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August 6, 2017 - by CG Directory Editor
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Any night in New York brings dozens of chances for laughter. From basement comedy clubs to classic established venues, national comedians and sketch comedy groups are everywhere. City Guide lists Manhattan icons like Carolines, Gotham Comedy Club, and Comedy Cellar, alongside Jerry Seinfeld?s monthly Beacon Theatre performances and up and coming comedy venues like Union Hall and The Creek and The Cave. We also list great improv spots like the PIT/Peoples Improv Theater and UCB/Upright Citizens Brigade.

New Material Night with Aasif Mandvi: Come See How the Sausage Is Made - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 06, 2017 - New York

Aasif Mandvi is a Peabody award winning actor, writer, creator, comedian, author and producer. Widely known for his work as a correspondent on the multi Emmy-winning The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Mandvi made his roots in New York theater under the tutelage of the pre-eminent acting teacher, Wynn Handman, with whom he was able to develop and create his critically acclaimed one-man show, Sakina's Restaurant, which made it's premiere at the American Place Theater, earning him an Obie Award. Mandvi also received rave reviews for originating the role of 'Amir Kapoor' in the world premiere of Ayad Aktahr's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Disgraced, at Lincoln Center. Other stage credits include the Broadway revival of OKLAHOMA and SUBURBIA. In feature film, Mandvi can next be seen alongside Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek in the feature film,Drunk Parents and starred opposite Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston, and Julia Roberts in the Garry Marshall feature, Mother's Day. Mandvi co-starred opposite Jon Hamm in Million Dollar Arm, and had supporting roles in The Internship, with Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, Movie 43, The Dictator with Sacha Baron Cohen, Dark Horse for Todd Solondz, Ruby ... (read more)

Amateur Night at the Gemini - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 06, 2017 - New York

Welcome to Amateur Night at the Gemini at The PIT! This stand up open mic is turn up, sign up so come early and get a good spot. Comics get 3-5 minutes depending on the number of people signed up. Stick around until the end of the night to support your fellow comedians and you can pre-signup for the slot of your choice next week. Hosted by Will Neville and Alex Dayan

The Ghosting Hour: It's Almost the End of Summer Edition - The Pit (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 06, 2017 - New York City

GHOSTED has returned with their broken hearts, and brought with them some of their favorite improv, sketch, and stand up acts to perform in this extra special "it's almost the end of summer edition!"

Bragging Rights: Chillville vs Room 28 - The Pit (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 06, 2017 - New York City

Its the biggest comedy battle of the summer as Chillville and Room 28 go head to head for your laughs, love, and New York sketch comedy supremacy. Come check out a comedy battle for the ages where both teams look to secure the ultimate Bragging Rights prize: Funniest team in New York.

Backbeard: a New Musical - NY Musical Theatre Festival
Through August 06, 2017 -

Book by Matthew McElligott, Larry Tuxbury & Brian Sheldon; Music by Michael Musial; Lyrics by Matthew McElligott, Michael Musial & Larry Tuxbury He smells bad. He looks good! This rollicking musical tells the tale of Backbeard, the hairiest pirate who ever lived, and his quest to answer the question "How should a pirate look?" When a rowdy birthday party ruins his clothes, a pair of persuasive tailors convince him to try a vibrant new outfit of patterned trousers, a colorful coat, and a pig. Now the fearsome pirate must face his greatest challenges: winning the acceptance of the Pirate Council, the townspeople, and even his own crew, in a high-spirited story of courage, acceptance, and standing up for who you are.

Le Carrousel Magique - Bryant Park
Through August 06, 2017 - New York

Le Carrousel Voila! The world's best magicians perform fun-filled tricks for kids of all ages. Produced in partnership with Monday Night Magic. Part of the Le Carrousel Magique program. Schedule June 11 Jeff Moche June 18 Al Garber June 25 Jeff Moche July 2 Chris Capehart July 9 Al Garber July 16 Ben Nemzer July 23 Chris Capehart July 31 Ben Nemzer August 6 Ben Nemzer

Night Train with Wyatt Cenac - Littlefield
August 07, 2017 - Brooklyn

Adam Newman, Phil Hanley, + more! This event is 21 and over Hosted by Brooklyn-based comedy favorite Wyatt Cenac, Night Train show features comedy from the best local and international stand up comedians, and--at times--special guest appearances by musicians, local celebrities, and the occasional surprise only found in Gowanus.

