Comedy Shows in NYC This Week: March 16 – March 22, 2017


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Live Comedy in New York City This Week:

New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to Queens, Brooklyn and beyond. But with so many to choose from, it can be difficult to find them all and nearly impossible to decide which shows to see. Every week, Christine Marie Evans and Emily Cohen curate this list, carefully reviewing dozens of shows every night, to select the live stand up comedy shows you need check out. Comedy producers can submit their show for consideration for our listings each week.

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COMEDY SHOWS THURSDAY 3/16

 

Show: Ted Alexandro: Week at the Creek
Venue: The Creek and The Cave
Location:
10-93 Jackson Avenue LIC
Time:  7pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

One Artist.  7pm.  The Creek and The Cave is proud to present a Week at The Creek.  A hand picked, organically grown free range comedian will cook up an hour before your very eyes.
This week’s artist: Ted Alexandro
Ticket Link: http://creeklic.com/events/week-creek-ted-alexandro-2-2017-03-16/
*SHOWS FRIDAY  3/17 & SATURDAY 3/18 AS WELL*

 

Show: Goliath Comedy at Kilo Bravo
Venue: Kilo Bravo
Location:
180 N 10th St Brooklyn
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Every week, Lucie Steiner (HBO) and David Spector host a night of free comedy at Kilo Bravo, featuring pro and up-and-coming comics from across New York City. Featured acts have been seen on Comedy Central, MTV, and .
Cory Jarvis, Josh Gondelman, Gabriel Pacheco, Mike Recine, Sean Finnerty, Jack Comstock, Amber Rollo

Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/goliath-comedy-at-kilo-bravo-tickets-32281702441

 

Show: The Stand NYC Showcase
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC
Time:  8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Mike Vecchione

Dan Soder
Tim Dillon
& more!

Ticket Link: http://thestandnyc.ticketfly.com/calendar

 

Show:   Pacific Comedy with Hasan Minhaj
Venue: Pacific Standard
Location:
82 4th Avenue
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

This month’s lineup is hosted by Matt Koff and Emmy Blotnick with:
Scott Chaplain
Emily Winter
Tyler Richardson
Devin Delliquanti
Music by Reformed Whores
Ticket Link: https://m.facebook.com/events/1800894453566726/

 

FRIDAY 3/17

 

Show: Christopher Titus
Venue: Caroline’s on Broadway
Location:
1626 Broadway NYC
Time: 7:30pm & 10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Christopher Titus is now working on his 8th special, America…Really?. Employing what he’s labeled ‘hard funny,’ Titus has released seven ninety-minute albums in as many years. He has six one-hour comedy specials currently running on Comedy Central, and his seventh special, Born With a Defect, is set to premiere in 2017. Known for leaving no stone unturned, especially within his own life and family, Titus takes his audience on a 90-minute ride that will leave them exhausted from laughter. To see one of Christopher Titus’ shows, is to love him. Titus is currently performing his newest show in sold out theaters across the country. He also formed a production company, called Combustion Films, which produced his last three specials and most recently, a full-length film called “Special Unit” that is set for release in 2017.
Ticket Link: http://www.carolines.com/comedian/christopher-titus/
*SHOWS THURSDAY  3/16 & SATURDAY 3/18 AS WELL*

 

Show: Acid Art School Dropout
Venue: The Creek and The Cave
Location:
10-93 Jackson Avenue LIC
Time:  10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Grant Lindahl is a cartoonist and talk show host of Art School Acid Dropout. This unique comedy talk show invites a surprise guest visual artist to spend 15min showcasing their visual work. Is it Marina Abramovic or Paul Pope? You will have to show up and see who this crazy savant tricks into showing up!
Then we invite 5 of New York’s top comedians to tell a story about anything their heart desires. Each comedian will be sketched by Grant and his surprise guest artist. Bring your sketch book, bring your dad, Bring a live wild animal! The person with the best live sketch will win a kewl prize.
It will be a fun filled night of deep intellectual art therapy and shallow humorous comedy story telling!
P.S
The first 20 guests to show up get a signed limited edition poster!
Ticket Link: http://creeklic.com/events/art-school-acid-dropout-5-2-2017-03-17/

 

Show: Nacho Bitches
Venue: New York Comedy Club
Location:
241 E. 24th Street NYC
Time: 11:15pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

NACHO BITCHES is the wildly popular late night show brought to you by NYC comedy scene favorites CORINNE FISHER (Guys We Fucked podcast) & BLAIR SOCCI (Brooklyn Comedy Festival). These two dainty women (LOL!), er, foul-mouthed, beer-guzzling babes, bring you the city’s best comedians once a month for a rowdy night of laughter. And, because they are really decent human beings, they offer all of their beloved guests free nachos (with a side of unmatched weirdness). NB REGZ INCLUDE: Michael Che, Gary Gulman, Pete Davidson, Ari Shaffir, Chris Gethard & Kevin Meaney
Ticket Link: https://newyorkcomedyclub.com/events/nacho-bitches-2017-03-17

