Best Local Comics In DFW

October 18, 2010 6:22 PM

Laughter is the best medicine and the DFW area has just what the doctor ordered to tickle your funny bone. Some of the hottest comics perform locally around the metroplex most any night of the week. To see the best, here are a few places to try. – Susan Mcfarland

Backdoor Comedy at the Doubletree Hotel

8250 N Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 328-4444

Known as one of the hottest stand-up comedy showcases in the southwest, The Backdoor features an eclectic lineup of eight or more comedians each night. A few local regulars include Tony Ybarra and Anthony Perez from Hyena’s Comedy Club; Steve Halasz and Aaron Aryanpur from Improv Comedy Club; and Billy McFarland and Sherry Bell from West End Comedy Club.

Hyena’s Comedy Clubs

2525 E Arkansas Lane
Arlington, TX 76010
(817) 226-5233

5321 East Mockingbird
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 823-5233

605 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 877-5233

Hyena’s brings you the best comics on a regular basis, featuring the hottest talent, such as Jason Russell, April Macie and Marc Ryan. The Best of Texas Comedy Night, an ongoing event, brings the funniest acts in Texas to these venues. Tickle your funny bone at one of three DFW locations.

Four Day Weekend

312 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 226-4329

Expect big laughs when watching this all-male troupe of improv comedians, who have the longest running live show in Fort Worth. The show has become known as “the best little comedy show (that you’ve never seen) in Texas.”

Dallas Comedy House

2645 Commerce Street
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 741-4448

Dallas Comedy House has a lineup of new shows, fun holiday parties and extravaganzas with free shows every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Fridays and Saturdays require a cover charge. On Thursdays, come for top-notch comedy with all the free buttered popcorn your tickle bone desires during Free Popcorn and Comedy Show.


2626 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 754-7050

Ad-Libs, an American Comedy Improv Troupe, has been performing since 1986 at its cabaret-style theater in Dallas. Cast includes Chad Cline, Jason Folks, Steve Hargrave, Brian Hardy, Katie McClain and Chris Smith, among others. Expect plenty of audience participation in this interactive show, known as “lively and just plain funny.”

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