NYC Top Comedy Choices for Wednesday 2/11/09

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Sexy, multi-talented, hilarious Adira Amram

Sexy, multi-talented, hilarious Adira Amram

Tonight’s recommendations for the best in New York City comedy (in chronological order, with top picks noted and shows over $10 marked with $) include:

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

[TOP PICK] stellar storyteller Adam Wade and comic Jake Goldman hosting a show in which top writers and comedians—who tonight are Kambri Crews (Comix, Family Hour, The Moth), Margot Leitman (Conan O’Brien, Stripped Stories), and Rob Lathan (Conan O’Brien, The Colbert Report)—share their favorite campus anecdotes in Real Tales of College (7:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] [$] brilliantly funny, sexy rising star Adira Amram combining hilarious original songs, dancing, and spoofing of female sexuality with incredible physical energy—and tonight featuring backup dancers and rockin’ band The Experience—at Adira Amram is an American Idol (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] one of the finest concept comics around, Dave Hill tonight apparently spoofs Tyler Perry’s new feature film in Dave Hill’s Madea Goes to Jail (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] [$] a comedic excavation of teen angst artifacts (journals, letters, poems, and more) as shared by their original authors in the hit storytelling show Mortified (8:00 pm),

stellar comedic singer/songwriter Shayna Ferm, plus stand-ups Dan Hirshon, Colin Dempsey, Emmy Rivera, Paul Oddo, and Jermaine Fowler, at the free Shrink (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] some of the finest stand-ups in NYC—Anthony Jeselnik, Andrea Rosen, Todd Levin, and Chris Jurek—performing in Brooklyn at a free show hosted by the hilarious Joe Mande & Noah Garfinkel: Totally J/K (9:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] and a free, laid-back, and occasionally magical variety show where virtually anything can happen on a School Night (11:00).

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