Live Comedy Listings in New York City This Week: December 1 – December 7, 2016


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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.

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

LIVE Comedy Shows THURSDAY 12/1

Show: An Evening with Jordan Carlos and Kyle Ayers
Venue: Union Hall
Location:
702 Union Street Brooklyn
Time: 10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Jordan Carlos most recently served as a writer and on-air contributor for Comedy Central’s THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE. He is well known for his hilarious commentary on various MTV and MTV2 series, including; GUY CODE, GIRL CODE, GUY COURT, CHARLAMAGNE & FRIENDS and AIN’T THAT AMERICA. Additionally, Jordan can be seen dispensing his comedic wit on VH-1’s I LOVE THE 2000’s and the popular Yahoo digital series, MANSOME. Jordan’s other TV credits include Comedy Central’s’ BROAD CITY, THE COLBERT REPORT and MICHAEL AND MICHAEL HAVE ISSUES, Showtime’s’ THE AFFAIR and NURSE JACKIE, HBO’s GIRLS, NBC’s MERCY, ABC’s UGLY BETTY and Adult Swim’s THE ERIC ANDRE SHOW. In addition, he was a series regular on the MTV series, I JUST WANT MY PANTS BACK and the ESPN scripted comedy series, MAYNE STREET opposite Kenny Mayne, Aubrey Plaza and Ben Schwartz. He can be seen in the feature films; SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE opposite Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie, Noah Baumbach’s upcoming YEH DIN KAH KISSA opposite Ben Stiller and , Gillian Robespierre’s LANDLINE, and ABOUT RAY opposite Naomi Watts. Jordan lives in Brooklyn, New York and continues to perform his insightful and hilarious stand-up comedy in venues around the country.
Ticket Link: http://www.unionhallny.com/event/1375717

 

Show: Jackknife Comedy
Venue: The Creek and The Cave
Location:
10-93 Jackson Avenue LIC
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show hosted by two dummies from Iowa, Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each month they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, drink and have a blast! Come party with us!
Jordan Temple (MTV’S DECODED)
Yogi Paliwal (BRIDGETOWN COMEDY FESTIVAL)
Pete Musto (ARLINGTON DRAFT HOUSE)
Jordan Jensen (MEMPHIS COMEDY FESTIVAL)
Brent Gill (SEESO’S HIDDEN AMERICA)
Corinne Fisher (BOSTON COMEDY FESTIVAL)
Jo Firestone (DON’T THINK TWICE)
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jackknife-comedy-tickets-29468077814

 

Show:  ROAST BATTLE NYC
Venue: New York Comedy Club
Location:
241 E. 24th Street NYC
Time: 10:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Like Thunderdome of insult comedy, two comedians enter, one leaves hilariously humiliated.
The Battles:
Daniel Parafan vs Lucie Steiner
Chrissy Mayr vs Kenny Warren
Main Event:  Phil from Chico v ben Switzer
Your Host: Matt Richards
Judges:  Akaash Singh, Corinne Fisher, Mike Cannon, Mike Bocchetti
Stand up from:
Matt Pavich
Neko White
Kate Wolff
Ticket Link: http://newyorkcomedyclub.com/events/roast-battle-nyc-11-01-2016

 

Show:  Butterscotch Comedy Show
Venue: Greene Grape Annex Brooklyn
Location:
753 Fulton Street
Time: 7:30
Description of Show and Lineup:

Michael Albanese
Ariel Elias
Shalewa Sharpe
Ethan Simmons-Patterson
+ MORE
Hosted by: Courtney Fearrington & Maria Heinegg
Ticket Link: Free, tickets at door

 

LIVE Comedy Shows FRIDAY 12/2

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

Sarah is well known as a popular roundtable regular on the hit late night talk show “Chelsea Lately”. She also served as a full time writer on “Chelsea Lately” as well as a producer, writer and star of the show’s spin-off scripted series “After Lately”.
She was recently seen in Michael Rosenbaum’s hilarious comedy “Back in the Day” alongside Rosenbaum, Nick Swardson, Harland Williams, and Morena Baccarin.   She’s also recently appeared in Diablo Cody’s “Paradise”, CBS’ “Battle Creek” and “Killing Hasselhoff” with Ken Jeong.
Her first book, “Life as I Blow It”, debuted at #5 on the New York Times Bestseller list, followed with a sold out book tour in several major cities in the country. It was also sold to NBC to be developed for television with producers Happy Madison two years in a row. Her second book, “Has Anyone Seen My Pants”, was released last March to the same rave reviews. Her success as a writer has led to a current collaboration with pop star Demi Lovato on Lovato’s highly anticipated upcoming memoir.
Sarah continues to tour across the country headlining comedy clubs regularly. She’s appeared on several other TV shows, including “The United States of Tara”, “Scare Tactics” and “The Steve Harvey Show”.
Sarah’s one hour stand-up special “I Can’t Feel My Legs” is now available on Hulu and iTunes.
Ticket Link: http://gothamcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?id=467902

