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Comedy Shows in New York City This Weekend - February 15-February 17

February 11, 2019 - 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!

Conner O'malley Presents: Wish I Could Beat My Own Ass - Union Hall
February 15, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over Do you ever wish you could beat your own dumb ass? SO DO WE! Watch Conner O'Malley do stand up, characters and more!

Linda Loves Bingo - (Le) Poisson Rouge
February 15, 2019 - New York

WIN BIG AT NYC’S #1 DRAG GAME SHOW—LINDA LOVES BINGO! Join hostess Linda Simpson as players vie for a treasure trove of prizes, from discount-store delights to a cash jackpot. Thrills, laughs and prizes galore! Bring along your friends, relatives, your special someone, or just come alone—Anyone can be a winner at this fun-filled affair! Great for birthday celebrations and other special gatherings. (Arrive early for best seats.) The New York Times, Time Out and New York magazines all agree: Bingo with Linda is a blast! FREE Admission! Bingo cards are $10 for five cards, which are good for entire night. Full bar and food menu. *Happy Hour 6:30–7:30pm *Games 7:30–9:30pm

Free* Mic Fridays Nick Nicosia - QED
February 15, 2019 - Astoria

Signup starts at 4:30 and the mic goes from 5:00-7:00 pm. We have 20 5-minute spots. We will take late comers as long as we still have room.. Order is determined randomly. If you arrive after we have filled those 20 spots, don't panic! At the end of the show, we do a lightning round with the remaining time. Could be 30 seconds of stage time, could be 2-3 minutes. We welcome comedians, storytellers, improvisers, poets, acapella singers, rappers, etc. The place has two mics so duos are also cool. This is a supportive room so no use of phones or notes in the room. *Free show with purchase from QED. QED does not allow outside food or drink but does sell coffee, tea, beer, wine, and snacks at very reasonable prices.

Immigrant Jam Lucie Pohl - QED
February 15, 2019 - Astoria

Lucie Pohl's Immigrant Jam is a night to celebrate being from somewhere else! Immigrant stand ups, storytellers + character comics do their funniest immigration material or non immigrants do their immigration-inspired material! Accents celebrated, wanted, welcome! Featuring*: Boris Khaykin Karmen Naidoo Sonja Savanovic Ben Rosenfeld Marisela Gonzalez Natan Badalov Tom Delgado Pandora

The Heirs Of Hogwarts - The PIT
February 15, 2019 - New York

With He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named soundly defeated and Harry Potter and friends fully grown there aren't many adventures at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry… or are there? Join us for a loving homage to the fantastical world of Harry Potter with The Heirs of Hogwarts, a completely improvised magical tale created before your very eyes. And, like the flavor of a Bertie Bott's Bean: anything is possible. Come by broom, portkey, and floo powder for a fantastic show and a friendly reminder that magic is real

Shame! Ron Raganella - QED
February 15, 2019 - Astoria

Repent! Come witness shameful confessions of some of New York's funniest. Performers share jokes and tales of less-than-proud drunken moments experiences in this cringe-worthy comedy show. Featuring*: Hannah Boone Stu Melton Jenn Wehrung Oniyide Francis Michael Clayton Hosted by Brendan Busee & Ron Raganella

Creek Cave Live - The Creek and The Cave
February 15, 2019 - Long Island City

Creek Cave Live (CCL) is the touring arm of The Creek & The Cave, when we are not on the road we bring you the an amazing showcase full of Creek favorites, comics just passing through and some of the best stand up comics living in NYC. Because we love comedy and our audiences so much we give you a free PBR for supporting our space! And if you’re a dear and sit in the front row we give you a free shot! Friday Feb. 15th offers a double feature of top-notch comedy in LIC. 8PM SHOW Madison Allen Mikey Suarez Jeff Scheen Brandon Jackson AND MORE! 10PM SHOW Gus Atshan AJ Foster Sam Morrison Dan Wilbur Josh Wesson AND MORE!

Squareup Comedy Show - New York Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

The SQUAREUP COMEDY SHOW is a traveling comedy group that combines urban, alternative, and middle-America comedy into one hilarious show. Gordon Baker-Bone, Mike Brown, John Minus, Cerrome Russell and Dillon Stevenson have toured collectively since 2012 with multiple sold-out shows in New York, New Jersey, and DC. The group has appeared/performed on MTV, BET, AXS Gotham Live, and Adult Swim. Join a night of comedy featuring The SQUAREUP COMEDY squad and their favorite comics.

