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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 in 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! With these comedians, you won’t be able to quit laughing. Here’s everything you need to know about the comedy show in New York City this weekend.

My Brother, My Brother, and Me: Become the Monster Tour - Kings Theatre
October 18, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy for a live episode of their podcast MY BROTHER, MY BROTHER AND ME, an advice show for the modern era. They take your questions, and the questions on Yahoo! Answers, and turn them, alchemy-like, in to wisdom, right before your eyes.

Bert Kreischer - The Landmark at 57 West
October 18, 2019 - New York

Kreischer has recently enjoyed the success of his sold-out inaugural theater tour and is fresh off the acclaim of his Netflix special, SECRET TIME. Described as having a "rare and incredible talent" (Interrobang), Bert has evolved from being named Rolling Stone's 1997 "Number One Partier in the Nation" to one of the top names in comedy. Between his two previous stand-up specials, THE MACHINE on Showtime (2016), which is now streaming on Netflix, and COMFORTABLY DUMB on Comedy Central (2009), selling out venues on tour, his podcast: "Bertcast," his YouTube show: "Something's Burning," and his book Life of the Party: Stories of a Perpetual Man-Child (2014), Bert has succeeded in finding the elusive blend of "being a cringe comedian with real insight" (Interrobang). With the success of the Body Shots World Tour, Kreischer recently broke into the top 100 tours, as reported by Pollstar, and served as the host of the Pollstar Awards earlier this year.

Lie Baby, Lie - Dixon Place
October 18, 2019 - New York

How did a hard working Black single mother raise a girl to survive mean streets from Bed-Stuy to the Bronx? Award winning comedian Rhonda Hansome shares tales of murder, sex, and gentrification. Stories from a life shaped by a mother's motto: Lie Baby, Lie!

All Star Stand up Comedy, Our Signature Show - Broadway Comedy Club
October 18, 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!

Maria - The Bell House
October 18, 2019 - Brooklyn

Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, lauded as "revelatory" by Entertainment Weekly and one of 2016's must-see shows by Variety and Rolling Stone. The series was created by Mitch Hurwitz (Arrested Development) and Pam Brady (South Park).

Free Comedy Show - Eventbrite
October 18, 2019 - Queens

Comedy Evening is a completely free comedy show in the heart of the West Village featuring comedians who have appeared on Comedy Central, TruTV, Late Night with Stephen Colbert, and more! The show takes place in the downstairs/basement lounge of the venue. Please note that you must be 21+ to attend as the venue is a bar. While there is no cover or item minimum for the show, it is recommended that you get a drink (soda, beer, wine, etc.) or food item to support the bar and help keep the show free.

Living Room Comedy Show - Postmark Cafe
October 18, 2019 - Brooklyn

The longest running stand-up comedy show in Brooklyn presented by Aaron Kominos-Smith and Turner Sparks (now in its 13th 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. While tickets are free, reservations regularly sell out. Get your reserved seats at www.LivingRoomShowNY.com Follow @LivingRoomShow on Twitter/ Facebook and email [email protected] to get our monthly lineups direct to your inbox. facebook.com/livingroomshow

Jay leno - Bardavon
October 18, 2019 - Poughkeepsie

Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children's book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist…it's no wonder that Jay Leno is widely characterized as "the hardest working man in show business."

Clam Pals Live! - Freddys Bar & Backroom
October 18, 2019 - Brooklyn

The perfect show for you! 3rd Fri Monthly @ 7:30pm til 9:15. Wanna see our sketches? Look here! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvpL_hkcLl1gqn_nExpa8nA See you at the show! Come hang out!

Ismo - Gotham Comedy Club
October 18, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over Ismo: The ultimate observer, ISMO is able to makes people see familiar things anew through his unique perspective. ISMO uses his outsiders point of view to find the humor in the most ordinary things. ISMO started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland; becoming one of the top performing comedians in the country today. There, ISMO wrote and starred in 2 seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO.

Comedyjuice (The Vintage Lounge) - Gotham Comedy Club
October 18, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over ComedyJuice is one of the top live comedy brands in the world, producing hundreds of All-Star stand up comedy events each year. ComedyJuice has been called the best standup comedy show in the nation by sources ranging from Sirius Satellite radio to People magazine.

