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Helium Comedy Club

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Less impressed on our fifth trip to this club

The comedians who cycle through Helium make the trip worthwhile and the two warm up acts are... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Tripletmom96
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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Don’t believe everything you read...

Visited helium and did not agree with some of the negative reviews. Seating was fine - good... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
sovega11
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New Haven, Connecticut
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  • Excellent32%
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  • Average9%
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Jun 18, 2018
“Less impressed on our fifth trip to this club”
May 8, 2018
“Don’t believe everything you read...”
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We went to Helium with a large group (paid extra to sit together) to celebrate a friend’s birthday. We got there an hour early, the air conditioning hadn’t been working for 3 days and there were no fans in the waiting area/bar. Within minutes of...More

1  Thank Sinéad H
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Well let’s start with booking. We called a few hours ahead to get more information - it would put us on hold for 10 mins and then hang up. So my boyfriend and I figured it won’t be sold out it’s sunday. We saw online...More

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The comedians who cycle through Helium make the trip worthwhile and the two warm up acts are consistently entertaining, which would’ve earned a higher rating. The club itself, however, is less than ideal. The seating is incredibly cramped (moreso than even NYC clubs), even when...More

2  Thank Tripletmom96
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited helium and did not agree with some of the negative reviews. Seating was fine - good - acceptable. You should arrive early, as the show does sell out. Laughed the entire night and service was good, as well! I say take chance - cant...More

Thank sovega11
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Let me start by saying that we are frequent customers and have generally had great experiences at Helium. However we recently had a really poor experience at Helium that we would like to share. Two weeks ago my husband and I decided to buy tickets...More

1  Thank Tour559309
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Helium Comedy Club packs customers in so tight you may need a shoehorn to squeeze in. Tables are tiny and seat 4! There's barely room on the table for 4 drinks not to mention plates. And speaking of plates, the food here is worth passing...More

Thank Gmafzz
Reviewed November 18, 2017

... we'd all go insane. - Robert Frost I couldn't agree more. Pick a night when you'll see someone who you find funny, relax and enjoy the show. The seating is, like most comedy clubs, really tight. You will be crammed next to strangers. Even...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Really great show! There were 2 comedians beside the head liner which I thought were just as good as the headliner Brian Posehn. They are very organized and you can enjoy a drink at the cozy bar while you wait for the doors to open...More

Thank Bridgetpianos
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Came here on the Comedians Against Humanity night where the comedians improv their comedy from Cards Against Humanity cards. Somewhere absolutely hilarious. Others were not. The show was only about 1.25-1.5 hours. I wish it were a bit longer and that they did more with...More

Thank katpilch
Reviewed June 5, 2017

The comedians were incredible. So from an entertainment factor it was a great show. I do have to say that the seating is way to tight. Every time the guy next to me put his arm around his date, it dangled on my kneecap. Way...More

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John A
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Response from Bridgetpianos | Reviewed this property |
We parked a block away and you have to pay in a parking lot
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dreamsawaken2
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Response from Debbie C | Reviewed this property |
You can call the box office to make sure of the time frames that the comics have. I think I'm usually there an hour and a half. There are warm up comics before the headliner.
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