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Comedy Shows in New York City This Week - June 10-June 17

June 10, 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
June 10, 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+

The Last Laugh - The PIT Underground
June 10, 2018 - New York

The Pit's weekly all-star stand-up showcase! Get your last laugh in before your miserable week begins!

'Taste of Taylor Live' IRL Podcast - Carolines on Broadway
June 10, 2018 - New York

Taylor Strecker is the former driving force behind SiriusXM's Wake Up! With Taylor, where she helped millions of people across the country WAKE UP! for 11 years and continues to service her loyal nationwide (even international) fan base with her new independent radio show, The Taylor Strecker Show LIVE Monday-Friday from 8-10 am EST. Coined SiriusXM's "Lil' shot of espresso" (and that she is) The Taylor Strecker Show is guaranteed to wake your ass up with her wildly authentic take on life. Taylor and her rotating cohosts witty banter keep listeners up to date on the latest news in pop culture and entertain with hilarious and relatable stories and light-hearted celebrity interviews. Taylor was discovered in a New York City bar only a few months after graduating from Ithaca College's Park School of Communications and launched Cosmopolitan Magazine's Sirius Satellite Radio's Cosmo Radio channel, the groundbreaking "for women by women" radio station in March 2006.

Eight is Never Enough - Broadway Comedy Club
Through June 10, 2018 - New York

OME BE A PART OF THE SHOW! The cast of EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH delivers hilarious comedy improvised on the spot based on audience suggestions and participation. Every show is topical and customized to you. Think WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY meets Broadway.

Singin' in the Rain - John W. Engeman Theater at Northport
Through June 10, 2018 - Northport

Experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood's golden age. It's 1927, and Don Lockwood and Linda LaMont are the toast of Tinseltown until "talkies" come on the scene. Of course, you remember Gene Kelly splashing his way through the famous MGM film – the greatest movie musical ever made. But have you seen it live? Join us as we make a big splash with this spectacular and romantic musical comedy. There will be wonderful singin' and dancin' and, yes, it really will rain onstage!

Ice Cravings (PIT ATTIC) - PIT Striker Mainstage
June 11, 2018 - New York

A stand-up open mic: No judgement, no fear, just jokes.

The Funniest show on Broadway - Carolines on Broadway
June 11, 2018 - New York

THE FUNNIEST SHOW ON BROADWAY Hosted by: Sydnee Washington Featuring: Derek Gaines, Natasha Vaynblat, Farah Brook, Khalid Rahmaan, Nimesh Patel, Jacob Williams, Matt Stofsky 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! *Line-ups subject to change day-of-show*

Awkward High Five Open Mic - The PIT Underground
June 13, 2018 - New York

Five dollar, Five minute comedy open mic, 12 spots max, list goes out at 10pm. Hosted by Max Halpert every Wednesday at 11pm. $5 for Citizens, $3 for PITizens

The Judgement Day Open Mic (PIT ATTIC) - PIT Striker Mainstage
June 14, 2018 - New York

Bring your worst jokes! Judge not, that ye be not judged.

Ladies Night Open Mic - The PIT Underground
June 14, 2018 - New York

Some might say stand-up comedy is predominantly male. Well, let's change that. Come on out to Ladies Night Open Mic at the PIT. We'll take the first 8 comics. $5 for 5 minutes. Sign up at 5:50pm and starts promptly at 6:30pm. Photo credit: Ed Polish and Darren Wotz Check us out on Facebook.

Friday Night Mics (PIT ATTIC) - PIT Striker Mainstage
June 15, 2018 - New York

Start your weekend off right with this Friday Night Mic in the heart of Manhattan!

BoogieManja - The PIT Loft
June 15, 2018 - New York

BoogieManja (n): 1.) A huge, exciting, experimental monster. 2.) An hour of fantastic sketch comedy from some of the best performers and writers in NYC. 3.) Something that changes shape or form every month.

Hazelle Goodman - Triad Theater
June 15, 2018 - New York

Hazelle Goodman, known for her outstanding roles in film and television including, Cookie in Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry, Georgia Rae Mahoney on NBC's Homocide, and Ms. Brown in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close starring Tom Hanks, returns to the stage with her hilarious characters from her self titled HBO Special HAZELLE!

Snug! a Stand up Show! - The PIT
June 15, 2018 - New York

Every Friday snuggle-bugs SallyAnn Hall (winner of the She Devil Comedy Festival) and Gianmarco Soresi (handsome guy from those GE commercials) get up close and personal with New York's best standup comics! Don't miss the most intimate show in the city!

