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“Loved this Dinner Play”
Review of Laffing Matterz - CLOSED

Laffing Matterz
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

We went here last night not knowing what to expect. The meal is served beforehand. I had osso bucco which was delicious and my spouse had the filet mignon. The show started out slow, but picked up as the play went on. I especially enjoyed the spoof on Paula Deen, Pit Bull For Sale, and Gay Weddings. It was hilarious. We will definitely go back.

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Reviewed 9 February 2014

Visiting friends in Ft Lauderdale who always line up fun activities for our stay. This included Laffing Matterz. First the food was top notch and absolutely nothing to complain about (and we are very critical of restaurants). What was fun is the interaction with the "wait staff" ie. performers. We learned a lot about them before the show. Now the show. For starters it was current to the week! Not old stuff they used a year ago or even 6 months. Not living in FL we didn't get the FL govenors skit, but that was only one out of many. The Paula Deen part kept us laughing no roaring laughing. Angela really knew how to work an audience as she did earlier as a mid-age woman. Great talent in the cast - they would be very appropriate for a cruise ship as well as the dinner theater. All in all, thank you hosts for taking us, loved it. PS Our hosts had seen it 2x before and will certain see it again.

4  Thank richrick
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Reviewed 31 December 2013

We paid a premium to see this on New Years Eve and would have been better off watching sitcom reruns at home. The first skit was mildly amusing but there were not enough laughs to sustain a high school amateur hour. The cast has great voices but no apparent comic timing. The worst problem was the writing. Many of the skits were tasteless (and I'm no prude) like the Paula Deen parody of her making sexual tongue motions with a stick of butter. This show should seek out professional help before they charge another dime. Oh, and the food was equivalent to what you would find at a highway rest stop. Do not waste your money.

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Reviewed 29 December 2013

We went to the show twice last year and each time laughed till we cried. Needless to say, I couldn't wait to go back this year to see what the writers had come up with to make us laugh ourselves silly. Well for us, last year far outshines this years show. There were some sections that were very funny, but the overall show just lacked the luster that last year had...... I am glad they bought back Paula Deen.....Angela does Paula to a T.......and wish they would have kept in the 'Food Man'......"I'll eat anywhere man"......that was funny stuff.
The food was the same, pretty good, considering it has to be brought in from somewhere else.
Laffing Matters is a great night out with dinner and entertainment that doesn't break your wallet. Not sure if we'll go back again this year, but am glad we gave it a try.........there's always next season:)) The actors were superb as always.

1  Thank dedmundson222
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Reviewed 25 December 2013

The idea of dinner/theater is nothing new, but the Laffing Matterz team does an exceptional job. The main line of thought is local Florida politics, but there are enough general skits that allow everyone regardless of where they're from to enjoy. Oh - the food is good, but not a 5 star experience. Not a problem as the entertainment makes up for it. Leave extra time for the ridiculous traffic you'll encounter, and bring some friends with you.

1  Thank 208carlr
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