NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 1/11/09

January 11, 2009

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Joselyn Hughes

Joselyn Hughes

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

[TOP PICK] UCBT’s playground for celebrities and ace improvisors, ASSSSCAT 3000 (paid show at 7:30 pm, free show at 9:30 pm),

typically stellar stand-ups at what’s often among the funniest free productions in NYC, from hosts Greg Johnson and Jacqueline Novak: President Johnson (8:00 pm),

razor-sharp stand-ups Matt McCarthy (Comedy Central), Giulia Rozzi (VH1, Stripped Stories), Joselyn Hughes (Macho!), and Brent Sullivan at RG Daniels’ free Sunday Night Stand-Up (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] the last chance for a while to see a musical made up on the spot on an NYC stage by magical Chicago improv group Baby Wants Candy (9:00 pm),

terrific comics Jackie Kashian (Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central), Timmy Williams (Whitest Kids U’ Know), Dan St. Germain (MTV), Shawn Hollenbach (here! TV, The Back Room), and Katina Corrao (HBO, Comedy Central) at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free show Beauty Bar Comedy (9:00 pm),

and a Golden Globe viewing party from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm, followed by superb stand-up comics Chelsea Peretti (Comedy Central, Variety SHAC), Steve Hoffstetter (CBS, ABC, VH1), Brian Barry (currently in Broadway’s Pal Joey), and David Smithyman (Australian gay stand-up) at a free gay-themed show hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour (11:00 pm).

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