NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 8/23/09

August 23, 2009

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Sean Patton performs tonight at The Comedians

Sean Patton performs tonight at The Comedians

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 typically includes stars in the improv world, and sometimes even TV & movie stars such as Amy Poehler and Horatio Sanz —ASSSCAT 3000

7:30 pm ($5): Superb stand-ups Sean Patton, Jesse Pop, and more 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

[FREE] 9:00 pm: Sharp NYC stand-ups at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free weekly East Village stand-up show Beauty Bar Comedy

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 10:00 pm: An all-lesbian stand-up night, with stellar comics Kate McKinnon (co-star of Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show), Amy Beckerman (Dykes on Mics), Gloria Bigalow (Logo’s Laughing Matters), and more at a free weekly gay-themed show at Therapy 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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