Guide to Live Comedy Shows in NYC This Week: June 22 – June 28, 2017


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.

Just email us at nylistings@theinterrobang.com or fill out the form below follows this week’s picks.

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LIVE COMEDY THURSDAY 6/22

Show: Brooks Wheelan
Venue: Union Hall
Location:
702 Union St Brooklyn
Time: 9PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Brooks is a cool dude. He went to University of Iowa and got a biomedical engineering degree, but then pursued comedy.
-Cast Member of (2013-14)
-Had the #1 comedy album on iTunes with the release of his debut album, “This is cool, Right?” which was hailed by many outlets as one of the best comedy albums of 2015
-Released a Comedy Central Half Hour special
-Appeared on
-Appeared on Late Night with
-Appeared on Girls
-Appeared on MTV’s Ridiculousness
-Appeared on @Midnight
-Appeared on Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party
-One of Comedy Central’s 10 comics to watch in 2012
-Voice of Fred on Disney’s Big Hero 6 television series
-Montreal Just For Laughs Festival in 2013, 2014, and 2016
-RollingStone named him as one of the top 45 acts from the 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
-Also performed at Comedy Central’s South Beach Comedy Festival, SXSW, Sasquatch Music and Arts Festival, Moontower Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and many others.
The A.V. Club described Brooks’ stand up as absurd and honest saying, “Wheelan is a considerable talent with a unique voice and perspective.”
Ticket Link: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1489593?_ga=2.67455185.1182013283.1498069623-835200137.1497486949&__utma=1.1733274415.1497486949.1497486949.1498069623.2&__utmb=1.2.10.1498069623&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1498069623.2.2.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=(not%20provided)&__utmv=-&__utmk=268639985

 

Show: Bodega Cat
Venue: Offside Tavern
Location:
137 West 14th NYC
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Bodega Cat is a weekly comedy show at the Offside Tavern (137 W. 14th St) every Thursday at 8pm, brought to you by Kevin Seefried (202 Comedy Festival), Andy Ostroff ( Live!), and Dane Hanson (Producer of Laughs on FOX). Live Stand-Up Comedy in New York City! Will that last sentence improve our SEO rankings? Come find out!
This week: Rob Haze w/ Brittany Carney, Drew Dunn, and Jocelyn Chia
Ticket Link:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bodega-cat-comedy-tickets-33092472476?aff=es2

 

Show: Yum’s The World
Venue: The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge
Location:
158 Bleecker St NYC
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Yum’s The Word” is the only show that blends old-school fun with modern-day storytelling. Each month comedic storyteller, Robin Gelfenbien, hosts this unique event replete with Mad Libs, Pin the Hose on the Fireman and her homemade ice cream cakes.*Featuring: Christian Finnegan, Kambri Crews, Matthew Dicks, April Salazar, Joe Berkowitz & host Robin Gelfenbien
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yums-the-word-wchristian-finnegan-kambri-crews-matthew-dicks-april-salazar-joe-berkowitz-host-robin-tickets-34991322989?aff=es2

 

Show:  Lasers in the Jungle
Venue: UCBEast
Location:
153 East 3rd St
Time: 7:30PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

New York comedy favorites Katina Corrao and Sean Crespo host this weekly standup show bringing you the best up-and-coming and visiting comics in the city, as well as celebrity drop-ins. Plus, Katina and Sean open each show with a new sketch or game that offers one lucky audience member a chance to win a free beer. You never know what will happen or who might show up, so stop by every week. (Please, stop by every week… Katina and Sean’s self worth depends on it.)
Ticket Link: https://east.ucbtheatre.com/performance/54961

 

FRIDAY JUNE 23

 

If you live in or are visiting the New York Area,  read this column, and you do not have a badge to #SKANKFESTNYC, we express our sincerest apologies for the #FOMO you may experience throughout the weekend. Our suggestion is that you check out a show at one of these amazing clubs around the city!!! skankfestnyc

 

The Stand NYC
www.thestandnyc.com
239 3rd Avenue NYC
standnychost@gmail.com
212.677.2600
*Lineups on website.