MC: Jon Laster, the Winner of Stand Up NBC - Comedy Cellar
August 07, 2017 - New York

MC for this show: Jon Laster, the Winner of Stand Up NBC. Gregg Rogell from the "Louie" Ck Show, "The Aristocrats", "The Conan O'Brien Show", Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd" and "The Tonight Show". Jeff Lamp from the Tonight Show, Comedy Central, and Major Motion Pictures. Chris Gethard from HBO Special Career Suicide, the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer. Marina Franklin from the movie "Trainwreck", "Louie", "The Nightly Show", "The Jim Gaffigan Show". Des Bishop from HBO "A Comic's Climb", The Today Show, "Des Bishop Work Experience" RTE (Ireland) Best of Edinburgh Fringe BBC (UK) rn.

The Power Exchange - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 07, 2017 - New York

STAND-UP COMEDY $5 OPEN MIC 5 minutes 15 spots max. Sign up and feel the power! Hosted by John Field every Monday at 11pm.

Base Jam - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 07, 2017 - New York

Come to Base Jam: New York City's most fun improv jam with an awesome party vibe! This jam is not only ideal for those new to the stage, but also improv veterans. We welcome all to participate. Let's face it: Getting better at improv is about getting stage time and practicing in front of an audience. So leap first, then look for a place to land....or just keep flying! Hosted by Ray Munoz

A Baby Shower for Jane Don't - The Pit (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 07, 2017 - New York City

9 months ago, Jane Don't was conceived by 4 women. Now she wants out, and we're more than ready to give birth to this funny little lady. It doesn't seem scientifically possible, but it's still happening and we're celebrating with a baby shower that will be way more fun than usual. Come watch some improv inspired by children, performed by Jane Don't and our guest team.

Fit or F*Cked - The PIT Loft
August 07, 2017 - New York

Every month, host Jake Lucas needs to reach his fitness goal. If he does, he gets rewarded. If he doesn't, he get's punished throughout the rest of the show. Featuring some of the best stand-ups, sketch comics, story tellers, improvisors, and performance art acts in NYC.

Friendship Comedy Collective - The Pit (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 07, 2017 - New York City

What is the Friendship Comedy Collective? A bunch of buds who all happen to be up-and-coming comedy voices in Brooklyn and now Man-f*ckin-hattan. We bring out the best and the dumb in each other. ?Each month we create a brand new 1 hour hahaha comedy show featuring 10 sketches each written and cast by a different member of the collective. There's also a monthly zine we produce to feature more comedy and more friends.

Punpernickel & Friends - The PIT Loft
August 07, 2017 - New York

Join comedian and songwriter, Ben Pernick as he hosts a show full of NYC's best comedy songwriters!

Lady Jam - The PIT Loft
August 08, 2017 - New York

Lady Jam provides a safe place for the women in comedy to come together and perform improv.

Bring It - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 08, 2017 - New York

Will Purpura hosts this stand up comedy open mic every Tuesday at 11pm. Sign up and you can be a part of the show! Each week, Will and his special guests will be joined by 10 additional acts whose names will be drawn from the golden bowl of destiny. Win "joke of the night" and you are guaranteed the first slot on the following Tuesday.