 

Show:  Silver Linings Comedy Show
Venue: Precious Metal
Location:  
143 Troutman Street
Time:  8:30PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Silver Linings is a comedy show presented by Precious Metal with prominent performers in the comedy industry as seen on Comedy Central, MTV, Late Night TV, national festivals and more! The show is ABSOLUTELY FREE and occurs monthly – every third Friday. Great drink specials ($4 Select Beers) and the host will be giving out FREE DRINKS all night long! For St. Patrick’s Day we will also have themed cocktails and of course, IRISH BEER!!
For our St. Patricks Day Edition, we have the hottest line up in town!
Rojo Perez (MTV Decoded, NBC, Seeso)
Emily Winter(TV Land, Fusion TV)
Sam Morril(, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert)
Patrick Hastie (Beast Village Comedy Festival)
Albert Kirchner (Bridgetown Comedy Festival)
Jeff Scheen (Laughs on Fox)
Casey Crawford (Beast Village and Orlando Indie Comedy Festival)
Host: Jacky Beren (South Beach Comedy Festival)
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/silver-linings-comedy-show-tickets-32541043136

 

SATURDAY 3/18

 

Show: Steve Byrne
Venue: Gotham Comedy Club
Location:
208 W. 23rd Street NYC
Time:  8pm & 10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

In just a few short years, Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of the comedy world to become one of the industry’s most innovative and sought-after performers. With his high-energy, physical style of comedy, Byrne has evolved throughout the years into an extremely versatile entertainer that delivers on a day-to-day basis.  Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Steve Byrne was born to a Korean mother and an Irish father. His unique background has given him the base comedic material for his first television show, Sullivan & Son. Byrne released a one hour standup comedy special, CHAMPION, on Netflix which then became a live show on the road, Steve Byrne & the Cast of Sullivan & Son Comedy Tour, along with his castmates: Ahmed Ahmed, Owen Benjamin and Roy Wood Jr.
Ticket Link: http://gothamcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?id=478588&cart

 

Show:  First Comes Love
Venue: Union Hall
Location:
702 Union Street Brooklyn
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  

First Comes Love at Union Hall (Brooklyn)
We’re raising money for National Network of Abortion Funds, putting on a wonderfully absurd, fun show. Adult film scripts from CRAIGSLIST, acted out LIVE on stage. An all-female cast will be taking the stage at Union Hall. First Comes Love at Union Hall (Brooklyn)
Kyle Ayers, Jean Grae, Reformed Whores, Corinne Fisher, Blair Socci, Courtney Maginnis, Marcia Belsky, Sharron Paul
Ticket Link: http://www.unionhallny.com/event/1435002-first-comes-love-brooklyn/

 

Show: Will Be Here
Venue: QED Astoria
Location:
27-16 23rd Avenue Queens
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Cinder Block Comedy Festival invites you to a night of hilarious comedy where… no… Tina Fey won’t actually be here.
This show is a who’s who in comedy, featuring national headliners such as Laurie Kilmartin and Jeffrey Joseph and also up and coming names you gotta see before they make it big.
Lineup*:
Louis Katz (Comedy Central)
Lois Thompson
Fantasy Grandma
Dan Perlman
Kevin Avery
Venessa Peruda
Hosted by Elsa Waithe (This American Life
Ticket Link: https://qedastoria.com/collections/shows/products/tina-fey-will-be-here-tina-fey-will-not-be-here-1

 

SUNDAY 3/19

 

Show: Tim Dillon
Venue: Caroline’s on Broadway
Location:
1626 Broadway NYC
Time: 7:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:
Tim is a NY-based comic who was a breakout at the 2016 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in the New Faces category. Recently he won the title of NY’s Funniest at the New York Comedy Festival where he also headlined three sellout shows on a double decker tour bus throughout Manhattan’s wealthiest neighborhoods. Tim has performed on the Oddball Comedy and Oddity Tour, and was featured on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, The Chris Gethard Show on Fusion, Fox’s Red Eye, AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, Comedy Knockout for TruTV, and season 2 of WYFD with Big for Seeso. He is also the host of his own podcast “Tim Dillon is Going to Hell.”
Ticket Link: http://www.carolines.com/comedian/tim-dillon/

 

Show: The Mixtape Comedy Show
Venue: Gotham Comedy Club
Location:
208 W. 23rd Street NYC
Time:  8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Comedian Royale Watkins brings you an original mix of the funniest comics, the Livest music and a guaranteed good time! Four comics, one of NY’s most incredible DJ’s, a live band and a guest music act to close to show. Past performers include , Tom Papa, Sherri Shepherd, , and Jerry to name a few. But what really sets The Mixtape Comedy Show apart from other shows is your presence. We look forward to seeing you at the show!
Ticket Link: http://gothamcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?id=474065&cart

