NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 12/5/10

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Faye Lane's Beauty Shop Stories

One of the very finest comedies of FringeNYC 2010 enjoys a brief revival this December on Sundays at 5:00 pm: Faye Lane's Beauty Shop Stories

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] [$] [DISCOUNTED] 5:00 pm ($18 online using discount code FAYB ): One of the very best shows at FringeNYC 2010 was an award-winning comedy from NYC’s own Faye Lane, a luminous storyteller and singer who will charm your socks off—and possibly give you a moon pie to boot—at the Soho Playhouse’s downstairs Huron Club. Please read my review by clicking here, and then take advantage of this brief revival on Sundays this December to experience the hilarious and unforgettable Faye Lane’s Beauty Shop Stories

[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 & 10:30 pm ($60 & 2-drink min.): A co-star of 30 Rock who’s one of the most hilarious guys in the biz headlining tonight through Sunday at Carolines: Tracy Morgan

[TOP PICK] 8:00 pm ($7): Typically stellar stand-ups (not yet announced) performing at Brooklyn’sUnion Hall hosted by comedy giant Eugene Mirman, who’s joined by his Pretty Good Friends

[FREE] 8:00 pm: Myq Kaplan (finalist on this summer’s Last Comic StandingJay Leno, Comedy Central Presents half-hour special), Andy Haynes (Jimmy Fallon), Giulia Rozzi (VH1, co-host ofStripped Stories and Dive Comedy), Dave Lester, and Nick Maritato performing at RG Daniels’ free weekly show at the Three of Cups East Village lounge: Sunday Night Stand-Up

[FREE] 9:00 pm: Ben Kronberg, Del Harrison, Nick Vatterott, and Danny Kallas performing at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan) hosted by the wonderful Hannibal Buress (writer for30 Rock and SNL): Comedy Night

[FREE] 9:00 pm: Storyteller/sketch performer Ilana Glazer, and stand-up Kevin Barnett, Sean O’Connor, and Neal Stastny, performing in the East Village’s Beauty Bar at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free weekly show Beauty Bar Comedy

[FREE] 10:00 pm: NYC stand-ups Robin Fox, Paul Case, and Hilary Schwartz performing at this free weekly gay-themed show at Therapy tonight hosted by Brad Loekle: Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour

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