New York Live Comedy Listings for August 4 – August 10

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New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night. Christine Marie Evans and Emily Cohen curate a list every week of their picks for the shows you should check out each week.  You can submit your show for consideration for our listings each week.  Just email us at nylistings@theinterrobang.com or fill out the form that follows this week’s picks.

THURSDAY 8/4

Show: Lil Rel Howery

Venue: Carolines on Broadway
Location:
1626 Broadway NYC

Time: 7:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Comedian, actor, writer, and producer Lil Rel Howery is a star on the rise. With a role in the cast of an NBC Primetime series, a cult hit comedy sketch show airing its second season, and his first hour standup special about to premiere, Rel is poised to have a huge year.

This Summer, Lil Rel can be seen on the much-buzzed about weekly primetime comedy series The Carmichael Show, which premieres on NBC on Wednesday, August 26th at 9:00PM ET/PT. Rel will appear alongside fellow cast members Loretta Devine and David Alan Grier as star Jerrod Carmichael’s brother “Bobby.” Also this Summer, Rel can be seen in Season 2 of the “gleefully absurd” (Chicago Sun Times) weekly sketch comedy show Friends of the People airing on TruTV on Thursdays at 10:30PM PT/ET. Rel stars in, writes, and Executive Produces the series.

On Saturday, September 5th, 2015, Rel’s first hour standup special RELevant, Executive Produced by superstar comedian and actor Kevin Hart, will premiere on Comedy Central. The special showcases Rel’s captivating story-telling style and his uncanny ability to transport audiences into his hilarious world of loveable, outrageous characters. Rel’s first standup special, an installment of Comedy Central’s “The Half Hours,” premiered on the network on June 7, 2013.

In addition to his comedy series and specials, Rel was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing followed by show-stopping performances on Comedy Central’s Comedy Underground with Dave Attell, BET’s Comic View, HBO’s Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy, Showtime’s Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam, Comedy Central’s Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at The El Rey, and The Arsenio Hall Show.  He has appeared on Nickelodeon’s NickMom Night Out and E!’s Chelsea Lately, and he has lent his voice to the popular FXX animated series The Lucas Bros Moving Co. Rel was listed as one of Variety’s 10 Comics To Watch at the 2012 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. He performs stand up to sold out crowds across the country.

Ticket Link: http://www.carolines.com/comedian/lil-rel/

*Show Friday 8/5 and Saturday 8/6 as well

 

Show:  The Half Hour at the Creek and the Cave

Venue: The Creek and the Cave
Location:
10-93 Jackson Avenue LIC

Time: 10PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  

Creek Comedy, Club-style!

Every month host Jenn Welch presents one of her favorite NYC comics, live, on stage, for a full a half-hour!

No drink minimum! No cover!

Headliner: Dan Perlman (Montreal Just For Laughs)

Feature: Jena Friedman (The Daily Show)

Ticket Link: http://creeklic.com/events/the-half-hour-hour-2016-08-04/

 

Show: A Night of Comedy featuring Sebastian Maniscalco Benefiting Tic Toc Stop

Venue: Gotham Comedy Club
Location:
208 W. 23rd Street NYC

Time: 9pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

A Night of Comedy featuring Sebastian Maniscalco Benefiting Tic Toc Stop

TicTocStop is raising money to make the lives of children, and adults living with tourette syndrome better.

TicTocStop is currently funding a clinical trial seeking FDA approval for an oral appliance that subsides, reduces and eliminates tics.

