NYC Top Comedy Choices for Tuesday 2/23/10

February 23, 2010

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Comedy giant Jeff Garlin (Curb Your Enthusiasm) performs at a blowout edition of Seth Herzog's Sweet

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] 8:00 pm ($5): Elliott Kalan (The Daily Show) and Dash Shaw (IFC’s The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century A.D.) joining super-hosts Alex Zalben, Justin Tyler, and Pete LePage in a lively & hilarious discussion about four-color pop culture at Comic Book Club

[FREE] 8:00 pm: An “all-Asian” night with stand-ups Jen Kwok, Vidur Kapur, Hari Kondabolu, and Shawn Pearlman performing at Cellar 58 (58 Second Avenue) alongside 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 Ragnaröck, Robber Baron, DeCoster, The Law Firm, and People People followed at 11:00 pm by a show revolving around improvised scenes taking place in the same location, all at Harold Night

[TOP PICK] 9:00 pm ($5): A killer lineup of Jeff Garlin, Elna Baker, and Kurt Braunohler performing at The Slipper Room for the LES weekly show hosted by the wonderful Seth Herzog (Jimmy Fallon, VH1): Sweet

[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

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