Sandy and Richard Riccardi - Metropolitan Room
August 09, 2017 - New York

Combining comedy cabaret with progressive political parody, Sandy and Richard Riccardi have over 15 million views on social media and will be performing at the beautiful Metropolitan Room on August 9th at 7:00PM. Get your tickets now! Rosie O'Donnell calls them "MY FAVORITE NEW SINGING SONGWRITING TEAM!" “You could almost call it a musical version of SNL...together Sandy and Richard Riccardi made one hell of a rib-tickling and satisfying cabaret night out.” ~Peter Leavy, Cabaret Scenes Magazine

Awkward High Five Open Mic - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 09, 2017 - New York

Awkward High Five Open Mic Five dollar, Five minute comedy open mic, 12 spots max, list goes out at 10pm. Hosted by Max Halpert every Wednesday at 11pm. $5 for Citizens, $3 for PITizens

Just One More! Podcast's 100th Episode: Live - The Pit Underground
August 09, 2017 - New York City

It's the 100th episode of Just One More! With Joanna and Daphnie, a fitness and nutrition podcast for normal people who want to be more awesome. Featuring comedian Joanna Shaw Flamm and certified personal trainer and nutrition counselor Daphnie Yang, this live taping will feature helpful tips, surprise guests, and a whole lot of awesome.

Colin Quinn Law Abiding Criminals - The Fat Black Pussycat
August 09, 2017 - New York

MC for this show: Colin Quinn from the movie "Trainwreck", star of one man shows: "Unconstitutional", "Long Story Short" on Broadway and HBO, Star of Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd", Saturday Night Live, NBC's "The Colin Quinn Show'.

Sunday School Dropouts - The PIT Loft
August 10, 2017 - New York

Sunday School Dropouts are an army of fun. Having written & performed over 120 original sketches, the Dropouts have delivered some 137 kajillion laughs. That's more comedy than you can count...except we already counted it. You're welcome. Sunday School Dropouts are Sam Sutton, Aaron Porchia, Kimmie Leathers, Ashley Carr, Susan Burns, and Kevin Allen

Ladies Night Open Mic - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 10, 2017 - New York

Some might say stand-up comedy is predominantly male. Well, let's change that. Come on out to Ladies Night Open Mic at the PIT. We'll take the first 8 comics. $5 for 5 minutes. Sign up at 5:50pm and starts promptly at 6:30pm. Photo credit: Ed Polish and Darren Wotz

Sunday School Dropouts - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 10, 2017 - New York

Sunday School Dropouts are an army of fun. Having written & performed over 120 original sketches, the Dropouts have delivered some 137 kajillion laughs. That's more comedy than you can count...except we already counted it. You're welcome. Sunday School Dropouts are Sam Sutton, Aaron Porchia, Kimmie Leathers, Ashley Carr, Susan Burns, and Kevin Allen

301 Views Sketch Comedy - The PIT Loft
August 10, 2017 - New York

Long running Indie Sketch group 301 Views brings an hour of brand-new, original sketch comedy.

Elisa 4 Ever - The Pit (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 10, 2017 - New York City

Elisa Ballou is going to disappear for a couple of months under mysterious circumstances!! Come celebrate everything that makes her special and say goodbye until October!! We have to cram two months of fun into one night so let's make it a good one!! Featuring comedy from Elisa's bffs and so much self indulgence it won't even fit here!!

Blackout Diaries Comedy Show - The Cobra Club
August 10, 2017 - Brooklyn

Sutton Lee Seymour - West Bank Cafe
August 10, 2017 - New York

Laurie Beechman Theatre Description SUTTON LEE SEYMOUR welcomes you to CAMP KWEEN, the draggiest camp where a young queen can dream! Through live vocals and comedy, Sutton Lee Seymour will teach you the fundamentals of drag. Hike (up your skirt), pitch a tent and get ready to fish, because at CAMP KWEEN it's not just marshmallows we'll be roasting! Who could ask for anything s'more? SUTTON LEE SEYMOUR is the alter ego of actor Prescott Seymour. Seymour premiered The Way Off Broad in January 2017 in Puerto Vallarta followed by the New York premiere of Fame-ish in April 2017. She recently appeared in the ensemble of The Witches of East Village with Coco Peru, Chad Michaels, and Peaches Christ as well as numerous shows with Paige Turner.

