NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 8/9/09

August 8, 2009

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Donnell Rawlings headlines tonight at Carolines

Donnell Rawlings headlines tonight at Carolines

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] 7:30 pm ($10) and 9:30 pm [FREE]: UCBT’s signature improv comedy extravaganza—which tonight may well include celebrities in town to enjoy next weekend’s gala Del Close Marathon—at ASSSCAT 3000

7:30 pm ($5): typically superb stand-ups at a weekly LES show at Pianos hosted by Greg Johnson: The Comedians

[FREE] 8:00 pm: sharp NYC comics at RG Daniels’ free weekly show at the Three of Cups East Village lounge: Sunday Night Stand-Up

[$] 8:00 pm ($26.75 & 2-drink min.): A cast member of the much-missed Chappelle’s Show headlining at Carolines Comedy Club: Donnell Rawlings

[FREE] 9:00 pm: Sharp NYC stand-ups DJ Hazard, Greg Johnson, Kenny Zimlinghaus, and Tom McCaffrey celebrating the 3-year Anniversary of Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free weekly East Village stand-up show Beauty Bar Comedy

[FREE] 10:00 pm: Brilliant comedic storyteller Ophira Eisenberg, and stand-ups Hilary Schwartz and Danny Siegel, at an all-Jews edition of the free gay-themed show hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour

[$] 10:00 pm ($31.25 & 2-drink min.) 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 through Sunday at Carolines: Paul Mooney

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