Friday Night Headliners on 4th St. - New York Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

Wondering what to do in the East Village? Our New York stand up comedy showcase is one of the most fun things to do on a weeknight! From a casual date night to a spontaneous friends night out, you can’t miss with an incredible stand up show that will become a great conversation piece over drinks or dinner later tonight and a favorite memory for years to come! Tonight’s show features: Lineup TBA

Friday Night Headliners - New York Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

Wondering what to do tonight? Our New York stand up comedy showcase is one of the most fun things to do on a weeknight! Whether you’re with your friends from work looking for a great Happy Hour, want to have a fun, casual date night or just love to laugh every day, our comedy nights have you covered! Tonight’s show features: Lineup TBA

Friday Night Comedy on 4th St. - New York Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

Nothing says downtown NYC like a microphone, a stool, a brick wall and a comedian. Stand up comedy has been a staple of Village nightlife for decades! The newly expanded New York Comedy Club is proud to join the thriving arts and entertainment scene in the East Village, building on our strong presence at our flagship location in Gramercy. Every show is packed with comics you know… or should! Your favorite podcast stars (Guys We Fucked, Legion of Skanks, Tuesdays With Stories), SiriusXM personalities (Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, Andy Fiori, Shuli Egar), TV stars (Judah Friedlander, Rell Battle, Andrew Schulz, Carly Aquilino), Late Night personalities (Rory Albanese, Mike Yard, Ricky Velez, Jena Friedman, Josh Gondelman), plus hot young talent about to burst onto the scene. Tonight’s show features: Lineup TBA

Friday Night Comedy - New York Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

Get the authentic NYC stand up comedy experience at New York Comedy Club! Enjoy a nightly showcase of the best comedians in the city, hot up-and-comers, plus hotshot celebrity drop ins, national and international touring comics and more surprises! Our regulars include Judah Friedlander, Todd Barry, Andrew Schulz, Christian Finnegan, Bonnie McFarlane, Sherrod Small, Ari Shaffir, Ricky Velez, Yamaneika Saunders, Jay Oakerson, Matt Richards, Carly Aquilino, Carmen Lynch, Lenny Marcus, Mike Britt, Sarah Tollemache, Adrienne Iapalucci, Emma Willmann, James Mattern, Anthony Devito, Greg Stone, Aaron Berg, Mike Cannon, Jon Laster, Josh Gondelman, Matt Pavich, Nore Davis, Neko White, Corinne Fisher, Krystyna Hutchinson, Wendi Starling, Nathan Macintosh, Gary Vider, Sam Morril, Joe List, Mark Normand, Subhah Agarwal, Dante Nero, Chuck Nice and more!

American Comedy Institute Show (The Vintage Lounge) - Gotham Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

18 & over 2 Beverage Minimum Per Person Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable

Gotham Comedy Live All-Stars - Gotham Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

18 & over 2 Beverage Minimum Per Person Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable

Love Me Tinder - Broadway Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

There is nothing like love at first swipe...sight—how does that phrase go again? In 2019 we have traded in the goosebumps for Grindr, the fireworks for Farmers Only, and who can forget the ultimate flattery of a SUPER LIKE! Grab a seat and buckle up because we are about to take you on a guide of how to Love Me Tinder. Join us for some post Valentine's Day discount chocolate and some drinks, and laugh the night away as we discuss the "do's" and "don'ts", and a few "oh hell nahhs", of the dating scene while some authentic NYC artists tell their experiences of love, loss, and just pure debauchery. It's sure to be a night that leaves you asking if any of these fools out there are worth it, but more importantly reminding yourself that you are always worth the wait.

All Star Stand Up Comedy, Our Signature Stand Up Show - Broadway Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

Broadway Comedy Club presents a lineup full of our Top Headliners. These are the best comedians from New York City with special guests from all across the country. You've seen them on MTV, HBO, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, Last Comic Standing and more!

Charles Bacquet Comedy and Variety Show - Broadway Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

Charles Bacquet and Broadway Comedy Club presents a lineup full of our Top Headliners. These are the best comedians from New York City with special guests from all across the country. You've seen them on MTV, HBO, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, Last Comic Standing and more!

All Star Stand Up Comedy, Our Signature Show - Broadway Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

Broadway Comedy Club presents a lineup full of our Top Headliners. These are the best comedians from New York City with special guests from all across the country. You've seen them on MTV, HBO, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, Last Comic Standing and more! Joann Filan (Comedy Central) Ian Lara (Comedy Central) Reggie Edwards Dustin Chafin (HBO, Uncensored Comedy, Showtime, CMT)

The Stand Nyc @ Esther & Carol! W/ Yameneika Saunders, Marina Franklin, Derek Gaines, Paul Virzi, Crystal Marie Denha, Lev Fer, and More - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 15, 2019 - New York

This event is 16 and over Yamaneika Saunders has been captivating audiences with her dynamic stage presence for over a decade and across the entire country. Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, Yamaneika has since tackled both the New York and LA comedy scene by combining her high energy improv skills with a unique vulnerable perspective on life. This mix forces her to go beyond the typical humor one would expect to hear, and allows her to connect to audiences from any background. A semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing, one of the stars of Funny Girls on Oxygen and panelist on The Meredith Vieira Show, Yamaneika is finally bringing her talents to the world stage; let's just hope they can handle her...

