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


 


CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO


Techno-thriller derived from actual "black box" transcripts of six real life airlines emergencies; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-7570; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, $8. [though 4/1]


 


FREE BREAD & WINE


The Brain Trust returns with improv based on audience interviews; The Red Room at KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 1st. & 2nd Aves.), 387-2028, Fri. at 10:30, free. [through 3/21]


 


GERSHWIN HOTEL


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


 


THE GRAPES OF RALPH


Leading-edge sketch comedy from the up-and-coming, five member troupe Ralph, follow-up to Maybe I Can Get Laid In Jail; St. Mark’s Theater, 94 St. Mark’s Place (betw. 1st. Ave. & Ave. A), 777-6088; Sat. at 10:30, $12. [through 4/15]


 


AN HOUR OF HELL IN HARMONY


Melissa Dodd’s ability to piss her pants on stage is only part of what makes her one woman show funny; Surf Reality, The Piano Store, 158 Ludlow (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 463-3410; Thurs. at 8, $10 [through 3/9]


 


PLAN B


The so-called twisted child of Mummenschanz & Mr. Show; Parkside Lounge, 317 E. Houston St. (Attorney St.), 800-246-1390; Mon. at 8:30, contrib. [through 2/28]


 


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; Sat. at 8, $12, $8 st.


 


ROCK MONOLOGUES


Rob Paravonian’s one-man comedy about livin’ la vida heavy metal; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St., 2nd Fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182 or www.surfreality.org; Thurs. at 8, $6.


 


7 1/2 SECRETS OF A VERY SUCCESSFUL RELATIONSHIP


Epstein & Hassan, the ultimate "inter-" couple, share their marital secrets; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St., 2nd Fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182 or www.surfreality.org; Mon. at 8, $8 [through 3/27]


 


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.), 353-7716; Sun. at 7-9, $7, $6 adv.


 


TRAVEL SHOW: FROM HEROES TO ETERNITY


The Circle in the Squirrel send a lonesome traveler around the world; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St., 2nd Fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182 or www.surfreality.org; Fri. at 8; $8. [through 3/24]


 


TWELVE ANGRY SHOWS


Weekly platter of sketch & improv comedy with open jam segment by five-member troupe; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St., 2nd Fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182 or www.surfreality.org; Sat. at 10, $8, $6 st.


 


UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE


A plethora of events from some of the strangest, yet sanest, people around. "The Tame Show" (Weds. at 8) followed by "Icky" (9:30); "Herald Night" double feature (Thurs. at 8 & 9:30) & "Bogus Sting" (11, free); Friday, Delaney & Dave’s sketch comedy, "Naked Babies in Emotional Stuntmen" (8); "Piledriver" (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, (Sat. at 11:30); "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. 2001" long-form improv show is still running (Sun. at 7:30 & 9:30); "Viva Amore" is UCB’s annual tribute to love day (Mon. at 8) "Lylice" (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.

 

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


 


CARMEN MOFONGO’S FIESTA DE AMOR


Catch Carmen & her incredible, edible hats before the WB takes her out of the LES forever; 172 Allen St., 2nd Fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182 or www.surfreality.org; Thurs. & Sat. at 8, $8. [though 2/12]


 


CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO


Techno-thriller derived from actual "black box" transcripts of six real life airlines emergencies; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-7570; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, $8. [though 4/1]


 


CLAY ALLEN VS. REV. JEN


Debut stand-up for the shampoo kid at Rev. Jen’s Anti-Slam; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-7570; Wed. at 8, $3.


 


FREE BREAD & WINE


The Brain Trust returns with improv based on audience interviews; The Red Room at KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 1st. & 2nd Aves.), 387-2028, Fri. at 10:30, free.


 


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.


 


Love directions


Ten eclectic performers do the love thang; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-7570; Thurs.-Sat. at 10, $8.


PLAN B


The so-called twisted child of Mummenschanz & Mr. Show; Parkside Lounge, 317 E. Houston St. (Attorney St.), 800-246-1390; Mon. at 8:30. [through 2/28]


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; Sat. at 8, $12, $8 st.


