NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 9/5/10

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RG Daniels and Myq Kaplan

Loveable hosts RG Daniels (Sunday Night Stand-Up) and Myq Kaplan (The Labor Day Comedy Show)

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

[$] 7:30 pm ($26.75 & 2-drink min.) Myq Kaplan (co-star of this summer’s Last Comic Standing) hosts Mike Vecchione, Harrison Greenbaum, Joe Larson, and Vince August performing stand-up at Carolines: The Labor Day Comedy Show

[$] 8:00 pm ($20 & 2-item minimum): Superb stand-ups who may include Judah Friedlander, Christian Finnegan, Julian McCullough, Mike Lawrence, Jesse Joyce, Kurt Metzger, and Veronica Mosey performing at the elegant Comix Comedy Club: Still Standing Up

[FREE] 8:00 pm: Sketch troupe The Cowmen, plus NYC stand-ups Luis J. Gomez, Bill Chambers, Jessica Watkins, and Josh Guarino, performing at RG Daniels’ free weekly show at the Three of Cups East Village lounge: Sunday Night Stand-Up

[FREE] 9:00 pm: NYC stand-ups Team Submarine, Ryan Conner, Dan Carroll, and Chesley Calloway performing in the East Village’s Beauty Bar at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free weekly extravaganza Beauty Bar Comedy

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 10:00 pm: NYC stand-ups performing at this free weekly gay-themed show atTherapy hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour

[$] 10:00 pm ($31.25 & 2-drink min.) A provocative comedy star who’s written for Richard Pryor, Red Foxx, and Saturday Night Live, and performed on Chappelle’s Show and David Letterman, headlining at Carolines: Paul Mooney

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