Review: Jerry Seinfeld's 'bravura performance' at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater
Whatever else he does in life, Jerry Seinfeld was born to make people laugh by talking into a microphone — as proven by his bravura performance Friday at Ruth Eckerd Hall; the first of three sold-out shows in Clearwater.
A crowd of 2,180 howled at Seinfeld's every line, whether the subject was hating Facebook ("They don't make a 'get outta my Facebook,' do they?"), despising TV weathermen ("There's no five-day forecast; they're just yankin' us on that one") or certain senior citizen walking aids ("Let me just say, if you need brakes on your walker, perhaps you've been misdiagnosed").
Eric Deggans was there, and he writes of Seinfeld's "bravura performance":
The night's best laugh lines came courtesy of Seinfeld's talent for summing up the absurdity of life with a succession of artfully crafted lines. "Men don't expect to be happy; they just want to be left alone," he cracked. "A man wants the same thing from his wife as he wants from his underwear: a little support and a little freedom."
For Eric's full review of Jerry Seinfeld, click here.
Photo (not from Friday's show): Getty Images.