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Rev. Jen hosts a scorn free open mic; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-7570; Weds. at 8, $3.


 


BRAIN CANCER CAUSES CELL PHONES


Sketch play bashes media, earthquakes & NYU; Gene Frankel Theater, 24 Bond St. (betw. Lafayette St. & Bowery), 560-7492; Fri.-Sun. at 8, $10.


 


BURN MANHATTAN


Improv multimedia comedy; Nada 45, 445 W. 45th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 502-0868; Fri. & Sat. at 10, $8.


 


CHAINSAW BOYS


Audience suggestion drives this improv troupe in song, games & performance; Bank St. Theater, 155 Bank St. (betw. Washington & West. Sts.), 501-1728; Fri. at 10, $8, $6 st. [through 12/17].


 


Chicken fried eggnog


All women sketch comedy pres. new material each week; The Triad, 158 W. 72nd St. (betw. Amsterdam & Columbus Aves.), 799-4599; Mon. at 10:30, $10 & $10 min.


 


DOPPELGANGERS


Unscripted two-act play structured by audience suggestion; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-3896; Thurs. at 8, $8, $6 st. [through 12/18].


 


DOWN! DOWN! DOWN! THIRTY SECONDS TO HELL


Musical comedy based on 1970 disaster movies; Grove St. Playhouse, 39 Grove St. (betw. 7th Ave. & Bleecker St.), 539-2614; Weds.-Sun. at 8, $12.


 


FREE BREAD & WINE


Improv comedy based on audience member interviews, performed by Brain Trust; the Red Room at KGB, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave. & Bowery), 802-8604; Sat. at 10:30, free [through 12/18].


 


GERSHWIN HOTEL


Patrick Borelli hosts weekly night of stand-up comedy, improv & sketch comedy for "NYC’s Most Beautiful Performers" at the Gershwin Hotel, 7 E. 27th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 718-832-3822; Thurs. at 8, free & 1 drink min.


 


GOTHAM CITY IMPROV


Main troupe for Gotham City Improv pres. "Original Sketch Comedy Show" (Fri. at 9); "Minimum Wage," history of fast food set to music! (Sat. at 8); Gotham City Improv, 158 W. 23rd St., 2nd Fl. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 367-8222; $5-$10, $3 st.


 


HYBRID VIGOR


Fully improved one acts feat. music, movement & puppetry; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 254-5277; Fri. at 12, $5.


 


IN-A-GADDA-DA-TV-HEAD


Sketch comedy troupe TV Head utilizes puppets, video & "creepy characters" to amuse you; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611; Sat. at 12 a.m., $5.


 


KLAATU


NYC’s 25-piece comedy improv troupe is back at it again with a special performance by the women of Klaatu at 8:30; the Producer’s Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 802-9297 or 501-2905; Mon. at 6:30, $7.


 


MINIMUM WAGE


Sketch comedy troupe appears at the Gotham City Improv Theater, 158 W. 23rd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 367-8222 or www.miniwage.com; Sat. at 8, $8 [through 12/31].


 


THE MOBIUS EXPERIMENT


The last scene comes first in this totally spontaneous play from the people who brought you Burn Manhattan; Bank St. Theater, 155 Bank St. (betw. West & Washington Sts.), 330-6540, Tues. at 9, $6.


 


PILEDRIVER


An improvised behind the scenes look at pro wrestling, finally; Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176; Fri. at 10, $5.


 


PLAY IT BY EAR


Improv opera ensemble collaborates with audience for their "In The Moment" theme; the Producer’s Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 330-7790; Sun. at 3, $20.


 


RAVEN COMEDY


Weekly sketch, improv, stand-up comedy & space aliens? at Raven Cafe, 194 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 529-4712; Thurs. 8-11, free.


 


SUNDAY NIGHT IMPROV


Weekly improv comedy jam based on audience participation, incl. performers from Chicago City Limits, Chainsaw Boys & others; Homegrown Theater, 2628 B’way (betw. 99th & 100th Sts.), 316-4916; Sun. at 7, $6-$7.


