NYC Top Comedy Choices for Monday 6/15/09

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Brett Gelman
Brett Gelman

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—tonight including Emily Epstein, Chelsea White, Kara Buller, Sue Funke, RG Daniels, Luke Cunningham, Mark Normand, Mike Lawrence, Matteson Perry, Aalap Patel, Blaine Perry, Sean Donnelly, and John Morrison—at John Morrison’s Ochi’s Motel (6:30 pm & 9:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] Dave Hill (one of the most original and hilariously sharp alternative comics in the country; The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Salon, HBO, VH1, MOJO TV’s King of Miami, The Dave Hill Explosion), Ali Waller (staff writer for Jimmy Fallon), Rob Paravonian (Comedy Central, VH1, YouTube star), Carla Rhodes (rock ‘n roll ventriloquist), Sean Crespo (Comedy Central, Shoot the Messenger, host of Drink at Work), and musical guest Patrick Salt Ryan at Tell Your Friends (8:00ish pm),

fresh sketch comedy from UCBT house groups Gramp’s and Thunder Gulch at Maude Night (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] [FREE] and a free weekly show featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the country—who tonight include Reggie Watts (musical improv comedy genius; 2009 ECNY Award for Best Musical Comedy Act and the 2007 Andy Kaufman Award; cast member of the new Electric Company; Jimmy Fallon), Rob Huebel (co-star of Human Giant; VH1’s Best Week Ever, 30 Rock, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Office, Arrested Development), Brett Gelman (fearless and always inventive comedic chameleon; Little Bit of Luck guy in NY Lottery ads; Conan O’Brien, The Colbert Report, ace improv troupe Death by Roo Roo, sketch duo Cracked Out), Bryan Tucker (writer for Saturday Night Live, Chappelle’s Show, Mad TV, The Chris Rock Show, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn), and Brooke Van Poppelen (Maxim Radio, Cosmo Radio, Chicago Public Radio; half of sketch duo Macho!)—hosted by the wonderful Leo Allen (Saturday Night Live, HBO, Comedy Central) at Whiplash (11:00 pm).

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.

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