The Boyfriends Present: Last Days Before Film School - The PIT Loft
August 11, 2017 - New York City

A raucous mirage of angst and dreams made into sketch comedy. Inspired by anxiety-laughs. In other words: Four women. More than four sketches. You do the math. (We're women.) Written and performed by: Lisa Cheong Shannon Kelley Natalie Sayth Sarah Schweppe

National Scandal - The Pit Underground
August 11, 2017 - New York City

National Scandal is a tight sketch comedy ensemble with a focus on collaborative writing straight from the groin. The team dissects society and politics in order to find its beautifully flawed human core. Like your scientist friend who gets too drunk at a dinner party, National Scandal is smart yet unpredictable. They're the dirty freaks you wouldn't mind introducing to your parents. Cast: Jenifer Bloodsworth Parker Denton Jonathan Desley Patrick Jones Sarah Nowak Meghan O'Malley Holden McNeely (director) Art: Jenifer Bloodsworth

Las Culturistas Live: I Don't Think So, Honey - Littlefield
August 11, 2017 - Brooklyn

Hosted by Matt Rogers & Bowen Yang, Lauren Adams, Drew Anderson, Molly Austin, Joe Castle Baker, Kristen Bartlett, Jeremy Beiler, Henry Russell Bergstein, Brantley Brice, Michelle Buteau, Tyler Coates, Michelle Collins, Annie Donley, Amanda Duarte, Timothy Dunn, Ziwe Fumudoh, Adam Goldman, Gabe Gonzalez, Hallie Haas, Bobby Hankinson, Brandon Scott Jones, Mike Kelton, Daniel Lempert, Sunita Mani, Morgan Miller, Beth Newell, Isaac Oliver, Shane O'Neill, Rachel Pegram, Joe Pera, Joel Perez, Eleanore Pienta, Jasmine Pierce, Lorelei Ramirez, Ben Rimalower, Rae Sanni, Josh Sharp, Shalewa Sharpe, Nicole Silverberg, Tessa Skara, Peter Smith, Nicole Spiezio, Abra Tabak, Greta Titelman, Danny Visconti, Sarah Grace Welbourn, Emma Willmann, Max Wittert, Jaboukie Young-White, Moujan Zolfaghari, Keisha Zollar The HIT live show returns to Littlefield! Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang host 50 of New York's best comedians and performers as they each take one minute to go off on culture! Do not miss the show of the Summer. AND we're so excited to announce our partnership with Spoke, an amazing new platform for podcasters and podcast lovers. Download now to see what all the hype is about, an... (read more)

Sutton Lee Seymour - West Bank Cafe
August 11, 2017 - New York

SUTTON LEE SEYMOUR welcomes you to CAMP KWEEN, the draggiest camp where a young queen can dream! Through live vocals and comedy, Sutton Lee Seymour will teach you the fundamentals of drag. Hike (up your skirt), pitch a tent and get ready to fish, because at CAMP KWEEN it's not just marshmallows we'll be roasting! Who could ask for anything s'more? SUTTON LEE SEYMOUR is the alter ego of actor Prescott Seymour. Seymour premiered The Way Off Broad in January 2017 in Puerto Vallarta followed by the New York premiere of Fame-ish in April 2017. She recently appeared in the ensemble of The Witches of East Village with Coco Peru, Chad Michaels, and Peaches Christ as well as numerous shows with Paige Turner.

Swing Rider's Open Mic - The PIT Loft
August 12, 2017 - New York

Welcome to the Swing Riders Mic FB Group. Mosey on by to try out your new jokes and kick dust off the old ones. The mic will be run lottery style. Sign up at 2:45pm. $5 for Citizens, $3 for PITizens

Dion Flynn Works Well with Others - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 12, 2017 - New York

DION FLYNN is best known as Barack Obama on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and has over 60 appearances as 14 different characters on both The Tonight Show & Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon. Cited by Oprah aMagazine as "one of our favorite creative thinkers..." Dion's solo improv has been described as: "Alternately maniacal and tender, vulnerable and ballsy, Dion Flynn looses his brand of liquid, synapse-rich comedy in an evening of interactive improv which takes the audience on a loopy, looping comic odyssey from which the ghosts of Orson Welles and Spalding Grey are never far. Flynn's mind is both shock and absorber, as spongy and receptive as the suspension in a New York taxicab: pretty soon, you're flying." — Tom Shone, Film Critic, Intelligent Life "Dion Flynn's solo theatrical improvisations are what it would be if Jackson Pollack and James Joyce did comedy." -An audience member named Nick, pressed for comment during a show by Dion. "Dion's solo performance at The PIT is an experience. He takes the audience on the same journey he is going through as he figures out his show/performance art piece/happening. And it's all in an empty space, armed with only a microphone, a... (read more)

