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Laughs on a Budget: Free Stand-Up Comedy Tour Begins This Week


The nation’s economy continues to struggle, and Comedy Central feels your pain.

This week, the cable network introduces ‘Comedy Central Pop-Up Stand-Up,’ a series of live comedy performances where the first 150 patrons can enjoy the show for free. But you have to be clever – and quick – to nab those tickets.

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Comedian Gabriel Iglesias kicks off the new program tonight at The Addison Improv Comedy Theater in Dallas.

‘Pop-Up Stand-Up’ invites all-star comedians to perform for budget-conscious crowds. Audiences, in turn, must solve clues on the channel’s special web site, Facebook and Twitter pages as to the date and location of the next stand-up performance. Details for subsequent acts and locations will be revealed a few days before each show.

The next ‘Pop-Up’ comedian will be announced tomorrow along with a fresh set of clues hinting at where he or she will be performing.

Iglesias hosts Comedy Central’s series ‘Gabriel Iglesias Presents: Stand-Up Revolution.’


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