage does best: fast-paced comedy scenes and games made up on the spot using your suggestions. How good are they? Dad's has won numerous awards over the years, including multiple wins as Creative Loafing's Best Improv Group in Atlanta. For those unfamiliar, it's like TV's Whose Line is it Anyway? starring the most talented improvisers in Atlanta. Dad's Does the Burbs will knock your socks off with a one-of-a-kind hilarious, interactive performance... so bring an extra pair as a backup. The admission price will have you grinning as well; tickets for this special event in the Aurora Studio Theatre are only $10. (Because of this special price, no coupons or passes will be accepted for this performance) For more information on Dad's Garage, visit http://www.dadsgarage.com/.
After graduating from the University of Georgia, Mia Jackson hit the local comedy scene. This Georgia native and self-proclaimed know-it-all has thrilled audiences since day one. You may recognize her from Oxygen's Girls Behaving Badly and TLC's Wild Weddings. She was also a writer on BET/Centric's re-launch of the Soul Train Awards in 2009 and 2010. In 2012, Mia was a finalist in the Laughing Skull Festival. She recently opened for Dave Chapelle and Amy Schumer. A diverse comedienne with a different voice and perspective, Mia's energetic conversational style leaves the audience feeling refreshed and as if they have known her forever. Smart, funny, and versatile, Mia entertains all types of crowds. For more information, visit http://www.miajackson.com/.