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Best comedy events in NYC: Critics’ picks

Phil Hanley

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Carolines on Broadway 1626 Broadway, between 49th and 50th Sts
  2. Until Thu Sep 18
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John Witherspoon

  • Price band: 4/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Carolines on Broadway 1626 Broadway, between 49th and 50th Sts
  2. Until Sun Aug 24
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  1. Gotham Comedy Club 208 W 23rd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Aug 22
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Night Late

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre 307 W 26th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Wed Aug 27
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Joke of the week

Joke of the week: Pete Lee

I feel bad for the guy who invented the ceiling fan, because you know the first time he saw a helicopter, he was like, “Oh man, I could have done that!”

Pete Lee plays the Stand Sun 27 and Mon 28. Follow him on Twitter @peteleetweets.

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Comedy tickets in NYC

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