NYC Top Comedy Choices for Tuesday 9/15/09

September 15, 2009

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Chris Sullivan, a.k.a., Shockwave, shows off his brilliant set of comedic beatbox sound effects tonight at Sweet

Chris Sullivan, a.k.a., Shockwave, shows off his brilliant set of comedic beatbox sound effects tonight at Sweet

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] 8:00 pm ($5): Red-hot rising comedy star Kumail Nanjiani (staff writer & performer on Comedy Central’s Michael and Michael Have Issues) and Chris Mata (Atom.com) joining in on a lively & hilarious discussion about four-color pop culture at Comic Book Club

8:00 pm to midnight ($5): Three full hours of improv for only five bucks—tonight featuring UCBT house troupes The Bishop, Ragnaröck, Bastian, Law Firm, and The Scam—at Harold Night

[TOP PICK] 9:00 pm ($5): Some of the finest comics in NYC—Wyatt Cenac (correspondent for The Daily Show), genius musical improvisors—and co-hosts of UCBT’s The BEATdown—Eliza Skinner (I Eat Pandas, Baby Wants Candy) and Chris “Shockwave” Sullivan (Freestyle Love Supreme, The Electric Company), and Jake and Anir (CollegeHumor.com)—performing at the famed LES weekly stand-up show at The Slipper Room hosted by the wonderful Seth Herzog (Jimmy Fallon, VH1): Sweet

9:00 pm (no cover, 1-item min.): A small army of sharp NYC stand-ups—Tom McCarffery, Mike Drucker, Mark Normand, Nick Turner, Lisa Kaplan, Andy Haynes, Sean Lynch, and more—competing for laughs at Eric I’s Comedy Showdown

[TOP PICK] 11:00 pm ($5): One of the sharpest and most respected comics in the biz, tonight dusting off some of his classic material for an already sold out show (but if you don’t mind standing, you can still probably get in and enjoy): David Cross

For full details, please visit HyReviews.com.

For FringeNYC 2009 Encore Series coverage, please click here.

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