Your weekly cheat sheet to the New York City comedy scene. Discover all the best live stand-up, improv, and storytelling shows in NYC.
8:00pm: The Tenderloins, a New York-based comedy troupe, whose four members – Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano – are the creators, executive producers, and stars of truTV’s hit series, Impractical Jokers. Now in its 5th season and recently greenlit for a 6th season, Impractical Jokers follows The Tenderloins as they coerce one another into doing public pranks while being filmed by hidden cameras. With each new season, the show continues to take dares to outrageous levels with new over-the-top hijinks.
→ Madison Square Garden, Midtown
8:00pm: A TOAST TO THE O.G.’S OF COMEDY is a celebration of comedy toasting trailblazing stand-ups Tracy Morgan and Cedric the Entertainer from the upcoming TBS comedy “The Last O.G.” Audiences will be treated to an unfiltered night of hilarious stand-up featuring Donnell Rawlings, Jak Knight, Derek Gaines, Tracy Ashley, Kevin Iso and a sit-down conversation with Tracy and Cedric and these comedians who have been inspired by them. Proceeds from the event will go to the Fortune Society, a charity that supports successful re-entry from incarceration.
→ NYU Skirball Center, Greenwich Village
11:55pm: Comedian Big Jay Oakerson has been a stand out at comedy and music festivals around the world for the last 2 decades including Just For Laughs Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver & Sydney Australia, Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest, the New York Comedy Festival, SXSW, Moontower Festival, North By Northeast, and Mayhem Festival among others.
→ Village Underground, Greenwich Village