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Molly's Guilt Free Comedy and Ice Cream Social

The Magnet Theater, Midtown
6:30pm

Inspired by two years in recovery from her own eating disorder, Molly Kiernan hosts a guilt-free celebration of sweets and self. Come early for ice cream in the lobby, and stay for improv, standup, characters and song in the theater. For this night (and hopefully the rest of your life), allow yourself to eat, laugh and love who you are.

Featuring: The Baguettes (Mia Bloomfield & Amanda Melhuish), Brian Urreta & Lou Gonzalez, Jesse Roth, Anna Neu & Lee Hubilla, Li'l Bieber, and Natasha Vaynblat.

Proceeds to benefit Everytown For Gun Safety.

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Kweendom

Pete's Candy Store, Williamsburg
7:00pm

A night of comedy and storytelling that's sure to make Mike Pence uncomfortable. It's not just gay, it's GAAAAAYYYYY. Gay like The B-52s are gay. Gay like Hocus Pocus is gay. Gay like Pee-Wee’s Playhouse is gay. Come for the laughs, stay for the fresh faces in your Grindr grid.

Featuring Tarik Daniels (Stonewall Inn), Garry N. Hannon (Funny Haha Funny Queer), Jourdain N. Searles (Madams of the Universe), Rebecca Shortall (Brighton Comedy Festival), and Mark Reiss (Maine Comedy Festival). Hosted by Bobby Hankinson (Awkward Sex and the City).

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Live Dubbed Sitcoms

Videology, Williamsburg
7:30pm

Now in its fourth year, the indie comedy darling LIVE DUBBED SITCOMS is back at Videology on FRIDAY NOVEMBER 17 at 7:30PM! Join a cast of acclaimed comedians from NBC, IFC, HBO and McSweeny’s as they improvise new dialogue over muted episodes of your favorite sitcoms. This month, they have Thanksgiving Episodes of FRIENDS and SAVED BY THE BELL: THE COLLEGE YEARS!

Created by Jo Firestone (The Tonight Show, Punderdome), LIVE DUBBED SITCOMS has been played to sold-out audiences in Brooklyn and Manhattan since 2014 and has been featured in The New York Times, Time Out NY and The Village Voice. Featuring Evan Altshuler, Zach Cherry, Becky Chicoine, Megan Doherty, Dan Glaser, Keaton Patti and Alexis Pereira with special guests tba!

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Rally Your Pals For Puerto Rico

Threesbrewing, Williamsburg
8:00pm

Grab your fave guys and gals and bring them along to see some comedy and music all the while helping raise money for those who need it in Puerto Rico. We are raising money for the Hispanic Federation and we need your help! Her-icane Relief: All-Female Stand-Up Comedy Show hosted by Kate Villa and featuring Annie Donley, Rachel Pegram, Emmy Blotnick, Anna Roisman and Ziwe. And live music from Suena Ashé and Son de Brooklyn.

Featuring Tarik Daniels (Stonewall Inn), Garry N. Hannon (Funny Haha Funny Queer), Jourdain N. Searles (Madams of the Universe), Rebecca Shortall (Brighton Comedy Festival), and Mark Reiss (Maine Comedy Festival). Hosted by Bobby Hankinson (Awkward Sex and the City).

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Camouflage: A Comedy Show

Big Irv's, Williamsburg
9:00pm

Camouflage is a new monthly comedy show. Featuring New York City's top comedians from HBO, Comedy Central, Fallon and more! Come out to Big Irv's in Williamsburg for free comedy and free pizza courtesy of Two Boots Williamsburg. Beer is provided for audience members 21+, donations encouraged. This show WILL SELL OUT, so don't wait to get your tickets. Hosted by Lucas Connolly! Free Pizza!

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Art School Acid Dropout

The Creek and The Cave, Long Island City
10:00pm

Grant Lindahl is a world renowned visual artist banned from MoMA PS1 for being too extreme. Every month he hosts an interactive comedy show at the Creek and the Cave in LIC Queens. Grant opens each show with an eccentric performance piece. Past stunts include getting tattooed live on stage, having a knife thrown at him and playing a giant paint by numbers with the audience!

Everyone is provided drawing materials and encouraged to make art during the show. Each member gets a limited edition show poster and button with the ticket price.

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