Free comedy shows in NYC: Stand-up, improv and more

Laugh along to both budding and established local comedians at these free comedy shows in New York City.

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Free comedy shows in NYC: Wyatt Cenac at Get It Out There

Free comedy shows in NYC: Wyatt Cenac at Get It Out There Photograph: Etienne Frossard

Weknow; we’re biased. But for our money, NYC remains the best place to see live comedy on the planet. In addition to big-ticket gigs, you can catch fine free comedy shows here—be it a night of stand-up, improv, sketch or storytelling—without spending a dime.


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No Name and a Bag o' Chips

  • Free

At Eric J. Vetter and Dawn J. Owens’s comedy show, everyone gets the aforementioned bag, cheap booze, baked goods and comic sets.

  1. Otto’s Shrunken Head 538 E 14th St, between Aves A and B, 10009
  2. Fri Apr 18
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Zebra Cake

  • Free

Comics Josh Carter, Josh Homer and Adam Mamawala invite fellow stand-ups to this weekly downtown showcase.

  1. Beauty Bar 231 E 14th St , between Second and Third Aves, 10003
  2. Fri Apr 18
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Live from Outer Space

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The endearingly histrionic John F. O'Donnell joins understated absurdists Ben Kronberg and Erik Bergstrom to host this weekly night of stand-up.

  1. The Cobra Club 6 Wyckoff Ave, between Jefferson and Troutman Sts, 11237
  2. Fri Apr 18
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Marina Franklin

  • Critics choice
  • Free

These shows also feature Mike Vecchione and Kurt Metzger.

  1. The Stand 239 Third Ave, between 19th and 20th Sts, 10003
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Shoot the Shite!

  • Free

A quartet of working young stand-ups—Ray DeVito, Ben Kronberg, Nick Cobb and Tim Dimond—host this monthly evening of comedy.

  1. The Creek and the Cave 10-93 Jackson Ave, at 11th St, 11101
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Marina Franklin

  • Critics choice
  • Free

These shows also feature Mike Vecchione and Kurt Metzger.

  1. The Stand 239 Third Ave, between 19th and 20th Sts, 10003
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Queer in the Cave

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The Creek and the Cave hosts a night of gay fun, kicking off on the main stage with Love, Poverty, War, in which Tom Dillon invites local comedians to make light of unfunny world events. At midnight,

  1. The Creek and the Cave 10-93 Jackson Ave, at 11th St, 11101
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Marina Franklin

  • Critics choice
  • Free

These shows also feature Mike Vecchione and Kurt Metzger.

  1. The Stand 239 Third Ave, between 19th and 20th Sts, 10003
  2. Sat Apr 19
More info

Beauty Bar Comedy

  • Free

Adam Sokol, Nate Fridson and Brad Austin welcome stand-up comedy from those you know and others they think you should.

  1. Beauty Bar 231 E 14th St , between Second and Third Aves, 10003
  2. Sun Apr 20
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The Broken Comedy Show

  • Free

Comics Nimesh Patel, Michael Che and Mike Denny host rising stand-ups each week at this Greenpoint spot.

  1. Bar Matchless 557 Manhattan Ave, at Driggs Ave, 11222
  2. Mon Apr 21
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