 


UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE


A plethora of events from some of the strangest, yet sanest, people around. "Pixie Chick" (Weds. at 8) followed by John O’Donnell’s "O’Donnellogues" (9:30); "Piledriver" (see above, Fri. at 10); Open improv jam (Fri. at 12 a.m.); New scenes from Comedy Central’s "The Hand of Adonis" (Sat. at 8); "The Real Real World," skits MTV too fraidy-cat to air (Sat. at 10), "Feature Feature," improvised movies, (see above, Sat. at 11:30); "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. 2000" long-form improv show is still running (Sun. at 7:30); Todd Barry’s solo performance, "Icky" (Tues. at 8) & students of UCB get a chance to practice in "New Team Harold" (Tues. at 9:30); Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org for info; most performances $5.


 


WHO YOU CALLIN’ A HO, HO HO?


Diva Delaria spreads holiday cheer with skits, music & guests; Joe’s Pub at the Joseph Papp Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St. (Astor Pl.), 239-6200; Fri.-Sun., 9, $25.

 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

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Rev. Jen hosts a scorn free open mic; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-7570; Weds. at 8, $3.


 


BRAIN CANCER CAUSES CELL PHONES


Sketch play bashes media, earthquakes & NYU; Gene Frankel Theater, 24 Bond St. (betw. Lafayette & Bowery), 560-7492; Fri.-Sun. at 8, $10.


 


BURN MANHATTAN


Improv multimedia comedy; Nada 45, 445 W. 45th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 502-0868; Fri. & Sat. at 10, $8.


 


camera shy seniors


Sketch comedy troupe performs some of their "best of" skits, preceded by Brain Tucker’s stand-up; Gotham Comedy Club, 34 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 591-1820; Fri. at 7, $5 [through 12/10].


 


CARMEN MOFONGO’S COQUITO CHRISTMAS


A cute girl wears funny clothes while saying funny things; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611; Thurs. at 10, $8.


 


CHAINSAW BOYS


Audience suggestion drives this improv troupe in song, games & performance; Bank St. Theater, 155 Bank St. (betw. Washington & West. Sts.), 501-1728; Fri. at 10, $8, $6 st. [through 12/17].


 


Chicken fried eggnog


All women sketch comedy presents new material each week; The Triad, 158 W. 72nd St. (betw. Amsterdam & Columbus Aves.), 799-4599; Mon. at 10:30, $10 & $10 min.


 


DECK THE HALLMANS


The Hallman family attempts a "nice" holiday dinner, which audience suggestion & improv inevitably spoil–if that’s not enough there’s free punch; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 254-5277; Fri. & Sat. at 10, $5.


 


DOPPELGANGERS


Unscripted two-act play structured by audience suggestion; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-3896; Thurs. at 8, $8, $6 st. [through 12/18].


 


DOWN! DOWN! DOWN! THIRTY SECONDS TO HELL


Musical comedy based on 1970 disaster movies; Grove St. Playhouse, 39 Grove St. (betw. 7th Ave. & Bleecker St.), 539-2614; Weds.-Sun. at 8, $12.


 


DYSFUNTIONAL FAMILY SHOW


Sketches about the normal chaos; Gotham Comedy Club, 34 W. 22 St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 367-9000; Mon. at 8:30, $4 & 2 drink min.


 


FREE BREAD & WINE


Improv comedy based on audience member interviews, performed by Brain Trust; the Red Room at KGB, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave. & Bowery), 802-8604; Sat. at 10:30, free [through 12/18].


 


GERSHWIN HOTEL


Patrick Borelli hosts weekly night of stand-up comedy, improv & sketch comedy for "NYC’s Most Beautiful Performers" at the Gershwin Hotel, 7 E. 27th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 718-832-3822; Thurs. at 8, free & 1 drink min.