*SHOWS SATURDAY 12/3 AS WELL

 

Show: Nacho Bitches
Venue: New York Comedy Club
Location:
241 E. 24th Street NYC
Time: 11:30pm
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).
Ticket Link: http://newyorkcomedyclub.com/events/nacho-bitches-12-02-2016

 

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

Two Artists.  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 artists: Petey DeAbreu & Mike Denny
Ticket Link: http://creeklic.com/events/29934-2016-12-02/

*SHOWS THURS 12/1 AND SAT 12/3 AS WELL

 

Show: Stand Up Showcase
Venue: The Standing Room
Location:
4738 Vernon Blvd LIC
Time: 8:00PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  
With Aaron Berg
Dean Delray
Emily Galati
Tom Cassidy
Mike Lebovitz and more
Ticket Link: http://standingroomlic.com/event.cfm?id=474191&cart

 

LIVE Comedy Shows SATURDAY 12/3

Show: Awkward Sex… And The City: Nasty Woman Edition
Venue: The Pleasure Chest
Location:
1150 2nd Avenue NYC
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

So Trump is President- elect, ey? Well fuck that noise. Join me in the first “Nasty Woman” edition of Awkward Sex… and the City.
It’s the perfect way to protest: drink free beer and wine, laugh a crap ton, and know part of your ticket will be going to a charity specifically for abortions.
Tickets are 15 online and 20 at the door. Ticket price includes free beer and wine, 15% off all merch at The Pleasure Chest, and memories that will last a lifetime. Plus, a portion of the profits this month will be donated to the National Abortion Federation.
Line up:
Natalie Wall (Bad Assery: The Women and Comedy Conference)
Ayanna Dookie (Laughs on Fox!)
Selena Coppock (Red Oaks on Amazon Prime)
Kevin Gilligan** (Geeks OUT Podcast)
**Yeah, I know there is a dude on the Nasty Woman line up, but any ally to women is a nasty woman to me, betches.
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/awkward-sex-and-the-city-nasty-woman-edition-tickets-29532112343

Show: Tinder Live w/ Lane Moore
Venue: The Bell House
Location:
149 7th Street Brooklyn
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Produced and hosted by comedian Lane Moore (The Onion, HBO’s GIRLS , McSweeney’s , Brooklyn Magazine’s 50 Funniest People In Brooklyn ), Tinder Live! With Lane Moore is the only comedy show exploring the crazy world of Tinder, the hot new dating app that hooks up local singles based solely on physical attractiveness. The critically acclaimed show is an anything-can-happen interactive comedy showstopper with helpful and oftentimes ridiculous tips, tricks, and real-time swiping and messaging (and sometimes even real-time phone calls and texting with Tinder matches)! If you’ve ever been on an online dating site, you need to see this show. Special guests Lauren Weedman (New Girl, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Arrested Development), Heben Nigatu (Another Round, BuzzFeed), Logan Hill (Rolling Stone, NY Magazine, GQ), Katie Compa (Dudes Bein Dudes)
Ticket Link: http://www.thebellhouseny.com/event/1384101

 

Show: Dark Spots
Venue: The Creek and the Cave
Location:
10-93 Jackson Avenue LIC
Time: 10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Dark Spots is a  monthly comedy show where comedians are asked to perform their darkest, saddest, and most traumatic–but funny–bits. Hosted by Shane Torres (Comedy Bang Bang, Just for Laughs), Nate Fridson (Bridgetown Comedy Festival, AST Records), and Alison Zeidman (New York Times “Loose Ends,” Helium Comedy Club – Philadelphia), each month performers are asked to do a set inspired by a different dark theme, such as death, illness, depression, divorce, addiction, and more.
Ticket Link: http://creeklic.com/events/dark-spots-2-2016-12-03/