Comedy Shows in New York City This Weekend

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Ismo - Gotham Comedy Club
October 18, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over Ismo: The ultimate observer, ISMO is able to makes people see familiar things anew through his unique perspective. ISMO uses his outsiders point of view to find the humor in the most ordinary things. ISMO started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland; becoming one of the top performing comedians in the country today. There, ISMO wrote and starred in 2 seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO.

Lucky Cheng's Drag Cabaret, Restaurant & Bar Presents: Jasmine Rice Labeija - Stage 48
October 18, 2019 - New York

Drag Dinner seating featuring a three course prix fixe menu created by Celebrity Executive Chef, Saul Montiel. Celebrate a Birthday, Bachelorette, Girls Night Out, RuPaul's Drag Race Fan, or entertain out of town guests! Stay after the Drag Dinner Show for our After Dinner Dance with DJ Josephine!

Michael Rapaport - Carolines on Broadway
October 18, 2019 - New York

Michael Rapaport is an American actor and comedian. He has appeared in over sixty films since the early 1990s, and starred on the sitcom The War at Home. He also appeared in Boston Public, Friends, Prison Break, Justified, and Atypical. Some of his notable film roles include True Romance (1993), Higher Learning (1995), Metro (1997), Cop Land (1997), Deep Blue Sea (1999), The 6th Day (2000), Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), Big Fan (2009), and The Heat (2013). He also directed the award winning documentary Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest (2011).

Hazelle: What's Going On? --- Comedy - The Triad Theatre
October 18, 2019 - New York

Hazelle Goodman, known for her outstanding roles in film and television including, Cookie in Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry, Georgia Rae Mahoney on NBC's Homocide, and Ms. Brown in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close starring Tom Hanks, returns to the stage with her hilarious characters from her self titled HBO Special HAZELLE!

Ismo - Gotham Comedy Club
October 18, 2019 - New York

Ismo: The ultimate observer, ISMO is able to makes people see familiar things anew through his unique perspective. ISMO uses his outsiders point of view to find the humor in the most ordinary things. ISMO started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland; becoming one of the top performing comedians in the country today. There, ISMO wrote and starred in 2 seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO.

Rumpleteaser: Major and Minor - Caveat
October 18, 2019 - New York

We all love an excuse to talk about our college major — why not have a group of the city's best musical improvisers sing all about it? Join Rumpleteaser as they interview an audience member about their college major, minor, classes, and final thesis, and then use all of it to inspire and create a complete musical right before your eyes! Everything will be made up on the spot, from the music, to the lyrics, to the sweet, sweet choreography. Finally, something fun about college! Rumpleteaser is: Eric Gersen Jeff Hiller Michael Hartney Jessica Morgan Zack Willis Hannah Solow Jake Smith ABOUT RUMPLETEASER: Eric Gersen is a comedian and musician from New York City who once played piano for Mariah Carey. He is a performer and teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCBT), where he has performed on the theatre's Harold Night, and currently performs with Rumpleteaser, which he directs and musically accompanies. He has performed his solo show, Gersenality: One Man's Search for Google Greatness, all over the country. He is the writer, lyricist, and composer of the one-act musical Seventeen Seventy-Something, of which he currently developing a longer version. He is the Associate Musi... (read more)

The Piaf Experience: The Best of Piaf,Aznavour & Trenet Feat. Margot Sergent - Club Bonafide
October 19, 2019 - New York

The PIAF experience: the best of PIAF, AZNAVOUR, and TRENET starring Margot Sergent The PIAF experience features Margot Sergent, an acclaimed cabaret singer, actress, and harpist who sang her way up from Parisian clubs to prestigious venues such as l'Olympia, almost mirroring the career path of Edith Piaf.

Jay Leno - NYCB Theatre at Westbury
October 19, 2019 - Westbury

Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children's book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist…it's no wonder that Jay Leno is widely characterized as "the hardest working man in show business."

