NYC Top Comedy Choices for Thursday 3/5/09

March 5, 2009

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Alicia Levy

Alicia Levy

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:

[TOP PICK] fearless and hilarious sketch comedy performer Alicia Levy debuting her new one-woman show Red Carpet Ride (8:00 pm),

[$] a provocative comedy star who’s written for Richard Pryor, Red Foxx, and Saturday Night Live, and performed on Chappelle’s Show and David Letterman, headlining at Carolines through Sunday: Paul Mooney (8:00 pm),

Dominic Dierkes (member of star comedy troupe Derrick) performing an inventive & fun one-man sketch show, and young comedy duo Ashley Ann Hale & Jessica Stickles doing a difficult-to-describe sketch show, in the double-bill Adventure River and Even Ladies Shit the Bed (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] Kevin Allison (legendary MTV sketch show The State), Randi Newton (The Sopranos, Nip/Tuck), and star comedic singer/songwriters Stuckey & Murray (Discovery Channel, E!, VH1, Fuse) as guests on the best sexy storytelling comedy show in NYC: Margot Leitman’s & Giulia Rozzi’s Stripped Stories (9:30),

[TOP PICK] and two superb improv troupes, The Stepfathers and The Scam, competing for audience laughs & votes at the raucous Cage Match (11:00 pm).

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