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Comedy Shows in New York City This Weekend - October 11-October 13


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Who doesn't enjoy a hearty laugh? You'll get your fill of chuckles and then some at any of the comedy club shows on this weekend roundup from City Guide. Attending comedy shows in New York City is a must for anyone wanting to enjoy everything the city has to offer, and you might even catch a famous name performing a set at The Comedy Cellar, Gotham Comedy Club, or The Stand if you're lucky!

All Star Stand up Comedy, Our Signature Show - Broadway Comedy Club
October 11, 2019 - New York

Broadway Comedy Club presents a lineup full of our Top Headliners. These are the best comedians from New York City with special guests from all across the country. You've seen them on MTV, HBO, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, Last Comic Standing and more!

Living Room Comedy Show - Postmark Cafe
October 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

The longest running stand-up comedy show in Brooklyn presented by Aaron Kominos-Smith and Turner Sparks (now in its 13th year)! Every Friday night at 8pm come to this clean, all-ages show to see some of TV's funniest comedians and hear jokes they're working on for their next TV appearance on Comedy Central, Fallon, Conan, The Tonight Show, and more! Come as a couple or come alone. Bring a group friends or bring your family. No restrictions on audience, we ask comics to keep their acts clean and EVERYONE gets in FREE! The show is at The Postmark Cafe: 326 6th St in Brooklyn. While tickets are free, reservations regularly sell out. Get your reserved seats at www.LivingRoomShowNY.com Follow @LivingRoomShow on Twitter/ Facebook and email [email protected] to get our monthly lineups direct to your inbox. facebook.com/livingroomshow

In A World: The Dating Show - The People’s Improv Theater Mainstage (Striker)
October 11, 2019 - New York

Dating in New York is HARD. Are they a killer? Painfully boring? A distant cousin with an eerily strong resemblance to your uncle? Whatever the quandary, it’s not easy out there, and comedian/matchmaker Emma Vernon knows it! In A World: The Dating Show is an interactive comedy dating/matchmaking show. On each show, Vernon transforms the (oftentimes painful) traditional first date into a stress-free and ridiculously fun time, made for YOUR viewing pleasure! How? First, she uses her matchmaking skills to handpick each match! Don’t worry, she’ll tell you a little bit about the science behind each match. Second, she enlists the help of NYC’s top comedic improvisers and you--the audience, to help craft the most epic first date spot. Forget the traditional bar or restaurant, on In A World, the audience picks the first date -- a music festival, a bowling alley, a bonfire, a silent retreat, an environment created by their own first date horror story… wherever they pick, hilarious veteran improvisers bring that location to life. If the daters opt for a second date, they win an all-expense-paid proper first date! Lucky audience members win fun giveaways through out the show. Past ... (read more)

The lost boys 1987 - Bardavon
October 11, 2019 - Poughkeepsie

"Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It's fun to be a vampire." Horror comedy cult favorite with a great soundtrack about two brothers who move to California and find themselves battling a gang of young vampires. Directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Corey Haim, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest on a Santa Cruz backdrop.

Chad Daniels - Gotham Comedy Club
October 11, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over Chad Daniels: With over 750 million streams of his 5 albums to date, Chad Daniels is the most listened to comedian you might not recognize in a photo. His audio plays are in the 99th percentile in comedy and music on Pandora alone, averaging over 1MM per week. If you want to know what he looks like, his most recent release "Dad Chaniels" is available now as a special, streaming globally on Amazon Prime Video along with his previous special "As Is" and a documentary following Chad, Tom Segura, and Pete Lee through China called "I Need You To Kill." Chad's previous album, "Footprints on the Moon" was the most streamed comedy album of 2017, and he has 6 late night appearances and a Comedy Central Half Hour under his belt. If you want to know more, you can follow Chad on Instagram and twitter @thatchaddaniels or subscribe to his facebook page @comedianchaddaniels.

Comedyjuice (The Vintage Lounge) - Gotham Comedy Club
October 11, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over 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.

Chad Daniels - Gotham Comedy Club
October 11, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over Chad Daniels: With over 750 million streams of his 5 albums to date, Chad Daniels is the most listened to comedian you might not recognize in a photo. His audio plays are in the 99th percentile in comedy and music on Pandora alone, averaging over 1MM per week. If you want to know what he looks like, his most recent release "Dad Chaniels" is available now as a special, streaming globally on Amazon Prime Video along with his previous special "As Is" and a documentary following Chad, Tom Segura, and Pete Lee through China called "I Need You To Kill.

