NYC Top Comedy Choices for Monday 5/25/09

May 25, 2009

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Saturday Night Live's Jason Sudeikis

Saturday Night Live star Jason Sudeikis

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] luminous Broadway, TV, and sketch actors Jeremy Bobb, Stephanie D’Abruzzo, Jonathan Kaplan, Ptolemy Slocum, and Shelly Stover mixing it up with some of the best improvisors in the world—Scott Adsit, Tara Copeland, Michael Delaney, Thomas Middleditch, and Tami Sagher…and tonight, also Saturday Night Live star Jason Sudeikis—as they crash improv into classic theatre scenes at Gravid Water (8:00 pm),

a comedic play about what goes in an adolescent female mind, and young performers putting on a sketch comedy show, in Fantasies of a 12-Year-Old Girl and People’s Sketch Association (9:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] [FREE] and a free weekly show featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the country—who tonight include Pete Holmes (lightning-quick, organic stand-up; VH1’s Best Week Ever, Comedy Central, The New Yorker; co-host of Punch Up Your Life), Gabe & Slate (adorable and foul-mouthed comedy duo, co-hosts of Big Terrific), Rob Delaney (popular LA comic visiting NYC), and Dan Naturman (Last Comic Standing, David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Comedy Central)—hosted by the wonderful Leo Allen (Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central) at Whiplash (11:00 pm).

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