Live Comedy Listings in New York City This Week: November 3 – November 9, 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.

There are great shows happening all weekend for The New York Comedy Festival. Check out www.nycomedyfestival.com for a full lineup of events and see our guide to the ten shows you absolutely can’t miss.

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

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THURSDAY 11/3

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: The Mash Up Show
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

2 comics. 2 microphones. 1 stage…at the same time! This is The Mash-Up Show!
Luis J. Gomez & Adrienne Iapalucci
Monroe Martin & Matteo Lane
Judah Friedlander & Ted Alexandro
& Big
Ticket Link: http://thestand.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=468932&cart

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: Joe DeRosa
Venue: Gotham Comedy Club
Location:
208 W. 23rd Street NYC
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Joe DeRosa started stand-up comedy by hitting the Wednesday night open mic at the Laff House in Philadelphia, PA. Within a year, he was a regular there and at all the major clubs in the surrounding area. It was not long before Joe made the jump to New York City to take up comedy as a full time gig. He quickly began working frequently at New York venues such as Caroline’s, Stand-up New York, the Laugh Factory, and Gotham Comedy Club. He also made appearances on “Last Call with Carson Daly,” Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” and the “New Faces” showcase at the Montreal Comedy Festival. In addition, he’s performed on national tours such as Dave Chappelle’s “Block Party Tour” and the “Insomniac Tour” with Dave Attell. Joe continues to perform constantly, making television appearances and headlining clubs and colleges both in and out of the country. It was not long before Joe made the jump to New York City to take up comedy as a full time gig. He quickly began working frequently at New York venues such as Caroline’s, Stand-up New York, the Laugh Factory, and Gotham Comedy Club. He also made appearances on “Last Call with Carson Daly,” Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” and the “New Faces” showcase at the Montreal Comedy Festival
Ticket Link: http://gothamcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?id=467945&cart

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: New Negroes
Venue: The Bell House
Location: 147 7th Street Brooklyn
Time: 7:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Baron Vaughn
Open Mike Eagle
Michelle Buteau
Victor Varnado
Josh Johnson
Will Miles
Janelle James
Naomi Ekperigin
Roy Wood Jr.
Ticket Link: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1336429?utm_medium=bks

 

Show: The Real New York with Tim Dillon
Venue: Bus Tour
Location:

Buses will depart and drop off on Central Park South and Columbus Circle on the southeast corner of Central Park.
Time: Please print your tickets and arrive no later than 7:15PM, buses will depart PROMPTLY at 7:30PM. The tour will last approximately 90 Minutes.
Description of Show and Lineup:

This unique experience will take place on a double decker bus tour as it drives through some of Manhattan’s most iconic neighborhoods. Hi, I’m Tim, and I’ll be your tour guide. That was my job for several years and this is the tour I would have given if I didn’t care about being fired. This is an uncensored look at this city and its inhabitants where I bring along some of the best comics in New York and we take you on the ride of your life.
Ticket Link: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?eventId=6971915&pl=carolines&dispatch=loadSelectionData

 

FRIDAY 11/4

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL:
Venue: Carnegie Hall
Location:
881 7th Avenue NYC
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

For over twenty years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest, and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio, online, and television. Maron’s half-hour scripted IFC series, Maron, recently wrapped its fourth and final season. He is a best-selling author with multiple comedy albums and stand-up specials to his credit. His podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, features monologues and interviews with iconic personalities.
Ticket Link: http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/11/4/0800/PM/Marc-Maron-Comedian/

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: First Set with Giulia Rozzi
Venue: Union Hall
Location:
702 Union Street Brooklyn
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Comedians are interviewed as they share rare and embarrassing footage of one of their first sets. Don’t worry, they’ll perform current material, to
Hosted by Giulia Rozzi
With guests Michelle Buteau, Noah Gardenswartz, Jeffrey Joseph and Jena Friedman!
Ticket Link: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1319875

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: Eric Andre
Venue: Carolines on Broadway
Location:
1626 Broadway NYC
Time: 7:30 & 10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Eric is the creator and host of Adult Swim’s series THE ERIC ANDRE SHOW which is entering its fourth season, and is currently a co-star on the FXX series, MAN SEEKING WOMAN. Eric previous credits include the Fox feature THE INTERNSHIP, the ABC series DON’T TRUST THE B—- IN THE APARTMENT 23 and the CBS series TWO BROKE GIRLS.
Ticket Link: http://www.carolines.com/comedian/eric-andre/
*Shows on SATURDAY 11/5 and SUNDAY 11/6 as well

