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The best comedy shows in NYC tonight

Find all the best comedy shows, including stand-up, improv and sketch, happening tonight in New York

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Big Terrific

Though Gabe Liedman and Jenny Slate have moved to L.A., remaining Big Terrific host Max Silvestri carries on the warm tradition of this Brooklyn mainstay. Every week he welcomes great locals and big names from out of town.

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The best comedy clubs in New York

When it comes to comedy clubs, NYC really has the best of the best

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The best comedy shows in NYC this week

The next seven days of stand-up, sketch, improv and assorted giggles

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The best free comedy shows in NYC

Laugh along to both budding and established local comedians at these free comedy shows

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Best comedy events in NYC: Critics’ picks

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Hot 97 April Fool's Day Comedy Show

Hot 97 FM and Carolines on Broadway teamed up to gather all-star comedians including Sinbad, Lavell Crawford, Damon Waynes Jr., Deon Cole, Donnell Rawlings and more to guarantee this April Fool's Day is full of laughs.

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The Gorgeous Mosaic: An Ode to New York City

Christian Finnegan (Best Week Ever) celebrates his birthday onstage while exploring a topic close to many of our hearts: Why do people move to New York City, and why do they stay? Hang out after the show for complimentary pizza and cake.

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The Stepfathers

The well-respected group, whose founders include Chris Gethard and Saturday Night Live's Bobby Moynihan, create patient, smart improv in this flagship show.

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If You Build It

For years, Girl Code writer and Broad City contributor Kara Klenk has been showcasing her favorite stand-ups in this popular weekly show.

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Upcoming NYC comedy events

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ASSSSCAT 3000

NYC’s long-form improv royalty (including UCBT and SNL folk) play pickup-game style in this famous long-running show.

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Night Train with Wyatt Cenac

This weekly offering, hosted with a cool head and a warm heart by former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac, welcomes great young New York comics and noteworthy out-of-towners.

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Whiplash

This wildly popular show, started by Leo Allen and adopted by Aparna Nancherla, has run for more than five years and been home to the best up-and-comers and biggest names in comedy.

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ComedyJuice

This revered weekly show features lots of worthy local stand-ups and often one or two big names, thanks to the draw of the top comedy giant.

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Top comedy stories

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Phil Hanley talks crowd work and lumberjacks

Get to know the host of the first edition of the Time Out New York Comedy Showcase

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Gary Gulman talks NYC vs. L.A. ahead of his show at Highline Ballroom

Get to know the affable stand-up who can rationalize everything from ukulele playing to stealing from Whole Foods

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Adam DeVine talks Workaholics, comedic inspirations and his future

The stand-up and Modern Family star hates egg whites and barf, and just might be turning into an adult asshole

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Bob Odenkirk talks Better Call Saul

Comedy vet and supporting player Bob Odenkirk hits the big time, starring in his very own spin-off, Better Call Saul

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Jeffrey Ross’s tips for Valentine’s Day victory

Roastmaster General Jeffrey Ross swears by laughing, planning ahead and trying out that other kind of S&M

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Whitney Cummings talks sitcoms, NYC and her renewed passion for stand-up

The sharp-tongued comedian is back in the city and taking over Carolines on Broadway

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