NYC Top Comedy Choices for Thursday 1/6/11

January 6, 2011

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Stripped Stories

Giulia Rozzi and Margot Leitman tonight celebrate the Fourth Anniversary of their superb sexy storytelling show "Stripped 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] 6:30 pm: Chicago-based veteran sketch/improv comic Bob Kulhan performs his acclaimed one-man show Shecky Kulhan: Theater of the Mind; and Young talents make up comedy scenes based on a popular board game in Clue: The Improvised Edition

[TOP PICK] 8:00 pm ($5): The unsinkable Mamrie Hart and her comedy partner Stephen Soroka areBest of Friends, and tonight they debut an entirely new sketch show that educates you about how to effectivey promote it when you tell all your friends to see it: BoF: It’s Pronounced ‘Boaf’!; and Michael Hartney performs a one-man show about being gay, wearing capes, and making metaphors in So I Like Superman

8:00 pm ($5): Veteran improvisors play with “elements of monoscene, deconstruction, and La Ronde” inSleepover

[$] 8:00 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 through Sunday at Carolines: Paul Mooney

[FREE] 9:00ish pm: Typically terrific NYC stand-ups performing on this weekly show at the Kabin Bar and Lounge hosted by Chesley Calloway and comedy genius Sean Patton (red-hot rising star; killer set onJimmy Fallon, Comedy Central, VH1): Comedy as a Second Language

9:00 pm (no cover, 1-item min.): Joe DeRosa (HBO’s Down and DirtyComedy Central Presents, co-host of Righteous Kill), Jared Logan (Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, the other co-host ofRighteous Kill), Andy Haynes, Adam Conover, and Dan Curry performing stand-up at the Luca Lounge (222 Avenue B off 14th Street) for a show hosted & produced by recently engaged couple Sean Crespo & Carol Hartsell: Lasers in the Jungle

[TOP PICK] 9:30 pm ($5): Celebratilng the Fourth Anniversary of the best sexy storytelling show in NYC are sensual hosts Margot Leitman (Conan O’Brien, VH1, Spike TV) and Giulia Rozzi (MTV, VH1.com, co-host of Dive Comedy), with tonight’s guests Jiwon Lee and Ryan Britt telling sexual tales revolving around the theme “Outrageous!”, plus raunchy comedic songs from the spectacular Jessica Delfino, at what promises to be a special evening of Stripped Stories

[TOP PICK] 9:30 pm ($8): A unique sports-themed stand-up, sketch comedy, and interview show hosted by Scott Rogowsky and Neil Janowitz that features both professional sports starss and comics doing sports-themed comedy: 12 Angry Mascots

[TOP PICK] 11:00 pm ($5): The heavens themselves will shake as improv titans Death by Roo Roo and Reuben Williamss square off in a competition for audience laughs and votes at the raucousCage Match

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