Friday Night Headliners - New York Comedy Club
February 15, 2019 - New York

Wondering what to do tonight? Our New York stand up comedy showcase is one of the most fun things to do on a weeknight! Whether you’re with your friends from work looking for a great Happy Hour, want to have a fun, casual date night or just love to laugh every day, our comedy nights have you covered! Tonight’s show features: Lineup TBA

Improvised 30 Rock - The PIT
February 15, 2019 - New York

Improvised 30 Rock Is A Group Of Superfans Resurrecting Our Favorite Show Through Longform Improv. Dressed In Costume, Liz, Tracy, Jenna, Jack, Kenneth And The Rest Of Your Favorite Characters Will Perform A Never-before-seen Episode Of 30 Rock Based On An Audience Suggestion, With Live Musical Accompaniment! Featuring: Liz Lemon: Sophie Hirsh Tracy: Cynia Barnwell Jenna: Brielle Demirjian Jack: E.a. Moss Kenneth: David Bluvband Pete: Shannon Burke Frank: Angela Palladino Lutz: Megan Sugrue Alfonso: Nick West

She Makes Me Laugh - The PIT
February 15, 2019 - New York

A monthly show featuring an all lady lineup of story-tellers, stand ups, improv, and characters.

Living Room Show - Postmark Cafe
February 15, 2019 - Brooklyn

The longest running stand-up and sketch comedy show in Brooklyn presented by Aaron Kominos-Smith and Turner Sparks (now in it’s 12th year)! Every Friday night at 8pm come to this clean, all-ages show to see some of TV's funniest comedians and hear jokes they're working on for their next TV appearance on Comedy Central, Fallon, Conan, The Tonight Show, and more! Come as a couple or come alone. Bring a group friends or bring your family. No restrictions on audience, we ask comics to keep their acts clean and EVERYONE gets in FREE! The show is at The Postmark Cafe: 326 6th St in Brooklyn. Follow @LivingRoomShow on Twitter and Facebook for weekly lineups While tickets are free, reservations regularly sell out. Get your reserved seats at www.LivingRoomShowNY.com facebook.com/livingroomshow

Boogiemanja - The PIT
February 15, 2019 - New York

BoogieManja (n): 1.) A huge, exciting, experimental monster. 2.) An hour of fantastic sketch comedy. 3.) Something that changes shape or form every month

The Armory Improv House Teams - The Tank
February 15, 2019 - New York

"We're making history." - George Washington.. or Brian Hansbury ("The Panel").. or maybe we made it up. Join us every Friday night at 9:30 PM to see long-form improvisation performed by your favorite Tank House Teams.

That Shit Ray - Union Hall
February 16, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over That Shit Ray is a comedic exploration of the daily hustle. Every month Rachel Pegram (The Week Of - Netflix, Clusterfest) and Rachel Joravsky (Reductress, Thirsty White Ally) come together and put on a comedy variety show celebrating scrappiness, drive, and hustle. Featuring performers from various backgrounds the Rachels always look to uplift those who have voices that are different or underrepresented. The show is like a party featuring a hot ass DJ and sometimes even a choreographed 'one, two step' from Rachel and Rachel.

Don Giovanni - Metropolitan Opera House
February 16, 2019 - New York

Baritone Peter Mattei and bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni star as opera's most notorious seducer in Mozart's masterpiece of dark comedy. Cornelius Meister makes his Met debut conducting performances that also include sopranos Rachel Willis-Sørensen and Guanqun Yu as Donna Anna, sopranos Federica Lombardi and Susanna Phillips as Donna Elvira, and basses Ildar Abdrazakov and Adam Plachetka as Leporello.

Gotham Comedy Live All-Stars - Gotham Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

8 & over 2 Beverage Minimum Per Person Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable

Eight is Never Enough - Broadway Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

COME BE A PART OF THE SHOW! The cast of EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH delivers hilarious comedy improvised on the spot based on audience suggestions and participation. Every show is topical and customized to you. Think WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY meets Broadway.

All Star Stand Up Comedy, Our Signature Stand Up Show - Broadway Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

Broadway Comedy Club presents a lineup full of our Top Headliners. These are the best comedians from New York City with special guests from all across the country. You've seen them on MTV, HBO, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, Last Comic Standing and more! Joann Filan (Comedy Central) Ian Lara (Comedy Central) Reggie Edwards Dustin Chafin (HBO, Uncensored Comedy, Showtime, CMT)

Sheba Mason Show - Broadway Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

The child of playwright Ginger Reiter and comedian Jackie Mason, Sheba Mason has been performing since appearing in her mother's plays at the age of 2. Honing her own skills onstage for years, Mason has become a fixture of the Manhattan comedy scene, spouting witticisms about everything from politics to grandmothers. Now, she's taking her show on the road, and she's bringing along some of her talented friends. Join Mason for a hilarious night of comedy alongside Comedy Central's Tom McCaffrey, Raj Mahal and more of New York's brightest up-and-coming comics.