For more information visit: www.tictocstop.com

Ticket Link:  http://gothamcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?id=461357

 

Show: College Night w/ Jared Freid

Venue: Stand Up NY
Location:
236 78th Street NYC

Time: 10:15
Description of Show and Lineup:

Matteo Lane

Elon Gold

Mark Normand

Adrienne Iapalucci

Anthony Zenhauser

Hosted by Jared Freid

Ticket Link: http://standupnytmdstaging.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=460537&cart

*Use Code “IBANG” for $5 off tickets

 

FRIDAY 8/5

 

Show: Best New York Comedy With Myq Kaplan

Venue: The PIT Striker Theater (mainstage)
Location:
123 East 24th Street NYC

Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

The finest stand-ups in the country–

Mark Normand (opens for Amy Schumer)

Mike Lawrence (staff writer for “Inside Amy Schumer”)

Sean Patton (“Jimmy Fallon,” “Conan O’Brien,” hosts “Best Bars in America”)

and more TBA–perform in “Best New York Comedy With Myq Kaplan,” a show produced by Hy Bender (BestNewYorkComedy.com) and hosted by Myq Kaplan (opens for Louis C.K., and has one of the quickest minds in comedy).

Each comic does a 4-minute set…followed by Myq providing improvised comments about what just happened. This goes for two rounds, so every comic performs and is the object of Myq’s observations twice.

This show is being filmed for a web series. Come help make it a hit by letting us immortalize your laughter.

Ticket Link: http://thepit-nyc.com/event/2016-08-05-best-new-york-stand-up-with-myq-kaplan

 

Show: Hot Soup at NYCC

Venue: New York Comedy Club
Location:
241 E.24th Street NYC

Time: 11:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Produced by Mark Normand, Matt Ruby, Gary Vider, & Jeremy Levenbach, the weekly show at Irish Exit has be named a Best Show by TimeOut and Thrillist, features the best stand-ups from NYC and around the country, and boasts amazing drop-ins from superstars like  Louis CK, Aziz Ansari, David Cross, Nick Kroll, Hannibal Buress, Jim Gaffigan, Sarah Silverman and Anthony Jeselnik

Featuring:

Mark Normand

Matt Ruby

Sean Donnelly

Leonard Ouzts

Drew Dowdey

Ticket Link: http://newyorkcomedyclub.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=460932&_ga=1.130981647.1054822656.1470253871

 

Show: Bitches Brew Comedy Show

Venue: Halyard’s Bar Backroom
Location: 406 3rd Avenue. Brooklyn. NY.

Time: 8:30
Description of Show and Lineup:  

Comedy by:

Kendra Cunningham (Blonde Logic, Comedy Central)

Luke Mones (New York comedy festival)

Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing)

Khalid Rahman (Brooklyn Comedy Festival)

Eli Yudin (Bridgetown)

Shelby Taylor (Like Me)

Hosted by: Melissa Stokoski (along with fellow bitches Naoimi Karavani, Erica Spera & Shelby Taylor)

Ticket Link: No cover

 

Show:  Slow Dance Comedy at Niagara

Venue: Niagara Bar
Location:
112 Avenue A

Time: 7:30
Description of Show and Lineup:
Hosted by Aaron Glaser and Brandon Scott Wolf. On this week’s lineup:
Jackie Kashian

Cate Weinberg

Merril Davis

Eric Neumann

Andy Sandford

Anthony O’Connell and more! 2-for-1 happy hour deals before 8PM!

Ticket Link: Free show

 

SATURDAY 8/6

 

Show: Standing Room Showcase

Venue: The Standing Room LIC
Location:
47-38 Vernon Blvd. LIC

Time: 8 & 10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Sean Donnelly

Josh Gondelman

Subhah Agarwal

Nick Mullen

Tim Dillon

Dan Perlman

Ticket Link: http://standingroomlic.com/event.cfm?id=457547&cart

 

Show:  The Weekend Drop

Venue: Experimental Comedy Gallery
Location:
272 Grand Street. Brooklyn, NY.

Time: 9PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  

The Weekend Drop is at it again! We’re bringing you the hottest comedians in NYC!

Kenny DeForest

Jessica Valerio

Keele Howard-Stone

Nikhil Sood

and Ryan Donahue

Hosted by Camille Theobald, Camille Harris and Michael Lewis

Ticket Link: http://theexcomedy.ticketfly.com/event/1268475-weekend-drop-brooklyn/

 

Show: See You In Hell!

