NYC Top Comedy Choices for Thursday 2/12/09

February 12, 2009

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Margot Leitman and Giulia Rozzi, hosts of Stripped Stories

Margot Leitman and Giulia Rozzi, hosts of Stripped Stories

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:

Leslie Goshko debuting a one-woman show focused around an award-winning memorable character, plus a second premiere about which I know nothing, in the double-bill S.C.A.B.S. Stick Together and Slam Dunk Michael Jordan (6:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] Ann Carr doing a one-woman show about the crap New York actresses endure, and brilliant Dominic Dierkes (member of star comedy troupe Derrick) performing a one-man sketch show, in the double-bill Use ItAdventure River and (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] top NYC comics Kurt Braunohler, Matt McCarthy, Jiwon Lee, Greg Johnson, and Craig Baldo at a free weekly Brooklyn extravaganza hosted by Gabe Liedman, Jenny Slate, and Max Silvestri: Big Terrific (8:00ish pm),

[TOP PICK] Tom Shillue (Conan O’Brien, The Daily Show, Comedy Central Presents), Jiwon Lee (Comedy Central, AMC, ESPN), and stellar singer/songwriter Ben Lerman as guests on the best sexy storytelling comedy show in NYC: Margot Leitman’s & Giulia Rozzi’s Stripped Stories (9:30),

sexy & hilarious singer/songwriter Jessica Delfino hosting a monthly comedy show, with tonight’s guests including brilliant stand-up Victor Varnado, ventriloquist Carla Rhodes, Rosie Rebel, and more at The Jessica Delfino Dirty Folk Rock Show (10:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] and two vibrant improv troupes, Hot Sauce and Bangs, competing for audience laughs & votes at the raucous Cage Match (11:00 pm).

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