All Star Stand Up Comedy, Our Signature Show - Broadway Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

Broadway Comedy Club presents a lineup full of our Top Headliners. These are the best comedians from New York City with special guests from all across the country. You've seen them on MTV, HBO, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, Last Comic Standing and more! Erin Jackson (Conan, Comedy Central, NBC's Last Comic Standing, The Ellen DeGeneres Show) Dustin Chafin (HBO, Uncensored Comedy, Showtime, CMT) Frank Vignola (Comedy Central) Sheba Mason

The Ivy League of Comedy Presents Fabulously Funny Females - The Madison Theatre
February 16, 2019 - Rockville Centre

The Ivy League of Comedy is the premier group of stand-up comedians touring America. Known for their elite brand of clever comedy, you've heard their brilliant comedic voices on late-night TV and Comedy Central. Now, come see them live on stage! The Ivy League of Comedy honors audiences with original, well-written comedy that doesn't resort to playing on stereotypes or picking on the audience. From theatres to corporate events to fund-raising shows for charities, The Ivy League of Comedy brings you stand-up comedy's funniest and brightest. This hilarious comedy show is as perfect for entertaining your clients as for a casual night out with friends. Wouldn't you rather be the one talking about the show instead of just hearing about it later? Don't be disappointed that you missed out. Buy your tickets now!

The Stand Nyc @ Esther & Carol! W/ Bonnie Mcfarlane, Ron Bennington, Yannis Pappas, Samantha Ruddy, Petey Deabreu, and More! - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 16, 2019 - New York

This event is 16 and over A national headlining comedian, McFarlane's radio and television credits includes an HBO special, two comedy central specials, three Letterman appearances, a Tonight Show appearance, The Howard Stern Show and a regular on the Opie and Anthony/Jimmy radio show. Bonnie regularly appears as a guest on Fox's Redeye and is a regular cast panelist on Comedy Central's The Nightly Show starring Larry Willmore. Bonnie is also a cast member on the current season of Tru TV's, How To Be A Grown Up. Bonnie has acted in numerous television shows and can be seen in the newly acclaimed web series "Cop Show" starring Colin Quinn and Jerry Seinfeld. She most recently made an award winning comedy documentary feature about funny women called Women Aren't Funny starring Joan Rivers, Rosie O'Donnell, Sarah Silverman and Maria Bamford. It's available on iTunes and Netfix. The HuffingtonPost listed McFarlane as the number one funniest female you should know. Marie Claire Magazine said she is one of the 50 Funniest Women Right Now. Paste Magazine chose the podcast she does with her husband, Rich Vos as one of the Top Ten best comedy podcasts today. It's called My Wife Hates Me. M... (read more)

The Stand Nyc @ Improv Asylum! W/ Yannis Pappas, Bonnie Mcfarlane, Monroe Martin, Kerryn Feehan, and More - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 16, 2019 - New York

This event is 16 and over Yannis Pappas is a stand-up comedian and current host of AOL's Original Series, 2 Point Lead. He was the Co-Anchor of Fusion Live, a live, primetime, one-hour news magazine program which focused on current events, pop culture and satire. Fusion TV network launched in September 2013 as a joint venture of ABC Yannis' Half Hour Comedy Central Special aired in June of 2014 and is available on Amazon, iTunes, ComedyCentral.com and whenever Comedy Central re-runs it. Yannis was also the co-host of MSG's sports fan show, The Bracket. He has also been featured on AXS TV, TRUTV's How To Be a Grown Up, VH1's "Best Week Ever", Fox Business, Good Morning America on ABC. He was the first comedian to ever do stand up on the New Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon–It was a test show and didn't air, but that's kind of a cool thing.

The Early Show - New York Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person It's never too early for Comedy! Join us for the quintessential New York City Comedy experience. Our happy hour show presents a mix of citywide stars, club favorites, and fresh faces so you can kick off your evening with a lot of laughs!

Laughing Buddha - New York Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person Laughing Buddha Comedy presents an evening of NYC's emerging comics as they join Jeff Lawrence for a hilarious night of laughter.

Saturday Evening Comedy - New York Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person Get the authentic NYC stand up comedy experience at New York Comedy Club! Enjoy a nightly showcase of the best comedians in the city, hot up-and-comers, plus hotshot celebrity drop ins, national and international touring comics and more surprises! Our regulars include Judah Friedlander, Todd Barry, Andrew Schulz, Christian Finnegan, Bonnie McFarlane, Sherrod Small, Ari Shaffir, Ricky Velez, Yamaneika Saunders, Jay Oakerson, Matt Richards, Carly Aquilino, Carmen Lynch, Lenny Marcus, Mike Britt, Sarah Tollemache, Adrienne Iapalucci, Emma Willmann, James Mattern, Anthony Devito, Greg Stone, Aaron Berg, Mike Cannon, Jon Laster, Josh Gondelman, Matt Pavich, Nore Davis, Neko White, Corinne Fisher, Krystyna Hutchinson, Wendi Starling, Nathan Macintosh, Gary Vider, Sam Morril, Joe List, Mark Normand, Subhah Agarwal, Dante Nero, Chuck Nice and more

Saturday Night Comedy on 4th St. - New York Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person Nothing says downtown NYC like a microphone, a stool, a brick wall and a comedian. Stand up comedy has been a staple of Village nightlife for decades! The newly expanded New York Comedy Club is proud to join the thriving arts and entertainment scene in the East Village, building on our strong presence at our flagship location in Gramercy. Every show is packed with comics you know… or should! Your favorite podcast stars (Guys We Fucked, Legion of Skanks, Tuesdays With Stories), SiriusXM personalities (Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, Andy Fiori, Shuli Egar), TV stars (Judah Friedlander, Rell Battle, Andrew Schulz, Carly Aquilino), Late Night personalities (Rory Albanese, Mike Yard, Ricky Velez, Jena Friedman, Josh Gondelman), plus hot young talent about to burst onto the scene.