 


GOTHAM CITY IMPROV


Main troupe for Gotham City Improv pres. "Original Sketch Comedy Show" (Fri. at 9); "Minimum Wage," history of fast food set to music! (Sat. at 8); Gotham City Improv, 158 W. 23rd St., 2nd Fl. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 367-8222; $5-$10, $3 st.


 


HYBRID VIGOR


Fully improved one acts feat. music, movement & puppetry; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 254-5277; Fri. at 12, $5.


 


IN-A-GADDA-DA-TV-HEAD


Sketch comedy troupe TV Head utilizes puppets, video & "creepy characters" to amuse you; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611; Sat. at 12 a.m., $5.


 


KLAATU


NYC’s 25-piece comedy improv troupe is back at it again with a special performance by the women of Klaatu at 8:30; the Producer’s Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 802-9297 or 501-2905; Mon. at 6:30, $7.


 


MINIMUM WAGE


Sketch comedy troupe appears at the Gotham City Improv Theater, 158 W. 23rd St., (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 367-8222 or www.miniwage.com; Sat. at 8, $8 [through 12/31].


 


THE MOBIUS EXPERIMENT


The last scene comes first in this totally spontaneous play from the people who brought you Burn Manhattan; Bank St. Theater, 155 Bank St. (betw. West & Washington Sts.), 330-6540, Tues. at 9, $6.


 


PILEDRIVER


An improvised behind the scenes look at pro wrestling, finally; Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176; Fri. at 10, $5.


 


PLAY IT BY EAR


Improv opera ensemble collaborates with audience for their "In The Moment" theme; the Producer’s Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 330-7790; Sun. at 3, $20.


 


RAVEN COMEDY


Weekly sketch, improv, stand-up comedy & space aliens? at Raven Cafe, 194 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 529-4712; Thurs. 8-11, free.


 


SUNDAY NIGHT IMPROV


Weekly improv comedy jam based on audience participation, incl. performers from Chicago City Limits, Chainsaw Boys & others; Homegrown Theater, 2628 B’way (betw. 99th & 100th Sts.), 316-4916; Sun. at 7, $6-$7.


 


THREE JEWS & A PERSIAN


Cornell’s infamous four horsemen put the sketch back in sketch comedy; Club Hector at the Bouwerie Lane Theater, 330 Bowery (Bond St.), 677-0060; Sat. at 11, $10.


 


UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE


A plethora of events from some of the strangest, yet sanest, people around. "Pixie Chick" (Weds. at 8) followed by John O’Donnell’s "O’Donnellogues" (9:30); "Piledriver" (see above, Fri. at 10); Open improv jam (Fri. at 12 a.m.); New scenes from Comedy Central’s "The Hand of Adonis" (Sat. at 8); "The Real Real World," skits MTV too fraidy-cat to air (Sat. at 10), "Feature Feature," improvised movies, (see above, Sat. at 11:30); "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. 2000" long-form improv show is still running (Sun. at 7:30); Todd Barry’s solo performance, "Icky" (Tues. at 8) & students of UCB get a chance to practice in "New Team Harold" (Tues. at 9:30); Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org for info; most performances $5.


 


WHO YOU CALLIN’ A HO, HO HO?


Diva Delaria spreads holiday cheer with skits, music & guests; Joe’s Pub at the Joseph Papp Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St. (Astor Pl.), 239-6200; Fri.-Sun., 9, $25.

 

SKITS & IMPROV ANTISLAM Rev. Jen hosts a scorn free open mic; …

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Rev. Jen hosts a scorn free open mic; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-7570; Weds. at 8, $3.


 


BURN MANHATTAN


Improv multimedia comedy; Nada 45, 445 W. 45th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 502-0868; Fri. & Sat. at 10, $8.


 


BREAKUP GIRL LIVE!


This month it’s Breakup Girl vs. the Millennium Bug as BG continues to fight crimes of the heart; Gotham Comedy Club, 34 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 367-9000; Mon. at 8:30, $8 & 2 drink min.


