For one night only, they do so again at the UCB East theatre: Kempsas [TOP PICK] [$] pm, pm, pm, pm, pm, , and am (- per show, plus 2-item food/drink min.): Tonight’s stand-ups include Colin Quinn and Carmen Lynch at the show; Colin Quinn, Lynne Koplitz, Lenny Marcus, and Marina Franklin (hosting) at the show; Colin Quinn, Artie Lange, Carmen Lynch, Seaton Smith, Dov Davidoff, and Sean Donnelly (hosting) at the show; and Colin Quinn, Artie Lange, Lynne Koplitz, Lenny Marcus, and Ryan Reiss (hosting) at the show, with the , , , and shows at Comedy Cellar (117 Mac Dougal Street, between 3rd Street & Minetta Lane), and the , , and shows at Village Underground (130 West 3rd Street, off Sixth Avenue): Comedy Cellar Saturday pm (): Political activists and pundits mix with comics at this political comedy show that makes fun of the news at The PIT downstairs lounge: Electoral Dysfunction pm (—which includes two free beers from Brooklyn Brewery): Amber Nelson (dynamic stand-up & character comic; Comedy Central; sketch group Murderfist), Julio Torres, Scott Rogowsky (host of Running Late), Maurice Licorish, and Kale Bogdanovs performing stand-up at Brooklyn bookstore Word (126 Franklin Street) hosted by Ryan Reiss (warm-up comic for Seth Meyers) & Audrey Murray: Greenpoint Comedy Night pm (): Brooke Van Poppelen (co-host of Tru TV’s Hack My Life; writer and/or producer for a slew of MTV shows; also performed on HBO, Comedy Central, VH1), Nathan Macintosh, Tim Dillon, and Robyn Schall performing stand-up at Lilly O’Brien’s (18 Murray Street) hosted by Brandon Collins & Mike Brown: Comedy Outliers [$] [DISCOUNTED] pm & pm & pm (FREE TICKETS if you reserve in advance by calling (212) 260-2445 and mention Hy Reviews.com, but there’s still a 2-drink min.
per person): Movie & TV star Janeane Garofalo (possibly pm only), Andrew Schulz (MTV’s Guy Code, Girl Code, Failosophy), James Mattern, Akaash Singh, and more performing at the only comedy club in the East Village: Eastville Comedy Club pm (): House improv groups such as Santeria and Improv Frogs perform for an hour at Brooklyn’s The Annoyance Theatre (367 Bedford Avenue; take J/M/Z to Marcy Avenue or L to Lorimer Street): Annoyance Improv Teams [FREE] pm: Stand-up & character actress Karen Batista tries out material for the last night of her week-long run at The Creek upstairs theatre in Queens’ Long Island City: Week at the Creek: Karen Batista [TOP PICK] pm (): “Created in 1995 at the i O Theater in Chicago, The Armando Diaz Experience is the longest running improv show ever.
The audience then votes on who was the most savagely funny and has won the right to return the following month.
It all happens at The Creek’s upstairs theatre in Queens’ Long Island City hosted by Mike Feeney: On the Offensive [TOP PICK] pm (): Improv group Airwolf—which includes such talents as Molly Lloyd, Tim Martin, Achilles Stamatelaky, John Frusciante, and Emily Axford, and in 2012 crushed 15 improv groups in a row at Cage Match, entirely owns the UCB East stage tonight at Airwolf: Let’s Go Back to Your Place [TOP PICK] pm (): An improvised apocalypse from superb comics Anthony Atamanuik, John Murray, and more at the UCB Chelsea theatre: Goat pm (): Magnet improvisors team up with poets at Kiss*Punch*Poem [TOP PICK] pm (): A group of improvisers screen a classic movie musical, gutting all the dialogue and replacing it with their improvised conversations, but leaving the songs intact.
With special appearances from your mom, the cute girl at the coffee shop, the cat lady next door, and your future ex-wife, this Bechdel Certified sketch show will forever change up your life for the worse,” starring the wonderful Laura Grey (Dorothy Goes to Hollywood, stellar old-time radio style theatrical podcast pm (Pay Whatever You Like): “Delusional cruise ship entertainer and musical theatre fanatic Lance Johnson welcomes scheduled guests Liza Minnelli, Hugh Jackman, and Miami Sound Machine for an instantly forgettable evening of chat, song, dance, and Lance before he heads back out to sea” by Peter Michael Marino and a special cameo from(long form improv in which “scenes are edited solely by blackouts created by the director in the booth and the stage is set by the improvisers from the previous scene”), at pm by veteran improv group pm: “Each stand-up will do his or her set, and then host Jo Anna Ross will conduct an interview about the comic’s dating life. Arrive 30 minutes before the show to get on the signup sheet.And since it’s pm on a Saturday, anything on your mind is probably related to sex.So toss out a sexy topic or a sexish conundrum; we’ll have an opinion” at[$] pm, pm, and pm ( plus 2-item food/drink min.): Tonight’s stand-ups include Ryan Hamilton, Jessica Kirson, Robert Kelly, and Dov Davidoff at the show; Todd Barry, Gregg Rogell, Rich Vos, Carmen Lynch, Sherrod Small, and Ryan Reiss (hosting) at the show; and Mark Normand, Sam Morril, and Nore Davis at the show, with all three shows at[$] pm (): Powerhouse improv singer Rebecca Vigil and her elegant partner Evan Kaufman interview an audience couple about their love life and then turn it into a musical—often with breathtaking skill—at pm (): The brilliant Todd Bieber (Director of Content and Production for UCB Comedy) spearheads this show that screens the work of the UCB video division, and also hosts live stand-up and sketch, all at the UCB Comedy Live pm (): Sketch, improv, and stand-up comics “create a brand new show in only one week, and then perform improvised sketches based off of your suggestions, just like The Second City used to do” at Pens & Pencils pm (no cover, 1 drink min.Email Upright Citizens Brigade Chelsea (307 West 26th Street; 150-seater; shows free-; one of the most respected comedy theatres in the world) Upright Citizens Brigade East (153 East 3rd Street; 99-seat main theatre, bar area for open mics; shows free-) The PIT (123 East 24th Street; 99-seat upstairs theatre, 40-seat downstairs theatre; shows free-) The Magnet (254 West 29th Street; 60-seat theatre; shows -) The Creek and the Cave (Queens’ Long Island City; 40-seat theatre upstairs, 25 downstairs; virtually all showsdrink min.—support this policy!) Carolines Comedy Club (1626 Broadway; focuses on the world’s top headliners, who perform hour-long sets; 2-drink min.) Gotham Comedy Club (208 West 23rd Street; headliners on weekends, specialty & lineup shows weekdays; 2-drink min.) Eastville Comedy Club (85 East 4th Street; strong weekend lineups; Hy Reviews; 2-drink min.) Comic Strip Live (1568 Second Avenue, off 81st; Upper East Side club with typically solid lineups; 2-drink min.) Stand Up NY (236 West 78th Street, off Broadway; Upper West Side club with typically solid lineups; 2-drink min.) Laughing Devil/The Standing Room (4738 Vernon Blvd., by #7 train; Queens LIC club; free cover Fri-Sat with code From legendary NYC comedy site Brooklyn Vegan: Thank God for Hy Bender’s religiously updated show bible Best New York