Saturday Night Headliners - New York Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person Whether you're a local or just visiting the greatest city in the world, New York City stand up comedy is a must-do activity. New York Comedy Club offers the most authentic NYC comedy experience in the city. Every show is packed with comics you know… or should! Your favorite podcast stars (Guys We Fucked, Legion of Skanks, Tuesdays With Stories), SiriusXM personalities (Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, Andy Fiori, Shuli Egar), TV stars (Judah Friedlander, Rell Battle, Andrew Schulz, Carly Aquilino), Late Night personalities (Rory Albanese, Mike Yard, Ricky Velez, Jena Friedman, Josh Gondelman), plus hot young talent about to burst onto the scene.

Saturday Late Night - New York Comedy Club
February 16, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person Get the authentic NYC stand up comedy experience at New York Comedy Club! Enjoy a nightly showcase of the best comedians in the city, hot up-and-comers, plus hotshot celebrity drop ins, national and international touring comics and more surprises! Our regulars include Judah Friedlander, Todd Barry, Andrew Schulz, Christian Finnegan, Bonnie McFarlane, Sherrod Small, Ari Shaffir, Ricky Velez, Yamaneika Saunders, Jay Oakerson, Matt Richards, Carly Aquilino, Carmen Lynch, Lenny Marcus, Mike Britt, Sarah Tollemache, Adrienne Iapalucci, Emma Willmann, James Mattern, Anthony Devito, Greg Stone, Aaron Berg, Mike Cannon, Jon Laster, Josh Gondelman, Matt Pavich, Nore Davis, Neko White, Corinne Fisher, Krystyna Hutchinson, Wendi Starling, Nathan Macintosh, Gary Vider, Sam Morril, Joe List, Mark Normand, Subhah Agarwal, Dante Nero, Chuck Nice and more

The Baldwins - The PIT
February 16, 2019 - 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, Tarik Davis, Chris Griggs, Sarah Nowak, Amanda Peck, Pat Sheperd, and Micah Sherman.

North Coast - The PIT
February 16, 2019 - New York

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 a live beatboxer. 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.

RSVP (Real Sexy Variety Party) at Arlo NoMad - Arlo Nomad
Through February 16, 2019 - New York

This Real Sexy Variety Party, RSVP at Arlo, is paving the way for out-of-the-box variety shows and intimate/immersive entertainment experiences in New York City. The venue combines a chic, welcoming atmosphere with design-forward spaces for a one-of-a-kind experience that makes audience members and performers all part of the party. RSVP at Arlo features talent spanning an array of disciplines including music, dance, comedy, burlesque, magic, and more! February 15-16: hosted by MEHRAN KHAGHANI (Last Comic Standing), With performances by: FAB THE DUO (Power Couple Pop) CAITLIN PELUFFO (No-Limits Comedy) THE LADY AYE (Astonishing Sideshow) DAMIAN BELLINO & ANNE RODEMAN (Pop Culture Critics) ...and more sparkle to be announced!

The Telephone Show - The PIT
February 17, 2019 - New York

Patrick Keene hosts a show inspired by Chicago's Mullaney Chain, where improvisers call each other one by one to form a team! No one knows what the line-up will be! $1 for both the audience and participants!

Kesic, Stories and Songs - The Cutting Room
February 17, 2019 - New York

Kesic,, Stories and songs" is a humorous show that combines elements of a stand-up comedy, theater, improvisation, cabaret program with songs and interaction with the audience.

#Adulting With Michelle Buteau And Jordan Carlos - Union Hall
February 17, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over Michelle & Jordan welcome guests to break down the what, the how, the where and the why #ADULTING is the puberty you opt into.

Student Driver: Indie Road - The PIT
February 17, 2019 - New York

Dana Krashin, Jon McDermott, Ryan McDonough, Anna Moore, Erin Singleton, Ryan Stadler, William Thorne and Garret Willingham Watch out! Student Driver: Indie Road is shaking up the PIT Underground! Come revel in the fun, supportive vibe as we celebrate New York City's indie-improv community and beyond! Each week, two kick-ass indie teams dominate the stage, followed by the fast-paced, down-and-dirty moves of host team, Student Driver. Catch future superstars in a new team debut and say you knew them when! Bow down to seasoned veterans flexing their improv might! Eat cake because it's somebody's birthday! Your place is here, your time is now

The Happy Hangover Open Mic Paul Dagliolo and Lauren Culp - QED
February 17, 2019 - Astoria

This is a free mic with purchase from QED so please help us keep it that way by supporting the venue! Paul Dagliolo & Lauren Culp host this open mic every Sunday, unless otherwise posted on the calendar. They welcome stand up comedy, storytelling, poetry, whatever floats your boat. We have 25 4-minute spots. This is one of our more popular mics so be sure to arrive early to guaranteed your spot as sign up is first come first serve. The mic is lottery style and order is determined randomly.

