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Comedy Shows in New York City This Week - October 7-October 14

October 7, 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
October 07, 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+

Rob Stapleton - Carolines on Broadway
Through October 07, 2018 - New York

Rob Stapleton's energetic comedic style and quick comedy wit, has landed him on some of the highest platforms in the world of Stand Up Comedy. Rob can be seen on his very own Comedy Central 'Half Hour Comedy Special' as well as being featured on one of the 'highest rated' HBO P – Diddy Bad Boys of Comedy episodes. he has also appeared on several episodes of BET's Comic View. Rob is set to release his highly anticipated dark comedy, action, indie film 'The Stuff' in which he executive produced, wrote as well as stars in. Rob is currently prepping for his first one hour comedy special. One that that you can guarantee, is that when you come to a Rob Stapleton Stand Up show, you can expect to laugh hard from the beginning to the end.

Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word - Parkside Lounge
October 08, 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)

Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word - Parkside Lounge
October 09, 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)

Dinner for One Presents… - The PIT
October 11, 2018 - New York

Come see Dinner for One's hour of outrage-fueled, character-driven and relentlessly-silly sketch comedy. Basically, it's all their weird thoughts acted out in front of strangers. Come join the party.

The 50+ Comedy Tour - Madison Theater at Molloy College
October 13, 2018 - Rockville Centre

This is the comedy show 50 years in the making! Featuring Top Comedians with one thing in common, they're ALL over the age of 50! This is THE Comedy Show for "Mature" Audiences.

The Jim Breuer Residency: Comedy, Stories & More - The Paramount
October 13, 2018 - Huntington

The Paramount Comedy Series is pleased to announce a residency with comedian Jim Breuer. Born and raised in Long Island, Breuer marks the return to his hometown with THE JIM BREUER RESIDENCY: COMEDY STORIES AND MORE, a one-man show featuring stories, comedy, musical improv, special guests and many surprises! Promising no performance will be the same, the first three shows are February 17, March 3, and April 14, with the remaining dates to be announced at a later time. Breuer has performed 11 sold out shows at The Paramount to date, having even taped his latest one-hour special JIM BREUER: COMIC FRENZY (EPIX) from the venue. The former Saturday Night Live cast member will be the first comic to ever have a residency at the theatre, and Breuer couldn't be more thrilled to be a part of this endeavor. "I can't thank The Paramount enough for making me feel so at home," Breuer said. "It is by far one of my favorite venues to play at and I can't wait to crush it!" Coming on the heels of 10 sold out shows by Sebastian Maniscalco and eight sold out shows with Kevin James just in the past year, The Paramount Comedy Series continues to showcase the best comedians in entertainment for Lon... (read more)

Donnell Rawlings - Carolines on Broadway
Through October 14, 2018 - New York

2016 started off with a bang for Donnell, he has already been cast in Kevin Smith's pilot Hollyweed. 2015 was a huge year for Donnell Rawlings,he lit the stage at The Dubai Comedy Festival. He also rocked it at Montreal Comedy Festival. He has been touring all over with Dave Chappelle. In 2014 he killed during a record number of shows working with Dave Chappelle at Radio City Music Hall in NYC. You just saw him starring in his own show as Judge Rawlings on MTV2's Guy Court. Donnell was also was a cast member on MTV2's Guy Code. Donnell can be seen hosting Staann' Dup to be seen on StarzBlack. He lends his voice in a recurring role as "Another Cat Named Rally" on the hit animation Black Dynamite as well being featured in Adult Swim's animation. Donnell continues to tour heavily, performing his intelligently bold stand-up throughout the US, Europe, and the Caribbean. He was a co-host on both Power 105's (NY's #1 Hip Hop and R&B radio station) morning show "Egypt and Ashy in the Morning" and "The Big Tigger Morning Show" on WPGC in Washington DC, and he enjoyed weekly guest appearances on New York's Hot 97 Morning Show. He was a regular on E!'s "Chelsea Lately", starred in Comedy C... (read more)

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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