 

Show: If You Build It
Venue: UCBeast
Location:
153 E. 3rd Street NYC
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Hosted by KARA KLENK
MICHELLE BUTEAU
The Half Hour, Key and Peele
http://www.michellebuteau.com/
KEITH ALBERSTADT
Late Night w/ , Red Eye
http://www.keithcomedy.com/
MEHRAN KHAGHANI
Last Comic Standing, Boston International Comedy Festival
http://themehran.com/
KATE WILLETT
This Isn’t Happening, Crom Comedy Fest
http://katewillett.com/
ERICA SPERA
Gotham Live on AXS, New York Comedy Festival
http://www.ericaspera.com/
JORDAN TEMPLE
MTV’s Decoded, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival
http://www.jordantemplecomedy.com
Ticket Link: http://east.ucbtheatre.com/performance/52086

 

Show:  Lone Bird Comedy
Venue: New York Comedy Club
Location:
241 East 24th Street NYC
Time: 7:00PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  

Awesome Lineup for only $5! Hosted by Tricia Bates!
Liza Treyger
Jon Fisch
Nathan Macintosh
Michael Harrison
Jocelyn Chia
Matt Maran
Evertt Taylor (Tommy Treasure)
Paul Verdi
Mike Verdi

Ticket Link: https://newyorkcomedyclub.com/events/lone-bird-comedy-03-19-17-0700pm

 

MONDAY 3/20

 

Show: Frantic! Hosted by Aaron Berg
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC
Time:  10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Come experience the best free show in all of Manhattan! Featuring club regulars, up & coming talent, and surprise drop-ins…this is Frantic! Hosted by Aaron Berg and featuring Pete Lee, Luz Pazos, Dan Soder, Sean Patton, Amy Miller, Subhah Agarwal, Amy Shanker, Tim Dillon, and More!
Ticket Link: http://thestandnyc.ticketfly.com/event/1441736-frantic-free-show-hosted-by-new-york/
Show:  I’ll Leave You With This
Venue: Union Hall
Location:  
702 Union Street Brooklyn
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  
Writer/Performer Jordan Carlos (Broad City, Girls, Guy Code, Girl Code, The Nightly Show) asks comedians to get out of their comfort zones and open their acts with their can’t-miss closing bit. With that reliable piece of material out of the way, who knows where sets will go? Also 10% of the door goes to a charity so we don’t feel like garbage people so much.
Ticket Link: http://www.unionhallny.com/event/1448042-i-ll-leave-you-this-brooklyn/

 

Show: Picture This
Venue: The Bell House
Location:
149 7th Street. Gowanus, Brooklyn.
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:
#Brooklyn #Gowanus: Picture This! is BACK for a VERY SPECIAL 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY of our #NewYork show!! We’re pulling out all the stops with a big show at The Bell House!!
COMEDY BY: Jon Glaser, Phoebe Robinson, Jo Firestone, Seaton Smith, Kate Willett & more!
ANIMATION BY: Bryan Brinkman, Dan Pinto, Patrick Hosmer, Victoria Montes, Brett Hall, Rachel Gitlevich & Jason Chatfield!
HOSTED BY: Ian Fidance!

Ticket Link: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1442260?_ga=1.103009024.1045524252.1489567002&__utma=1.373382838.1489567002.1489567002.1489567002.1&__utmb=1.1.10.1489567002&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1489567002.1.1.utmcsr=facebook.com|utmccn=(referral)|utmcmd=referral|utmcct=/&__utmv=-&__utmk=241450626

 

Show:  BASIC
Venue: The Standing Room
Location:
4738 Vernon Blvd LIC
Time: 8:00PM
Description of Show and Lineup:
Hosted by Casey Balsham, with a mix of NYC’s funniest ladies who are anything but basic. This month’s lineup includes
Ticket Link: http://www.standingroomlic.com/event/1443902-basic-long-island-city/

 

TUESDAY 3/21

 

Show: Lynne Koplitz
Venue: Gotham Comedy Club
Location:
208 W. 23rd Street NYC
Time:  7pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Born in New York, but raised in Florida, Lynne Koplitz never lost her Long Island bite. After graduating from Troy University in 1992 with a degree in Theatre Arts and receiving a masters in Education Language Arts, Lynne began following her passion into comedy. Since that day, she has experienced a whirlwind of success on both stage and television. Lynne became the first woman since Barr to sign a development deal with legendary producer Tom Werner at Warner Brothers.
On television, Lynne is a regular on Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best. She also starred on the IFC cult favorite Z Rock. Lynne has been featured on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Tough Crowd with and her special; Comedy Central Presents Lynne Koplitz is currently in rotation. Koplitz can be heard co-hosting the radio show Star Talk with legendary astrophysicist Dr. and seen as a panelist on the History Channel’s History of the Joke hosted by . Lynne is also a featured comedian in Jenny McCarthy’s Epix comedy special “Dirty, Sexy, Funny.”
Lynne has been headlining comedy clubs across the country for over fifteen years. She is a regular at all of the New York clubs including the prestigious Comedy Cellar, which found artists from Jerry Seinfeld to Chris Rock. Currently single, Lynne resides on both coasts with her faithful Yorkie companion, Aldo.
Ticket Link: http://gothamcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?id=483102&cart