Eight is Never Enough - Broadway Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

Come Be A Part Of The Show The cast of EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH delivers hilarious comedy improvised on the spot based on audience suggestions and participation. Every show is topical and customized to you. Think WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY meets Broadway.

Early Evening Stand Up Extravaganza - Broadway Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

Broadway Comedy Club presents a lineup full of our Top Headliners. These are the best comedians from New York City with special guests from all across the country. You've seen them on MTV, HBO, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, Last Comic Standing and more!

Hot Take Comedy - Broadway Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

Hot Take Comedy presents a lineup full of our Top Headliners. These are the best comedians from New York City with special guests from all across the country. You've seen them on MTV, HBO, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, Last Comic Standing and more!

All Star Stand Up Comedy - Broadway Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

Broadway Comedy Club presents a lineup full of our Top Headliners. These are the best comedians from New York City with special guests from all across the country. You've seen them on MTV, HBO, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, Last Comic Standing and more! Wali Collins (Letterman, Conan, Comedy Central) Troy Bond Drew Fraiser (Starz, Def Comedy Jam, Comedy Central)

All Star Stand Up Comedy, Late Night - Broadway Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

Broadway Comedy Club presents a lineup full of our Top Headliners. These are the best comedians from New York City with special guests from all across the country. You've seen them on MTV, HBO, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, Last Comic Standing and more!

Sunday Evening Comedy - New York Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person Get the authentic NYC stand up comedy experience at New York Comedy Club! Enjoy a nightly showcase of the best comedians in the city, hot up-and-comers, plus hotshot celebrity drop ins, national and international touring comics and more surprises! Our regulars include Judah Friedlander, Todd Barry, Andrew Schulz, Christian Finnegan, Bonnie McFarlane, Sherrod Small, Ari Shaffir, Ricky Velez, Yamaneika Saunders, Jay Oakerson, Matt Richards, Carly Aquilino, Carmen Lynch, Lenny Marcus, Mike Britt, Sarah Tollemache, Adrienne Iapalucci, Emma Willmann, James Mattern, Anthony Devito, Greg Stone, Aaron Berg, Mike Cannon, Jon Laster, Josh Gondelman, Matt Pavich, Nore Davis, Neko White, Corinne Fisher, Krystyna Hutchinson, Wendi Starling, Nathan Macintosh, Gary Vider, Sam Morril, Joe List, Mark Normand, Subhah Agarwal, Dante Nero, Chuck Nice and more

Sunday Night Comedy - New York Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person Whether you're a local or just visiting the greatest city in the world, New York City stand up comedy is a must-do activity. New York Comedy Club offers the most authentic NYC comedy experience in the city. Every show is packed with comics you know… or should! Your favorite podcast stars (Guys We Fucked, Legion of Skanks, Tuesdays With Stories), SiriusXM personalities (Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, Andy Fiori, Shuli Egar), TV stars (Judah Friedlander, Rell Battle, Andrew Schulz, Carly Aquilino), Late Night personalities (Rory Albanese, Mike Yard, Ricky Velez, Jena Friedman, Josh Gondelman), plus hot young talent about to burst onto the scene.

Sunday Night Comedy on 4th St. - New York Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person Wondering what to do in the East Village? Our New York stand up comedy showcase is one of the most fun things to do on a weeknight! From a casual date night to a spontaneous friends night out, you can't miss with an incredible stand up show that will become a great conversation piece over drinks or dinner later tonight and a favorite memory for years to come

Sunday Night Headliners - New York Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person Wondering what to do tonight? Our New York stand up comedy showcase is one of the most fun things to do on a weeknight! Whether you're with your friends from work looking for a great Happy Hour, want to have a fun, casual date night or just love to laugh every day, our comedy nights have you covered!

Sunday Night Headliners on 4th St. - New York Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person Nothing says downtown NYC like a microphone, a stool, a brick wall and a comedian. Stand up comedy has been a staple of Village nightlife for decades! The newly expanded New York Comedy Club is proud to join the thriving arts and entertainment scene in the East Village, building on our strong presence at our flagship location in Gramercy. Every show is packed with comics you know… or should! Your favorite podcast stars (Guys We Fucked, Legion of Skanks, Tuesdays With Stories), SiriusXM personalities (Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, Andy Fiori, Shuli Egar), TV stars (Judah Friedlander, Rell Battle, Andrew Schulz, Carly Aquilino), Late Night personalities (Rory Albanese, Mike Yard, Ricky Velez, Jena Friedman, Josh Gondelman), plus hot young talent about to burst onto the scene.

