NYC Top Comedy Choices for Tuesday 5/5/09

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Nick Kroll

Nick Kroll

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),

[TOP PICK] witty writers offering delightfully silly lectures about “ambivalent parenting” in the Brooklyn comedic show Adult Education (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] writer Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Witchblade) and comedian Mike Lawrence joining in on a lively & hilarious discussion about four-color pop culture at Comic Book Club (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] four full hours of improv for only five bucks—tonight featuring UCBT house troupes Ragnaröck, Badman, Penthouse Riot, Bastian, and DeCoster—plus a small mob of sharp female improvisors at 11:00 pm for a show titled Suck My Dick, all at Harold Night (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] [FREE] Nick Kroll (one of the funniest humans alive; new feature film I Love You Man; co-star of HBO’s The Life & Times of Tim, FOX’s Sit Down, Shut Up, CBS’ Worst Week, ABC’s Cavemen), Hannibal Burress (Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson), Matt Goldich (Comedy Central, VH1), and more performing at this 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] Nick Kroll (one of the funniest humans alive; new feature film I Love You Man; co-star of HBO’s The Life & Times of Tim, FOX’s Sit Down, Shut Up, CBS’ Worst Week, ABC’s Cavemen), David Wain (member of legendary MTV sketch show The State and comedy group Stella),Dave Hill (brilliant alt comic; HBO, VH1, Spike TV, The New York Times), and more at the wonderful Seth Herzog’s Sweet (9:00 pm).

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