Venue: The Creek & The Cave
Location:
10-93 Jackson Avenue LIC

Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Want to see your favorite stand-up comics get slapped by Satan himself? He only hosts bringer shows, but join Matt Wayne and Doug Smith as they step into the Big Man’s shoes and put NYC’s finest through comedy purgatory. Hula-hoops, celebrity impressions, unwanted audience participation, all incorporated into each performance! Will they triumph or will the nether world eat their souls? Come see for yourself in this monthly showcase, or…SEE YOU IN HELL!

Ticket Link: http://creeklic.com/events/see-you-in-hell-2016-08-06/

 

Show: Tinder Live with Lane Moore

Venue: The Bell House
Location:
149 7th Street Brooklyn

Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Tinder LIVE is back at The Bell House on August 6 (next Saturday) with

Awkwafina (Girl Code, Neighbors 2)

Dan Chamberlain (Above Average)

Blair Socci (MTV’s Ladylike)

Alice Bradley (League Of Awkward Unicorns)

Chloe Angyal (The Huffington Post), and your host Lane Moore (The Onion, HBO’s GIRLS, Brooklyn Magazine’s Funniest People in Brooklyn) AND there’s a free ’90s dance party right after.

Ticket Link: http://www.thebellhouseny.com/event/983245-tinder-live-lane-moore-brooklyn/

SUNDAY 8/7

 

Show: White Chocolate Sundaes w/ Christi Chiello & Petey DeAbreu

Venue: The Standing Room
Location:
47-38 Vernon Blvd LIC

Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Come join White Chocolate every Sunday at 8pm for free!

Hosted by rising stars Christi Chiello & Petey DeAbreu and featuring the smoothest comedians in town!

Matteo Lane

Stephanie McRae

Katie Hannigan

Reg Thomas

& More!

Ticket Link: http://standingroomlic.com/event.cfm?id=458535&cart

 

Show: You Can Use That #9

Venue: The Creek & The Cave
Location:
10-93 Jackson Avenue LIC

Time: 9pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

You Can Use That is back on a new night this Sunday 8/7/16 at 9PM. Free as always and hosted by the charming Will Carey (NPR, @comicwillcarey). Come and see a selection of the funniest comics in New York City improvise jokes on topics given to them while on stage. (tweet your joke topic suggestions to the host @comicwillcarey then come see those suggestions in person. This month’s line up is criminally good

Aparna Nancherla– @aparnapkin – Conan, Writer Late night with Seth Meyers

Shakir Standley – @shaknotshaq – Last Comic Standing, Wild’n Out

Tom Cowell – @mrtomcowell- Writer for Comedy Central, Vice

Neruda Williams – @nerudacarebear – No credits

Lauren Hope Krass – @laurenkrass – She Devil Comedy Festival

Plus more! Come end the weekend with a great free comedy show! See you there

Ticket Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1730483037201427/

 

Show: If You Build It

Venue: UCBeast
Location:
153 E. 3rd Street NYC

Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Hosted by TIM DILLON

RYAN DONAHUE

Montreal Comedy Festival, Strange Behavior

https://twitter.com/ryanjaydonahue

CASEY JAMES SALENGO

Bridgetown Comedy Festival, The Heavenly Bodcast

https://twitter.com/caseyJsalengo

JC COCCOLI

MTV, VH1

http://www.jccoccoliispretty.com/

FRANK LIOTTI

Gotham, Blue Bloods

http://frankliotti.com/

JAKE HEAD

South Beach Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull Festival

http://www.jakeheadcomic.com/

BRIAN GROSSI

Carolines Comedy Madness, Grantland

http://briangrossi.com/

RYAN SCHUTT

Laughs on Fox. Al Jazeera

http://www.ryanschutt.net/

Ticket Link: https://east.ucbtheatre.com/show/2835

 

Show: Tony Rock Headline

Venue: Gotham Comedy Club
Location:
208 W. 23rd Street NYC

Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Featuring Leonard Ouzts and Marion Grodin!

