NYC Top Comedy Choices for Tuesday 2/9/10

For the best of John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, please click here.

For full details, please visit HyReviews.com.

Tig Notaro hosts brilliant stand-up guests Kristen Schaal and Jessi Klein tonight at the Comix Comedy Club

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] [$] [DISCOUNTED] 7:30 pm ($5 online if you use code VIPFEB [otherwise $10], plus 2-item minimum): Tig Notaro (hilarious deadpan stand-up; Comedy Central Presents, The Sarah Silverman Program, Last Comic Standing; for stand-up video about Tig’s name, please click here) hosts a show with movie & TV star Kristen Schaal (one of the funniest women alive) and Jessi Klein (fresh, unique, deliciously organic stand-up) at the elegant Comix Comedy Club: Tig Notaro and Friends

7:30 pm (no cover, 1-item min.): Hilary Schwartz and Rachael Parenta hosting an Eat My Feelings Valentines Day Special Edition of their intriguing show at Ochi’s Lounge described as “emotionally inappropriate comedy:” Please, Someone Kill Me

[TOP PICK] 8:00 pm ($5): Zane Grant (IDW’s We Will Bury You), and Grace Randolph (Marvel’s Her-Oes, Nation X) joining super-hosts Alex Zalben, Justin Tyler, and Pete LePage in a lively & hilarious discussion about four-color pop culture at Comic Book Club

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 8:00 pm (no cover, one drink min.): Tom Shillue (world-class comedic storyteller; Comedy Central Presents, The Daily Show), Matt Goldich (Comedy Central, VH1), Hadiyah Robinson, and Vladimir Caamano performing at Cellar 58 (58 Second Avenue) with delightful host Abbi Crutchfield and comedic rapster Andrew Singer: Positively Awesome

8:00 pm to midnight ($5): Four full hours of improv for only five bucks—tonight featuring UCBT house troupes Badman, The Bishop, DeCoster, The Law Firm, and Scootch,
followed at 11:00 pm by superb improv troupes Outlook of the Poet and (again) The Law Firm —all at Harold Night

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 8:30 pm ($5): Super lineup including Brooke Van Poppelen, Kevin Allison, Matt McCarthy, Katie Crown, and Iliza Schlesinger performing stand-up at the Housingworks Bookstore Cafe for a free weekly show tonight guest-hosted by Joe Derosa: Punch Up Your Life

[TOP PICK] 9:00 pm ($5): Sean Patton (red-hot rising star; recent killer set on Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central), Tig Notaro (hilarious deadpan stand-up; Comedy Central Presents, The Sarah Silverman Program, Last Comic Standing; for stand-up video about Tig’s name, please click here), Iliza Shlesinger (LA-based winner of sixth season of Last Comic Standing), Craig Baldo (Conan O’Brien) , and more performing at The Slipper Room for the LES weekly show hosted by the wonderful Seth Herzog (Jimmy Fallon, VH1): Sweet

9:00 pm (no cover, 1-item min.): Delightful stand-ups Leah Dubie, Amy Beckerman, and Gloria Bigelow hosting guest stand-ups Jamie Lee, RG Daniels, and Cara Kilduff performing in Ochi’s Lounge at Dykes on Mics

[TOP PICK] [$] [DISCOUNTED] 9:30 pm ($15 online if you use code VIPFEB [otherwise $20], plus 2-item minimum): Jessi Klein hosts her fellow Saturday Night Live staff writer Hannibal Buress, plus razor-sharp comic Joe Mande, on a headling double-bill at the elegant Comix Comedy Club: Hannibal Buress and Joe Mande

[FREE] 11:00 pm: Free open-mic stand-up show that’s seldom much fun for audience members but is a nice opportunity if you want 4-5 minutes to test out your comedy material on stage: Bring It

For the best of John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, please click here.

For full details, please visit HyReviews.com.

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