 


camera shy seniors


Sketch comedy troupe performs some of their "best of" skits, preceded by Brain Tucker’s stand-up; Gotham Comedy Club, 34 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 591-1820; Fri. at 7, $5 [through 12/10].


 


CHAINSAW BOYS


Audience suggestion drives this improv troupe in song, games & performance; Bank St. Theater, 155 Bank St. (betw. Washington & West. Sts.), 501-1728; Fri. at 10, $8, $6 st. [through 12/17].


 


Chicken fried eggnog


All women sketch comedy pres. new material each week; The Triad, 158 W. 72nd St. (betw. Amsterdam & Columbus Aves.), 799-4599; Mon. at 10:30, $10 & $10 min.


 


DECK THE HALLMANS


The Hallman family attempts a "nice" holiday dinner which audience suggestion & imrprov inevitably spoil–if that ain’t enough, there’s free punch; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 254-5277; Fri. & Sat. at 10, $5.


 


DOPPELGANGERS


Unscripted two-act play structured by audience suggestion; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-3896; Thurs. at 8, $8, $6 st. [through 12/18].


 


DOWN! DOWN! DOWN! THIRTY SECONDS TO HELL


Musical comedy based on 1970 disaster movies; Grove St. Playhouse, 39 Grove St. (betw. 7th Ave. & Bleecker St.), 539-2614; Weds.-Sun. at 8, $12.


 


FREE BREAD & WINE


Improv comedy based on audience member interviews, performed by Brain Trust; the Red Room at KGB, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave. & Bowery), 802-8604; Sat. at 10:30, free [through 12/18].


 


GERSHWIN HOTEL


Patrick Borelli hosts weekly night of stand-up comedy, improv & sketch comedy for "NYC’s Most Beautiful Performers" at the Gershwin Hotel, 7 E. 27th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 718-832-3822; Thurs. at 8, free & 1 drink min.


 


GOTHAM CITY IMPROV


Main troupe for Gotham City Improv pres. "Original Sketch Comedy Show" (Fri. at 9); "Minimum Wage," history of fast food set to music! (Sat. at 8); Gotham City Improv, 158 W. 23rd St., 2nd Fl. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 367-8222; $5-$10, $3 st.


 


HARDCORE SOCIAL LIFE


Lady schizophrenia lays a wet one on the Uncouth Players; New York Comedy Club, 241 E. 24th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd. Sts.), 695-0876; Fri. at 7. $10 & 2 drink min.


 


HYBRID VIGOR


Fully improved one acts feat. music, movement & puppetry; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 254-5277; Fri. at 12, $5.


 


IN-A-GADDA-DA-TV-HEAD


Sketch comedy troupe TV Head utilizes puppets, video & "creepy characters" to amuse you; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611; Sat. at 12 a.m., $5.


 


KLAATU


NYC’s 25-piece comedy improv troupe is back at it again with a special performance by the women of Klaatu; the Producer’s Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 802-9297 or 501-2905; Mon. at 6:30, $7.


 


MINIMUM WAGE


Sketch comedy troupe appears at the Gotham City Improv Theater, 158 W. 23rd St., (Betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 367-8222 or www.miniwage.com; Sat. at 8, $8 [through 12/31].


 


THE MOBIUS EXPERIMENT


The last scene comes first in this totally spontaneous play from the people who brought you Burn Manhatten; Bank St. Theater, 155 Bank St. (Greenwhich Ave.), 330-6540; Tues. at 9, $6.


 


NUYORICAN POETS


Fifth night film & video series & script reading (Tues.), Creative Unity Collective, followed by open mic (Weds.) & "The Living Room," directed by Frank Perez (Thurs.-Sat.); Nuyorican Cafe, 236 3rd St. (betw. Aves. B & C), 505-8183; call for time & price.


 


THE OXYMORONS


More queer business from the LES’s favorite dropped children, plus all the box wine you can drink; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611; Sat. at 10, $6.


