New York City Comedy Shows & Clubs

Each night, comedy clubs in the NYC boroughs host a great variety of comedians performing stand-up, sketch and improv comedy. See our list below for a rundown of some popular venues and recurring shows.

NYC Comedy Events

Every Third Thursday
Happy Place Comedy

QED Astoria, 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria, NY 11105
phone: 347.451.3873, email: [email protected]

Every Third Thursday of the month at 9pm, count on to QED to be your happy place. Happy Place Comedy is a carefree comedy show with a unique lineup of established and up-and-coming New York City comedians, hosted by Sue Funke and Katie Compa. It’s the perfect way to escape your troubles and enjoy a funny and friendly atmosphere [with featured special comfort foods] before taking on the weekend!
Last Wed. of Every Month
The What you Want Comedy Show
Halyard's 406 3rd ave Brooklyn ny 11215
phone: 7146126239, email: [email protected]

Come to Ryan Bard's and Jenny Young's, free, monthly stand up comedy show starring some of nyc's funniest up and coming comedians.
Show starts at 8:30 at Halyard's 406 3rd Ave Brooklyn NY 11215.
Come laugh with us.
Once a Month
No Exit: A Stand-Up Comedy Show

The Well, 272 Meserole Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
email: [email protected]

No Exit is a monthly stand-up comedy show, this time featuring Drew Michael, Joel Kim Booster, Martin Urbano, Jennie Sutton, Tommy McNamara, and Tyler Richardson.
Every Wednesday
Comedians You Should Know NYC

200 N. 14th street Brooklyn, NY, 11222
email: [email protected]

Every Wednesday the Comedians You Should Know collective brings their signature Chicago-style stand up showcase to The Gutter in Brooklyn for an intimiate night of comedy with NYC's funniest.
Comedy at Rockwood Music Hall
196 Allen St, New York NY 10002
phone: 917-740-6564, email: [email protected]

High energy & hilarious buds Abby Felman (Netflix, Redacted Tonight) and Camille Theobald (MTV, NYCF) bring you stand up comedy and music on June 17th at 11pm!

Featuring comedians: Mark Normand (Conan), Sarah Tollemache (The Late Show), Ayanna Dookie (50 Central), Christian Palanco (The Cooligans)
And a musical guest TBA!
Standard Time Comedy Show
Pacific Standard 82 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
phone: 718-858-1951, email: [email protected]

Love live comedy? Enjoy Talk Shows? Well, you’re in luck! Welcome to Standard Time, a brand-new monthly comedy talk show hosted by comedians Gideon Hambright and Nasser Khan!
The Experiment Comedy Gallery

272 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
phone: 9707692452, email: [email protected]

THE EXPERIMENT COMEDY is a comedic collective founded and formed in October of 2013 by Mo Fathelbab, Derek Smith, and Ben Trandem. The purpose of The Experiment is to produce the best in live standup, improv and sketch shows in New York City & Los Angeles; as well as creating innovative comedic content for the Internet in video, audio, and written forms via their website.

Event Calendar:

Every Sunday
The 8, a Comedy Showcase

20 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11249; OR
The Local Hostel & BAR 13-02 44th Avenue • LIC, NY 11101;

The 8 is a weekly standup show where the same set of 5 comedians perform 10 minutes of standup comedy every Sunday for an entire year. This project is designed to give a space for comedians to grow their unique voice, through time, consistency, and discipline.
Every set will be recorded culminating in 8 hours of recorded stand up for each comedian. At the end of the project the 40 hours of comedy will be cut into a compilation album showcasing the evolution of these comedic voices. email: [email protected]
Every Last Sunday of Every Month
Art School Acid Dropout
Creek & The Cave 10-93 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

Grant Lindahl is a cartoonist and talk show host of Art School Acid Dropout. This unique comedy talk show invites a surprise guest visual artist to spend 15min showcasing their visual work. Is it Marina Abramovic or Paul Pope? You will have to show up and see who this crazy savant tricks into showing up!

Then we invite 5 of New York’s top comedians to tell a story about anything their heART desires. Each comedian will be sketched by Grant and his surprise guest artist. Bring your sketch book, bring your dad, Bring a live wild animal! The person with the best live sketch will win a kewl prize. The first 20 guests to show up get a signed limited edition poster!

It will be a fun-filled night of deep intellectual art therapy and shallow humorous comedy story telling!
Deep Dish Comedy at The Lantern
The Lantern
167 Bleecker St, New York, 10012
phone: 2122607993

Come check out our monthly show at The Lantern, in historic Greenwich Village. Producer and comedian Amber Rollo puts together lineups of the hottest NYC comedians for FREE! This month's lineup is beyond killer!

Featuring: Carrie Gravenson (Story Pirates), Lucie Stiener (Writer for Jon Stewart's new HBO Show) Sydnee Washington (The Unofficial Expert Podcast) Ian Fidance (Finding Simfeld) Sam Morrill (Comedy Central)
Every Friday
The Living Room: Standup Comedy Show

Postmark Cafe 326 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
phone: 718-768-2613, email: [email protected]

The longest running stand-up and sketch comedy show in Brooklyn presented by Luke Thayer, Abbi Crutchfield, and Aaron Kominos-Smith (now in it’s 11th year)!

Every Friday night at 8pm come 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, EVERYONE gets in FREE! The show is at The Postmark Cafe: 326 6th St in Brooklyn.

Follow @LivingRoomShow on Twitter for weekly lineups
Every Thursday

Too Soon? Comedy Show
Orchard Street Hotel. The Fitting Room Lounge 2nd Floor 163 Orchard St. NY, NY 10002
phone: 212) 804-8088, email: [email protected]

Come to the Fitting Room. The 2nd floor lounge at the Orchard Street Hotel to see a night of comedy. We have comics from all over the US. Touring comics, comics that have been on late night and up and coming talent from around NYC. Laughing for an hour and 20 mins is a terrific way to spend your evening. We have wine, beer and a complimentary popcorn machine!

Check our instagram page or facebook page for weekly lineups!

Goliath Comedy at Kilo Bravo

Kilo Bravo, 180 N 10th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Every Thursday, Lucie Steiner (HBO) and David Spector host a night of free comedy at Kilo Bravo, featuring pro and up-and-coming comics from across New York City.

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