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: Andy & Leah Are Afraid of Dying
Venue: New York Comedy Club
Location:
241 E. 24th Street NYC
Time: 7pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

“Thirty – a promise of a decade of… a thinning briefcase of enthusiasm.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
In this show, Stand-Up Comedians Andy Fiori and Leah Bonnema each do thirty minutes about expectations of life in their thirties: their experiences in New York City, their hopes, fears and propensity to sweat a lot. A 30 for your 30s
Ticket Link: http://newyorkcomedyclub.com/events/andy-and-leah-are-afraid-of-dying-11-04-2016
 
SATURDAY 11/5

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: The Goddamn Comedy Jam
Venue: Gramercy Theater
Location:
127 E. 23rd Street NYC
Time: 10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Top stand up comedians do a stand up set, then perform their favorite song, accompanied by The Goddamn Band in front of a sold out crowd. Monthly at The Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles.
This is a one of a kind show brought to you by:
Josh Adam Meyers
& The Goddamn Band:
Jay Golden
Nick Liberatore
Joel Rutkowski
and the beloved assistance of Avery Pearson
And our roadies:
Johnny Skourtis as Razorblade
Jeremiah Watkins as Moshpit
Ticket Link: http://concerts.livenation.com/event/00005136E43AD229

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: Ali Siddiq: Let Me Tell You A Story
Venue: UCB Chelsea
Location:
307 W. 26th Street NYC
Time: 8:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Many comedians are courageous, but it takes a special type of spirit to begin your stand-up career while in prison. Ali Siddiq has just that type spirit. He stood in front of a judgmental crowd and petitioned for their time and attention and has been captivating audiences ever since.
Headlining multiple US Comedy Clubs and others around the world Ali has shown his ability to engage diverse audiences leaving many on their feet talking everything from fatherhood, politics, grocery shopping and education to Nigerian stripper associations.The most recent winner of Comedy Central’s Up Next Competition Houston’s Ali has appeared on Showtime’s Ladies Night Out Tour, Centric’s 2014 All Star Taping, BET’s Comic View and HBO’s Def Comedy Jam. With 3 comedy albums already under his belt(2 last year), Ali just released his 4th album on September 16th, 2016.
Ticket Link: https://chelsea.ucbtheatre.com/performance/49648

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: The Dan Band
Venue: Joe’s Pub
Location:
425 Lafayette Street NYC
Time: 11:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Dan Finnerty caught America’s attention as the foul-mouthed wedding singer in the box-office smash Old School, performing his now-infamous rendition of Total Eclipse of the Heart, as well as his appearance as the sleazy bat-mitzvah singer in Starsky & Hutch and again as the inappropriate wedding singer in the record breaking hit, The Hangover.
What started as a drunken joke for Finnerty singing I Am Woman at a karaoke bar has spiraled out of control into THE DAN BAND – a cult phenomenon that has garnered rave reviews from The New York Times, The L.A. Times, Rolling  Stone, Variety among others, and prompted Entertainment Weekly to dub it “The hottest ticket in Hollywood.”
THE DAN BAND plays to sold-out crowds from Los Angeles to New York and has appeared on numerous shows including The Tonight Show, Live, Ellen, The Late Late Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, , The Guys Choice Awards and caught the attention of Steven Spielberg, who signed on to executive produce Dan’s one hour concert special “The Dan Band: I Am Woman,” directed by McG.
Ticket Link: http://publictheater.org/en/Tickets/Calendar/PlayDetailsCollection/Joes-Pub/2016/T/The-Dan-Band-presented-in-association-with-the-New-York-Comedy-Festival/

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: Comics To Watch
Venue: Carolines on Broadway
Location:
1626 Broadway NYC
Time: 4pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

