NYC Top Comedy Choices for Saturday 8/1/09

August 1, 2009

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Louis C.K. continues his smash hit show tonight at Carolines
Louis C.K. continues his smash hit show tonight at Carolines

Tonight’s recommendations for the best in New York City comedy (in chronological order, with shows over $10 marked with $) include:

[$] 6:00 pm: Terrific storytellers Martin Dockery, Ryan Britt, Juliet Wayne, and Andy Christie try to fool the audience at Andy’s The Liar Show

7:00 pm: Top female comics—Shayna Ferm, Sara Benincasa, Ali Wong, Jamie Lee, Abbi Crutchfield, Jiwon Lee, Chelsea White, and Meg Cupernall—performing at Lil’ Seany Boy

7:30 pm: Improvisation from writers & performers at 30 Rock, The Colbert Report,and The Daily Show joyously declaring Let’s Have a Ball

[$] 8:00 pm & 10:30 pm: One of the funniest storytellers alive, with an emphasis on tales of marriage and family, headlining tonight and Sunday at Carolines: Louis C.K.

8:00 pm: Gay white Jewish hip-hop comic Andrew Singer, a.k.a. soce the elemental wizard, throwing a release party at the Bowery Poetry Club for his first CD: Master of Fine Arts

9:00 pm: The gutsiest improv troupe in NYC, Death by Roo Roo

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

9:30 pm: Sara Benincasa performing her one-woman show AGORAFABULOUS!

10:30 pm: All-star improv troupe Reuben Williams

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