North Coast - The Pit Underground
August 12, 2017 - New York City

With a cast of improv comedy veterans in New York City, North Coast's explosive performances have been packing comedy venues, universities, and festivals nationwide since 2009. Built around a single suggestion from an audience member, the show's improvised scenes escalate into full-blown hip-hop songs, facilitated by resident beatboxer and World Beatbox Champion, Kaila Mullady. With their seamless melding of comedic timing and freestyle rapping abilities, North Coast frequently blurs the line between comedy show and concert, drawing audiences from the comedy, hip-hop, and theater communities for an experience that has been hailed as "mind-blowing" and "next level" by critics and audiences alike. Named one of the "Top Ten Best Comedy Shows" by Time Out New York, North Coast has been featured on MTV, Vh1, in Slate's Podcast The Gist, The Village Voice, and The New York Times Comedy Listings. Currently, you can catch them performing every Saturday night.

Stand up and Chill - The Pit (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 12, 2017 - New York City

Why Netflix and Chill when you can Stand Up and Chill? Don't miss out on watching some of the best comedians in New York City. Stand Up and Chill is always a sold out show--don't miss out and get your tickets today!

Gas Station Horror - The Pit Underground
August 12, 2017 - New York City

Gas Station Horror is a monthly, high-energy improv show that turns terrible horror movies into excellent comedy. Host J. W. Crump is joined by a talented group of horror-philes from the major comedy theaters in New York. After playing clips from low-rent horror movies, the improvisers take the stage to finish the scene in new and hilarious ways. Every show features movie fun-facts, brand-new clips, and a sponsored raffle where audience members have the chance to win free DVDs and other prizes. Most shows take place at the Peoples Improv Theater. Check out the Upcoming Shows section to find out when the next Gas Station Horror is premiering. GSH has been featured as a hot pick in the skint, Hy Reviews, The Blot, Time Out NY, and Horror Society, among many others! "GSH manages to be all of the things we want from a comedy show - slick, silly, welcoming, and hilarious from house open to post-show. J. W. Crump created a monster, and invites the whole city to come laugh at it." - Kevin Laibson, Former PIT Artistic Director Gas Station Horror is J. W. Crump, Sean Reidy, Connor McClure, B. J. Thorne, Josh Krebs, Kaitlin Fontana, Sam Jackel, Michelle Francesca Thomas, Keisha Zollar, T... (read more)

Paul Virzi TV Taping w Special Guests Bill Burr & Pete Davidson - Tarrytown Music Hall
August 13, 2017 - Tarrytown

Paul Virzi is a stand up comedian on the rise! His debut comedy album Night At The Stand was #1 on iTunes and reached #4 on the Billboard Top 100. Paul is a national headliner and has toured with Bill Burr in some of the country's most iconic theaters including, Madison Square Garden, The Chicago Theatre and Carnegie Hall. Every week you can hear him host his very popular podcast The Virzi Effect. Some of his credits include TV appearances on truTV's Comedy Knockout, AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live, The NFL Network's Good Morning Football, FOX's Redeye and writing for the ESPN ESPY Awards. Paul has made numerous appearances at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival In Montreal and performed at the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX. Now he is taping his first TV comedy special at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Westchester County, where he was raised. He touches on his family, crazy thoughts and a recent bout with depression in this funny, but honest special. Executive Producers Bill Burr (F is for Family) and Pete Davidson (Saturday Night Live) will also make guest appearances on the show! "Paul's growth as a comedian over the last 5 years has been amazing to watch. He has found ... (read more)

New Material Night with Aasif Mandvi: Come See How the Sausage Is Made - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 13, 2017 - New York

