NYC Top Comedy Choices for Thursday 3/26/09

March 26, 2009

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Tom Davis' new book about his 12 years at Saturday Night Live

Tom Davis' new book about his 12 years at Saturday Night Live

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] [$] an intimate talk from the former writing partner of Al Franken about his new book, Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss: The Early Days of SNL from Someone Who Was There: Tom Davis (7:30 pm),

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

[$] [DISCOUNTED] lovely & witty Cathleen Carr & Daiva Deupree turning life’s darkness into comedy as Two Girls for Five Bucks (8:00 pm),

[$] musical comedy duo Stuckey & Murray host a show with Bryan Tucker (writer for Saturday Night Live 2005-2008; also wrote for Chappelle’s Show, Mad TV, The Chris Rock Show, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn), Joe Mande (2008 ECNY Award winner for Best Emerging Comic; co-host of Totally J/K), Amy Schumer (Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central), and more at Comedy Below Canal (9:00 pm),

TV writers Laura Krafft (The Colbert Report) and Peter Grosz (The Colbert Report), and Starlee Kine (This American Life), performing improvised monologues at Three-Piece! (9:30 pm),

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

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