NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 5/31/09

May 31, 2009

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DC Benny

DC Benny

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] [FREE] UCBT’s playground for celebrities and ace improvisors, ASSSSCAT 3000 (paid show at 7:30 pm, free show at 9:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] [FREE] star stand-ups Anthony Jeselnik (writer for Jimmy Fallon; Conan O’Brien, HBO, Comedy Central Presents), DC Benny (Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central), Jon Friedman (Jimmy Fallon, Rejected!), and more at a free weekly LES show hosted by Greg Johnson: The Comedians (7:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] [$] one of the sharpest stand-up comics in the world—who became a star on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and in 2007 released his version of consumer reporting via a pothead documentary titled Super High Me—headlining at Carolines for this final night of his NYC run: Doug Benson (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] typically some of the best comics in the biz joining comedy giant Eugene Mirman for his weekly shindig at Brooklyn’s Union Hall: Tearing the Veil of Maya (8:00 pm),

[FREE] stand-ups Dan Allen (Comedy Central), Chris Sifflet (co-host of Auction!), Calise Hawkins (BET, Carolines), John Szeluga, and “special surprises” at RG Daniels’ free Sunday Night Stand-Up (8:00 pm),

[FREE] typically sharp stand-ups at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free stand-up show Beauty Bar Comedy (9:00 pm),

[FREE] stand-ups performing an evening of gay-themed free comedy hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour (10:00 pm),

[$] and a provocative comedy star who’s written for Richard Pryor, Red Foxx, and Saturday Night Live, and performed on Chappelle’s Show and David Letterman, headlining at Carolines: Paul Mooney (10:00 pm).

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