 


PILEDRIVER


Behind the scenes look at pro wrestling; Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176; Fri. at 10, $5.


 


PLAY IT BY EAR


Improv. opera ensemble collaborates with audience for their "In The Moment" theme; the Producer’s Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 330-7790; Sun. at 3, $20.


 


RAVEN COMEDY


Weekly sketch, improv, stand-up comedy & space aliens? at Raven Cafe, 194 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 529-4712; Thurs. 8-11, free.


 


SAMMY VELVET’S ALL STAR CELEBRITY DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY TELETHON


Sammy Velvet returns to host sham telethon with unusual gang of downtown laughsmiths; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611; Fri. at 7:30, $7.


 


SUNDAY NIGHT IMPROV


Weekly improv. comedy jam based on audience participation, incl. performers from Chicago City Limits, Chainsaw Boys & others; Homegrown Theater, 2628 B’way (betw. 99th & 100th Sts.), 316-4916; Sun. at 7, $6-$7.


 


UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE


A plethora of events from some of the strangest, yet sanest, people around. "Pixie Chick" (Weds. at 8) followed by John O’Donnell’s "O’Donnellogues" (9:30); "Piledriver" (see above, Fri. at 10); Open improv jam (Fri. at 12 a.m.); New scenes from Comedy Central’s "The Hand of Adonis" (Sat. at 8); "The Real Real World," skits MTV too fraidy-cat to air (Sat. at 10), "Feature Feature," improv movies, (Sat. at 11:30); "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. 2000" long-form improv show is still running (Sun. at 7:30); Todd Barry’s solo performance, "Icky" (Tues. at 8) & students of UCB get a chance to practice in "New Team Harold" (Tues. at 9:30); Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org for info; most performances $5.


 


WHO YOU CALLIN’ A HO, HO HO?


Diva Delaria spreads holiday cheer with skits, music & guests; Joe’s Pub at the Joseph Papp Public Theater, 425 Layfayette St. (Astor Pl.), 539-8643; Fri.-Sun., 9, $25.


 


Y2K, You’re OK


The newest show from Chicago City Limits takes a satirical look at the past thousand years; Chicago City Limits Theater, 1105 1st Ave. (61st St.), 764-7900; Thurs. at 8:30, Fri. & Sat at 8, $10.

 

SKITS & IMPROV ANTISLAM Rev. Jen hosts a scorn free open mic; …

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Rev. Jen hosts a scorn free open mic; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-7570; Weds. at 8, $3.


 


BURN MANHATTAN


Improv multimedia comedy; Nada 45, 445 W. 45th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 502-0868; Fri. & Sat. at 10, $8.


 


camera shy seniors


Sketch comedy troupe performs some of their "best of" skits, preceded by Brain Tucker’s stand-up; Gotham Comedy Club, 34 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 591-1820; Fri. at 7, $5 [through 12/10].


 


CHAINSAW BOYS


Audience suggestion drives this improv troupe in song, games & performance; Bank St. Theater, 155 Bank St. (betw. Washington & West. Sts.), 501-1728; Fri. at 10, $8, $6 st. [through 12/17].


 


DOPPELGANGERS


Unscripted two-act play structured by audience suggestion; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-3896; Thurs. at 8, $8, $6 st. [through 12/18].


 


DOWN! DOWN! DOWN! THIRTY SECONDS TO HELL


Musical comedy based on 1970 disaster movies; Grove St. Playhouse, 39 Grove St. (betw. 7th Ave. & Bleecker St.), 539-2614; Weds.-Sun. at 8, $12.


 


Feature feature


UCB’s newest show creates improvised "movies" from audience suggestion; Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org for info; Sat. at 11:30, $5.


 


GERSHWIN HOTEL


Patrick Borelli hosts weekly night of stand-up comedy, improv & sketch comedy for "NYC’s Most Beautiful Performers" at the Gershwin Hotel, 7 E. 27th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 718-832-3822; Thurs. at 8, free & 1 drink min.