Brian Posehn - The Bell House
October 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

Ages 21+ Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn always has a full plate in front of him. He is constantly touring as a stand-up comedian in the best comedy clubs and rock venues in the country. 2013 marked the release of his first hour long special, The Fartist, through Netflix. Brian is currently writing a book to be released in 2017. His latest specials "25x2" and "Criminally Posehn" can be seen on SeeSo. He has a popular podcast, Nerd Poker, on the Earwolf Network.

Asian AF - UCBT Hell's Kitchen
October 11, 2019 - New York

Asian AF is a variety show featuring the best Asian American talent in Los Angeles and New York. Improv, sketch, stand-up and even some music. This show isn't just lit AF, it isn't just funny AF, it's Asian

House of Bricks - Pine Box Rock Shop
October 11, 2019 - New York

HOUSE OF BRICKS is a rip-roaring comedy show hosted by your three best friends Michael Good, Brandon Ream and Gideon Hambright. The second Friday of every month they bring out their absolute favorite comedians to tell jokes, party and have an all around good time. It’s the most fun you’ll ever have in Brooklyn; put together by the nicest people you’ll ever meet. This month we're excited to feature: Martin Urbano (Comedy Central) Chloe Radcliffe (TBS Comic To Watch) Jordan Jensen (Nashville Comedy Festival) Kendall Farrell (Rogue Island Comedy Festival) Jaffer Khan (Laughing Skull) Doors at 7:45pm, Show at 8:00pm

The Focus Group: An Improvised Musical - UCBT Hell's Kitchen
October 11, 2019 - New York

Anything can happen in Musical Improv Comedy but one way to ensure the audience gets exactly what they want is to ask them! We're bringing in real live Market Research Analysts to hold a fun focus group with the audience to find out what would make for the Best Musical Ever. Then our team of talented UCB Improvisers will bring those research findings to comedic life in a narrative musical!

Ron White - Palace Theatre
October 11, 2019 - Albany

Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White returns to Albany on October 11th, 2019, performing at the Palace Theatre. White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, has long since established himself as a star in his own right. Over the past 15 years, White has been one of the top grossing stand up comedians on tour in the country. His comedy recordings have sold over 14 million units (solo and with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour), he's been nominated for two Grammys, he was featured in the Cameron Crowe Showtime Series, "Roadies," and he even authored a book that appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List.

Rob Schneider - Carolines on Broadway
October 11, 2019 - New York

A household name and a bona-fide comedy star, Rob Schneider is well known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, and has become one of the most popular touring acts in comedy. Schneider created and stars in the Netflix docu-series 'Real Rob', which focuses on the day-to-day hijinks of Rob's life. The series marks the first time any actor has ever written, produced, starred in, directed and financed an entire season of a television show.

Lucky Cheng's Drag Cabaret, Restaurant & Bar Presents: Egypt - Stage 48
October 11, 2019 - New York

Join us on Friday, October 11th when Jennifer Lopez impersonator extraordinaire, Egypt is our special guest performer! Drag Dinner seating featuring a three course prix fixe menu created by Celebrity Executive Chef, Saul Montiel. Celebrate a Birthday, Bachelorette, Girls Night Out, RuPaul's Drag Race Fan, or entertain out of town guests! Stay after the Drag Dinner Show for our After Dinner Dance with DJ Josephine!

Chad Daniels - Gotham Comedy Club
October 11, 2019 - New York

Chad Daniels: With over 700 million streams of his four albums to date, Chad Daniels is one of the most listened to comics you've never heard of. His fifth album and second special will be released in April of 2019. Hailing from Fergus Falls, MN, Chad is one of only 13 comics to perform on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien. His first hour special "As Is" is currently available on Amazon; he has performed thrice on Conan, and on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Chad has a Comedy Central Presents half hour special, and his most recent album "Footprints on the Moon" nabbed the top spot for comedy album streams in 2017. You can also watch the documentary "I Need You To Kill" following Chad, Tom Segura, and Pete Lee on tour in China, on Amazon Prime.

The Piaf Experience: The Best of Piaf,Aznavour and Trenet Feat. Margot Sergent - Club Bonafide
October 12, 2019 - New York

The PIAF experience: the best of PIAF, AZNAVOUR, and TRENET starring Margot Sergent The PIAF experience features Margot Sergent, an acclaimed cabaret singer, actress, and harpist who sang her way up from Parisian clubs to prestigious venues such as l'Olympia, almost mirroring the career path of Edith Piaf.