Foil Arms and Hog: Live - PlayStation Theater
October 19, 2019 - New York

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato... you racist. Former children and regular eaters Foil Arms and Hog are coming to a city near you with their live show "Swines." The show is yet to be reviewed but when it is it will be "utterly spellbinding" and "a triumph." Best known for their YouTube videos (100 million online hits), their live show is what they're most proud of. They've sold out their Edinburgh Fringe run since 2011 and this show is not to be missed. "Quite simply, a sensation" Edinburgh Festivals Magazine "An effervescent hour of fast-paced gags, fizzing with energy, invention and great lines" Chortle

Nancy Redman's "At Wit's End: A Home for Retired Comics" - Theater Row
October 19, 2019 - Bronx

Actress/playwright/stand-up comedian Nancy Redman returns to the United Solo Theatre Festival with her new one-woman show "At Wit's End: A Home for Retired Comics", directed by Bill Cosgriff. Nancy's past three appearances on the United Solo Theatre Festival earned her special awards as Best Comedian and Best Stand-Up. Wrote critic Michael Mraz: "Redman is hilarious and intriguing to watch...she's been described with comparisons to Woody Allen, Richard Lewis, and Jackie Mason...she is distinctively herself: none other than Nancy Redman, and I think the comparisons don't quite do her stage presence and craft justice" (nytheater.com)

200 Impressions in 60 Minutes - Improv Asylum NYC
October 19, 2019 - New York

200 Impressions in 60 Minutes is a brand new show created by David Carl, whose work has been described by The New York Times as "deliciously deranged" (Gary Busey's One-Man Hamlet (As Performed by David Carl)) and "quite damning" (Trump Lear). His newest impression bonanza will include 200 impressions in 60 minutes, music, and a healthy dose of audience participation.

New York's Got Talent! Presents Comedy Kids : The Family Stand Up Show - Club Bonafide
October 19, 2019 - New York

New York's Got Talent! Presents Comedy Kids : The Family Stand-Up Show

Comedy Shows in New York City This Weekend

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Maria Bamford - The Bell House
October 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, lauded as "revelatory" by Entertainment Weekly and one of 2016's must-see shows by Variety and Rolling Stone. The series was created by Mitch Hurwitz (Arrested Development) and Pam Brady (South Park). Maria is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: the special special special and of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, which screened at the Museum of Art and Design. She was the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials and starred alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central series The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix's Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. Maria voices characters on numerous animated series including BoJack Horseman, Adventure Time, Legend of Korra, Puss in Boots and PBS's Emmywinning series Word Girl. She can also be heard voicing lead roles on Fox's Golan the Insatiable and Yahoo's Talking Tom & Friends. Maria recurred as DeBrie Bardeaux on Netflix's Arrested Development reboot, for which she was praised as a "standout" (TIME) and "perhaps one of the high points of the entire new season" (Black Book ... (read more)

Vic Dibitetto - Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
October 19, 2019 - Peekskill

Back after a sold-out show in 2018! An incredibly powerful performer, comedian Vic DiBitetto churns energy, honesty and humanity into nonstop laughter. He's been called a cross between Rodney Dangerfield and Ralph Kramden. The bottom line is, DiBitetto leaves his audiences breathless with laughter.

Ismo - Gotham Comedy Club
October 19, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over Ismo: The ultimate observer, ISMO is able to makes people see familiar things anew through his unique perspective. ISMO uses his outsiders point of view to find the humor in the most ordinary things. ISMO started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland; becoming one of the top performing comedians in the country today. There, ISMO wrote and starred in 2 seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO.

Ismo - Gotham Comedy Club
October 19, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over Ismo: The ultimate observer, ISMO is able to makes people see familiar things anew through his unique perspective. ISMO uses his outsiders point of view to find the humor in the most ordinary things. ISMO started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland; becoming one of the top performing comedians in the country today. There, ISMO wrote and starred in 2 seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO.

The Manhattan: Comedy for the New Yorker in You (The Vintage Lounge) - Gotham Comedy Club
October 19, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over Whether you're a New Yorker, or you're just visiting, you've come to Manhattan because it's exciting, it's fun, it's the heart of the City that never sleeps, and it's different from any other place on the planet

The Gotham All-Stars! - Gotham Comedy Club
October 19, 2019 - Manhattan

A professional Showcase featuring comics from "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon", "Late Night with Seth Meyers", "The Late Show", "The Daily Show", Conan on TBS, Comedy Central, HBO and various TV shows and films.