 


GOTHAM CITY IMPROV


Main troupe for Gotham City Improv pres. "Original Sketch Comedy Show" (Fri. at 9); "Minimum Wage," history of fast food set to music! (Sat. at 8); Gotham City Improv, 158 W. 23rd St., 2nd Fl. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 367-8222; $5-$10, $3 st.


 

IN-A-GADDA-DA-TV-HEAD

Sketch comedy troupe TV Head utilizes puppets, video & "creepy characters" to amuse you; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611; Sat. at 12 a.m., $5.


 

Ka-Baam!!

The audience will bring to life this improvised comic book one last time in a super-mega-show feat. the entire cast; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611; Fri. at 8, $8.


 

KLAATU

NYC’s 25-piece comedy improv troupe is back at it again with a special performance by the women of Klaatu at 8:30; the Producer’s Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 802-9297 or 501-2905; Mon. at 6:30, $7.


 


MINIMUM WAGE


Sketch comedy troupe appears at the Gotham City Improv Theater, 158 W. 23rd St., (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 367-8222 or www.miniwage.com; Sat. at 8, $8 [through 12/31].


 


NUYORICAN POETS


Fifth night film & video series & script reading (Tues.), Creative Unity Collective, followed by open mic (Weds.) & The Living Room, directed by Frank Perez (Thurs.-Sat.); Nuyorican Cafe, 236 3rd St. (betw. Aves. B & C), 505-8183, call for price.


 


OTHELLO & I


Open mic for comics, improv & sketch performers, hosted by Steve Yankel & Joe ‘Othello’ Dixon; Bar None, 98 3rd Ave. (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 777-6663; Tues. 9-12, free.


 


THE OXYMORONS


More queer business from the LES’s favorite dropped children, plus all the box wine you can drink; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611. Sat. at 10, $6.


 


PLAN B


Group Captain, the latest in long form improv, results in delightful mix of Mummenshanz & Mr. Show; Creative Place Theater, 750 8th Ave. (betw. 46th & 47th Sts.), Fri. at 8, Sat. at 10, $7.


 


PLAY IT BY EAR


Improvisational opera ensemble collaborates with audience for their "In The Moment" theme; the Producer’s Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 330-7790; Sun. at 3, $20.


 


RAVEN COMEDY


Weekly sketch, improv, stand-up comedy & space aliens? at Raven Cafe, 194 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 529-4712; Thurs. 8-11, free.


 


SUNDAY NIGHT IMPROV


Weekly improvised comedy jam based on audience participation, incl. performers from Chicago City Limits, Chainsaw Boys & others; Homegrown Theater, 2628 B’way (betw. 99th & 100th Sts.), 316-4916; Sun. at 7, $6-$7.


 


UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE


A plethora of events from some of the strangest, yet sanest, people around. "Pixie Chick" (Weds. at 8) followed by John O’Donnell’s "O’Donnellogues" (9:30); Friday, Delaney & Dave’s first sketch comedy, "Marooned" (8); Mobile Assult Unit (Fri. at 10); Open improv jam (Fri. at 12 a.m.); New scenes from Comedy Central’s "The Hand of Adonis" (Sat. at 8); "The Real Real World," skits MTV too fraidy-cat to air (Sat. at 10), "Feature Feature," improvised movies, (see above, Sat. at 11:30); "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. 2000" long-form improv show is still running (Sun. at 7:30); Todd Barry’s solo performance, "Icky" (Tues. at 8) & students of UCB get a chance to practice in "New Team Harold" (Tues. at 9:30); Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org for info; most performances $5.


 


Y2K, You’re OK


The newest show from Chicago City Limits takes a satirical look at the past thousand years; Chicago City Limits Theater, 1105 1st Ave. (61st St.), 764-7900, Thurs. at 8:30, Fri. & Sat. at 8, $10.

 

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