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Welcome to Backdoor Comedy! Selected "best comedy club" by D Magazine and Dallas Observer, The Backdoor is Dallas' longest running stand-up comedy showcase. The club has been putting on weekly shows for over 15 years.

Named "one of the region's pre-eminent comedy venues" by WHERE Magazine, The Backdoor features the hottest comics in North Texas with credits from Last Comic Standing, BET and Comedy Central. The eclectic lineup features eight or more comedians each night, consisting of local pros and nationally touring comics.

If you are a fan of stand-up comedy, you'll love the intimate setting of the Backdoor. So, check us out for a fun night of laughs.

Ages 18 & up
Food and drink available
Free Parking
Doors open a half hour before showtime

Open Mic

Are you funny? Have your friends been telling you for years that you should do stand-up? Now is your chance to try it. Backdoor Comedy has the longest running open mic night in the southwest. The Backdoor has been one of the only comedy clubs that has consistently provided a stage for new and up-and-coming comedians. Thursdays are open mic nights. This means that literally anyone can sign up and be guaranteed at least 3 minutes of stage time. You must sign up in advance. For more information, call 214.328.4444.


The Backdoor offers "An Introduction to Stand-up Comedy" workshop. This is for the beginner who wants to take that first step and learn the basics of performing and writing stand-up.

Call for more information on when the next class will start - 214.328.4444.