Hardcore Comedy Show - The Creek and The Cave
June 15, 2018 - Queens

Join former porn-star and 2015 AVN Mainstream Star of the Year nominee, Alia Janine for a night of the hardest comedy at The Hardcore Comedy Show! The Hardcore Comedy Show features everyone from strip club bouncers to porn stars that have switched careers into comedy, as well as some of today's top and up-and-coming comedians!

Xtremely Serious Wrestling - The PIT
June 15, 2018 - New York

Xtremely Serious Wrestling! From the backyard to the big stage, the mad circuses of pro wrestling & sketch comedy get blended up in this unique experience!!!

Friends of the Family: A Variety Show - The PIT
June 16, 2018 - New York

Come watch Xpl?d and their guest team make up a musical on the spot! Xpl?d, one of the hottest musical indie teams in New York City, is back with their monthly show. There's only one thing we love more than comedy: music! We're all about belting, riffing, and harmonizing at the top of our lungz!

Zakir Khan Live in Times Square NYC - India's # 1 Standup Comedian - The Town Hall
June 16, 2018 - New York

Please Note: Doors: 7pm / Show: 8pm Zakir Khan is not only the Nucleya of the Indian stand-up scene, but one of the brightest comedians in India today, as proven by the massive success of his recent Haq Se Single tour, and the Amazon Prime special of the same name. Zakir created waves in 2016 with his appearance on AIB Diwas, as he swiftly went on to become what AIB founder Tanmay Bhat describes as “The biggest stand-up comedy act in India. Period”. A writer by profession, this 'Confused Desi' serves his take on modern India, with a hard-to-resist style of humour that'll have you nodding your heads and clapping as you’ll relate to everything he says. One of the few comedians to consistently sell out venues across the continent with his hard-to-resist rustic humor, Zakir Khan’s phenomenal rise as one of the most popular comedians in the country is nothing short of extraordinary. His Shows are as intimate as a personal conversation. From his break-up stories to his poetry, nazm and shayari, one doesn’t watch Zakir to laugh at his jokes, but to laugh with him on incidents that made him the man he is. Called a pioneer of storytelling in Indian comedy, his take on modern Ind... (read more)

Zakir Khan: Live at Town Hall NYC - India's #1 Stand Up Comedian - The Town Hall
June 16, 2018 - New York

Zakir Khan is not only the Nucleya of the Indian stand-up scene, but one of the brightest comedians in India today, as proven by the massive success of his recent Haq Se Single tour, and the Amazon Prime special of the same name. Zakir created waves in 2016 with his appearance on AIB Diwas, as he swiftly went on to become what AIB founder Tanmay Bhat describes as "The biggest stand-up comedy act in India. Period". A writer by profession, this 'Confused Desi' serves his take on modern India, with a hard-to-resist style of humour that'll have you nodding your heads and clapping as you'll relate to everything he says. One of the few comedians to consistently sell out venues across the continent with his hard-to-resist rustic humor, Zakir Khan's phenomenal rise as one of the most popular comedians in the country is nothing short of extraordinary.

Rhett Sever's Tumbled Weed Connection Open Mic (PIT ATTIC) - PIT Striker Mainstage
June 16, 2018 - New York

Rhett Sever's Tumbled Weed Connection Open Mic: $5 for Citizens, $3 for PITizens

The Baldwins - The PIT Underground
June 16, 2018 - New York

The PIT's longest running team, The Baldwins, perform their signature brand of longform improv comedy at 8pm every Saturday night. "One of the most impressive and absurd long-form improv routines in the city." - TimeOut NY "Terrific, hilarious and disgusting." - Josh Radnor, How I Met Your Your Mother The Baldwins are Kevin Cragg, Daniela Donohue, Meg Griffiths, Chris Griggs, Sarah Nowak, Amanda Peck, Pat Sheperd, and Micah Sherman.

The Last Laugh - The PIT Underground
June 17, 2018 - New York

The Pit's weekly all-star stand-up showcase! Get your last laugh in before your miserable week begins!

Eight is Never Enough - Broadway Comedy Club
Through June 17, 2018 - New York

OME BE A PART OF THE SHOW! The cast of EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH delivers hilarious comedy improvised on the spot based on audience suggestions and participation. Every show is topical and customized to you. Think WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY meets Broadway.

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