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Cheaper Than Therapy

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Toooo Funny

If you like to laugh and forget your woes than you need to come see this show. Yes - it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Funny show, you really need to go here. Its near Tenderloin, a dirty city block with lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, The Netherlands
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Description Come spend an intimate evening enjoying unadulterated stand-up comedy with some of the best comedians from the Bay Area and beyond at Cheaper Than Therapy. The show is every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 10pm and every Sunday at 7pm...more
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533 Sutter St, Shelton Theater, San Francisco, CA 94102-1127
Union Square
+1 512-586-4401
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While the setting in the Shelton Theatre is nice, underneath the 7-11 🤪, the bar serves a full menu (a bit pricy..) the show was mediocre. I honestly hardly laughed. Some comedians were good, others i missed engagement and i could at best smile. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like to laugh and forget your woes than you need to come see this show. Yes - it was definitely “R” rated but it didn’t offend us. It was nice to be entertained by some really funny people in a lovely intimate setting....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank gloriat887
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Funny show, you really need to go here. Its near Tenderloin, a dirty city block with lots of junkies, so better take Uber.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Not therapeutic at all. For $20 I expected to laugh. If you're into supporting local theater then by all means show up and support them.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LijkeJe
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Funny and affordable show, there was an MC and 4 comedians. Theatre style setting. They encourage you to get up and hit the bar during the show. Price is great at $20 + $2 charge for online.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Caro11
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We found this show online and are so glad we did. Good Stand up is hard to find. The comedians were good to the audience and jokes were relevant and funny. The ticket price was appropriate and will return next time we are in SF

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ilovemysandyfeet
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this show! Everyone laughed and a good variety of topics. Very entertaining. Definitely would go back.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jilene H
Reviewed November 19, 2017

This comedy place really impressed me. There's just a really fun vibe about this theatre and this troupe. We saw several acts; the producers of the show were there and performed for us, too. Fully stocked bar. It's a very intimate little theater; the performers...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jweir__204
Reviewed September 21, 2017

I was really really looking forward to our night at Cheaper than Therapy as ive been to a few comedy nights in NY and theyve been fantastic! However i cannot stress much on how i regret my decision to actually waste my time and money...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TheHappyWanderer88
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Great atmosphere! This is exactly what I imagined a small theater would be about. Just got there, meet people and have fun. A must do in San Francisco!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Kellie S
April 13, 2016|
Response from cluelessblues |
Buying tickets in advance online is the sure-fire way to get seats to the show. The theater is a one-minute walk from Sir Francis Drake Hotel.