After years spent dealing with a crappy economy, natural disasters, wars and "The Hills"' Spencer and Heidi being all up in our faces, we could probably all use a little laugh. Luckily, there are plenty of places in Greenville and the Upstate to forget your woes for awhile and just focus on giving your funny bone a workout.
Comedy in the Upstate
8 places to get your funny on in Greenville
By Yvonne ZuselMetromix
January 26, 2010
The Warehouse Theatre is the home base for resident improv and sketch comedy troupe The Distracted Globe, which often performs shows after mainstage plays.
This theater plays host to Studio 444, an alternative studio series that often features sketch comedy and comedic one-act plays. It is also the home of The Laughing Stock, a short-form improv troupe which performs regularly.
Cafe and Then Some is a well-known comedy theater in the Upstate, and its plays are loosely based on local humor. A lot of it is Southerners poking fun at themselves. Most of the “characters” have been with the theater for 15 years or more. Entrees are served before the show starts and consist American cuisine centered around steaks, chicken or fish. There’s a full bar, so drinks are an option.
This bar and music venue is known as a must-stop for metal bands, but it also frequently plays host to well-known comedy acts, including Doug Stanhope and The Beards of Comedy.
This performing arts center often hosts nationally touring acts including Kathy Griffin and Bill Maher.