NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 10/11/09

October 11, 2009

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Dave Hill hosts tonight at an all-star edition of Eugene Mirman's Tearing the Veil of Maya

Dave Hill hosts tonight at an all-star edition of Eugene Mirman's Tearing the Veil of Maya

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] 8:00 pm ($7):Dave Hill (one of the most original and hilariously sharp alternative comics in the country; The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Salon, HBO, VH1, MOJO TV’s King of Miami, The Dave Hill Explosion), John Mulaney (staff writer for Saturday Night Live; Conan O’Brien, VH1’s Best Week Ever; 2008 ECNY Award for Best Male Stand-Up Comedian), and other star comics performing at this weekly event at Brooklyn’s Union Hall, hosted by comedy giant Eugene Mirman (who just released a new comedy album, God Is a Twelve Year Old Boy With Asperger’s): Tearing the Veil of Maya

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 8:00 pm: Typically superb stand-ups at an annual free celebration of this weekly LES show at Pianos hosted by Greg Johnson: The Comedians

[FREE] 8:00 pm: Fine NYC comics Jordan Carlos, Myq Kaplan, Louis Katz, Sara Jo Allocco, Charlie Kasov, and John F. O’Donnell performing at RG Daniels’ free weekly show at the Three of Cups East Village lounge: Sunday Night Stand-Up

[FREE] 9:00 pm: Typically sharp NYC stand-ups performing in the East Village’s Beauty Bar at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free weekly stand-up show Beauty Bar Comedy

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 10:00 pm: An all-gal line-up of Ophira Eisenberg (sharp stand-up and brilliant storyteller; Comedy Central, VH1, Showtime), Karith Foster, Lori Sommer, and more 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 cherished moments from David Letterman, please click here.

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