NYC Top Comedy Choices for Friday 3/27/09

March 27, 2009

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Saturday Night Live's Darrell Hammond

Saturday Night Live's Darrell Hammond

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:

sharp, funny sketch troupe Secret Hospital in America’s Sweethearts (7:00 pm),

[$] the longest-running cast member of Saturday Night Live (from 1995 to the present), and a comic who’s impersonated over 100 celebrities on national television: Darrell Hammond, Headlining at Carolines (8:00 pm & 10:30 pm),

[$] an acclaimed UK comedy star, and the winner of this past season’s Last Comic Standing: Glenn Wool and Iliza Shlesinger, Headlining at Comix (8:00 pm & 10:30 pm),

[$] a hilarious 30 Rock star as part of tonight’s lineups at Stand Up NY: Judah Friedlander and More (8:00 pm & 10:00 pm),

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

[TOP PICK] superb comics Kate McKinnon (hilarious cast member of Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show), Leslie Goshko (irresistible storyteller/sketch comic; Manhattan Monologue Champion, host of Sideshow Goshko), Michael Carbonaro (Another Gay Movie), and Keith Price (Sirius OutQ Radio) at a gay-themed comedy show hosted by Jenny Rubin: The Back Room (9:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] some of the finest improv in NYC from the comedy genius members of The Stepfathers (9:30 pm),

singing improvisors who use an interview with an audience member to craft The Made-Up Musical (10:00 pm),

odd and unsettling dark comedy from sketch troupe Murderfist (11:00 pm),

five women performing an improvised, and possibly tipsy, parody of The View at Focus (11:30 pm),

and a free opportunity for you to perform improv with UCBT veterans at Jammin’ with Ralph (12:20ish am).

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