Live from Here W/ Chris Thile - The Town Hall
October 12, 2019 - New York

Starting in September, Live From Here with Chris Thile makes Town Hall its new home! Join us Saturdays in the Fall for this exciting national weekly broadcast! Live from Here with Chris Thile is a Saturday-night destination for audiences everywhere. This variety show features a unique blend of musical performances, comedy and audience interaction. Acclaimed musician and songwriter Chris Thile welcomes a wide range of well-known and up-and-coming talent to share the stage and create a beautiful listening experience.

Backyard Show - Pinebox Rockshop
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Co-hosted and produced by longtime comedians, friends, and 1-year-anniversary roommates Leanne Velednitsky and Rebecca Weiser, Backyard Show is a FREE variety show about getting cozy with NYC's best comedians, celebrities, and inanimate objects

I Ain't Afraid of No Ghost! - Nick Dussault - The Duplex Cabaret Theatre
October 12, 2019 - New York

Comic entertainer and aspiring influencer Nick Dussault returns to the Duplex for an exciting evening of laughter, silliness and a song or two. Given the season, don't be surprised if ghoulish visitors from another realm join in the fun. Nick's last show, the holiday spectacular "O Holy Shit What a Nite!", was a sell out. Get your tickets early.

The Gotham All-Stars! - Gotham Comedy Club
October 12, 2019 - New York

A professional Showcase featuring comics from "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon", "Late Night with Seth Meyers", "The Late Show", "The Daily Show", Conan on TBS, Comedy Central, HBO, and various TV shows and films.

Chad Daniels - Gotham Comedy Club
October 12, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over Select Show: Chad Daniels: With over 750 million streams of his 5 albums to date, Chad Daniels is the most listened to comedian you might not recognize in a photo. His audio plays are in the 99th percentile in comedy and music on Pandora alone, averaging over 1MM per week. If you want to know what he looks like, his most recent release "Dad Chaniels" is available now as a special, streaming globally on Amazon Prime Video along with his previous special "As Is" and a documentary following Chad, Tom Segura, and Pete Lee through China called "I Need You To Kill."

Chad Daniels - Gotham Comedy Club
October 12, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over Chad Daniels: With over 750 million streams of his 5 albums to date, Chad Daniels is the most listened to comedian you might not recognize in a photo. His audio plays are in the 99th percentile in comedy and music on Pandora alone, averaging over 1MM per week. If you want to know what he looks like, his most recent release "Dad Chaniels" is available now as a special, streaming globally on Amazon Prime Video along with his previous special "As Is" and a documentary following Chad, Tom Segura, and Pete Lee through China called "I Need You To Kill."

The Diversity Show (The Vintage Lounge) - Gotham Comedy Club
October 12, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over Nothing . . . except their passion for comedy, their ability to break down racial and ethnic barriers through laughter, and their belief that diversity enhances all of our lives. These 3 men – Akash Bhasin, Alex Barnett and Charles McBee – who come from three very different backgrounds, use comedy to tackle head-on the racial and ethnic prejudices and stereotypes that even now in the 21st Century still linger. Through their unique comedic perspectives, these men challenge the prejudices that still exist in today's world. And, when they do, look out, you'll find yourself not only laughing out loud but emerging with new perspectives on race and ethnicity and the wonderful diversity of American culture.

The Gotham All-Stars! - Gotham Comedy Club
October 12, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over A professional Showcase featuring comics from "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon", "Late Night with Seth Meyers", "The Late Show", "The Daily Show", Conan on TBS, Comedy Central, HBO and various TV shows and films.

Mic Jordan - Saturday Open Mic - Eastville Comedy Club
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

One of the ONLY Saturday open mics! To sign up for this open mic: email: [email protected] The mic is booked first-email first-serve. $5 dollars & 1 drink get you 5 minutes on stage. Comedian of the week wins free mic for the following week and promotion on the mics Instagram.

The Curfew - UCBT Hell's Kitchen
October 12, 2019 - New York

Ten of the UCBT's most seasoned improvisers create hilarious worlds from scratch in this long-running show. In addition to being veteran performers at the UCBT, members of The Curfew have appeared on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, 30 Rock, Comedy Central, Adult Swim, MTV, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien. On the web they've starred in projects by Improv Everywhere, The Onion, Funny or Die, and College Humor.

