NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 6/21/09

June 21, 2009

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Janeane Garofalo, Eugene Mirman, Todd Barry, and other comedy stars perform tonight at a blowout edition of Tearing the Veil of Maya
Janeane Garofalo, Eugene Mirman, Todd Barry, and other comedy stars perform tonight at a blowout edition of Tearing the Veil of Maya

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),

[MEGA-TOP PICK] a blowout show with many of the top comics in the country—Janeane Garofalo, Mike Birbiglia, Todd Barry, John Mulaney, and more—joining fellow comedy giant Eugene Mirman (winner of the 2008 ECNY Award for Best Host) for an extra-special edition of his weekly shindig, which tonight takes place at Brooklyn’s Bell House: Tearing the Veil of Maya (8:00 pm),

Sean Patton, Lee Camp, Dave Rosinsky, and other fine stand-ups at a free weekly LES show hosted by Greg Johnson: The Comedians (7:30 pm),

[FREE] Ophira Eisenberg (sharp stand-up and brilliant storyteller; Comedy Central, VH1, Showtime), Dan St. Germain (MTV), Adam Lowitt (producer at The Daily Show; host of It Is It!), Matt Ruby (MTV, co-host of We’re All Friends Here), and more at RG Daniels’ free Sunday Night Stand-Up (8:00 pm),

the NYC debut of a sketch troupe that’ll be performing at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Berty Haddock (8:00 pm),

[FREE] Morgan Murphy (staff writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, former staff writer for Jimmy Kimmel and Crank Yankers), Katina Corrao (HBO, Logo), Barry Rothbart (Comedy Central), and Hari Kondabolu performing at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free stand-up show Beauty Bar Comedy (9:00 pm),

[FREE] and stand-ups Ali Wong (The Onion), Bernie Pauley (Comedy Central), Louis Katz (VH1), and Scout Durwood at a free gay-themed show hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour (10:00 pm).

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