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April 21 - May 26

Open Mic (FREE)

Grab a free ticket and enjoy over 20 comedians performing live!

Come in as early as 6pm for Food and Drink specials. Sign-ups are between 6-7pm, and we'll post the line-up 7:30! Due to time restrictions and the number of comedians signing up each week, we cannot guarantee stage time.

Admission is FREE with a two-item minimum! Save your seat now!

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Permanent comedy se

Helium favorite  Todd Armstrong hosts Permanent Comedy. A web-series that follows Todd as he interviews Comedians, Artists and Friends about comedy, life and making permanent choices in both. 

This show will be a LIVE RECORDING, so be ready to laugh!

Also featuring a LIVE TATTOOING from Aardvark Tattoo Company!

Featuring on 4/22: Jeremy Eli, John Mink, Freddy Walker, Eric Alexander Moore, Jubal Flagg, Adam Norwest. Hosting by Todd Armstrong!

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Iliza shlesinger se

April 23 - April 25

Special Event: Iliza Shlesinger

Special Events Iliza Shlesinger is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC'S "Last Comic Standing." Iliza's past TV credits include host of NBC's "Excused", her own half hour special on Comedy Central Presents, appearances on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," "The Pete Holmes Show" and "@Midnight"!

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Norm macdonald

April 30 - May 03

Special Event: Norm Macdonald

Special Events Comedy Central named him number 83 on the five part miniseries "100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time!" Norm MacDonald is best known for his appearances on "Saturday Night Live" as anchor of the SNL segment Weekend Update, as well as the main character on "The Norm Show."  He guest-starred on shows including "The Drew Carey Show" and "NewsRadio." 

Tickets for this show are ONLINE ONLY.

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Gilbert gottfried

Special Events As a famed comics comic, Gilbert Gottfried puts aside political correctness for his live performance and fires an onslaught of jokes that know no boundaries.

STEPHEN KING ON GILBERT GOTTFRIED "More than a national treasure, he's a secret weapon. If we had had Gilbert Gottfried in World War II, Hitler would have given up in 1942."

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Bryan callen

May 07 - May 09

Special Event: Bryan Callen

Special EventsComedian Bryan Callen is often recognized from his numerous film and television. One of the original cast members on "MADtv," he has also appeared in the films "The Hangover" and "Ride Along," and on TV shows such as "Entourage" and "Chelsea Lately." As a comedian, Bryan has performed on "Gotham Comedy Live" and has his own comedy special "Man Class." Check out his weekly podcast, "The Bryan Callen Show!"

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Stand up for yourself se2

After seeing a stand-up comedy show, did you ever leave asking yourself "What is wrong with these people?" Equal parts "Iyanla: Fix My Life" and "Between Two Ferns," Stand-Up For Yourself is the first hybrid stand-up comedy/ therapy talk show. Your favorite comics do their material and then sit down for some tough love interviews. Bring your own questions! Make them as personal as you want, I don't care! Audience participation encouraged. Prizes! Surprise guests! Games! Maybe some tears! People will laugh. 

Lives will be changed. Comics will get fixed.

Featuring on May 20th: TBA! Hosting by the modern day Dr. Shirley, Amy Miller!

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Pardo new

After Jimmy Pardon was told for the thousandth time that he was even funnier offstage than on, he dropped most of the jokes from his act. Now he spends nearly his entire set interacting with his audience. And they love it. Jimmy's podcast, "Never Not Funny" was voted by both iTunes and USA Today as one of the top comedy podcasts. He currently works as Conan O'Brien's opening act on "Conan," and has performed on "Leno," "Craig Ferguson," and has his own half-hour "Comedy Central Presents."

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Seproopcast

Special EventsTHIS IS A LIVE PODCAST (it is not Greg doing stand up)

It's just Greg Proops and you. There's no fan fare. Proops takes center stage at small table and chair setup with a single microphone. Then he's off. An hour of great conversation that flies by at a break neck clip. He crams the feeling of a great two-way conversation into the lecture-style format of a one-way conversation.

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Dan soder se

May 21 - May 23

Helium Presents: Dan Soder

Dan Soder has been featured on Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham," and "Conan." He has his own Comedy Central's "The Half Hour," and appeared on "Opie and Anthony" and is a regular on Robert Kelly's "You know What Dude" podcast. You can also see him as the newest cast member of MTV2's "Guy Code."


This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Comedy bull se

Get ready Portland, because The Comedy Bull is here at Helium! The Comedy Bull is an intense and highly entertaining comedy game show where comedians are given a chance to demonstrate their best prepared material, deal with unexpected improvisational challenges, interact with audience members and give on-the-spot observations. The comedians compete against each other, but in the end the audience is always the winner!

MC: Andy MacDonald 
CONTESTANTS: Steve Magnuson, Alex Elkin, Tim Ledwith, Neeraj Srinivasan, Jake Silberman, Alex Falcone, Nariko Ott, Caitlin Weierhauser 
BOOMING VOICE OF TERROR: Anatoli Brant

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Jb smoove

May 29 - May 30

Special Event: JB Smoove

Special Events JB Smoove is best known as Leon on the HBO series "Curb Your Enthusiasm," which Rolling Stone calls "TV's funniest character." JB is the current host of NBC’s "Last Comic Standing," as well as portraying a fictionalized version of himself on "The Real Husbands of Hollywood." He has been featured in the films "Pooty Tang," and "Date Night," as well as on "Saturday Night Live," "Conan," "The Millers," and "Everybody Hates Chris." He also has a Comedy Central standup series, "Russell Simmons Presents: The Ruckus," as well as a one-hour stand-up special, "How I Dooz It."

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Jon lovitz se

June 04 - June 06

Special Event: Jon Lovitz

Special EventsJon Lovitz joined Saturday Night Live between 1985-1990. During that time he created some of the most memorable and inventive characters in the show's history including: Tommy Flanagan, the Pathological Liar, Shakespeare ham Master Thespian and Hanukkah Harry. Lovitz enjoyed continued success as an actor on film, stage and television. He's appeared in "A League of Their Own," "Little Nicky," "The Wedding Singer," has done voice overs in "The Simpsons" and "The Critic," and guest-starred in "Two and a Half Men," "New Girl," and "NewsRadio."

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Todd glass

June 11 - June 13

Helium Presents: Todd Glass

Todd Glass' comedy is often satirical, sometimes irreverent but always funny. His television appearances include performances "Tosh.0," "Louie," "Mr. Show," "Conan," "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn," and "Last Comic Standing." Comedy Central recognized his unique delivery and explosive divergent style of witticisms, giving Todd his half-hour standup special "Comedy Central Presents: Todd Glass." You can listen to him weekly on his podcast: "The Todd Glass Show."

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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Tom segura white bars

July 30 - August 01

Special Event: Tom Segura

Special Events Tom Segura say it like is! A frequent guest on the "Joe Rogan Podcast," his TV credits include "Conan," "Comedy Central Presents," and Showtimes' "Russell Peters Presents." Tom also regularly appears on syndicated radio shows "The Bob and Tom Show" and "The Jim Rome show." He has his own weekly podcast, "Your Mom's House."

This show is 21+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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