 

Show: Carolines Comedy Madness Stand Up Competition
Venue: Caroline’s on Broadway
Location:
1626 Broadway NYC
Time: 7:00pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Let the madness begin!  Taking a page from the NCAA college basketball tournament’s “March Madness,” Carolines on Broadway is proud to present the fifth annual Carolines Comedy Madness stand-up tournament.  64 of New York City’s best young comedians step into the spotlight to take their best shot and go head-to-head in a five-round tournament in which each week the field will be narrowed down to 32, the Sweet 16, the Elite Eight, then down to the Final Four.  A panel of industry judges will determine who advances and is eventually crowned champion and the winner will receive a cash prize and a chance to perform in the 2017 New York Comedy Festival this November.  You don’t want to miss out on all the fun and games, so get your tickets now!
Past winners include Nate Bargatze, Dan Soder, Michael Che, Adam Newman, Mark Normand, Gary Vider, Anthony DeVito & Neko White.
Ticket Link: http://www.carolines.com/comedian/carolines-comedy-madness-stand-up-competition/

 

Show: RoastMasters NYC hosted by Luis J. Gomez
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC
Time:  8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

The RoastMasters! Head-to-head competitive roasting hosted by Luis J. Gomez!
Ticket Link: http://thestandnyc.ticketfly.com/calendar
Show: Joe Machi
Venue: The Village Underground
Location:
130 W. 3rd Street NYC
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Joe Machi LIve at The Village Underground
Ticket Link: http://www.comedycellar.com/events/joemachi_smartcasual.html

 

Show: Comedy Central Corporate Retreat
Venue: UCBeast
Location:
153 E. 3rd Street NYC
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Comedy Central’s monthly Corporate Retreat show features new hosts and new formats every month. From stand-up to sketch to musical comedy and more, Corporate Retreat always showcases New York’s most exciting young performers.
Ticket Link: http://east.ucbtheatre.com/performance/52108

 

WEDNESDAY 3/22

 

Show: Funny For Fido Hosted by Justin Silver
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC
Time:  8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Funny for Fido  stand -up comedy events bring the country’s top comedians together each month to raise money for homeless and abused animals.   Your tickets pay for veterinary care, food, training, transport, temporary and permanent housing for animals that would otherwise be killed.    We are a non- profit 501c3. Tickets are tax deductible.
Justin Silver
Dan Soder
Jessica Kirson
Mehran Khaghani
Yamaneika Saunders
Paul Virzi
Ticket Link: http://thestand.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=481543&cart

 

Show: Mike Cannon: Week at the Creek
Venue: The Creek and The Cave
Location:
10-93 Jackson Avenue LIC
Time:  7pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

One Artist.  7pm.  The Creek and The Cave is proud to present a Week at The Creek.  A hand picked, organically grown free range comedian will cook up an hour before your very eyes.
This week’s artist: Mike Cannon
Ticket Link: http://creeklic.com/events/week-creek-michael-cannon-2017-03-21/
*SHOW TUESDAY 3/21 AS WELL

 

Show: Members Only
Venue: The Standing Room
Location:
4738 Vernon Blvd LIC
Time: 8:00PM
Description of Show and Lineup:
 Hosted by Ariel Elias and Liz Magee, Members Only is a monthly FREE comedy show, complete with voter registration forms. How do you become a member? Show up. It’s FREE. The debut show includes:
This month’s line up:
Sarah Tollemache
Rae Sanni
Dan Perlman
Sydnee Washington
Petey DeAbreu
Molly Ruben-Long
Ticket Link:  https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1443904

 

Show:  Comedians You Should Know
Venue: The Gutter
Location:  
200 North 14th Street. Brooklyn, NY
Time: 9:00PM
Description of Show and Lineup:
Every Wednesday the Comedians You Should Know collective brings their signature Chicago-style stand up showcase to The Gutter in Brooklyn for an intimate night of comedy with NYC’s funniest. This week features Joe Zimmerman (Comedy Central), Shane Torres (Conan), Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Nimesh Patel (Oscars), Amy Shanker (Laughs), and more! Hosted by Jeff Steinbrunner.
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedians-you-should-know-nyc-tickets-32214548582