The search is on for New York’s funniest comedians and comedic performers! Launched in 2008 as part of the annual New York Comedy Festival, the “New York’s Funniest” competition is open to any and all performers who think that have what it takes to be called “New York’s Funniest.”
The performer ultimately chosen to be “New York’s Funniest” will receive a cash prize, introductions to agents, managers and casting agents, and a chance to perform on a headliner show at Carolines on Broadway and on one of the New York Comedy Festival shows in 2017.
Ticket Link: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?eventId=6932675&pl=carolines&dispatch=loadSelectionData

 

SUNDAY 11/6

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: Big Jay Oakerson’s “What’s Your F#$king Deal? AN Evening of Crowdwork and Off The Cuff Comedy” LIVE TAPING
Venue: The Bitter End
Location:
147 Bleecker Street NYC
Time: 7pm & 9pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

SEESO LIVE TAPING Sunday, November 6, 2016- Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ The Bitter End – “What’s Your Fucking Deal w/ Big Jay Oakerson” – A Big Jay Oakerson original, this “Crowd Work Only / No Material” show presents top comics performing to you, for you and about you.  Season 1 was a huge hit on Seeso! Don’t miss out on being part of Season 2
Ticket Link: http://www.ticketfly.com/venue/1413
*SHOWS ARE TAPING SUNDAY 11/6- THURSDAY 11/10- USE CODE “IBANG” FOR COMPED TICKETS TO ANY TAPING!

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: Sasheer Zamata’s Party Time
Venue: Union Hall
Location:
702 Union Street
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Sasheer Zamata
Aparna Nancherla
Jacqueline Novak
Holly Miranda
Ticket Link: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1320053

 

Show: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL: Comedy At The Knitting Factory
Venue: The Knitting Factory
Location:
361 Metropolitan Avenue
Time: 9pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Comedy at the Knitting Factory is a weekly Comedy Show, named as a favorite by TimeOut New York. Founded by Hannibal Buress, it is currently hosted by Clark Jones, Will Miles, and Kenny DeForest (Comedy Central, Seeso, TruTV) were all included as “Brooklyn’s 50 Funniest People.” Every Sunday they bring you the best in New York City comedy. Past guests have included Dave Chappelle, Dave Attell, and Neal Brennan.
Ticket Link: http://nycomedyfestival.com/event/comedy-knitting-factory/

 

Show: Harmontown Live with Dan Harmon
Venue: The Gramercy Theater
Location:
127 E. 23rd Street NYC
Time: 7pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Self-destructive writer Dan Harmon (“Community,” “Rick and Morty”) claims he will one day found a colony of like-minded misfits.
Ticket Link: http://nycomedyfestival.com/event/harmontown-live-dan-harmon/

 

MONDAY 11/7

 

Show: Frantic Mondays
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC
Time: 10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Hosted by Aaron Berg and featuring Gibran Saleem, Ari Shaffir, Joe DeRosa, Damien Lemon, Jourdain Fisher, Adrienne Iapalucci, Jenny Zigrino, and More!
Ticket Link: http://thestand.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=472011&cart

 

Show:  Comedy at Snowdonia
Venue: Snowdonia
Location:
34-55 32nd Street Queens
Time: 10PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Come out this Monday for another edition of Comedy Night at Snowdonia!! Free comedy and $4 pints of Two Roads Brewing Beer!
 
Featuring:
Adrienne Iapalucci
Rondell Hartley
Shalewa Sharpe
Courtney Fearrington
Brian Parise
Mara Marek
David Angelo
Hosted by Cate Weinberg
Ticket Link: Free show

 

Show:  NIght Train with Wyatt Cenac
Venue: Littlefield
Location:
622 Degraw Street Brooklyn
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:
Jenny Zigrino
Sam Jay
Martin Urbano
And more!
Ticket Link: http://www.littlefieldnyc.com/event/1356611-night-train-wyatt-cenac-brooklyn/

 

Show:  Basic
Venue: The Standing Room
Location:
4737 Vernon Blvd LIC
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  

Featuring NYC’s funniest comics who happen to be female, with Casey Balsham
Subhah Agarwal
Carolyn Castiglia
Selena Coppock
Tracey Carnazzo
Irene Morales
Chris Scopo
Ticket Link:  http://standingroomlic.com/event.cfm?id=472079&cart

 

TUESDAY 11/8

 

