NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 8/30/09

August 30, 2009

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Michelle Buteau and other sharp comics celebrate the one-year anniversary of Brad Loekle's gay-themed Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour

Michelle Buteau and other sharp comics celebrate the one-year anniversary of Brad Loekle's gay-themed Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour

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—Jim O’Grady, Mike Albo, Nancy Balbrirer, and Jeff Simmerson—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) 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): Typically stellar stand-ups performing at a weekly LES show at Pianos hosted by Greg Johnson: The Comedians

[FREE] 8:00 pm: Stand-up star Christian Finnegan, plus sharp NYC stand-ups Jesse Pop, Rory Scovel, M. Dickson, and Catie Lazarus performing at RG Daniels’ free weekly show at the Three of Cups East Village lounge: Sunday Night Stand-Up

[FREE] 9:00 pm: Stand-up star Christian Finnegan, plus sharp NYC stand-ups Neal Stastny, Brent Sullivan, Jason Saenz, and Anthony Devito performing at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free weekly East Village show Beauty Bar Comedy

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 10:00 pm: Terrific stand-ups Michelle Buteau (Comedy Central), Jessimae (TruTV), Scott Ryan (Here! TV), Yamaneika (BET), and Karith Foster (Imus in the Morning, Comedy Central) celebrating the one-year anniversary of this 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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