NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 4/11/10

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Catch a sneak preview of the new season of The Big Gay Sketch Show tonight at Therapy

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

[TOP PICK] 8:00 pm ($7): Hilarious alternative comic Jon Glaser (long-time writer & sketch performer for Conan O’Brien, voiceover actor for Comedy Central and Adult Swim, star ofDelocated), Ken Reid, and more performing at Brooklyn’s Union Hall hosted by comedy giant Eugene Mirman: Tearing the Veil of Maya

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 8:00 pm: Red-hot Baron Vaughn (co-star of USA’s Facing Kate and Comedy Central’s just-aired The Awkward Comedy Show, MTV, VH1), plus Jason Good, Peyton Clarkson, H. Alan Scott, JC Coccoli, and Arthur Carlson performing at RG Daniels’ free weekly show at the Three of Cups East Village lounge: Sunday Night Stand-Up

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 9:00 pm: Comedy giants Anthony Jeselnik and Amy Schumer, plus Lee Camp. Phoebe Robinson, and Trey Galyon, performing at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan) hosted by the wonderful Hannibal Buress: Comedy Night

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 9:00 pm: Logo TV presenting a sneak peek at Therapy of the first episode of the upcoming new season of The Big Gay Sketch Show

[FREE] 9:00 pm: Sharp stand-ups Barry Rothbart, Chris Wilkes, Matt Ruby, and Jc Coccoli performing in the East Village’s Beauty Bar at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free weekly showBeauty Bar Comedy

[FREE] 10:00 pm: Gloria Bigalow (Dykes on Mics), Mike Trainor (TruTV’s The Smoking Gun), and “a super surprise headliner” performing at a free weekly gay-themed show at Therapy hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour

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