Aasif Mandvi is a Peabody award winning actor, writer, creator, comedian, author and producer. Widely known for his work as a correspondent on the multi Emmy-winning The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Mandvi made his roots in New York theater under the tutelage of the pre-eminent acting teacher, Wynn Handman, with whom he was able to develop and create his critically acclaimed one-man show, Sakina's Restaurant, which made it's premiere at the American Place Theater, earning him an Obie Award. Mandvi also received rave reviews for originating the role of 'Amir Kapoor' in the world premiere of Ayad Aktahr's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Disgraced, at Lincoln Center. Other stage credits include the Broadway revival of OKLAHOMA and SUBURBIA. In feature film, Mandvi can next be seen alongside Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek in the feature film,Drunk Parents and starred opposite Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston, and Julia Roberts in the Garry Marshall feature, Mother's Day. Mandvi co-starred opposite Jon Hamm in Million Dollar Arm, and had supporting roles in The Internship, with Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, Movie 43, The Dictator with Sacha Baron Cohen, Dark Horse for Todd Solondz, Ruby ... (read more)

Amateur Night at the Gemini - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
August 13, 2017 - New York

Welcome to Amateur Night at the Gemini at The PIT! This stand up open mic is turn up, sign up so come early and get a good spot. Comics get 3-5 minutes depending on the number of people signed up. Stick around until the end of the night to support your fellow comedians and you can pre-signup for the slot of your choice next week. Hosted by Will Neville and Alex Dayan

Aasif Mandvi’s Mid-Life Crisis (A Solo Show in Development) Plus Special Guests! - Peoples Improv Theater
Through August 13, 2017 - New York

The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) is proud to announce a limited weekly run for Aasif Mandvi’s Mid-Life Crisis (A Solo Show in Development) Plus Special Guests, starting Sunday June 25th and running through August 13th, 2017. About Aasif Mandvi Aasif Mandvi is well known for his work as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s Emmy-winning show, THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART. Most recently, Aasif wrote, produced, and starred in the HBO series, THE BRINK, co-starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins. Other notable television work includes PERSON OF INTEREST, MADAM SECRETARY, US & THEM, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, SEX AND THE CITY, SLEEPER CELL, THE SOPRANOS, THE BEDFORD DIARIES, OZ, CSI, LAW AND ORDER, and TANNER ON TANNER directed by Robert Altman. Recurring roles include JERICHO and ER. Mandvi will next be seen starring opposite Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston, and Julia Roberts in MOTHER’S DAY, directed by Garry Marshall. November also marked the release of his memoir, NO LAND’S MAN, a collection of humorous and personal stories published by Chronicle Books. Mandvi co-created and starred in the critically acclaimed web-series, HALAL IN THE FAMILY, which addressed anti-Muslim bigotr... (read more)

Amber Martin Presents The Amber Zone! - Sid Gold's Request Room
Through August 21, 2017 - New York

Celebrated comedian, singer and cabaret star, Amber Martin, curates and hosts a weekly showcase of some of the most brilliant performers in NYC, thus the world. A TimeOutNY Pick! The Amber Zone happens each Monday, with doors at 7pm and show at 8pm, Amber Martin will present a different one-hour program starring a bevy of downtown and beyond artists (Amber's very talented friends!). Each week, a different show by a different performer. You never know who or what you'll get, but you can rest assured it will be fun, truly brilliant and most importantly, intimate. No reservations. Please note… First come first served, and the room is intimate, so it will fill up quickly. Amber Martin is a NYC – based performing artist, vocalist and funny lady with a pretty great resume in downtown performance chic. Each Monday, Amber plays producer of the show as well as her own version of Joe the Bartender! She'll be serving them up cold and classy in the front bar while you sip away and enjoy a true NYC – style show experience in the back! Please stick around after the show to mingle with the artists and their cool friends while everyone is invited to join the post-show, honest to god rock... (read more)

The Simpsons Bingo - Videology Bar & Cinema
Through August 30, 2017 - New York

Hey, hey kids! Guess what's back by popular demand?! The Simpsons bingo! What better way to celebrate the longest running TV comedy of all time than with a good old ding-dong-diddily game of BINGO? Every Wednesday night we'll be watching The Simpsons and playing BINGO. Watch for things like Duff beer, celebrity cameos, and the Itchy and Scratchy show. Listen for quotes like "D'oh!" "Eat my shorts!" and "Excellent…" Get a BINGO and you'll win a free drink (or doughnut that makes you go "Mmmm")!