 


7 1/2 SECRETS OF A VERY SUCCESSFUL RELATIONSHIP


Epstein & Hassan, the ultimate "inter-" couple, share their marital secrets; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St., 2nd Fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182 or www.surfreality.org; Mon. at 8, $8. [through 2/28]


 


THE SEX SHOW: FEATURING LIVE SKETCH ACTS


The Circle in the Squirrel Co. unzips & whips out the truth about sex & relationships; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St., 2nd Fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182 or www.surfreality.org; Fri. at 8, $8. [through 2/11]


 


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.), 353-7716; Sun. at 7-9, $7, $6 adv.


 


UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE


A plethora of events from some of the strangest, yet sanest, people around. "Who Do You Think You Are?" (Weds. at 8) followed by "Icky" (9:30); "Herald Night" double feature (Thurs. at 8 & 9:30) & "Bogus Sting" (11, free); Friday, Delaney & Dave’s first sketch comedy, "Marooned" (8); "Piledriver" (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, (Sat. at 11:30); "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. 2000" long-form improv show is still running (Sun. at 7:30 & 9:30); "Lylice" (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.

 

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



 



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.


 



GRINDHOUSE-A-GO-GO



Faceboy hosts "a performance salad of the funniest, the funkiest, the
dirtiest & the drunkiest" at Surf Reality’s House of Urban Savages,
172 Allen St., 2nd Fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182; Fri. at
12 a.m., $6, incl. 1 Budweiser [through 1/28].


 



LOVE, LUST & BEYOND



Annual winter festival CultureMart 2000 feat. Kitty Brazelton & her "Rockestra
Dadadah" which confronts women’s sexuality; Here, 145 6th Ave. (betw.
Spring & Dominick Sts.), 647-0257; Fri. at 11 & Sat. at 2, call for
price [through 1/8].


 



PILEDRIVER



Upright Citizen Brigade’s & William Merritt’s Fat Ass Productions’
improvised version of professional wrestling starring, "The Serbian Nightmare,"
"Beniet the Mad Frenchman," & "Broadcaster Dick Duffy;"
161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org/schedule
for info; Fri. at 8, $5.


 



PLAN B – NEW YEAR’S ABSOLUTION



Bring in the new year with some improv–"Mummenschanz meets Mr. Show;"
Creative Artist’s Laboratory, 203 W. 38th St., (7th Ave.), 246-1390; Fri.
& Sat. at 10, $8 [through 1/8].


 



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.), 353-7716; Sun. at 7-9, $7, $6 adv.


 



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); "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.


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


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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.


 


FEED THE RICH


Bedtime Sketch Comedy pres. Tim Burr’s & Aaron Ring’s "bi-curious" comedy; Nada 45, 445 W. 45th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves), 759-6346; Weds. at 8, $10.


 


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.


 


GROUND ZERO


Superheros & autographed underwear are just some of the ingredients in Ground Zero’s sketch comedy show "Tasty Goodness;" Kraine Theater at KGB, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave. & Bowery), 539-2663; Weds. & Thurs. at 8, $10.


 


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.


 


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


Frank Perez directs "The Living Room" followed by Latin Jazz Jam (Tues.), Poetry Slam (Weds.) & Hip-hop & Poetry showcase (Thurs.); Nuyorican Cafe, 236 3rd St. (betw. Aves. B & C), 505-8183.


 


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.


 


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); "Harold Night," is long-form improv feat. Mother/Replace Toner & Merkin/Mobile Assult Unit (Thurs. at 8 & 9:30), followed by Bogus Sting (11); 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.

 

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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 [through 11/21].


 


DYSFUNCTIONAL SEX SHOW


Comical family life sketches feat. "We Treat You Like Family…Theme Restaurant," "Try-Outs," & "Help Line;" Gotham City Improv, 158 W. 23rd St., 2nd Fl. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 367-9000; Mon. at 8:30, $8 & 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. blend of sketch, improv & hilarity (Fri. at 9), 50-minutes of Camera Shy Seniors’ best comic mayhem "Held Back" (Fri. at 7, see above, through 12/10); 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 midnight, $5 [through 11/20].