Stand Up New York
www.standupny.com
236 W. 78th Street NYC
http://www.standupny.com/reservations/
212.595.0850
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show

 

New York Comedy Club
www.newyorkcomedyclub.com
241 E. 24th Street NYC
212.696.5233
ACCESS TO ALL SHOWS
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show
The Comedy Cellar & The Comedy Cellar
113 Macdougal Street NYC
The Comedy Cellar at the Village Underground & The Fat Black Pussycat
130 W. 3rd Street NYC
www.comedycellar.com/reservation
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show

 

The Standing Room
www.standingroomlic.com
47-38 Vernon Blvd. LIC
standingroomlic@gmail.com
347.309.7666
*Lineups on website.
 

Carolines on Broadway
www.carolines.com
(212) 757-4100
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show
Gotham Comedy Club
www.gothamcomedyclub.com
(212) 367-9000
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show

SATURDAY JUNE 24

 

If you live in or are visiting the New York Area,  read this column, and you do not have a badge to #SKANKFESTNYC, we express our sincerest apologies for the #FOMO you may experience throughout the weekend. Our suggestion is that you check out a show at one of these amazing clubs around the city!!! skankfestnyc

 

The Stand NYC
www.thestandnyc.com
239 3rd Avenue NYC
standnychost@gmail.com
212.677.2600
*Lineups on website.

 

Stand Up New York
www.standupny.com
236 W. 78th Street NYC
http://www.standupny.com/reservations/
212.595.0850
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show

 

New York Comedy Club
www.newyorkcomedyclub.com
241 E. 24th Street NYC
212.696.5233
ACCESS TO ALL SHOWS
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show

 

The Comedy Cellar & The Comedy Cellar
113 Macdougal Street NYC
The Comedy Cellar at the Village Underground & The Fat Black Pussycat
130 W. 3rd Street NYC
www.comedycellar.com/reservation
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show

 

The Standing Room
www.standingroomlic.com
47-38 Vernon Blvd. LIC
standingroomlic@gmail.com
347.309.7666
*Lineups on website.

 

Carolines on Broadway
www.carolines.com
(212) 757-4100
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show
Gotham Comedy Club
www.gothamcomedyclub.com
(212) 367-9000
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show

 

SUNDAY JUNE 25

 

If you live in or are visiting the New York Area,  read this column, and you do not have a badge to #SKANKFESTNYC, we express our sincerest apologies for the #FOMO you may experience throughout the weekend. Our suggestion is that you check out a show at one of these amazing clubs around the city!!! skankfestnyc

 

The Stand NYC
www.thestandnyc.com
239 3rd Avenue NYC
standnychost@gmail.com
212.677.2600
*Lineups on website.

 

Stand Up New York
www.standupny.com
236 W. 78th Street NYC
http://www.standupny.com/reservations/
212.595.0850
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show

 

New York Comedy Club
www.newyorkcomedyclub.com
241 E. 24th Street NYC
212.696.5233
ACCESS TO ALL SHOWS
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show

 

The Comedy Cellar & The Comedy Cellar
113 Macdougal Street NYC
The Comedy Cellar at the Village Underground & The Fat Black Pussycat
130 W. 3rd Street NYC
www.comedycellar.com/reservation
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show
The Standing Room
www.standingroomlic.com
47-38 Vernon Blvd. LIC
standingroomlic@gmail.com
347.309.7666
*Lineups on website.

