NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 10/24/10

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The Drop Dead Gorgeous Zombie Beauty Pageant

Tonight the East Village's Beauty Bar hosts The Drop Dead Gorgeous Zombie Beauty Pageant

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:

6:30 pm ($5): Sketch comedy from young talents Anne Fidler, Erin Merrill, Kevin Young, Paul Travisano and Tyler Foltz: Citizen Models

[FREE] 7:00 pm: Bridget Fitzgerald plays a dancer on her way to the top in this one-woman show “full of fun characters, frolicking times, a damn good soundtrack—and, yes, there will be dance,” performed at Queens Long Island City’s The Creek and the CaveBridget Fitzgerald: Dance Machine

[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): Typically superb stand-ups (not yet announced this week) performing at Brooklyn’s Union Hall hosted by comedy giant Eugene Mirman: Tearing the Veil of Maya

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 8:00 pm: Brilliantly funny writer/singer Jessica Delfino (enjoys singing songsabout her vagina, as demonstrated by her CD Dirty Folk Rock; created the hilarious and wildly popular YouTube animated short film I Wanna Be Famous; has a cool MySpace page, and an even cooler blog; to get a feel for Jessica’s amazing range and talent, please click here), UK stand-up star Glenn Wool, Jamie Kilstein (host of Citizen Radio), Greg Stone, and Bob Hansen performing at RG Daniels’ free weekly show at the Three of Cups East Village lounge: Sunday Night Stand-Up

[$] [DISCOUNTED] 8:00 pm ($7.44 online if you use code PLAYBILL, plus 2-item minimum): NYC stand-ups Joe Devito (Last Comic Standing, Craig Ferguson), Kyle Grooms (Chappelle’s Show, Last Comic Standing), Jamie Roberts (MTV, Law & Order: CI), Victor Cruz (Comedy Central, Law & Order: SVU), Justin McClure, and Andrew Schulz performing at the elegant Comix Comedy Club: Sunday Night Live

[TOP PICK] [FREE] 9:00 pm: Terrific NYC stand-ups Victor Varnado, Calise Hawkins, Kevin Barnett, Keith Albersadt, and Gabe Pacheco performing at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan) hosted by the wonderful Hannibal Buress (writer for 30 Rock and SNL): Comedy Night

9:30 pm ($5): Superb improvisor Pay Shay and his friends make up scenes that jibe with live music from NYC singer/songwriters at Hammer Throw

[FREE] 10:00 pm: A special event for Halloween that’s taking the place of Beauty Bar Comedy for tonight only: The Drop Dead Gorgeous Zombie Beauty Pageant

[FREE] 10:00 pm: Liz Miele (Comedy Central, Carolines), Jessimae (Tyra Banks Show), and Chantal Carrere performing stand-up at this free weekly gay-themed show at Therapy hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour

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