NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 10/25/09

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Amber Tozer

Amber Tozer

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

[FREE] 7:30ish pm: Jordan Carlos, Amber Tozer, and more performing stand-up at a free 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, Dirty Folk Rock at Ars Nova on Nov. 12), Christian Finnegan (three Comedy Central specials, commentator on MNBC’s Countdown with Keith Oberman and VH1’s Best Week Ever; Chappelle’s Show, The Today Show), Chris March (Project Runway), Becky Donohue (Comedy Central), Eric Kirchberger (Comedy Central), and Robbyne Kaamil ( at an East Village version of a classic game show at the Bowery Poetry Club hosted by wonderful comedic singer Ben Lerman: Match Game Live!

[TOP PICK] 8:00 pm ($7): Typically star comics (who are usually announced, but this is one of those “take it on faith” days) performing stand-up 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; for a fun recent Village Voice write-up, please click here): Tearing the Veil of Maya

[FREE] 8:00 pm: Sharp NYC stand-ups Joe DeRosa (Comedy Central Presents), Erin Judge, Amber Tozer, MC Mr. NApkins, Matt Ruby, and Ryan Reiss performing at RG Daniels’ free weekly show at the Three of Cups East Village lounge: Sunday Night Stand-Up

[FREE] 9:00 pm: Sharp NYC stand-ups Katina Corrao, Chris Jurek, Brent Sullivan, and Gabe Liedman performing in the East Village’s Beauty Bar at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free weekly show Beauty Bar Comedy

[FREE] 10:00 pm: Michelle Buteau (in one of the last chances to see her before she moves to LA), Kaitlin Colombo, Scott Ryan, and Shawn Hollenbach 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

For Q&A with bestselling author Elna Baker, please click here.

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