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Jerry Seinfeld Reviews

Comedy & Stand-upLegends Live

Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.3 Stars)

Number of reviews: 60

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3.0 star rating Roger from New Jersey

COULD HAVE DIED NE BETTER

We got tickets to see Jerry for Christmas. I didn’t watch the Seinfeld tv series as it didn’t appeal to me all the time nor are either of us our big fans of his material but we were open minded and wanted to give it a try. First time at Beacon theatre and it was magnificent- Jerry not so much. He did have his moments but overall his performance was mediocre. We went to the 7 PM show but he kept looking at his watch as if he was catching a train - oh wait he had to wrap it up for the next show starting at 930. Sound system was a bit off too. His material at times was very funny - other times blasé - as I mentioned overall mediocre. I’m glad I didn’t pay for the tickets. My recommendation based on the cost - do one longer show a night and actually demonstrate to the audience that you’re not just mailing it in which is how it appeared.

3.0 star rating Carol from West Palm Beach, Florida

JERRY AT THE KRAVIS

This is the third time we have seen at the Kravis. First two times he gave a great performance, almost 90 minutes. This time we were disappointed. His opening act came on at 7:10 for a 7:00 show, and was onstage until 7:25. Jerry came on as he exited the stage also at 7:25. He finished at 8:22,with the last five minutes being “ question and answer” He barely gave us a full hour. He had a 9:30 show following ours, and we felt as though he rushed this performance. Although his performance is still spot on, we will not be going to see him again.

3.0 star rating Tawnya Hoff from Vancouver, British Columbia

SAME OLD SEINFELD

I have never seen Jerry do stand up in person before but have been a big fan for years. After following Comedians in cars getting coffee I was curious whether his stand up style may have changed, but he was the same old Seinfeld. Funny but not laugh you head off funny. Performed for just barely an hour and spent a lot of time talking about marriage which I could not relate to so for me this performance was meh. Good to be able to see a legend though.

3.0 star rating Hans Maestre from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

JERRY IS STILL MY HERO ALTHOUGH THE SHOW WAS A BIT OF A ZERO

In all fairness, “living is easy, comedy is hard.” All that aside, my experience was a bit disappointing. Hollywood Hardrock is a tough and expensive venue. My first time seeing Seinfeld live and he could have used knock-knock jokes and I would have still enjoyed it! But somehow I just couldn’t follow connect that night. Maybe because to present to a large audience is a little tougher that a small comedy club, but the connection just wasn’t there. My wife and I enjoyed it, but I can’t put my finger on what was missing. Sorry Jerry, still love ya man, but I was expecting to bust out with laughter with at least one of your jokes. Oh well, at least we saw ya live and I can brag about ya to my coworkers and friends lol. 3 stars bud, your show was MEH! I’ll try to catch ya at a smaller venue perhaps in your home state.

2.0 star rating Living on the Upper West side from New York, New York

STUMBLING THROUGH OLD MATERIAL

Expensive tickets to see this show, and I would have expected Seinfeld to be more polished. He's reading from notecards and stumbling between jokes with a lot of filler language. A surprising amount of his material was old, and why? He's had nearly 3 years to prepare this show, so why not write some new bits? He remains a superlative performer--even better than before--but his material and lack fo preparation gave me the sense he doesn't care about his audience.

2.0 star rating Justin from New York, New York

DISAPPOINTING

Just saw Seinfeld at the Beacon. I am an enormous Seinfeld fan and was extremely excited to see the show. The last time i saw him i laughed for 90 straight minutes. I never thought I would say this, but I was extremely disappointed. He seemed unprepared as he kept losing his place and referring to notecards. He completely bombed a work from home joke by confusing “work” and “home” and then said “oops”. More importantly, the material was either recycled or just meh. If you’re going to try out new material, do it at small comedy clubs where the patrons aren’t paying an arm and a leg to come and see you. You owe your fans a fully polished show when you start charging them big money to see you. Very very disappointing.

2.0 star rating Weed from New York, New York

MEH

I was glad to see Jerry Seinfeld in person, as he's an icon of standup comedy. He certainly had presence, and some of his bits made me smile. A couple evoked a small laugh. Why didn't I find the show hilarious? A lot of people in the audience seemed to. I was ready to laugh. But. I wish he had mined more from his experience of not wanting to do anything. That was good and promised to be rich but somehow he didn't get there. He milked the jet ski and golf cart jokes (he ridiculed both), which were humorous but not laugh-out-loud funny (for me). Maybe he could try slowing down instead of speeding up. Tell us more about his more detailed experience of each instead of rushing through his ridicule on repeat. Also, he tended to play to the audience at stage right, which made this audience member over at stage left a bit frustrated. Do his people not tell him about this?

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