NYC Top Comedy Choices for Saturday 8/29/09

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Adam Lustick & Billy Scafuri (The Harvard Sailing Team) gather brilliant NYC musical comics who rap at the midnight show Snakes

Billy Scafuri & Adam Lustick (The Harvard Sailing Team) gather brilliant NYC musical comics who rap at the midnight show Snakes

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] [$] 6:00 pm ($10 plus $7 drink min.): Four world-class storytellers—Adam Wade, John Flynn, Dina Pearlman, and Juliet Wayne—joining host Andy Christie (The New York Times, Moth GrandSlam Champion) in trying to mislead the audience at The Liar Show

[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

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

[TOP PICK] 9:00 pm (no cover, 1-item min.): Superb NYC stand-up comics Christian Finnegan (MSNBC’s Countdown, VH1’s Best Week Ever, Comedy Central specials), Joe Devito (Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central), Hannibal Buress (Jimmy Fallon), Pat Stango & Blaine Perry (Don’t Touch Me There), and more performing in Ochi’s Lounge at Lil’ Seany Boy

[$] 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

[TOP PICK] Midnight ($5): The hilarious Adam Lustick and Billy Scafuri of world-class sketch troupe The Harvard Sailing Team perform at & host this show devoted to top NYC comics who happen to be great at rapping from such genius troupes as Freestyle Love Supreme, I Eat Pandas, and more: Snakes: NYC’s Top Comedic Rappers

[$] 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.

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