Rob Schneider - Carolines on Broadway
October 12, 2019 - New York

A household name and a bona-fide comedy star, Rob Schneider is well known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, and has become one of the most popular touring acts in comedy. Schneider created and stars in the Netflix docu-series 'Real Rob', which focuses on the day-to-day hijinks of Rob's life. The series marks the first time any actor has ever written, produced, starred in, directed and financed an entire season of a television show.

Lucky Cheng's Drag Cabaret, Restaurant & Bar Presents: Juicy LIU - Stage 48
October 12, 2019 - New York

Drag Dinner seating featuring a three course prix fixe menu created by Celebrity Executive Chef, Saul Montiel. Celebrate a Birthday, Bachelorette, Girls Night Out, RuPaul's Drag Race Fan, or entertain out of town guests!

Datevik Hovanesian & Her Trio --- Jazz - The Triad
October 12, 2019 - New York

An Intimate Evening of Beautiful Jazz Music with Datevik Hovanesian & her Trio Back by popular demand, New York Jazz lovers can attend a special evening of music that only Datevik and her talented companions can provide. Pianist Bob Albanese, Bass player Joe Fitzgeralt and Drummer David Meade will accompany Datevik in this journey and you are invited to join them. Her program will include a beautiful bouquet of Jazz Standards, Brazilian tunes and Armenian old folk songs arranged into Jazz, presented in a fresh new way, keeping its heart, soul and tradition of hundreds of years.

Chad Daniels - Gotham Comedy Club
October 12, 2019 - New York

Chad Daniels: With over 700 million streams of his four albums to date, Chad Daniels is one of the most listened to comics you've never heard of. His fifth album and second special will be released in April of 2019. Hailing from Fergus Falls, MN, Chad is one of only 13 comics to perform on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien. His first hour special "As Is" is currently available on Amazon; he has performed thrice on Conan, and on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Chad has a Comedy Central Presents half hour special, and his most recent album "Footprints on the Moon" nabbed the top spot for comedy album streams in 2017. You can also watch the documentary "I Need You To Kill" following Chad, Tom Segura, and Pete Lee on tour in China, on Amazon Prime.

The Diversity Show (The Vintage Lounge) - Gotham Comedy Club
October 12, 2019 - New York

Nothing . . . except their passion for comedy, their ability to break down racial and ethnic barriers through laughter, and their belief that diversity enhances all of our lives. These 3 men – Akash Bhasin, Alex Barnett and Charles McBee – who come from three very different backgrounds, use comedy to tackle head-on the racial and ethnic prejudices and stereotypes that even now in the 21st Century still linger. Through their unique comedic perspectives, these men challenge the prejudices that still exist in today's world. And, when they do, look out, you'll find yourself not only laughing out loud but emerging with new perspectives on race and ethnicity and the wonderful diversity of American culture.

Backyard Show - Pine Box Rock Shop
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Co-hosted and produced by longtime comedians, friends, and 1-year-anniversary roommates Leanne Velednitsky and Rebecca Weiser, Backyard Show is a FREE variety show about getting cozy with NYC's best comedians, celebrities, and inanimate objects

Chad Daniels Headlines Gotham Comedy Club - Gotham Comedy Club
Through October 12, 2019 - New York

With over 700 million streams of his four albums, Chad Daniels is one of the most listened to comics you’ve never heard of. His new stand-up special, Dad Chaniels is currently available to stream for free on Amazon. Hailing from Fergus Falls, MN, Chad is one of only 13 comics to perform on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien. His first hour special As Is is currently available on Amazon; he has performed thrice on Conan and on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Chad has a Comedy Central Presents half hour special, and his most recent album Footprints on the Moon nabbed one of the top spots for comedy album streams in 2017. You can also watch the documentary I Need You To Kill following Chad, Tom Segura and Pete Lee on tour in China, on Amazon Prime. Chad’s also co-hosts his popular weekly podcast Middle of Somewhere with his friend Cy Amundson. Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=192&v=h2LUbmm0fFw. Visit: https://www.chaddaniels.com/. Showtimes: Fri. & Sat. 8:00PM & 10:00PM

