Best comedy 2013: New York's booming scene in a nutshell

Discover the best comedy Gotham has to offer, meet the scene's most promising new faces, and check in with the headliners at this year's New York Comedy Festival

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To get the best comedy in New York, you don't have to look far. Some of the most exciting shows this fall happen during the tenth annual New York Comedy Festival, of course, but there's just as much going on in the city's dedicated comedy clubs, theaters and back rooms of bars. Click below to get our take on some of New York's up-and-coming faces, hear from the NYCF headliners, pick up on the story of comedic storytelling, and check in with our cover boy, the future Fox sitcom star John Mulaney.

When is the New York Comedy Festival?
The New York Comedy Festival, which was organized for the first time in 2004 by Caroline Hirsch and the team from Times Square comedy club Carolines on Broadway, takes place from November 5, 2013 to November 10, 2013.


Best comedy theaters in NYC

Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 307 W 26th St, (between Eighth and Ninth Aves)
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Peoples Improv Theater

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  1. 123 E 24th St, (between Park and Lexington Aves)
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Magnet Theater

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 254 W 29th St, (between Seventh and Eighth Aves)
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UCBEast

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  1. 155 E 3rd St, (between Aves A and B), 10009
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Best comedy 2013: Free shows

  1. Beauty Bar 231 E 14th St , between Second and Third Aves, 10003
  2. Thu Jul 24
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Comedy as a Second Language

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. Kabin 92 Second Ave, between 5th and 6th Sts
  2. Thu Jul 24
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Live from Outer Space

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. The Cobra Club 6 Wyckoff Ave, between Jefferson and Troutman Sts, 11237
  2. Fri Jul 25
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  1. Freddy's Bar 627 Fifth Ave, between 17th and 18th Sts, 11215
  2. Mon Jul 28
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Best comedy 2013: Cheap shows

Sweet

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Ella 9 Ave A, between 1st and 2nd Sts
  2. Tue Jul 29 - Tue Dec 30
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If You Build It

  • Critics choice
  1. UCBEast 155 E 3rd St, between Aves A and B, 10009
  2. Sun Jul 27 - Sun Dec 28
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ASSSSCAT 3000

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre 307 W 26th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Sun Jul 27 - Sun Dec 28
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Uptown Showdown

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Symphony Space 2537 Broadway, At 95th St
  2. Until Tue Mar 25
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