NYC Top Comedy Choices for Wed. 11/26/08

November 26, 2008

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Tonight’s recommendations for the best in New York City comedy (in chronological order, with top picks marked by brackets) include:

five free hours of improvisation in The PIT’s Super Free Wednesday (7:00 pm-midnight),

[TOP PICK]┬áViolet Krumbein demonstrating she’s one of the most darkly funny talents in NYC, and Thomas Middleditch (member of genius improv troupe Baby Wants Candy) showing off a myriad of comedic characters via a dynamic one-man show, in a don’t-miss double-bill: Human Painkiller and Littlebitch (8:00 pm),

comics competing for laughs based on an assigned topic in So You Think You Can Stand (9:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] Wyatt Cenac (correspondent for The Daily Show), Chelsea Peretti (Comedy Central, Variety SHAC), John Gemberling (star of Fat Guy Stuck in Internet), and Hannibal Burress (Comedy Central) in Brooklyn at the hilarious Joe Mande’s & Noah Garfinkel’s Totally J/K (9:30 pm),

and an improvised imagining of what goes on at a lesser-known parade, The Macy’s Day Before Thanksgiving Day Parade (9:30 pm).

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