NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 1/18/09

January 18, 2009

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Liz Miele

Liz Miele

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),

veteran comics Keith Alberstadt (Last Comic Standing, contributing writer for SNL’s Weekend Update), Maureen Langan (HBO, WE Television), and more at the Comix Comedy Club’s new inexpensive weekly stand-up show Five for $5 (7:30 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 Kumail Nanjiani (rising star; Comedy Central), Liz Miele (Comedy Central), Julian McCullough (Comedy Central), Barry Rothbart (Comedy Central, Discovery Channel), and Luke Cunningham (The Colbert Report) at RG Daniels’ free Sunday Night Stand-Up (8:00 pm),

stand-ups Sean O’Connor (VH1, NPR), Dan Curry (Comedy Central), Josh Comers (Jokes That Won’t Matter Tomorrow), and Danny Rouhier (Animal Planet) at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free show Beauty Bar Comedy (9:00 pm),

and an all-gals night of stand-ups, including Bernadette Pauley (Comedy Central, FOX), Allison Castillo (Comedy Central, VH1, FOX), and Pat Galante (Carolines) at a free gay-themed show hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour (11:00 pm).

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