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Amsterdam is not only known for its fantastic festivals, great food and stunning view of the canals. This capital city of the Netherlands should also be famous for its rich comedy scene. There several world-class comedy events in Amsterdam make the visit here worthwhile. They offer various shows and performances such as stand-up comedy and comedy shows in Amsterdam. The city also hosts some international comedy festivals which feature both local and international acts.
The Amsterdam Magic Show is one of the top comedy shows in Amsterdam. It is held in a roaring 20’s type of pub where they offer you a glass of Prosecco to accompany their magical performances. From Europe’s top magicians to internationally renowned magic stars, the shows offered here are surely fantastic. They also promote their after-show parties where patrons can have a meet-and-greet with the magicians. Another famous comedy show in Amsterdam is The Comedy Embassy which made its home in Amsterdam’s famous Comedy Café where 4 to 6 entertainers liven up the night every Wednesdays and Sundays. They hold their stand-up comedy shows in Amsterdam in English. Boom Chicago is another must-see performance in the Rozengracht theater in Jardaan, Amsterdam. The company holds 25 years of comedy experience in live television under their belt and specializes in witty improvisations.
Boom Chicago is the number one English-language comedy club in Amsterdam. This popular theater is small but the intimacy is part of its charm. The place is partly camouflaged by its bar and restaurant and is found near the Anne Frank House. Some of the most famous names that started out in Boom Chicago are Seth Meyers from Saturday Night Live, Jordan Peele, Ike Barinholtz, Jason Sudeikis and Amber Ruffin. The club was also home to seasoned comedy writer-performers such as Liz Cackowski and Heather Anne Campbell also from Saturday Night LIve, Allison Silverman from the Daily Show, Colbert Report, Pete Grosz from The President Show, Joe Kelly from How I Met Your Mother, and Matt Jones from Breaking Bad. Aside from Boom Chicago, there are also other top comedy clubs in Amsterdam. One of these is the Comedy Café, as previously mentioned, where the Comedy Embassy features its acts. It has been one of the go-to places in the city for stand-up comedy since 1994. Other famous places for comedy theater happenings in Amsterdam is the Toomler in Breitnerstraat and Off the Wall Comedy in Ijdok.
Other than the comedy shows in Amsterdam, the international comedy festival is also exciting events that is hosted by the city. The International Comedy Festival in Amsterdam is well-known all throughout Europe and often stars numerous international comedians such as those from the United States, Britain, Australia, and Canada. The festival usually has several venues in the city and many of the bigger theaters usually host stand-up comedy acts. Another prominent international comedy festival in Amsterdam is the Comedytrain International Summer Festival held every July. Various comedy acts are performed in four straight nights and is hosted by the Toomler comedy club.
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