NYC Top Comedy Choices for Friday 2/6/09

February 6, 2009

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Ted Alexandro

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

[TOP PICK] a star stand-up comic who’s done two Comedy Central Presents specials, performed on David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, and The View, and is headlining tonight and Saturday at the Comix Comedy Club: Ted Alexandro (8:00 pm & 10:30 pm),

hilarious singer/songwriter Ben Lerman, plus stand-ups Gloria Bigelow, Tom Ragu, and Lisa Kaplan, at a gay-themed comedy show hosted by Jenny Rubin: The Back Room (9:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] some of the finest improv in NYC from the comedy genius members of The Stepfathers (9:30 pm),

singing improvisors who use an interview with an audience member to craft The Made-Up Musical (10:00 pm),

a sketch show (with some improv thrown in) from the superb stars of Derrick (11:00 pm),

and a free opportunity for you to perform sketch on the UCBT stage at Liquid Courage (12:20ish am).

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