 

Carolines on Broadway
www.carolines.com
(212) 757-4100
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show
Gotham Comedy Club
www.gothamcomedyclub.com
(212) 367-9000
*Lineups on website.
*There is a 2 drink per person for every show

 

MONDAY JUNE 26

 

Show:  Frantic
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 Third 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!
Abby Rosenquist, Yannis Pappas, Dean Delray, Annie Lederman, Sarah Tollemache, Matthew Broussard, Luz Pazos, Keith Carey
Ticket Link: http://thestandnyc.ticketfly.com/event/1497080-frantic-free-show-hosted-by-new-york/

 

Show:  Night Train
Venue: Littlefield
Location:
635 Sackett St. Brooklyn, NY
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Michelle Buteau guest hosts this weekly free show featuring Jared Logan, Ian Karmel, Claudia Cogan, Neko White, + more!
Ticket Link: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1499386?_ga=2.182008484.2057528398.1498081763-221797869.1473884127&__utma=1.898300747.1473884127.1486765880.1498081761.3&__utmb=1.1.10.1498081761&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1498081761.3.3.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=(not%20provided)&__utmv=-&__utmk=18614841

 

Show:  Savage: A Comedy Show
Venue: Fawkner
Location:
191 Smith Street. Brooklyn, NY.
Time:  8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Cipha Sounds (Chappelle’s Show), Chris Distefano (Guy Code), Lukas Kaiser (Comedy Central) and Hoff Matthews (HP5000) present SAVAGE – a new, totally free, completely SAVAGE comedy show at Fawkner in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.
Watch some of the funniest NYC comedy notables (and a few up and comers) for free. Plus a guest lecturer each week gives teaches YOU, the audience member, how to do something stupid and utterly useless.
On this week’s show:
Langston Kerman (HBO’s Insecure), Mary Cella (Comedy Central), Dan Shaki, Lukas Kaiser (Comedy Central), Lizzie Martinez & more
Ticket Link: Email ahead of time to RSVP – email britpackrentals@gmail.com with the subject SAVAGE 6/26 – and you will be entered for a chance to win free drinks. Dats p cool!

 

Show:  The Funniest Show on Broadway
Venue: Caroline’s on Broadway
Location:
1626 Broadway NYC
Time: 9PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Hosted by Tim Dillon. Featuring Kerry Coddett, Jared Freid, Mark Normand, Yamaneika Saunders. A showcase of New York City’s best comics handpicked by Carolines on Broadway staff. The Funniest Show On Broadway comedians have been featured on ABC, CBS, Comedy Central, E!, Funny or Die, HBO, Hulu, MTV, NBC, Netflix, TBS, truTV, Vice & More!
Ticket Link: http://www.carolines.com/comedian/the-funniest-show-on-broadway-4/

 

TUESDAY JUNE 27

 

Show:  C U Last Tuesday
Venue: Talon Bar
Location:
220 Wyckoff St. Brooklyn, NY.
Time: 8:30PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

C U Last Tuesday is the newest sensation to hit the Brooklyn comedy scene! Join host Alison Klemp and producer Leigh Ellen Mitchell the last Tuesday of every month for a free comedy show as we drink the comedy kool-aid together. Is it a CULT? Maybe. Gathering in a basement, check. Communal toast, check. Animal sacrifice – hmm, maybe not. Only one way to find out for sure – C U Last Tuesday!
This month’s lineup:
Courtney Maginnis (New York Comedy Festival)
Christina Galston (MTV)
Eman El Husseini (Just For Laughs)
Jourdain Denzel Fisher (Standup NBC)
Mehran Khaghani ()
Ticket Link: Free, tickets at door

 

Show:  Comedy Juice
Venue: 208 West 23rd St NYC
Location:
Gotham Comedy Club
Time:  9:30PM
Description of Show and Lineup:
ComedyJuice is one of the top live comedy brands in the world, producing hundreds of All-Star stand up comedy events each year. ComedyJuice has been called the best standup comedy show in the nation by sources ranging from Sirius Satellite radio to People magazine.
ComedyJuice attracts such comedy stars as , Daniel Tosh, Aziz Ansari, Dane Cook, and on a regular basis and has consistently been a place to discover new comedy stars before they are famous.
With: Chris DiStefano, Casey Balsham, Ted Alexandro, Mark Viera and more!
Ticket Link: http://gothamcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?id=486981&cart

