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Comedy Shows in New York City This Week - August 12-August 19

August 12, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Any night in New York brings dozens of chances for laughter. From basement comedy clubs to classic established venues, national comedians and sketch comedy groups are everywhere. City Guide lists Manhattan icons like Carolines, Gotham Comedy Club, and Comedy Cellar, alongside Jerry Seinfeld's frequent Beacon Theatre performances and up and coming comedy venues like Union Hall and The Creek and The Cave. We also list great improv spots like the PIT/Peoples Improv Theater and UCB/Upright Citizens Brigade.

Comedy at the Knitting Factory Hosted by Will Miles, Clark Jones and Kenny Deforest - Knitting Factory Brooklyn
August 12, 2018 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund. Age Limit: 21+

Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word - Parkside Lounge
August 13, 2018 - New York

NYC's hottest showcase + open mic in one of NYC's hottest performance venues - The Inspired Word @ the newly renovated Parkside Lounge! Age limit: 21+ (Must bring valid ID) When: EVERY Monday Night Where: The Parkside Lounge http://www.parksidelounge.net/ 317 E. Houston Street Manhattan, New York 10002 Doors open @ 7pm. This is a VERY popular open mic. We STRONGLY suggest you purchase a ticket in advance to guarantee a performance slot. Make sure to purchase ticket with your desired time slot window. You must arrive at least a half-hour before your slot window. Full backline. Honky-tonk piano and Casio Semi-Weighted Keyboard. Cool stage. Comfy cabaret-style seating. Cheap drinks, including the Bailout Package (shot of whisky + 22-ounce beer) for only $8, and $2 non-alcoholic options available. Cover charge: $10 for solo performer or audience member @ the door. Discount options online. You can pay online (to guarantee a slot) or at the door. Make sure to bring a printed out version of your ticket/tickets or be prepared to show your ticket/tickets (with confirmation number) on your phone. Please Note... (read more)

Breakout Artist Comedy Series: Gordon Baker-Bone - Carolines on Broadway
August 14, 2018 - New York

Gordon Baker-Bone tours regularly nationwide and has featured on AXS TV's Gotham Live and voted one of Brooklyn's 50 Funniest People in 2016. He's also written for MTV, and is a regular at The Stress Factory Comedy Club in New Jersey and Comix in Connecticut. Originally from Newark, NJ, Gordon's style can be described as clever, witty, and chaotic, connecting with people on all levels. Carolines on Broadway is proud to present the Breakout Artist Comedy Series, a series which put the spotlight on the very best and brightest emerging stand-up comedians in their very own headlining show. These are the comedians that are currently plying their trade and honing their craft on their way to becoming the stars of tomorrow.

Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word - Parkside Lounge
August 14, 2018 - New York

NYC's hottest showcase + open mic in one of NYC's hottest performance venues - The Inspired Word @ the newly renovated Parkside Lounge! Age limit: 21+ (Must bring valid ID) When: EVERY Monday Night Where: The Parkside Lounge http://www.parksidelounge.net/ 317 E. Houston Street Manhattan, New York 10002 Doors open @ 7pm. This is a VERY popular open mic. We STRONGLY suggest you purchase a ticket in advance to guarantee a performance slot. Make sure to purchase ticket with your desired time slot window. You must arrive at least a half-hour before your slot window. Full backline. Honky-tonk piano and Casio Semi-Weighted Keyboard. Cool stage. Comfy cabaret-style seating. Cheap drinks, including the Bailout Package (shot of whisky + 22-ounce beer) for only $8, and $2 non-alcoholic options available. Cover charge: $10 for solo performer or audience member @ the door. Discount options online. You can pay online (to guarantee a slot) or at the door. Make sure to bring a printed out version of your ticket/tickets or be prepared to show your ticket/tickets (with confirmation number) on your phone. Please Note... (read more)

The Triplets Of Comedy - Union Hall
August 14, 2018 - Brooklyn

The Triplets of Comedy are reuniting for ONE NIGHT ONLY! Join Stavros Halkias (Cum Town Podcast), Nick Naney (Fox 5 News), and Sandy Honig (Three Busy Debras) for a night to remember. The triplets are BACK, baby!

Member Happy Hour, August 2018 - the New York Society Library
August 15, 2018 - New York

Join your fellow members every third Wednesday of the month for an informal drop-in hour of wine and light refreshments.

Brooklyn Heights Comedy Night - Vineapple Cafe
August 16, 2018 - Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Heights Comedy Nights! - the monthly stand-up show featuring local comedians, big-time headliners, foreign nationals and everything in between - celebrates their sixth anniversary on Thursday, Augus 16th. Co-hosted by Brooklyn-born comedian Shelly Colman (2014 Newcomer National Grand Champion Ladies of Laughter Competition), the 8:30pm show will include Carolyn Castiglia, ("NICKMOM'S “ULTIMATE SPORTS MOM") Charles McBee, (Nerd Is The New Black) Troy Alan, (2011 Jersey Shore ComedyFest), Alex Fossella (Modern Day Philosophers podcast) and Liz Barrett (AXS TV “Gotham Comedy Live”). No cover, no minimum - food and beverages are available. Vineapple Café is located at 71 Pineapple Street (between Hicks St & Henry Street) in Brooklyn. Take the # 2 or #3 subway to Clark Street. For additional information, contact (347) 799-1701 or go to:www.brooklynheightscomedynights.com/. For more Shelly information, go to: www.thatshelly.com/

The Real Bitches of Comedy - Silvana
August 18, 2018 - New York

The Real Bitches of Comedy show highlights female standup comedians & also features some very talented male comics.

Morning Soda! - The PIT Underground
Through August 29, 2018 - New York

Morning Soda is a ladyprov team performing the evente form.

Rooftop Ciné-Concert Series - Czech Center New York
Through August 30, 2018 - New York

Laugh out loud with the greatest silent comedians of all time! The comedic mastery of Buster Keaton, Marion Davies, and Harold Lloyd is eternal and continues to inspire awe. Let your jaws drop and roar with laughter as live musicians underscore the perfectly executed gags, astonishing stunts, and facial clowning. Indulge in silent comedies that won't make you silent with the New York skyline and see where the night takes you – are you ready to laugh?

Linda Loves Bingo - Le Poisson Rouge
Through August 31, 2018 - West Village

WIN BIG AT NYC'S #1 DRAG GAME SHOW—LINDA LOVES BINGO! Join hostess Linda Simpson as players vie for a treasure trove of prizes, from discount-store delights to a cash jackpot. Thrills, laughs and prizes galore! Bring along your friends, relatives, your special someone, or just come alone—Anyone can be a winner at this fun-filled affair! Great for birthday celebrations and other special gatherings. (Arrive early for best seats.) The New York Times, Time Out and New York magazines all agree: Bingo with Linda is a blast!

Airplane Mode: Free Weekly Comedy Show in Park Slope - Cherry Tree
Through December 27, 2018 - New York

Airplane Mode is a weekly stand-up comedy show hosted by Raghav Mehta, Rebecca O’Neal, Rohan Padyhe and Geoffrey Asmus at Cherry Tree Bar in Park Slope right next to the Barclay's Center. Every Thursday @ 8pm Airplane Mode showcases the best stand-up comedians in NYC and the world for FREE. These comedians have been featured on Comedy Central, NETFLIX, HBO, CONAN and the Tonight Show. So make sure to see them before they are famous. This week's show features Chloe Radcliffe (CONAN’s Comics to Watch) Tyler Fischer (America’s Got Talent), Randall Otis (Above Average), Gena Gephart (Laugh Factory), and Donnie Sengstack (Winner of Funniest Comic in Baltimore).

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