Mic Jordan - Saturday Open Mic - Eastville Comedy Club
October 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

One of the ONLY Saturday open mics! To sign up for this open mic: email: [email protected] The mic is booked first-email first-serve. $5 dollars & 1 drink get you 5 minutes on stage. Comedian of the week wins free mic for the following week and promotion on the mics Instagram.

Jay Leno - Theatre at Westbury
October 19, 2019 - Westbury

Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children's book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist…it's no wonder that Jay Leno is widely characterized as "the hardest working man in show business."

Comedy Shows in New York City This Weekend

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An Evening with Paula Poundstone - Reg Lenna Center for The Arts
October 19, 2019 - Jamestown

Paula Poundstone is one of our country's preeminent comedians, known for her smart, observational humor and spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. She tours regularly performing over 85 shows a year. Paula is also an Author, Lecturer, Host, and Actress. In her second book, "The Totally Unscientific Study Of The Search For Human Happiness" (Algonquin Books) she asks the question, "Is there a secret to human happiness?" She offers herself up as a guinea pig in a series of "totally scientific" experiments, recording her data for all mankind. Kirkus Reviews calls it, "A deeply revealing memoir in which the pathos doesn't kill the humor—delivers more than it promises." The book debuted at #1 on Amazon best sellers lists in Humor in Hardcover, Audible, Kindle and CD within its first ten days of release and is now out in paperback. The audio book, read by Paula, was one of five finalists for the 2018 Audio Book of the Year.

The Curfew - UCBT Hell's Kitchen
October 19, 2019 - New York

Ten of the UCBT's most seasoned improvisers create hilarious worlds from scratch in this long-running show. In addition to being veteran performers at the UCBT, members of The Curfew have appeared on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, 30 Rock, Comedy Central, Adult Swim, MTV, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien. On the web they've starred in projects by Improv Everywhere, The Onion, Funny or Die, and College Humor.

Candice Guardino's 'Italian Bred - Landmark on Main Street
October 19, 2019 - Port Washington

The Hit Theatrical Comedy, fresh off sold-out shows around the country. Italian Bred is a hilarious and heartwarming one woman theatrical comedy written by and starring Candice Guardino. It's based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island. Having written down everything her loving and outspoken grandmother ever uttered, Candice slips in and out of multiple family characters while sharing the stage with virtual cameos of Emmy winner Leslie Jordan ("Will and Grace"), Mario Cantone ("Sex & the City"), Steve Schirripa ("The Sopranos"), and Vic DiBitetto ("Mall Cop 2.")

Pete Correale for Pete's Sake - Tralf Music Hall
October 19, 2019 - Buffalo

21+ Admitted | 16+ Admitted With Parent Pete Correale is a professional stand up comedian originally from New York. His comedy is reflective of his life and the experiences he's been through. Being married for almost twenty years and having a young daughter, Pete's never at a loss for material. With a conversational delivery and disarming regular New York guy attitude, Pete makes you feel like you're listening to the funniest guy at a party as opposed to just another comedian on a stage; combined with top notch writing skills, this has led Pete to the top of the stand up profession.

Nancy Redman's "At Wit's End: A Home for Retired Comics" - Theatre Row
October 19, 2019 - NY

Actress/playwright/stand-up comedian Nancy Redman returns to the United Solo Theatre Festival with her new one-woman show "At Wit's End: A Home for Retired Comics," directed by Bill Cosgriff. Nancy's past three appearances on the United Solo Theatre Festival earned her special awards as Best Comedian and Best Stand-Up. Wrote critic Michael Mraz in nytheatre.com: "Redman is hilarious and intriguing to watch throughout. She's been described in the past with comparisons to Woody Allen, Richard Lewis, and Jackie Mason; and while I can see the reasoning behind this...after seeing her solo shows two straight years, she is distinctively herself: none other than Nancy Redman, and I think the comparisons don't quite do her stage presence and craft justice."

