Your weekly cheat sheet to the New York City comedy scene. Discover all the best live stand-up, improv, and storytelling shows in NYC.
7:30pm: See RISK!, a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public” hosted by Kevin Allison, of the legendary TV sketch comedy troupe The State. Featuring Kevin Allison, Guitler Raphael, Blair Socci, and more!
→ The Bell House, Gowanus
8:00pm: Katie Hannigan and Corinne Fisher debuted The Comedienne Project at FringeNYC15. Corinne, the host of the popular anti slut shaming podcast, Guys We Fucked, and Katie, a vehement man hater, both felt themselves falling into the trap of creating material that revolved around men, and our relationships to them. Fisher and Hannigan wanted to break out of their comfort zones and challenge themselves to answer – “What do we think about when we’re not thinking about dudes and sex?” And the two created new half hour sets of fresh material on anything and everything BUT men. (turns out mostly food and vampires,)
→ The Standing Room, Long Island City
8:00pm: Here’s another Let’s See What Else with your weekly host Courtney Maginnis and Tom Delgado. Featuring Sam Morril (Comedy Central), Amy Shanker (Fox), Alex Pavone (MTV), and Bryan Yang (UCB).
→ Poco NYC, Alphabet City
8:30pm: Every Wednesday night, Comedians You Should Know showcases the very best live stand-up comedy the greatest city in the world has to offer in the Spare Room of Brooklyn’s Gutter Bar. This week features Kevin Barnett (The Carmichael’s Show), Bonnie Macfarlane (Last Comic Standing), Rob Cantrell (HBO), Josh Johnson (Comedy Central), Martin Urbano (Just For Laughs), and Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing).
→ The Gutter Bar, Williamsburg