 

Show: RoastMasters at The Stand NYC
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC
Time: 10:30PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  Hosted by Luis J. Gomez, this weekly show presents head to head roasting at its best with a roster of all star judges and main events!
Ticket Link: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1497093?_ga=2.3952496.1788497350.1498084771-1665876223.1498084768&__utma=1.897866978.1498084768.1498084768.1498084768.1&__utmb=1.1.10.1498084768&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1498084768.1.1.utmcsr=thestandnyc.com|utmccn=(referral)|utmcmd=referral|utmcct=/&__utmv=-&__utmk=268607601

 

Show:  CollegeHumor Live!
Venue: UCBEast
Location:  
153 East 3rd St NYC
Time: 9PM
Description of Show and Lineup:
CollegeHumor shuts down their computers one night per month, presenting some of the sites favorite comics, stand-ups and sketch performers so that they can make you LOL IRL.
Host: Brian Park (CollegeHumor)
Langston Kerman (HBO Insecure)
Matt Barats (Just for Laughs, Holy Fuck Comedy Hour)
Kelsey Caine (Moontower Comedy Festival)
Luke Mones (New York Comedy Festival)
Ticket Link: https://east.ucbtheatre.com/performance/54930

 

WEDNESDAY JUNE 28

 

Show: Showcase at The Stand NYC
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 Third Avenue NYC
Time: 10PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Ari Shaffir, Nate Bargatze, Mark Normand, Joe List, Dean Delray, Luz Pazos, and More!
Ticket Link: http://thestandnyc.ticketfly.com/event/1497144-ari-shaffir-nate-bargatze-new-york/

 

Show: Totally Dishonest Media Show
Venue: Stand Up NY
Location:
236 West 78th Street NYC
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Catch all of your favorite pundits from the left-middle-right as seen in the “dishonest media”!
Watch them let loose now that they aren’t behind the desk and tell you what they really think.
And finally watch them battle it out in a round of trivia to see who will take home the title of “honest media champion”!
Hosted by Brian Morgenstern @BRMorgenstern (CNN)
Elon Gold
Ari Shaffir
Ticket Link: http://standupnyc.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=489590&cart

 

Show:  Battle of the Divas: Battle of the Boy Bands
Venue: Union Hall
Location:
702 Union Street
Time:8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  

If Roast Battle & Debate Club had a Super Gay Baby!
With comedians, pop culture experts & performances
*fabulous drag queens!
Hosted by Matteo Lane & Christi Chiello
This month we are doing things a little differently with our first ever BATTLE OF THE BOYBANDS! Repping *NSYNC is EVAN WILLIAMS & repping the Backstreet Boys is SHARRON PAUL. We welcome drag KINGS Mary Jo Cameltoe performing as *NSYNC & Wang Newton performing as The Backstreet Boys!
With
DJ MOLLY AUSTIN
Ticket Link:  https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1497876?_ga=2.172686691.1751058956.1498086590-1265091652.1498086586&__utma=1.688216999.1498086587.1498086587.1498086587.1&__utmb=1.2.10.1498086587&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1498086587.1.1.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=(not%20provided)&__utmv=-&__utmk=130032655

 

 

Show:  Wednesday Night Stand Up
Venue: New York Comedy Club
Location:
241 East 24th St NYC
Time:  7PM
Description of Show and Lineup: New York Comedy Club presents a nightly showcase of the best talent in the city, plus special guests from Los Angeles, Chicago, Denver, Boston, Austin, and around the world. You’ve seen these guys on Comedy Central, MTV, The Tonight Show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, , The Nightly Show, Last Comic Standing and more.

Featuring:
Brendan Sagalow
Kate Wolff
Ari Shaffir
Mateen Stewart
Bronston Jones
Tom Kelly
Ticket Link: https://newyorkcomedyclub.com/events/wednesday-night-standup-6-28-17-0700pm