Teen Mom Trash Talk Live with Tracey Carnazzo and Noelle Winters Herzog - Carolines on Broadway
October 19, 2019 - New York

Comedian Tracey Carnazzo and Noelle Winters Herzog from the popular podcast Teen Mom Trash Talk are live on stage recapping MTV's Teen Mom with surprise guests, giveaways and tons of laughs.

Lucky Cheng's Drag Cabaret, Restaurant & Bar Presents: Coco DE'Ball - Stage 48
October 19, 2019 - New York

Drag Dinner seating featuring a three course prix fixe menu created by Celebrity Executive Chef, Saul Montiel. Celebrate a Birthday, Bachelorette, Girls Night Out, RuPaul's Drag Race Fan, or entertain out of town guests!

Michael Rapaport - Carolines on Broadway
October 19, 2019 - New York

Michael Rapaport is an American actor and comedian. He has appeared in over sixty films since the early 1990s, and starred on the sitcom The War at Home. He also appeared in Boston Public, Friends, Prison Break, Justified, and Atypical. Some of his notable film roles include True Romance (1993), Higher Learning (1995), Metro (1997), Cop Land (1997), Deep Blue Sea (1999), The 6th Day (2000), Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), Big Fan (2009), and The Heat (2013). He also directed the award winning documentary Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest (2011).

Bitches' Brew Comedy Showcase - Pine Box Rock Shop
October 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

A FREE, monthly showcase brought to you by Brooklyn's own Bitches' Brew Comedy. After 6 years of running the popular weekly show in Gowanus, they've added this showcase to feature some of the best stand up & musical comedians in NYC. As always, the magic is brought to you by hosts Erica Spera ,Naomi Karavani & Shelby Taylor. Reserve your seats early

The Manhattan: Comedy for the New Yorker in You (The Vintage Lounge) - Gotham Comedy Club
October 19, 2019 - New York

Whether you're a New Yorker, or you're just visiting, you've come to Manhattan because it's exciting, it's fun, it's the heart of the City that never sleeps, and it's different from any other place on the planet It's also our show, which is as cool, as fun, as captivating as the City it's named for. With great comics from across the nation who've made New York their home, the Manhattan Comedy Show is stand-up for grown-ups, and a fun night out! It's a show filled with laughter and good times that is simply unforgettable!

Comedy Shows in New York City This Weekend

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Ismo - Gotham Comedy Club
Through October 19, 2019 - New York

Featuring Angelo Lozada and more! Ismo: The ultimate observer, ISMO is able to makes people see familiar things anew through his unique perspective. ISMO uses his outsiders point of view to find the humor in the most ordinary things. ISMO started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland; becoming one of the top performing comedians in the country today. There, ISMO wrote and starred in 2 seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO. He filmed four DVD specials from 2008 to 2016, and has sold-out numerous concert halls and theaters across the UK and Finland. The comedian has also performed to sold-out crowds across the world including: US, Canada, Australia, England, Scotland, Faroe Island, Denmark and Iceland. He has been gaining attention at the biggest comedy festivals around the world including: Just For Laughs in Montreal, Toronto, Sydney & Melbourne, Bermuda, Edinburgh Fringe and the New Zealand International Comedy Festival.

The Brooklyn Open Mic - Freddys Bar & Backroom
October 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come up & read the phone book, for all we care, just make it entertaining!

The Mixtape Comedy Show - Gotham Comedy Club
October 20, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over 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!

Student Driver: Indie Road - The PIT
October 20, 2019 - New York

For over 8 years (AND COUNTING), Student Driver: Indie Road is rocking the PIT Underground! Dig the fun, supportive vibe as we celebrate New York City's indie-improv community and beyond. Each week, two kick-ass indie teams take the stage, followed by the wild world of silly-yet-grounded characters created by 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. Reunite old classes and practice teams for one night only! Have an idea for a show? Do it indie road. Drive your own f*cking car. Student Driver's most current members are Langston Belton, Dana Shulman, Jon McDermott, Tom Berg, Joe Albano, BJ Thorne, Christian Roberts and Abbie Harper.

