McKINNEY (May 6, 2013) — The McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) provides free laughs and entertainment during the Comedy at the Courthouse series every Wednesday in May from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Located inside MPAC in Noble Hall on the first floor, the comedy night provides a free stand-up comedy happy hour. Each week, MPAC will feature three comedians to entertain guests. A cash bar and snacks will be provided. 

“These days, we all are running a million miles an hour with full to do lists. We all know sometimes laughter the best medicine for a stressful work week. We’re offering Comedy at the Courthouse in hopes that our community and visitors will enjoy a little laughter and relaxation with friends,” stated Ty Lake, MPAC Director.

The shows are for audiences 18 years and older. For additional details, visit or call 972-547-2650.

McKinney Performing Arts Center is located at the Historic Collin County Courthouse in the heart of Historic Downtown McKinney, located at 111 North Tennessee St.


About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., McKinney has a current population of nearly 141,000. Incorporated in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown square and unique neighborhoods and developments. The city ranks No. 2 on the Money Magazine Best Places to Live list for 2012. Visit the city’s website at