NYC Top Comedy Choices for Saturday 6/13/09

June 13, 2009

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World-class troupe Fearsome closes out this final day of the wonderful SketchFest NYC 09
World-class troupe Fearsome closes out this final day of the wonderful SketchFest NYC 09

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] one of the finest sketch comedy festivals in the country, which began on Thursday and concludes today with over 10 hours of shows, featuring such wonderful world-class comedy groups as The Story Pirates, Steve and Jordan, Summer of Tears, Elephant Larry, and Fearsome, plus an in-depth interview with The Kids in the Hall star Kevin McDonald, and a beloved party-like show titled the Closing Night Craptacular—at the final day of the not-to-be-missed SketchFest NYC 09 (shows running from noon till around 2:00 am),

[TOP PICK] Lauren Olson performing a one-woman show about the death of her mom that’s reportedly funny and superb in Our Condolences (7:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] [$] a stand-up comedy superstar, performing in NYC tonight through Sunday:
Dave Attell: Headlining at Carolines (8:00 pm & 10:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] [$] a TV and movie comedy star who frequently appears on HBO, Comedy Central, and Showtime,and is a hilarious comedy club veteran: Patrice Oneal: Headlining at Comix (8:00 pm & 10:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] a one-woman show from stellar comedic storyteller & actress Sara Benincasa: AGORAFABULOUS (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] [$] Ted Greenberg (Emmy-winning David Letterman writer) performing a fun, quick-paced theatrical comedy show—complete with audience rides home!—at The Complete Performer (9:00 pm),

organic & energetic improv by the four guys of 4 Track! (9:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] inventive & hilarious sketch comedy from The Harvard Sailing Team (9:30 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 (12:30 am).

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