K-Von - Carolines on Broadway
October 20, 2019 - New York

K-von is the most famous Half-Persian comedian in the world. Millions have seen his appearances on NETFLIX with Russell Peters, NBC's 'Last Comic Standing', and his popular TED Talk. K-von last appeared during the NY Comedy Fest and he's back to deliver a hilarious comedy show + sign his new book (full of funny stories & great unsolicited cultural advice!) His style is versatile yet relatable with storytelling and high-energy performances about a variety of mainstream topics. Check him out on K-vonComedy.com or his popular youtube.com/KvonComedy and get your tickets to see him LIVE before they sell out!

Dr. Phone & Friends Comedy Night - Pinebox Rockshop
October 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Dr. Phone (Caitlin Dullea, Thomas Fricilone and Kelly Cooper) invite the best improvisers and comedians in Brooklyn to share the stage and make up goofy stuff.

Dr. Phone & Friends Comedy Night - Pine Box Rock Shop
October 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Dr. Phone (Caitlin Dullea, Thomas Fricilone and Kelly Cooper) invite the best improvisers and comedians in Brooklyn to share the stage and make up goofy stuff.

2020: A Fantasy - Shetler Studios Theatre 54
Through October 20, 2019 - New York City

Strange Bird Productions presents 2020: A Fantasy, a new dark comedy by Raven Petretti starting October 16th at Theatre 54 (244 West 54th Street, 12th Fl.). Ken Wolf directs Gabrielle Wagner* and Timothy Babcock* in a satirical look at the relationship of a married couple with opposing political views as the contentious upcoming election approaches. *(Member of Actors Equity) In a normally serene upscale town in New Jersey the sound of bombs are going off with only four months to go until the presidential election. Through this disruption an attractive 40 something married couple strive to keep their sex life alive when a heated argument exposes their passionate, but contradictory politics. But does he lock her into a jail like “bomb shelter” from his masculine sense of protection or the desire to tame a Democratic shrew?

2020: A Fantasy - Shetler Studios Theatre 54
Through October 20, 2019 - New York City

Strange Bird Productions presents 2020: A Fantasy, a new dark comedy by Raven Petretti starting October 16th at Theatre 54 (244 West 54th Street, 12th Fl.). Ken Wolf directs Gabrielle Wagner* and Timothy Babcock* in a satirical look at the relationship of a married couple with opposing political views as the contentious upcoming election approaches. *(Member of Actors Equity) In a normally serene upscale town in New Jersey the sound of bombs are going off with only four months to go until the presidential election. Through this disruption an attractive 40 something married couple strive to keep their sex life alive when a heated argument exposes their passionate, but contradictory politics. But does he lock her into a jail like “bomb shelter” from his masculine sense of protection or the desire to tame a Democratic shrew?

Comedy Shows in New York City This Weekend

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Never A Boy - UCB Hell's Kitchen
Through October 30, 2019 - New York City

WHAT: NEVER A BOY - Chloe Koser invites you into her life as a trans comedian in a one-woman show that is equal parts emotionally raw and incredibly lewd. There's boners, a whale, tampons, semen, and Chloe crying at least once in every performance. CONTENT WARNING: Gender Dysphoria, Bottom Dysphoria, Fertility Dysphoria, Suicidal Ideation. WHEN: Monday, September 30 - 10:30pm Wednesday, October 16 - 9PM Wednesday, October 30 - 9PM

Katsura Sunshine - New World Stages
Through January 04, 2020 - New York

Celebrated, internationally renowned performer Katsura Sunshine will bring the ancient Japanese art of Rakugo to New York 40 for its official Off-Broadway debut at New World Stages beginning September 19, press and running through January 4, 2020. Recently the emcee of the G20 in Osaka, Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo comes to Times Square. Called the King of Kimono Comedy, Rakugo is the 400-year-old Japanese traditional art of comic storytelling, currently there are only 800 Rakugo Masters. Hailing from Canada, Sunshine is the only Western Rakugo Master in the world and star of NHK Worldwide, he is hilarious, charming, universally funny and yet so very Japanese. Sunshine is the perfect performer to bridge the gap between the East and the West, in a hilarious style. Critics have raved “A delight, Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo is funny and exciting. If you’re looking for a good way to laugh and forget your troubles this is the show for you!” and “Funny and delightfully intimate with a feeling of improvisation that makes it easy to love.”


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