NYC Top Comedy Choices for Thursday 11/19/09

November 19, 2009

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Genius comedic character actor Nick Kroll performs stand-up tonight at CollegeHumor 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] 6:00 pm ($5): A spectacular triple bill of shows auditioning to receive a slot on UCBT’s prime time schedule—all for a mere five bucks: Andree Vermeulen’s one-woman show, Orson Welles’ Basement of Terror, and Sex Lives of Disney Princesses

7:00 pm ($10): Chuck Armstrong and Charlie Stockman, a sketch comedy duo from Seattle, debuting their show at The PIT: Charles

[TOP PICK] 8:00 pm ($5): Superb sketch troupe Pangea 3000 being ironically self-deprecating, and sketch troupe Sidecar performing bits about the end of the world, in the double-bill Pangea 3000 Sucks and Sidecarmageddon

[TOP PICK] 8:00 pm ($5): Your last chance to enjoy delightful sketch comedy & musical duo Tim Ellis and Matthew Park performing their new comedy show for its current run at The PIT: An Evening with Ellis & Park

8:00 pm ($5): Sharp improvisors directed by James Eason “take an audience suggestion and break it into a million funny pieces” in The Deconstruction

9:00 pm ($10): Red-hot rising star Baron Vaughn hosts a stand-up show with superb comics Leo Allen, Jamie Lee, Julian McCullough, and “a surprise guest” at Comedy Below Canal

[TOP PICK] 9:30 pm ($5): Superb stand-ups Nick Kroll, Hannibal Buress, Dan Levy, and more at the stage version of a popular comedy Web site: CollegeHumor Live!

[TOP PICK] 11:00 pm ($5): Round 3 of a beloved annual tradition—Pat Baer’s 3-on-3 Improv Tournament

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