NYC Top Comedy Choices for Wednesday 2/23/11

February 23, 2011

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The Nights of Our Lives

Don't miss the blowout Fifth Anniversary of one of the greatest comedic storytelling shows of all time: The Nights of Our Lives

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] 6:00 pm to midnight: Six free hours of improvisation at The PIT’s Super Free Wednesday

[TOP PICK] [$] 7:30 pm ($5.50 & 2-drink min.)  Some of the very finest stand-ups in the country performing for this wonderful showcase hosted by Joe Mande at the Carolines Comedy Club: John Mulaney, Wyatt Cenac, and Joe & Noah

[TOP PICK] 8:00 pm ($5): Scott Adsit (cast member of 30 Rock, and co-writer/director/producer & cast member of Adult Swim’s awesome & Emmy-winning Moral Orel) teaming up with fellow 30 Rock actor John Lutz (who previously spent six years as a staff writer for Saturday Night Live) to form a super-smart and hilarious new improv duo who should not be missed: John & Scott

8:00 pm ($5): NYC stand-ups Jared Logan, Nikki Glaser, Tim Dimond, Alice Wetterlund, and Matt Maragno, plus musical guest Joe Yoga, performing at Brooklyn’s Hank’s Rootin’ Tootin’ Saloon (46 Third Avenue at Atlantic) for this free weekly show hosted by Brooke Van Poppelen (brilliant stand-up, writer, and storyteller; TLC, blogger for trutV; for stand-up videos about overindulging at 30 and impersonating Morrisey, please click here and here) and Giulia Rozzi (Jimmy Kimmel, MTV, VH1, Playgirl Magazine, co-host of Stripped Stories): Dive Comedy

[FREE] 8:30 pm: Usually terrific NYC stand-ups (not yet announced this week) performing at the East Village’s Angels and Kings for this free weekly show hosted by delightful dark humor comic Jena Friedman: Entertaining the Bartender

[FREE] 9:00 pm: NYC stand-ups Erin Judge (Comedy Central), Katina Corrao (HBO, Comedy Central), Mike Cotayo, Nate Min , Brian Samonek, Dave Konig performing at this free weekly show at Luca Bar (119 St. Marks Place) hosted by Sharon Spell: Shrink

[TOP PICK] 9:30 pm ($5): One of the finest comedic storytelling shows in the country, in which brilliant writer/performers—who tonight are Chris Gethard, Andrea Rosen, Adam Wade, Anthony Atamanuik, John Flynn, and wonderful host David Martin—tell tales that are brutally honest and utterly hilarious, with tonight’s theme the show’s Fifth Anniversary (and yes, there might even be some free cake): The Nights of Our Lives

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