NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 9/27/09

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Jessica Delfino and Ben Lerman head an all-star cast for tonight's Match Game Live!

Jessica Delfino and Ben Lerman head an all-star cast at tonight's Match Game 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:

[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

[TOP PICK] 7:30 pm ($5): Brilliant stand-ups Anthony Jeselnik (writer for Jimmy Fallon; Conan O’Brien, HBO, Comedy Central Presents), Hannibal Burress (writer for Saturday Night Live; Comedy Central, Craig Ferguson, concert film The Awkward Kings of Comedy), Mike Dobbins (ECNY nominee, unique stream of consciousness comic), Jesse Pop (Comedy Central, co-host of Beauty Bar Comedy), and Craig Baldo (Conan O’Brien, Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, VH1, The Onion) performing at a weekly LES show at Pianos hosted by Greg Johnson: The Comedians

[TOP PICK] 8:00 pm ($10): Jessica Delfino (hilarious raunchy singer & stand-up; Good Morning America, FOX News), Sara Benincasa (Sirius Radio, 236.com, MTV), Michael Musto (Village Voice), John Devore (Playboy.com, Cracked.com), Claudia Cogan (HereTV, Logo, AfterEllen.com), and Joe Garden (The Onion, The New Vampire’s Handbook) at a new East Village version of a classic game show at the Bowery Poetry Club hosted by wonderful comedic singer Ben Lerman: Match Game Live!

[FREE] 8:00 pm: Sharp NYC comics Joe Matarese (David Letterman, E!’s Chelsea Lately), Hari Kondabolu (Comedy Central), Dan Soder, Mike Lawrence, and Nick Vatterott performing at RG Daniels’ free weekly show at the Three of Cups East Village lounge: Sunday Night Stand-Up

[FREE] 9:00 pm: Terrific NYC stand-ups Sean Patton, Allison Castillo, Ellyn Daniels, and Jay Welch performing in the East Village’s Beauty Bar at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free weekly stand-up show Beauty Bar Comedy

[FREE] 10:00 pm: All-gal lineup of human dynamo Ali Wong, Kendra Cunningham, Joanna Ross, and Adrienne Iapalucci performing stand-up at a free weekly gay-themed show at Therapy hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour

For full details, please visit HyReviews.com.

For FringeNYC 2009 Encore Series coverage, please click here.

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