The Mixtape Comedy Show - Gotham Comedy Club
February 17, 2019 - New York

18 & over 2 Beverage Minimum Per Person Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable Comedian Royale Watkins brings you an original mix of the funniest comics, the Livest music and a guaranteed good time! Four comics, one of NY's most incredible DJ's, a live band and a guest music act to close to show. Past performers include Tracy Morgan, Tom Papa, Sherri Shepherd, Amy Schumer, Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld to name a few. But what really sets The Mixtape Comedy Show apart from other shows is your presence. We look forward to seeing you at the show!

Not My President-A Monthly Show of Resistance Ro Fino - QED
February 17, 2019 - Astoria

Coming back from The Women's March, Ro Fino felt she had to do more within her community. She began a show series that brings together all types of artists each month to raise money for a nonprofit. Thanks to the amazing artists who've donated their time and the support from attendees. So far we have donated to ACLU, National Center For Transgender Equality, CAIR-NY, Border Angels, and many more. To celebrate one year of shows, we're donating once again to the organization that we began with Planned Parenthood and putting on our first comedy show! Featuring performances by*: Andrea Allan Katie Compa Quan Wiggins Michael Harrison Riley Lassin Tori Piskin Ro Fino is a standup comedian and singer/songwriter based in Astoria, Queens. She's a personality on The Week in Sex podcast and performs all over the city including Gotham Comedy Club and Greenwich Village Comedy Club. Her events have been featured in Time Out NY and her music can be found on Spotify/iTunes.

Comics Reading Comics Brian McGuinness - QED
February 17, 2019 - Astoria

A panel of comedians perform a live reading of the worst comic books ever made, while the audience follows along with the action on the screen at Comics Reading Comics! This month: Transformers #1 Featuring*: Brian McGuinness Calvin S. Cato Mark Riccadonna Chris Gersbeck Jenn Währung

Trick or Treat - 59E59 Theaters
Through February 24, 2019 - New York

Jack Neary's dark comedy brilliantly skewers a family in crisis on Halloween. A distraught husband, a nosy neighbor, and a dark secret set the wheels in motion for a night of confrontation, mystery, and relentless suspense. This roller-coaster ride stars NYPD Blue's Gordon Clapp.

Queerball: A LGBTQ+ Comedy Variety Show - Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre - East Village
Through April 09, 2019 - New York

What is Queerball? QUEERBALL is a comedy variety show hosted by faggy/sexy/cool comedian, Timothy Dunn, for the L's, G's, B's, T's, Q's, I's... and everyone in between AND everyone outside the lines. We celebrate the gays and the queers, but also the ladies, the freaks, the weirdos, the neo-maxi-zoom-dweebies, the spazzes, the wonks, and all their kinds of comedy! QUEERBALL is a safe, inclusive, supportive space for comedians and audiences members to come together and GIVE EACH OTHER LIFE! All are welcome! QUEERBALL is the second Monday of every month at 10:30pm at the esteemed Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in the East Village of New York City!

Queerball: A LGBTQ+ Comedy Variety Show - Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre - East Village
Through April 09, 2019 - New York

What is Queerball? QUEERBALL is a comedy variety show hosted by faggy/sexy/cool comedian, Timothy Dunn, for the L's, G's, B's, T's, Q's, I's... and everyone in between AND everyone outside the lines. We celebrate the gays and the queers, but also the ladies, the freaks, the weirdos, the neo-maxi-zoom-dweebies, the spazzes, the wonks, and all their kinds of comedy! QUEERBALL is a safe, inclusive, supportive space for comedians and audiences members to come together and GIVE EACH OTHER LIFE! All are welcome! QUEERBALL is the second Monday of every month at 10:30pm at the esteemed Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in the East Village of New York City!

Quinn for the Win Comedy Benefit at Empire City Casino - Empire City Casino
Through October 18, 2019 - Yonkers

Supporting a few comedic jokes may help finally put ALS on ice. Empire City Casino, the host venue for one of the area’s largest simultaneous ice bucket challenges occurring every August in support of ALS research, is taking the fight against the debilitating disease one step further by hosting the inaugural Quinn for the Win Comedy Benefit on Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the casino’s Good Time Room. One hundred percent of ticket sales benefit Yonkers native Pat Quinn, who was diagnosed with ALS more than five years ago, and his charitable organization Quinn for the Win. Comedians Chris Monty and Jimmy Q will deliver jokes to raise valuable dollars to support Quinn’s care and additional ALS research. Hailing from Queens, Monty’s two-decade career in comedy and television transcends multiple generations from baby boomers to millennials. His recent projects include the Amazon Prime special, What’s The Worst That Could Happen, and the Netflix original series, Orange is the New Black. Joining him is Jimmy Q, who brings his brutally honest humor about life to audiences all across the region.

