NYC Top Comedy Choices for Tuesday 3/24/09

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UK comedy star Glenn Wool

UK comedy star Glenn Wool

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 Broadway_Motel (6:00 pm),

superb NYC storytellers, singers, sketch comics, and stand-ups—who tonight include Becky Yamamoto (Stickerbook), Kevin Allison (MTV’s The State), Brad Steurnagel (Telephone), and Sunday night Beauty Bar Comedy hosts Vince Averil & Jesse Popp (Comedy Central)—at a show pretending to be from the Pennsylvania heartland: Skip & Sparkle Variety (7:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] Mark Waid (Boom! Studios) and Steve Wacker (Amazing Spider-Man) joining in on a lively & hilarious discussion about four-color pop culture at Comic Book Club (8:00 pm),

three full hours of improv for only five bucks—tonight featuring UCBT house troupes The F*cking Kennedys, The Scam, The Law Firm, Bastian, and DeCoster—at Harold Night (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] [FREE] Mike Birbiglia (world-class comedy star who mixes classic stand-up with theatrical storytelling) and other stellar comics performing at this spectacular free show hosted by brilliant stand-ups Jessi Klein (Comedy Central, VH1, NBC, CNN, Adult Swim) and Pete Holmes (Comedy Central, VH1’s Best Week Ever, The New Yorker): Punch Up Your Life (8:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] Glenn Wool (visiting UK comedy star), Christian Finnegan (two Comedy Central specials, commentator on MNBC’s Countdown with Keith Oberman and VH1’s Best Week Ever; Chappelle’s Show, The Today Show), Roger Hailes (Comedy Central, Chappelle’s Show, VH1, MTV), Sean Patton (VH1), and more at the wonderful Seth Herzog’s Sweet (9:00 pm),

and fine NYC stand-ups joining delightful hosts Jackie Monahan, Leah Dubie, Amy Beckerman, and Gloria Bigelow at Dykes on Mics (9:00 pm).

For full details, please visit HyReviews.com.

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