 


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].


 


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.


 


OUTTALINE


New comedy group performs sketch comedy, improv & stand-up at the Gotham Comedy Club, 34 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 367-9000; Mon. at 8:30, $8 & 2 drink min.


 


PILEDRIVER


Upright Citizen Brigade’s & William Merritt’s Fat Ass Productions’ improvised version of professional wrestling starring, "The Serbian Nightmare," "Beniet the Mad Frenchman," & "Broadcaster Dick Duffy;" 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org/schedule for info; Sat. at 10, $5.


 


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.


 


WHO’S KILLING THE CAST OF SCREAM CREEK?


Mockery of closet pedophiles that are obsessed with the antics of Dawson Creek High School crossed with Scream; Pyramid Club, 101 Ave. A (betw. 6th & 7th Sts.), 462-9077; Sat. at 8, $10 [through 11/18].


 


SHOWY LADY SLIPPER


Richard Maxwell eavesdrops on "American girls" at P.S. 122, 150 1st Ave. (9th St.), 477-5288; Thurs.-Sun. at 7:30, Sun. at 6, $15 [through 11/14].


 


SUNDAY NIGHT IMPROV


Weekly improvised comedy jam based on audience participation, including 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); "Harold Night," is long-form improv feat. Mexpop/Replace Theater & New Team/The Swarm (Thurs. at 8 & 9:30), followed by Bogus String (11); Friday, Delaney & Dave’s first sketch comedy, "Marooned" (8); Marshalls’ Women in Comedy Festival pres. an all-star nite of comedy with women, $10 (Fri. at 10); Open improv jam (Fri. at 12 a.m.); New scenes from Comedy Contral’s "The Hand of Adonis" (Sat. at 8); "The Real Real World," skits MTV too fraidy-cat to air (Sat. at 10); "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.

 

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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 [through 11/21].


 


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. blend of sketch, improv & hilarity (Fri. at 9), 50-minutes of Camera Shy Seniors’ best comic mayhem "Held Back" (Fri. at 7, see above, through 12/10); 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 midnight, $5 [through 11/20].


 


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].


 


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.


 


OUTTALINE


New comedy group performs sketch comedy, improv & stand-up at the Gotham Comedy Club, 34 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 367-9000; Mon. at 8:30, $8 & 2 drink min.


 


PILEDRIVER


Upright Citizen Brigade’s & William Merritt’s Fat Ass Productions’ improvised version of professional wrestling starring, "The Serbian Nightmare," "Beniet the Mad Frenchman," & "Broadcaster Dick Duffy;" 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org/schedule for info; Sat. at 10, $5.


 


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.


 


WHO’S KILLING THE CAST OF SCREAM CREEK?


Mockery of closet pedophiles that are obsessed with the antics of Dawson Creek High School crossed with Scream; Pyramid Club, 101 Ave. A (betw. 6th & 7th Sts.), 462-9077; Sat. at 8, $10 [through 11/18].


 


SHOWY LADY SLIPPER


Richard Maxwell eavesdrops on "American girls" at P.S. 122, 150 1st Ave. (9th St.), 477-5288; Thurs.-Sun. at 7:30, Sun. at 6, $15 [through 11/14].


 


SUNDAY NIGHT IMPROV


Weekly improvised comedy jam based on audience participation, including 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 "O’Donnellogues" (9:30); "Harold Night," is long-form improv feat. Cowboy/Mexpop & Mother/The Swarm (Thurs. at 8 & 9:30); Friday, Delaney & Dave in "Marooned" (8); Todd Barry finds himself on the internet in "Icky" (Fri. at 10); Open improv jam, hosted by William Merritt (Fri. at 12 a.m.); New scenes from Comedy Contral’s "The Hand of Adonis" (Sat. at 8); "Piledriver" feat. behind-the-scene look at wrestling (see above, Sat. at 10); "Feature Feature (Sat. at 11:30); "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. 2000" long-form improv show is still running (Sun. at 7:30) & so is "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T." (Sun. at 9:30, free); "Louis CK’s Filthy Stupid Talent Show (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.

 

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