Uncle Function presents: Award Season! a sketch comedy show - The Tank
Through February 18, 2917 - New York

Sketch comedy team Uncle Function will introduce a series of new and beloved sketches for their upcoming comedy show Uncle Function Presents: Award Season, A Sketch Comedy Show at The Tank on Saturday, February 18th, 9:30pm at 151 West 46th Street, 8th floor., Manhattan. Uncle Function, hailed as "one of the smartest, silliest, and most seductively satisfying shows around!" by BroadwayWorld.com, will present its signature brand of humor with special guest host, White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer. Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2791573 Uncle Function is a sketch comedy group based in New York City. It was formed in 2015 by Tony-nominated Producer Ken Davenport (Godspell, Spring Awakening). Uncle Function is written by and features Chris Cafero (The Night Of/HBO), Russell Daniels (That Bachelorette Show /Off-Broadway) ,Jessica Frey (The Characters/Netflix), Douglas Goodhart (Douglas and The Goodharts/Lead Singer), Gianmarco Soresi (GE Commercial Guy). Since their inception, they have performed at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater, Davenport Theatre, Broadway Comedy Club, Ensemble Studio Theatre and The P... (read more)

Uncle Function presents: Award Season! a sketch comedy show - The Tank
Through February 18, 2917 - New York

Sketch comedy team Uncle Function will introduce a series of new and beloved sketches for their upcoming comedy show Uncle Function Presents: Award Season, A Sketch Comedy Show at The Tank on Saturday, February 18th, 9:30pm at 151 West 46th Street, 8th floor., Manhattan. Uncle Function, hailed as "one of the smartest, silliest, and most seductively satisfying shows around!" by BroadwayWorld.com, will present its signature brand of humor with special guest host, White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer. Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2791573 Uncle Function is a sketch comedy group based in New York City. It was formed in 2015 by Tony-nominated Producer Ken Davenport (Godspell, Spring Awakening). Uncle Function is written by and features Chris Cafero (The Night Of/HBO), Russell Daniels (That Bachelorette Show /Off-Broadway) , Jessica Frey (The Characters/Netflix), Douglas Goodhart (Douglas and The Goodharts/Lead Singer), Gianmarco Soresi (GE Commercial Guy). Since their inception, they have performed at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater, Davenport Theatre, Broadway Comedy Club, Ensemble Studio Theatre and The ... (read more)

Uncle Function presents: Award Season! a sketch comedy show - The Tank
Through February 18, 2917 - New York

Sketch comedy team Uncle Function will introduce a series of new and beloved sketches for their upcoming comedy show Uncle Function Presents: Award Season, A Sketch Comedy Show at The Tank on Saturday, February 18th, 9:30pm at 151 West 46th Street, 8th floor., Manhattan. Uncle Function, hailed as "one of the smartest, silliest, and most seductively satisfying shows around!" by BroadwayWorld.com, will present its signature brand of humor with special guest host, White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer. Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2791573 Uncle Function is a sketch comedy group based in New York City. It was formed in 2015 by Tony-nominated Producer Ken Davenport (Godspell, Spring Awakening). Uncle Function is written by and features Chris Cafero (The Night Of/HBO), Russell Daniels (That Bachelorette Show /Off-Broadway) ,Jessica Frey (The Characters/Netflix), Douglas Goodhart (Douglas and The Goodharts/Lead Singer), Gianmarco Soresi (GE Commercial Guy). Since their inception, they have performed at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater, Davenport Theatre, Broadway Comedy Club, Ensemble Studio Theatre and The P... (read more)

Uncle Function presents: Award Season! a sketch comedy show - The Tank
Through February 18, 2917 - New York

Sketch comedy team Uncle Function will introduce a series of new and beloved sketches for their upcoming comedy show Uncle Function Presents: Award Season, A Sketch Comedy Show at The Tank on Saturday, February 18th, 9:30pm at 151 West 46th Street, 8th floor., Manhattan. Uncle Function, hailed as "one of the smartest, silliest, and most seductively satisfying shows around!" by BroadwayWorld.com, will present its signature brand of humor with special guest host, White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer. Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2791573 Uncle Function is a sketch comedy group based in New York City. It was formed in 2015 by Tony-nominated Producer Ken Davenport (Godspell, Spring Awakening). Uncle Function is written by and features Chris Cafero (The Night Of/HBO), Russell Daniels (That Bachelorette Show /Off-Broadway) ,Jessica Frey (The Characters/Netflix), Douglas Goodhart (Douglas and The Goodharts/Lead Singer), Gianmarco Soresi (GE Commercial Guy). Since their inception, they have performed at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater, Davenport Theatre, Broadway Comedy Club, Ensemble Studio Theatre and The P... (read more)

Tyrannosaurus - RaR Bar
Through May 22, 3018 - Long Island City

TYRANNOSAURUS is a weekly stand up comedy show at R’A’R Bar (30-01 35th Ave. Queens, NY 11106) in Long Island City! Each week Sam Evans (Montreal Just For Laughs Festival) and Patrick Hastie (SF Sketchfest) carefully curate a solid lineup of comedians from Conan, The Tonight Show and Comedy Central, mixed with only the best up and coming new talent! The show is always FUN and the show is always FREE! This week's comedians: Allison Summers (OUT OF BOUNDS COMEDY FESTIVAL), Brantley Brice (SPLITSIDER), Adam Sokol (SF SKETCHFEST), Ella Fritts (ELLA FRITTS: STREET PERSON), Charlton Jon (@CharltonJ0N). *** Plus Special Guests ***

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