NYC Top Comedy Choices for Wednesday 6/10/09

June 10, 2009

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Jenny Slate & Gabe Liedman, who tonight celebrate the one-year anniversary of Big Terrific

Jenny Slate & Gabe Liedman, who tonight celebrate the one-year anniversary of Big Terrific

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:

[FREE] six free hours of improvisation in The PIT’s Super Free Wednesday (6:00 pm-midnight),

[TOP PICK] top writers and comedians—who tonight are Kevin Allison (The State), Ben Hill, Erik Bowie, and Ryan Paulson—share their favorite true campus anecdotes at Real Tales of College (7:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] [FREE] the one-year anniversary celebration of a superb comedy show, with NYC comedy royalty Kurt & Kristen (genius talents Kurt Braunohler & Kristen Schaal), Hannibal Burress (Comedy Central, Craig Ferguson, concert film The Awkward Kings of Comedy), Sean Patton (VH1), and special surprise guests at the free weekly Brooklyn extravaganza hosted by Jenny Slate, Gabe Liedman, and Max Silvestri: Big Terrific (8:00ish pm),

[FREE] Kevin McCaffrey (writer for Late Show with David Letterman), Ken Zimlinghaus (Sirius Satellite Radio’s Wake Up With Cosmo), Calvin S. Cato (host of Nouveau Poor), and Brent Sullivan (Funny.com) at a free weekly stand-up comedy show hosted by Matt Maragno and the luminous Margie Kment: Now We’re Talking (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] [FREE] stellar storytellers Ophira Eisenberg and Leslie Goshko, stand-ups John Morrison, Christine Nangle, and Michael Lawrence, and sketch group Slap! Kiss! Slap! at a free weekly show hosted by Sharon “Mama” Spell: Shrink (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] an entirely improvised musical from a genius comedy duo, and an improvised soap opera, in the double-bill I Eat Pandas and Hot Lather: As the Diamond Burns (9:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] [FREE] and a free, laid-back, and occasionally magical variety show where virtually anything can happen on a School Night (11:00).

For a chance to win free tickets to a star-studded comedy club show, please click here.

For full details about tonight’s shows, please visit HyReviews.com.