NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 6/20/10

June 20, 2010

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Sunday after Sunday, UCBT's signature show provides some of the smartest, funniest improv in the country: ASSSSCAT 3000

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] 7:00 pm: Julian McCullough (Comedy Central Presents), Jamie Kilstein (The Onion), Ali Waller (Jimmy Fallon), Nick Turner (Jimmy Fallon), and Kevin Janus (The Sophisticates) performing stand-up at Karma Lounge for a monthly show hosted by Nick Cobb and Jay Welch: Arms & Hearts

[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: ASSSSCAT 3000

[FREE] 8:00 pm: NYC comics Keith Alberstadt (David Letterman), Liz Miele (Comedy Central), Louie Katz (HBO’s Down & Dirty; Carson Daly), Mike Lawrence (Brooklyn’s The Woodshed), and Adam Pateman (Vancouver’s Comedy Now!) performing at RG Daniels’ free weekly show at the Three of Cups East Village lounge: Sunday Night Stand-Up

[FREE] 9:00 pm: Typically superb stand-ups performing at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan) hosted by the wonderful Hannibal Buress: Comedy Night

[FREE] 9:00 pm: NYC stand-ups Abbi Crutchfield, Jess Wood, Luke Cunningham, Matt Wayne, and Travis Irvine performing in the East Village’s Beauty Bar at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free weekly show Beauty Bar Comedy

[$] 10:00 pm ($51.25 & 2-drink min.): Marlon and Shawn Wayans concluding their run headlining at the Carolines Comedy Club: The Wayans Brothers

[FREE] 10:00 pm: NYC stand-ups Karith Foster (MTV, VH1, Imus in the Morning), Jessimae (NBC’sMinute to Win It), and Adam Lehman (Here! TV’s Hot Gay Comics) performing at a free weekly gay-themed show at Therapy hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour

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