Tony Rock:

Born in the same Brooklyn, NY hospital where most of his seven brothers and one sister found their way into the world, Tony Rock was born laughing.  He grew up in one of the toughest neighborhoods in New York and developed a natural knack for entertaining.

Ticket Link: http://gothamcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=454268

*Shows Friday 8/5 and Saturday 8/6 as well

 

MONDAY 8/8

Show: Adult Braces

Venue: Old Man Hustle
Location:
39 Essex Street

Time: 8:30
Description of Show and Lineup:
Offbeat and upbeat stand up Ian Fidance brings out his funny pals to joke around and play cuz nothing’s funnier than adult braces! On this week’s episode, Ian brings along

Justin Flanagan

Blair Socci

Robby Slowik

Marie Faustin

Lawrence DeLoach to tell some fun ones. Come hang out, be nice, and enjoy a rip roarin’ time!

Ticket Link: Free show ($5 beer and shot special)

 

Show: Frantic

Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC

Time: 10pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

With special guest host Chris Millhouse and featuring

Amber Nelson

Jim Florentine

Nick Mullen

Patrick Schroeder

Aida Rodriguez

Corey Reppond

Ramon Rivas

Noah Gardenswartz

and More!

Ticket Link: http://thestand.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=457870&cart

 

Show:  Night Train w/ guest host Aparna Nancherla

Venue: Littlefield
Location:
622 Degraw Street Brooklyn

Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Sara Schaefer

Eliza Skinner

Barry Rothbart

Elicia Sanchez

Nimesh Patel

+ more!

Ticket Link: http://www.littlefieldnyc.com/calendar/

 

Show: Broken Comedy

Venue: Bar Matchless
Location:
557 Manhattan Avenue

Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

New York City Broken Comedy is a free weekly comedy showcase that takes place in the backroom of Bar Matchless at 557 Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY. (L to Bedford or G to Nassau)

*EVERY MONDAY NIGHT*

Each week Michael Che, Nimesh Patel and Mike Denny join New York City’s best comics.

Tell your friends.

Ticket Link: https://www.facebook.com/NYCBrokenComedy/

 

TUESDAY 8/9

Show: Comedy Show & Fundraiser w/ Daily Show Correspondent – Roy Wood Jr!

Venue: The Vintage Lounge at Gotham Comedy Club
Location:
208 W. 23rd Street NYC

Time: 7:15pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

A four-person one night only comedy show & fundraiser headlining Comedy Central’s the Daily Show Correspondent, Mr. Roy Wood. Jr.  The evening will be hosted by local NYC comedian, Vince Change and supported by other NYC comedic best such as Mr. David Suarez, Mr. Alex Barnett and Mr. Vince August

The National Urban Fellows is a premier leadership development organization and voice of authority on leadership diversity in our country. We will develop people of color and women who are committed to public service. Our programs and network of Fellows, Mentors, Alumni, and Community Partners will impact our nation by inspiring excellence and diversity in public service leadership for a changing America, promoting social justice and equity.

In celebrating the close of our annual Race to Give fundraiser this event will raise funds to be contributed to National Urban Fellows as a 2015 class contribution, to support incoming classes of NUF fellows.

We All thank you in advance for your support in making this evening AMAZING!  Come support NUF and support the Future Leaders of Tomorrow – Answering the Call for Change.  We CAN PROMISE you will enjoy the show!

Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-show-fundraiser-w-daily-show-correspondent-roy-wood-jr-tickets-26738766370

 

Show: Race & Sex

Venue: The Standing Room
Location:
47-38 Vernon Blvd. LIC

Time: 8pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

This new series proves to be a titillating journey with co-hosts JC & Tracey Carnazzo as they navigate through a plethora of racially and sexually charged topics with the grace of a Bill Cosby Lifetime Bio Flick. Mature audience with a twisted sense of humor ONLY!