Chad Daniels - Gotham Comedy Club
Through October 12, 2019 - New York

Featuring Richie Redding and Amy Shanker! Chad Daniels: With over 750 million streams of his 5 albums to date, Chad Daniels is the most listened to comedian you might not recognize in a photo. His audio plays are in the 99th percentile in comedy and music on Pandora alone, averaging over 1 million per week. If you want to know what he looks like, his most recent release "Dad Chaniels" is available now as a special, streaming globally on Amazon Prime Video along with his previous special "As Is" and a documentary following Chad, Tom Segura, and Pete Lee through China called "I Need You To Kill." Chad's previous album, "Footprints on the Moon" was the most streamed comedy album of 2017, and he has 6 late night appearances and a Comedy Central Half Hour under his belt. If you want to know more, you can follow Chad on Instagram and twitter @thatchaddaniels or subscribe to his facebook page /comedianchaddaniels.

The American Dream Show! - The Tank
Through October 12, 2019 - New York

Fellow Americans, GET READY FOR THE MOST AMERICAN NIGHT OF YOUR LIFE! In these troubled times we must remember what truly unites us—and laugh about it! Join us for a special double feature of award-winning, one-woman physical comedy shows—Yay America! and Pretty Face: An American Dream. Looking forward to seeing you there! Be sure to use the discount code: 15MURICA to get $5 off!

The Gotham All-Stars! - Gotham Comedy Club
October 13, 2019 - Manhattan

18 & over A professional Showcase featuring comics from "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon", "Late Night with Seth Meyers", "The Late Show", "The Daily Show", Conan on TBS, Comedy Central, HBO and various TV shows and films.

Explosions In The Sky - Knockdown Center
October 13, 2019 - Queens,

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Student Driver: Indie Road - The PIT
October 13, 2019 - New York

For over 8 years (AND COUNTING), Student Driver: Indie Road is rocking the PIT Underground! Dig the fun, supportive vibe as we celebrate New York City's indie-improv community and beyond. Each week, two kick-ass indie teams take the stage, followed by the wild world of silly-yet-grounded characters created by host team, Student Driver. Catch future superstars in a new team debut and say you knew them when! Bow down to seasoned veterans flexing their improv might. Reunite old classes and practice teams for one night only! Have an idea for a show? Do it indie road. Drive your own f*cking car. Student Driver's most current members are Langston Belton, Dana Shulman, Jon McDermott, Tom Berg, Joe Albano, BJ Thorne, Christian Roberts and Abbie Harper.

Rob Schneider - Carolines on Broadway
October 13, 2019 - New York

A household name and a bona-fide comedy star, Rob Schneider is well known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, and has become one of the most popular touring acts in comedy. Schneider created and stars in the Netflix docu-series 'Real Rob', which focuses on the day-to-day hijinks of Rob's life. The series marks the first time any actor has ever written, produced, starred in, directed and financed an entire season of a television show.

Gathering The Coven: A Talk Show For Witches - The PIT Underground
October 13, 2019 - New York

It's almost that time of the month again- time to gather your witches and flock to The Peoples Improv Theater (123 E 24th St.) for Gathering the Coven- NYC's only talk show for witches. The theme of our Sunday, October 13th 8pm show is RITUAL and features Jen Kwok (musician), Dara Jemmott (comedian), and Sharon Jamilkowski (artist/comedian). Plus witchy wares for sale by Moon Goddess candles! So gather your coven and join us on the next full moon at The Peoples Improv Theater. See into the future and purchase your $10 tickets in advance. We're taking a few months off but will be back in 2020 for Season 3. Blessed be until then, witches!

Katsura Sunshine - New World Stages
Through January 04, 2020 - New York

Celebrated, internationally renowned performer Katsura Sunshine will bring the ancient Japanese art of Rakugo to New York 40 for its official Off-Broadway debut at New World Stages beginning September 19, press and running through January 4, 2020. Recently the emcee of the G20 in Osaka, Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo comes to Times Square. Called the King of Kimono Comedy, Rakugo is the 400-year-old Japanese traditional art of comic storytelling, currently there are only 800 Rakugo Masters. Hailing from Canada, Sunshine is the only Western Rakugo Master in the world and star of NHK Worldwide, he is hilarious, charming, universally funny and yet so very Japanese. Sunshine is the perfect performer to bridge the gap between the East and the West, in a hilarious style. Critics have raved “A delight, Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo is funny and exciting. If you’re looking for a good way to laugh and forget your troubles this is the show for you!” and “Funny and delightfully intimate with a feeling of improvisation that makes it easy to love.”


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