Last Friday I had the good fortune of winning tickets, through my company’s ticket giveaway program, to see Bill Cosby at Wolf Trap in Virginia. I, like many in my generation, am huge fan of the comedy icon that is Dr. Huxtable so seeing him live was a real treat. What was also nice was that because they were corporate tickets, we had access to the Encore Circle. The Encore Circle consisted of a few tents and a cabin beside the amphitheater and it was really nice to have a place to hang out an hour before and half an hour after the performance. They had complimentary coffee, tea, lemonade, soda, etc. and the tickets came with some free cocktails too. After the performance, they even had cookies!
Seeing Bill Cosby live was incredible and seeing him do stand-up (though he sat most of the time) for two and a half hours was unreal. The man is less than two weeks from his seventieth birthday and he was doing stand-up comedy for two and a half hours. At one point he was on his hands and knees giving some folks in the front row a nice grilling about parenting that had the crowd rolling.
His comedy is definitely for the older crowd, versus the just out of college crowd, but it was hilarious. If you ever have the opportunity to see him, snatch it up, he’s pretty good and the man is a legend!