NYC Top Comedy Choices for Wed. 11/25/09

November 25, 2009

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Janeane Garofalo performs with such comedy giants as Nick Kroll and Anthony Jeselnik tonight at ComedyJuice

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:

[FREE] 6:00 pm to midnight: Six free hours of improvisation in The PIT’s Super Free Wednesday

[TOP PICK] 7:00 pm ($5): A hilarious comedic performer trying out her new one-woman show: Jill Donnelly

[TOP PICK] 8:00 pm ($10): Brilliant character performer Kate McKinnon (co-star of Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show) plays five very different actresses waiting to hear which of them won an Oscar (keep an eye out for the old lady, who’s one of the funniest characters you’ll see this year, anywhere); and foreign-born Greg Tuculescu (member of stellar sketch troupes Quiet Library and Stone Cold Fox, and superb improv troupe The Law Firm) performs a one-man show, in the double-bill Best Actress and F@#&ing Foreigners!

[TOP PICK] 9:30 pm ($5): A small army of UCBT performers—well, 18 of them, including such stellar talents as Jeff Hiller, Gil Ozeri, and Jill Donnelly—performing an annual improv tradition: The Macy’s Day Before Thanksgiving Day Parade

[TOP PICK] [$] [DISCOUNTED] 10:00 pm ($15 online using code LAFF, plus 2-item min.): A blowout monthly gathering of top comedy talent—tonight featuring thoroughly wonderful stand-ups Janeane Garofalo, Nick Kroll, Anthony Jeselnik, Kumail Nanjiani, and host Sean Patton—all performing at ComedyJuice

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