 

Show:  Midnight Comedy Showcase
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC
Time: 11:59PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Yamaneika Saunders
Mike Vecchione
Subhah Agarwal
Dean Delray
Ian Lara
and More!
Ticket Link: http://thestand.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=474168&cart

 

LIVE Comedy Shows SUNDAY 12/4

Show: Picture This!
Venue: Union Hall
Location:
702 Union Street Brooklyn
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

PICTURE THIS! is a new show from Brandie Posey & Sam Varela: two girls who want to push the boundaries of what a comedy show can be. Picture This! is a live comedy show with stand-ups performing while they are drawn live by some of the best animators, cartoonists, and other artists in Hollywood, CA, SF, NYC and Portland. Picture This! has also debuted in Toronto, New Zealand and Australia! The comedians don’t know what the animators are drawing and the animators don’t know how the comedian’s will react. It may be weird. It may different. But it will be FUN!
Ticket Link: http://www.unionhallny.com/event/1379040

 

Show: Raise the Roof and Help Syrian Children!
Venue: The Bell House
Location:
149 7th Street Brooklyn
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Can’t make the show but still want to help? Please click here Raise the Roof and Help Syrian Children! Wondering what you can do to help Syrian children caught up in a terrible war? Do this! For one night only, join New York City’s freshest and funniest comedians and writers as they give their time and talent to raise the roof of The Bell House – and much needed funds for Syria’s children. Come along and support INARA. INARA. provides life-altering medical care for children from conflict areas who have catastrophic injuries and are unable to access treatment due to war. Based in Lebanon, they do amazing and much needed work for sick and injured Syrian children.
With MIke Birbiglia, Jon Ronson, Todd Barry, Eugene Mirman, Aparna Nancherla, Mehran Khadhani, Tanael Jachim and more!
Hosted by Maeve Higgins
Ticket Link: http://www.thebellhouseny.com/event/1379062

 

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

Hosted by JO FIRESTONE
SASHEER ZAMATA
SNL, Inside
http://www.sasheer.com
KYLE AYERS
Montreal Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival
http://www.kyleayers.com
SHARON HOUSTON
Celebrities Undercover, MTV
http://iamsharonhouston.com/
JULIA CLAIRE
Brooklyn Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival
http://www.julia-claire.com/
MARTIN URBANO
Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival
http://www.martinurbanocomedy.com/

EMILY WINTER
Cape Fear Comedy Fest, Brooklyn Comedy Fest
http://emilymckennawinter.com/
Ticket Link: https://east.ucbtheatre.com/show/2835

 

Show:  Kegstand Comedy
Venue: SingleCut Beersmiths
Location:  
19-33 37th Street Queens
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Judah Friedlander headlines
Ticket Link: Free show, $10 suggested donation at door

 

LIVE Comedy Shows MONDAY 12/5

 

Show: The Moth StorySLAM Hosted By Peter Aguero
Venue: The Bell House
Location:
149 7th Street Brooklyn
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

The Moth StorySLAMs are story telling competitions where the stage is open to any and all with a story to tell on the evening’s theme.
Ticket Link: http://www.thebellhouseny.com/event/1279293

 

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

Sasheer Zamata
Roy Wood Jr.
Ari Shaffir
Joe List
Sean Patton
Matteo Lane
Ticket Link: http://thestand.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=474172&cart

 

Show: NightTrain w/ Wyatt Cenac
Venue: Littlefield
Location:
622 DeGraw Street Brooklyn
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Judah Friedlander
Matt Koff
Kenice Mobley
Puppeteer James Godwin
Calvin Cato
Violet Gray
Ticket Link: http://www.littlefieldnyc.com/calendar/

 

Show: Laugh for Sight and Dogs
Venue: Gotham Comedy Club
Location: 208 West 23rd Street NYC
Time:  7:00PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

The Inaugural Laugh For Sight For Dogs in partnership with The Mayors Alliance For NYC Animals
Silent Auction/Doggy Adoption for special needs dogs provided by shelters who participate in the Mayors Alliance For NYC Animals.
8:30pm  Comedy Show
Laugh For Sight raises money and awareness about retinal degenerative eye disease research. While blindness and low vision diseases are caused by many factors Laugh For Sight’s main focus is retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration which affects millions world wide of any race, gender, religion, and age.  Laugh For Sight donates proceeds to the Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania where they are leading the way in gene therapy research for a cure for these awful diseases. Thanks to technology and gene therapy research a cure for some types of blindness is on the horizon. Those whom have never seen, and those who have lost sight later in life have a realistic hope of either seeing for the first time or seeing again, and it happening one day soon!
With
Judah Friedlander
Joy Behar
Jessica Kirson
Robert Klein
Daryl Wright
Stacey Prussman
Shaun Eli and more
Ticket Link: http://gothamcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?id=471821&cart