Me the People - Triad Theater
Through September 02, 2017 - New York

They say that comedy is tragedy plus time. After over 100 days of Trump, the creators of 2006's acclaimed musical revue Bush Wars declare that, IT'S TIME! Their new show, Me The People—The Trump America Musical, is an uproarious entertainment that takes aim at the embarrassment that is the self-dealing, topsy-turvy presidency of Donald J. Trump. From his crony cabinet, to his far right Supreme Court, White House grifters Ivanka & Jared and of course, the Trumpcare debacle, no one is spared. ME THE PEOPLE also offers a hilarious diagnosis from Sigmund Freud, and a tour de force earful from Hillary Clinton. ME THE PEOPLE is certain to thrill & delight progressives and deeply offend Trumpworld. PLEASE NOTE: THE VENUE HAS A 2-DRINK MINIMUM per person. (1-drink minimum for rear balcony) www.methepeoplemusical.com

Trigger Play - Pine Box Rock Shop
Through September 02, 2017 - New York

Trigger Play is a monthly comedy show featuring diverse lineups of NYC's best up-and-coming comics. Produced by Amanda Kay Holstien and Pranav Behari.

Killing Joke - Pine Box Rock Shop
Through September 09, 2017 - New York

THE Q - Dont Tell Mama
Through September 21, 2017 - New York

Talk & Variety Show $7.00 cover charge and a 2 drink minimum per person CASH ONLY Seating from 6:30pm Approximate running time: 70 minutes The Q debuts at Don't Tell Mama's this May. Joseph Macchia producer and creator is bringing back his talk show The Q to midtown. Joining Joseph on the panel will be Thomas Dieter and Shawn Moninger. There has been The View, The Chew and The Talk but nothing like The Q ...and it's hosted by all gay men who vary in interests, abilities and backgrounds. There's the Long Islander with a leathery past, the free-spirited southern boy with a thing for attention, and the reverend who knows a thing or two about what's GOOD. They sing, they joke, they talk, and they're up for most anything. Special guests to include singers and musicians, comics and writers, florists and sex-toy store owners, among others. Specialty Topics and more to be discussed.

Distorted Diznee - The Laurie Beechman Theatre
Through September 22, 2017 - New York

The Laurie Beechman Theater continues its long-running late night spectacle DISTORTED DIZNEE -- now in its 5th year. Performances run select Friday nights at The Laurie Beechman DISTORTED DIZNEE is an outrageous Las Vegas-style parody revue of some of America's most beloved animated classics. Come be Part of Our World as a troupe of fabulous drag queens takes you on a twisted -- and very adult -- journey, where Evil Queens become Mean Girls, Pocahontas is a proud mary, and a little mermaid yearns for the carnal benefits of being an anatomically correct woman. This 75-minute non-stop extravaganza features high-energy dance numbers, pop culture, comedy, dazzling costumes and lip-syncing "ladies"-- with a bit of Cher, Patti LuPone, Idina Menzel, Precious, and Rihanna thrown in for good measure! DISTORTED DIZNEE began in March 2012 and was originally concieved by Daniel Logan. Current performers include Holly Dae, Bootsie LeFaris, Pixie Aventura, Monet X. Change, Brenda Dharling, and Fifi DuBois with past Distorted Diznee performers include Dallas DuBois, Bob The Drag Queen, Sutton Lee Seymour, Shenea DeDranke and Tina Burner. Daniel Logan is no longer involved or affiliated in... (read more)

Ricky Ritzel's Broadway - Dont Tell Mama
Through September 28, 2017 - New York

Ricky Ritzel's Broadway 2-Time MAC Award-Winning Tribute To Broadway Musical Comedy with Ricky Ritzel at the piano Ensemble Cast

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