This month:

Big Jay Oakerson (Comedy Central Hour Special)

Phoebe Robinson (Late Night with Seth Meyers)

Dan Soder (MTV, Comedy Central)

Janelle James (@midnight)

Nore Davis (Inside Amy Schumer)

Matteo Lane (MTV)

Ticket Link: http://standingroomlic.com/event.cfm?id=460196&cart

 

Show: RoastMasters NYC hosted by Luis J. Gomez

Venue: The Stand NYC
Location:
239 3rd Avenue NYC

Time: 10:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

Emily Winter vs. Courtney Maginnis

Nick Mullen vs. Stavros Halkias

Samantha Ruddy vs. Dina Hashem

Main Event: Eli Sairs vs. Eric Bergstrom

Judges: Mike Lawrence, Sean Donnelly & Rich Vos

Ticket Link: http://thestand.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=460634&cart

 

Show:  Butterfly Riffz: Metal Themed Comedy Show

Venue: Tender Trap
Location:
66 Greenpoint Avenue. Brooklyn, NY.

Time: 9PM
Description of Show and Lineup:
Justin Hancock and Tim Unkenholz love shitty metal. Like, the shittiest cumcrust of the metal genre. So they created a comedy showcase where they invite their favorite comedians to come on stage…to the heralding sound of gloriously bad metalcore music. Welcome to Buttery Riffz. Welcome to Hell.

This week’s bitchin lineup is:

Bob Hansen

Michelle Slonim

Damien Holmes

Amy Shanker

Scotland Green

Ticket Link: Free Show

 

WEDNESDAY 8/10

Show: Comics To Watch

Venue: Carolines on Broadway
Location:
1626 Broadway NYC

Time: 7:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

COMEDY CENTRAL AND THE NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL TEAM UP TO LAUNCH A SHOWCASE OF THE HOTTEST UP-AND-COMING COMEDIANS

THE FINAL ‘COMICS TO WATCH’ TO TAKE PLACE AT CAROLINES ON BROADWAY AS PART OF THE 2016 NYCF, WHICH RUNS NOVEMBER 1 – 6, 2016 ‘

“Comics to Watch” is a live stand-up showcase featuring the very best new talent from across the country, hand selected by Comedy Central and the festival producers. This show was created to launch the careers of the next generation of comedians by putting them in front of industry executives and comedy fans.

Ticket Link: http://www.carolines.com/comedian/comics-to-watch/

 

Show: Sam Morril “You’ve Changed”

Venue: The Comedy Cellar at The Fat Black Pussycat
Location:
130 W. 3rd Street NYC

Time: 8:30pm
Description of Show and Lineup:

FROM “CONAN”, COMEDY CENTRAL’S “HALF HOUR SPECIAL”, “THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT”

Ticket Link: http://www.comedycellar.com/reservation/

 

Show: LoudMouth

Venue: Solas Bar
Location:
232 East 9th Street  

Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:
Hosted by Alex English, Lawrence DeLoach and Rae Sanni

This month’s installment includes:
Dan Soder

Casey Balsham

Simeon Goodson

James Alexander

Ken Schultz

Chanel Ali and more!

Ticket Link: Free shows, drink specials available

 

Show: Let’s See, What Else? Comedy Show

Venue: Poco Restaurant and Bar
Location:
33 Avenue B

Time: 8PM
Description of Show and Lineup:  
Here are the merrymakers that will cheer you up by pointing out that you will have to do less laundry in the fall and winter and that you now have one less summer to live in your fleeting life:

DAN SODER (Comedy Central 1/2 Hour)

MIKE DRUCKER (writer for Tonight Show)

AYANNA DOOKIE (FOX’s Laughs)

BRIAN PARK (College Humor)

Hosted this week by Courtney Maginnis (will be arriving to the show from her time in the Hamptons) and Tom Delgado (will be arriving to the show from his time at the Herald Square Hampton Inn).

Ticket Link: Free Show

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