NYC Top Comedy Choices for Monday 3/2/09

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For info on tonight’s Jimmy Fallon debut, please click here.

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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:

the perfect show for short attention spans—open-mic stand-up with 4½ minutes per set and 25 comics crammed into 2½ hours, at John Morrison’s Ochi’s Motel (6:30 pm & 9:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] some of UCBT’s funniest improv & sketch comedy performers at an all-you-can-watch revue: UCBT’s I’m Cool Showcase (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] Reggie Watts (genius comedic improv beatboxer, winner of 2007 Andy Kaufman award), Leo Allen (Comedy Central; long-time writer for Saturday Night Live), Bryan Tucker (writer for Saturday Night Live, Mad TV, Comedy Central), sharp comedy duo Team Submarine, and more at Liam McEneaney’s free Tell Your Friends (8:00ish pm),

sharp sketch comedy duos Matt McCarthy & Katina Corrao and Laura Buchholz & Christina Casa in the double-bill The Matt & Katina Show and The Real Housewives of Altoona (9:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] and a free weekly show featuring some of the finest comics in the country—who tonight include TV & movie star Janeane Garofalo (and if there’s anyone worth braving the snow for…), Andrea Rosen (fresh, razor-sharp stand-up; VH1, Comedy Central, Variety SHAC), Sailor Man (unforgettable troupe performing hilarious live-action cartoon live on stage; a smash hit at last year’s FringeNYC), and possibly some happy surprises—hosted by the wonderful Leo Allen (Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central) at Whiplash (11:00 pm).

For full details, please visit HyReviews.com.

For info on tonight’s Jimmy Fallon debut, please click here.

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