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Here's what you missed at the Time Out New York Comedy Showcase

The first edition of Time Out New York's new monthly comedy show took place last night at Carolines!

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Garden of Laughs

A varied lineup of big names holds down this benefit stand-up show whose proceeds go to the children's organization The Garden of Dreams Foundation. Performers include Lewis Black, Bill Burr, Dane Cook, John Oliver, Billy Gardell and J.B. Smoove.

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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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Judy Gold

Gold's long list of accolades includes two Emmy Awards and a pair of American Comedy Award nominations, and she's done specials for HBO, Comedy Central and Logo. Praise for her most recent Off Broadway hit, The Judy Show—My Life as a Sitcom, endured long past its final curtain call, and you'll see why tonight.

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The best weekly comedy shows in NYC

There are so many great comedy shows in NYC to choose from, but these are the most consistently hilarious

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Best comedy events in NYC: Critics’ picks

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Creek Cave Live

Peggy O'Leary hosts this touring show featuring the Creek and the Cave's favorite alternative stand-ups in NYC.

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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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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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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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