 

LIVE Comedy Shows TUESDAY 12/6

Show: Pulitzer Surprises with Eliza Cossio & Caroline Schaper
Venue: Union Hall
Location:
702 Union Street Brooklyn
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

According to the Pulitzer website, anyone can nominate anything for a Pulitzer Prize and Pulitzer Surprises takes advantage of that horrible idea. Our favorite comedians perform their submission for a Pulitzer! Then we interview a real-life Pulitzer Prize winner who has actually done something good. At the end of the show the audience will cast their vote on who deserves a Pulitzer, and then we will really submit it for a Pulitzer Prize. That winner walks away a “Pulitzer Prize Entrant.”
Ticket Link: http://www.unionhallny.com/event/1379041

 

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

Rachel Feinstein
Dan Soder
Joe List
Sean Patton
Jordain Fischer
& more!
Ticket Link: http://thestand.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=474178&cart

 

Show: Monroe Martin & Friends
Venue: The Comedy Cellar at Fat Black Pussycat
Location:
130 W. 3rd Street NYC
Time: 8:30 & 10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Monroe Martin hosts Liza Treyger, Leonard Outzs and more!
Ticket Link: www.comedycellar.com

 

Show:  Rhett Sever Presents Pretension
Venue: The Experimental Comedy Gallery
Location: 272 Grand Street. Brooklyn, NY.

Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Rhett Sever
Kristy Belich
Meghan Radespiel
Lisa Harmon
Melissa Diaz
Brandon Scott Wolf
Phil Stamato
Mike Lemme,
Steven Wolff
Ticket Link: http://theexcomedy.ticketfly.com/event/1390305-rhett-sever-pretension-brooklyn/

Live Comedy Shows WEDNESDAY 12/7

Show: No Cool Kids: ACLU Fundraiser
Venue: Three Diamond Door
Location:
211 Knickerbocker Avenue Brooklyn
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

On the first Wednesday of every month, the back room of Bushwick’s Three Diamond Door turns into comedy night with No Cool Kids. The show brings the best comedians from around the country to Bushwick’s coolest bar. Always fun and always free. This month donations for ACLU will be collected! Raise money for a good cause and get some laughs in.
Hosted by the least cool kids in Brooklyn, Bob Gurnett and Lauren Vino
Mike Recine
Liza Treyger
Shalewa Sharpe
Emily Winter
Tyler Fischer
Dan Perlman
Ticket Link: Free Show

 

Show: Comedians You Should Know NYC
Venue: The Gutter
Location:
200 N. 14th Street Brooklyn
Time: 9:45pm
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 Ronny Chieng ()
Paul Hooper (HBO)
Mike Lebovitz (
and More!
Hosted by Jeff Stienbrunner.
Ticket Link: https://cysknyc.eventbrite.com/

 

Show: Stand Up NY Showcase
Venue: Stand Up NY
Location:
236 W. 78th Street NYC
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Dan Soder
Tim Dillon
Ashley Austin Morris
Sarah Tollemache
Damien Lemon
Ticket Link: http://www.laughstub.com/events/473735?&&cart

 

Show:  Park Dope Comedy One Year Anniversary
Venue: Halyards
Location:
406 3rd Avenue. Brooklyn, NY
Time: 8:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

OMG OMG OMG!!! PARK DOPE COMEDY SHOW HAS BEEN HERE A WHOLE YEAR, ANGEL BUTTZ!!! That’s right, it was a fateful December night one year ago Maurice and Cathy started PARK DOPE & they are SO STOKED to still be going strong!!! THEY WOULD LOVE for you to come CELEBRATE with DOPE COMEDY + FREE PIZZA & SNACKS!!!
~~~~~~~
FEATURING STANDUP FROM
Hannah Cowger
Josh Tolentino
Jennie Sutton
Momoh Pujeh
& Lukas Kaiser
Ticket Link: Free
 

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