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Cap City Comedy bringing laughs to the Domain after closing in 2020

The former Cap City Comedy at 8120 Research closed in 2020. (Austonia)

After nearly two years of closure, Cap City Comedy is ready to reopen its doors, this time at The Domain.


The new location, 11506 Century Oaks, will officially open with a show from actor and touring comedian Mary Lynn Rajskub on Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.

Cap City originally closed in September 2020, a casualty of the pandemic, and was picked up by Philadelphia-based Helium Comedy Club owners Brad and Marc Grossman in February 2021.

Original co-owner Colleen McGarr stayed on board and the trio decided not to rebrand the club as a new Helium location, as to keep the national acclaim the club had already earned.

Cap City had teased other opening dates, originally planning for October 2021, then early June before it was ready. The club will begin holding shows regularly starting Tuesday, with a few acts already announced.

On the main stage:

  • July 12: Mary Lynn Rajskub
  • July 14: Ben Palmer
  • July 15-17: Corey Holcomb
  • July 22-24: Noel Miller
  • July 28-30: Bryan Callen

In the Red Room, which is dedicated to local acts:

  • July 15-16: Kelsey Cook
  • July 22-23: Chris O'Connor
  • July 24: Avery Moore
  • July 28: Home Base - The Best of Austin Comedy with Zac Brooks and Taylor Dowdy
  • July 29-30: Alingon Mitra
Tickets are available at capcitycomedy.com.

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