NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 6/28/09

June 28, 2009

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Jessica Delfino and Ben Lerman lead an all-star cast in tonight's Match Game Live
Jessica Delfino and Ben Lerman lead an all-star cast in tonight’s Match Game Live

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),

Matt McCarthy, Roger Hailes, and other fine stand-ups at a free weekly LES show hosted by Greg Johnson & Jacqueline Novak: The Comedians (7:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] Ben Lerman hosts a stellar group of comics—Jessica Delfino, Michael Musto, Hannibal Buress, Judy Gold, Frank DeCaro, and Becky Donohue—at a new East Village version of a classic game show: Match Game Live (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] [FREE] Hannibal Buress (Comedy Central, Craig Ferguson, concert film The Awkward Kings of Comedy), Rob Cantrell (Last Comic Standing, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, CBS, VH1), Liam McEneaney (VH1’s Best Week Ever, Comedy Central, host of Tell Your Friends), Abbi Crutchfield (delightful, energetic stand-up and character actress), and Dan Goodman at RG Daniels’ free Sunday Night Stand-Up (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] [$] one of the finest stand-up comics in the country concluding his current run tonight: Ted Alexandro Headlining at Gotham (8:30 pm),

[FREE] Chris Jurek, Dan Newbower, Jay Bois, and Peter Kassnove performing at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free stand-up show Beauty Bar Comedy (9:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] [FREE] and a “Battle of the Gaylebrities” as Adam Sank, the original creator/host of this gay-themed stand-up show, returns for one night only to battle the current host, Brad Loekle, for audience laughs and votes at Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour (10:00 pm).

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