Show:  The Experimental Comedy Gallery’s Election Night Special
Venue: The Experimental Comedy Gallery
Location:
272 Grand Street Brooklyn
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup: Join your favorite NYC comedians as they make sense of an election year that no one wants to repeat. With:
Mo Fathelbab
Steve Howze
Connie Perry
And more!
Ticket Link: http://theexcomedy.ticketfly.com/event/1366813-experiment-comedy-gallerys-brooklyn/

 

Show: The Crabfest with Ryan Sickler and Jay Larson
Venue: Caroline’s on Broadway
Location:
1626 Broadway NYC
Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  

The CrabFeast is hosted by comedians Ryan Sickler and Jay Larson.  The show focuses on storytelling with new episodes every Toozdee.
The chemistry between Ryan and Jay enables them to take the conversation anywhere, often making light of some heavier subjects.  They make their guests feel like family and their listeners feel like they’re sitting around sharing stories with old friends.
They’ve appeared on TBS’s The Show and The Damon Bruce Radio Show and were finalists in the 2013 Stitcher Awards for Best Comedy Podcast.
Pull up a chair, grab a coupla cold ones and enjoy The Feast!
Ticket Link: http://www.carolines.com/comedian/the-crabfeast-with-ryan-sickler-and-jay-larson/

 

Show:  ComedyJuice
Venue: Gotham Comedy Club
Location:  
208 West 23rd Street
Time: 8PM
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.
With:
Chris Millhouse
Langston Kerman
James Mattern
Monty Franklin
And more!
Ticket Link: http://gothamcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?id=462302&cart

 

Show: Election Night Watch Party
Venue: QED Astoria
Location:
27-16 23rd Avenue
Time: 7PM
Description of Show and Lineup:
Hillary or Donald? That is the question. The answer? Drink away your sorrows and worries away with QED staff & regulars for this very special watch party. Price of ticket includes delicious food from Andrew and Frank’s. Your entertainment hosts for the evening will be on site to provide witty banter, prizes and emotional support. Limited spots available. RSVP Today!
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/election-night-watch-party-tickets-28615040356?aff=es2

 

WEDNESDAY 11/9

 

Show: Comedians You Should Know NYC
Venue: The Gutter
Location:
 200 N. 14th Street Brooklyn
Time: 9pm
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 Anthony Devito (Comedy Central), Andy Sanford (), Katie Hannigan (MTV), Ayanna Dookie (Lifetime), Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege), and Aaron Weaver (Comedy Central Comics to Watch). All hosted by Jeff Steinbrunner (Accidental Comedy Fest).
Ticket Link: http://cysknyc.brownpapertickets.com

 

Show: Battle of the Divas
Venue: Union Hall
Location:
702 Union Street Brooklyn
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

If Roast Battle & Debate Club had a Super Gay Baby! With comedians, pop culture experts & performances Britney* vs Christina* *fabulous drag queens! Hosted by Matteo Lane & Christi Chiello
Ticket Link: http://www.unionhallny.com/event/1353563

 

Show: Bidawee “Laugh For A-Paws” Comedy Night
Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC
Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Hosted by Bideawee’s Young Professionals Committee   Bideawee (which means “stay awhile” in Scottish) is a 111 year old New York animal welfare organization that has been rescuing and adopting dogs and cats since the early 1900s, with three separate sites in Westhampton, Wantagh and New York City    http://www.bideawee.org/
Ticket Link: http://thestand.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=471747&cart

 

Show:  Everythign is Dumbn: A Comedy and Music Showcase
Venue: QED Astoria
Location:  
27-16 23rd Avenue Queens
Time: 9PM
Description of Show and Lineup:

Everythign Is Dumbn is America’s most treasured comedy showcase. Produced by world-renowned garbage person Chris Gersbeck, EID handpicks professional stand up comics and up-and-coming gems, while also occasionally showcasing absurd sketches and characters. One time we exorcised a demon with the help of Frank Conniff.
Lineups:
Lawrence DeLoach
Matt Graham
Jeff Simmermon
May Wilkerson
Argon Fritz
Smash Ketchup, The Pokémedian
Hosted by Chris Gersbeck & Veronica Garza
Ticket Link: https://qedastoria.com/collections/shows/products/everythign-is-dumbn-a-comedy-music-showcase-18

 

 

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