Give a Laughing Goodbye to 2022 by Attending the Best Comedy Shows in December

Give a Laughing Goodbye to 2022 by Attending the Best Comedy Shows in December


The end of 2022 is just around the corner, which means that it’s time for recollection and making goals for 2023. 

The Covid-19 pandemic is more or less over, but the economic crisis is yet another burden on our shoulders. However, humor is always the power that makes a life balance and the most powerful tool for overcoming any difficult situation.

Therefore, isn’t attending some of the best live comedy shows the best idea to see 2022 off with laughter?

Whether you like clean stand up comedy or some comedians who are “bad to the bone”, the great news is that there are numerous shows coming up in December. Thus, you can pick and choose as much as you like.

Still, we are here to give you some ideas, so let’s see which top-rated comedians have live shows in December.

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart is arguably the best comedian of today but undoubtedly the most famous stand-up comedian worldwide. There is nothing serious about this mega-star except that you can often hear the phrase Kevin Hart seriously funny since once he hits the stage, thousands of people laugh to tears.

Kevin is one of those performers who became comedy actors, and he has had massive box-office success with his movies. It is fair to say that Kevin Hart is one of the best comedians in movies, even though we still haven’t seen him play a serious character.

Nevertheless, his talent explodes during stand-up comedy shows, so here are some of his upcoming shows in December:

  • December 1st – Arena At Ford Idaho Center, Nampa
  • December 2nd and 3rd – Moda Center at the Rose Quarter, Portland
  • December 16th and 17th – Premier Theater At Foxwoods, Mashantucket
  • December 31st – The Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas, Las Vegas

It’s valuable to mention that the most-awaited live Kevin Hart show is the one on December 31st since it’s the Kevin Hart – Reality Check Live Special Filming.

Whitney Cummings

If you like observational comedy, Whitney Cummings is the perfect stand-up comedian for you. One thing is for sure, clean stand up comedy is definitely not her forte, which makes Whitney even more special as a performer since she covers subjects like sexism, human sexuality, gender differences, and relationships.

She is also active as a film and television actress, but her number one profession is as a stand-up comedian. Cummings is one of the best comedians worldwide and certainly at the top when it comes to female performers in the comedy industry.

Luckily for you, the Whitney Cummings tour is happening right now, and these live shows are set for December:

  • December 9th, 10th, and 11th – Oxnard Levity Live, Oxnard
  • December 18th – Tulalip Resort Casino, Marysville

Another lucky thing for all fans of comedy is that Whitney Cummings initially wanted to be a journalist, but comedy won the race and today, she makes millions of people laugh all over the globe.

Chris Rock & Dave Chappelle

When it comes to comedy duos, there isn’t a better one than Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle on the entire planet.

Chris and Dave are comedy legends and have been performing in stand-up shows, movies, and television series for many years. Dave has always been a comedian in all his roles, while Chris recently had a bit more serious role to play in the new David O. Russell movie Amsterdam alongside Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, and John David Washington.

The best news is – Rock and Chappelle are touring together this December! If you are not a fan of clean stand up comedy and you like when things get dirty, well, their live shows are the perfect laughing occasion for you since they are hardcore.

The upcoming Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle live shows in December include:

There aren’t many comedians who are as highly successful as Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle, both in the United States and all across the globe. And having the chance to see them perform at the same event is a one-time life opportunity!

Amy Schumer

If you had a bad day and you are searching for the best comedy tonight to relax yourself, Amy Schumer may be an excellent choice. Amy is a successful comedian who is also an actress. In addition, Schumer was even the star, co-writer, and co-producer of Inside Amy Schumer, a Comedy Central sketch comedy series that ran from 2013 to 2016.

Amy Schumer uses comedy genres in her live shows, such as blue comedy, observational comedy, satire, sketch, and insult comedy. As you can see, clean stand up comedy most certainly isn’t one of her favorite phrases since sometimes she likes to get hardcore.

The Amy Schumer tour 2022 involves four dates in December:

  • December 3rd – San Jose Civic, CA, San Jose
  • December 4th – Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside
  • December 9th – Orpheum Theatre – Los Angeles, Los Angeles
  • December 10th – Orpheum Theatre – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Schumer’s hosting of the Academy Awards may not have gone quite the way everyone expected, but nevertheless, she is an excellent performer when it comes to stand up shows, and you most likely will have a lot of fun on her live shows.

George Lopez

It’s not surprising that tickets for George Lopez shows sell out pretty quickly since he is one of the best stand-up comedians of all time.

Lopez is a performer who has been active as a comedian for almost 40 years, which goes to show his commitment and, evidently, his great sense of humor. His live shows are entertaining since he likes to involve different subjects such as race relations, everyday life, politics, family, pop culture, etc. When it comes to clean stand up comedy, he may be the closest to it among the other comedians on this list. 

If you like to hear jokes about subjects like these, here is where to watch George Lopez in December:

  • December 15th – He has 2 live shows at the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Tampa, Tampa

John Oliver

Coming straight from Great Britain, we have John Oliver, who is one of the most successful British comedians ever who also has a successful acting career. However, he is most known for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, a news satire and late-night talk show.

Oliver is a comedian who uses political satire perfectly, but his live stand-up shows also include genres such as sarcasm, black comedy, observational, self-deprecation, and cringe comedy. He also likes to address American politics, British culture, current events, mass media news, and civil rights.

 John Oliver tickets are already on sale, but they sell out fast, so make sure to purchase tickets for these December shows sooner:

  • December 29th, 30th, and 31st – The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

If you like to experience a different New Year and laugh all the time, John Oliver’s show on December 31st is the perfect occasion!

Michael Rapaport

First and foremost, an actor, but Michael Rapaport is also a comedian, director, and podcast host. 

He is known for his extreme love of basketball and is still a fan of the New York Knicks, as he directed When the Garden Was Eden, released back in 2014. Furthermore, he was highly active against Donald Trump, and he still is when trendy news appears. 

Nevertheless, Rapaport is also a fantastic comedian whose live shows aren’t based on whether there’s clean stand up comedy, but he is focusing on his performances to be the best possible every time he hits the stage.

If you want something different, you can watch Michael Rapaport perform live in December on these dates:

  • December 1st, 2nd, and 3rd – Miami Improv, Miami
  • December 8th, 9th, and 10th – Helium Comedy Club – Portland, OR

To Sum It All Up

Going to a live stand up comedy show often depends on what type of comedy you like or whether you are a fan of the comedian performing. Still, since it’s the end of 2022 and it’s time to prepare for new changes and goals for next year, why not try something different and see a comedian’s show that you may think “isn’t for you?”

December is the last month of the year, so don’t worry about what to wear to a comedy show or think about whether you will have fun. Just let loose and enjoy the show with your friends or your loved ones, and have a lot of fun!

One last tip – make sure to buy comedy show tickets fast since these are A-list comedians for whom tickets sometimes sell in a matter of seconds.

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