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Comedy Shows in New York City This Weekend - April 20-April 22

April 16, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Who doesn't enjoy a hearty laugh? You'll get your fill of chuckles and then some at any of the comedy club shows on this weekend roundup from City Guide. Attending comedy shows in New York City is a must for anyone wanting to enjoy everything the city has to offer, and you might even catch a famous name performing a set at The Comedy Cellar, Gotham Comedy Club, or The Stand if you're lucky!

You're Welcome (PIT ATTIC) - PIT Striker Mainstage
April 20, 2018 - New York

A weekly stand up show featuring a rotating cast of the best new comics.

Adhoc Presents Helltrap Nightmare - Baby's All Right
April 20, 2018 - Brooklyn

HELLTRAP NIGHTMARE, Chicago's monthly freak show, is stopping coming to horrify New York Shitty for the third time. HELLTRAP is a showcase of experimental comedy//performance art// and noise music featuring Chicago psychos Sarah "Squirm" Sherman, The Shrimp Boys, Scott Egleston, and New York Drama Queen Ruby McCollister. We were recently named the "Best Underground Comedy Show in Chicago" by Chicago Magazine and "The Most Perverted Shit On The Planet" by Sarah's dad.

BoogieManja - The PIT Loft
April 20, 2018 - New York

BoogieManja (n): 1.) A huge, exciting, experimental monster. 2.) An hour of fantastic sketch comedy from some of the best performers and writers in NYC. 3.) Something that changes shape or form every month.

Finesse Mitchell - Gotham Comedy Club
April 20, 2018 - New York

n March of 2015 SNL/Saturday Night Live alum Finesse Mitchell played a role in HBO's new comedy pilot Brothers In Atlanta. The show is executive produced by Lorne Michaels (SNL/ Saturday Night Live) with Tim Story (Ride Along, Think Like A Man) directing. In February of 2015 Mitchell hit the road with Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire) and producer JJ Abrams (Star Wars, Star Trek, Lost) for the Showtime Network's new comedy pilot Roadies. In January of 2015 Mitchell a supporter of the men and women in the armed forces appeared at Ron White's Comedy Salute to the Troops. The live event from Las Vegas was recorded for airing at a later date on Country Music Television (CMT), and all proceeds benefit the Armed Forces Foundation. Also in the stand-up comedy space, Finesse was a member of the 2014 Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour. He further shined on the SHAQ All-Star one-hour comedy special taped in Atlanta, GA which aired on SHOWTIME.

Finesse Mitchell - Gotham Comedy Club
April 21, 2018 - New York

In March of 2015 SNL/Saturday Night Live alum Finesse Mitchell played a role in HBO's new comedy pilot Brothers In Atlanta. The show is executive produced by Lorne Michaels (SNL/ Saturday Night Live) with Tim Story (Ride Along, Think Like A Man) directing. In February of 2015 Mitchell hit the road with Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire) and producer JJ Abrams (Star Wars, Star Trek, Lost) for the Showtime Network's new comedy pilot Roadies. In January of 2015 Mitchell a supporter of the men and women in the armed forces appeared at Ron White's Comedy Salute to the Troops. The live event from Las Vegas was recorded for airing at a later date on Country Music Television (CMT), and all proceeds benefit the Armed Forces Foundation. Also in the stand-up comedy space, Finesse was a member of the 2014 Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour. He further shined on the SHAQ All-Star one-hour comedy special taped in Atlanta, GA which aired on SHOWTIME.

The Baldwins - The PIT Underground
April 21, 2018 - New York

The PIT's longest running team, The Baldwins, perform their signature brand of longform improv comedy at 8pm every Saturday night. "One of the most impressive and absurd long-form improv routines in the city." - TimeOut NY "Terrific, hilarious and disgusting." - Josh Radnor, How I Met Your Your Mother The Baldwins are Kevin Cragg, Daniela Donohue, Meg Griffiths, Chris Griggs, Sarah Nowak, Amanda Peck, Pat Sheperd, and Micah Sherman.

Magic Show - Broadway Comedy Club
April 21, 2018 - New York

Happy Hour Comedy with Herron Entertainment - Eastville Comedy Club
April 21, 2018 - New York

Much Ado About Nothing - Queens Theatre
Through April 21, 2018 - Corona

A saucy and sparkling battle of wits. Love and victory are in the air at the start of one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies. When Claudio, a young gentleman and soldier, swears his love to the charming Hero -- Signor Benedick, a bachelor, swears by his beard that he will never marry. Little does Benedick know that he may have, at last, met his match in Hero's erce-witted cousin, Beatrice. And little does the town of Messina know that it is about to be rocked by a scandal that will take a miracle to put right. Titan Co-founders and real-life husband and wife team, Lenny Banovez and Laura Frye, take on Shakespeare's spirited, sparring duo in Much Ado About Nothing.

Much Ado About Nothing - Queens Theatre
April 22, 2018 - Corona

A saucy and sparkling battle of wits. Love and victory are in the air at the start of one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies. When Claudio, a young gentleman and soldier, swears his love to the charming Hero -- Signor Benedick, a bachelor, swears by his beard that he will never marry. Little does Benedick know that he may have, at last, met his match in Hero's erce-witted cousin, Beatrice. And little does the town of Messina know that it is about to be rocked by a scandal that will take a miracle to put right. Titan Co-founders and real-life husband and wife team, Lenny Banovez and Laura Frye, take on Shakespeare's spirited, sparring duo in Much Ado About Nothing.

Is This Funny?! (PIT ATTIC) - PIT Striker Mainstage
April 22, 2018 - New York

A new material only open mic! Bring your notebook!

The Last Laugh - The PIT Underground
April 22, 2018 - New York

The Pit's weekly all-star stand-up showcase! Get your last laugh in before your miserable week begins!

Miss You like Hell - The Public Theater
Through May 06, 2018 - New York

ony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes (Water by the Spoonful, In the Heights) and acclaimed, genre-breaking singer/songwriter Erin McKeown bring their highly anticipated new musical to The Public this season. Two-time Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega (Anna in the Tropics, Daphne's Dive) is Beatriz, flawed mom to 16 year-old Olivia, and an undocumented immigrant on the verge of deportation. After living estranged from each other for years, a mother and daughter embark on a road trip that crosses state lines. Together they meet Americans of different backgrounds, shared dreams, and complicated truths in this powerful new show with vast heart and fierce humor. OBIE-winning director Lear deBessonet (Resident Director/ Founder of Public Works) and choreographer Danny Mefford (Dear Evan Hansen, Fun Home) stage this transcendent new production with music that will find your soul, and stay with you forever.

Mlima's Tale - The Public Theater
Through May 20, 2018 - New York

This season, two time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage returns to the Public with a new drama as moving and incisive as her Broadway debut play Sweat, heralded by The New York Times as a "vital contribution to contemporary drama." Taking us on a journey that starts in a game park in Kenya and goes around the world, MLIMA'S TALE is the story of Mlima, a magnificent elephant trapped in the clandestine international ivory market. Following a trail of greed and desire as old as trade itself, Mlima leads us through memory and fear, history and tradition, and want and need. Obie Award winner Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars) directs this poignant new play that reveals the surprising and complicated deals that connect us all.

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