NYC Top Comedy Choices for Saturday 9/5/09

September 5, 2009

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One last time: Huge congratulations to Jenny Slate on becoming the newest cast member of Saturday Night Live!

One last time: Huge congratulations to Jenny Slate on becoming the newest cast member of Saturday Night Live!

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 ($10): Christina Casa, who memorably played Angelina Jolie in Jen & Angie at last month’s FringeNYC, demonstrates she’s got other hilarious characters in her repertoire in the one-woman show Don’t Cry Out Loud

7:00 pm (no cover, 1-item min.): Sharp NYC stand-ups RG Daniels, Kevin Mcaffery, Ali Woller, Zach SIms, Gilad Foss, and “a very special guest” performing in Ochi’s Lounge at Lil’ Seany Boy

[TOP PICK] 7:30 pm ($10): Brent Sullivan performs a one-man show about his experiences with NYC’s gay community, and Mike Still, Leslie Meisel, and writer Geoff Garlock perform five terrifying sketch comedy tales, in the double-bill Fag Life and I Laughed Until I Died

[$] 8:00 pm & 10:30 pm ($25 & 2-item min.): One of Variety’s Top Ten Comics to Watch in 2009 headlining at the elegant Comix Comedy Club: Jon Dore

8:00 pm ($10): Comics experiencing the rush of performing with no clothes on in The Naked Comedy Showcase

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

[TOP PICK] [$] 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

9:00 pm ($5): Organic & energetic improv by the four guys of 4 Track!

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

10:30 pm ($5): Vibrant improv—and the last Magnet show until October 10th—from acclaimed trio Statues of Liberty

[$] 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 FringeNYC 2009 Encore Series coverage, please click here.

For photo & video mini-profile of Jenny Slate, please click here.

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