NYC Top Comedy Choices for Saturday 8/22/09

August 22, 2009

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Daily Show correspondents Wyatt Cenac and Larry Wilmore headline tonight at Comix

Daily Show correspondents Wyatt Cenac and Larry Wilmore headline tonight at Comix

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:

7:00 pm (no cover, 1-item min.): Sharp NYC stand-up comics—Margie Kment, Jared Logan, Nick Cobb, Luke Cunningham, Phoebe Robinson, Pat Stango & Blaine Perry, and more—in Ochi’s Lounge performing at Lil’ Seany Boy

[TOP PICK] 7:30 pm ($10): 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 ($30 & 2-item min.): Two Daily Show stars headlining at the elegant Comix Comedy Club: Wyatt Cenac and Larry Wilmore

[TOP PICK] 9:00 pm ($10): The gutsiest improv troupe in NYC, Death by Roo Roo

[$] 9:00 pm ($15): 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 ($10): Sara Benincasa performing her one-woman show AGORAFABULOUS

[TOP PICK] 10:30 pm ($10): All-star improv troupe Reuben Williams

12:00 am ($5): A small mob of superb NYC sketch & musical comics have fun pretending to be teens performing at High School Talent Show

[$] 12:30 am ($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

For full details, please visit HyReviews.com.

For comprehensive FringeNYC 2009 coverage, please click here.