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Written by: Joseph Santiago

New York Comedy Club – Midtown

The New York Comedy is a club that is open since 1989 in the Gramercy neighborhood. The place offered an excellent menu of drinks, good comedy shows, and an atmosphere similar to the great comedy clubs when they started working. Today it works in 2 places, with different schedules:

241 East 24th St. New York, NY 10010

The New York Comedy Club – Midtown schedule is:

Monday: 6:30 PM – 12:30 AM
Tue-Fri: 6:30 PM- 2:00 AM
Sat: 4:30 PM- 2:00 AM
Sun: 4:30 PM- 12:30 AM

New York Comedy Club – East Village

85 East 4th St. New York, NY 10003

The New York Comedy Club – East Village schedule

Sun-Wed: 6:30 PM- 11:00 PM
Thu-Fri: 6:30 PM – 12:15 AM
Sat: 6:30 PM- 2:00 AM

This club has many positive reviews, and the part that the audience liked was the quality of the comedians who frequent the shows. The comedians who do shows here are:

Todd Barry: is an actor, comedian, voice actor, and took place in Comedy Central Presents.
Judah Friedlander: this actor and comedian, is one of the best known for appearing in movies like Star Wars (2015), Zoolander, and many more.
Sherrod Small: is a stand-up comedy specialist and is known for having regular shows at Comedy Cellar.

New York Comedy is different from other clubs because it has its clothing brand with the same name. They have Sweatshirt, Snapback Hat, Trucker Cap, ¾ sleeve raglan shirt, and much more clothing.

Comedy Cellar

It is considered one of the best Comedy Club in Manhattan, and the most famous comedians always frequent this place. In 1982, a television writer and producer named Bill Grundfest founded this Comedy Club in Greenwich Village.

It has 3 locations, which are:
117 Macdougal St, New York, NY 10012.
130 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012.
3700 W Flamingo Rd Las Vegas, NV 89103

The Comedy Cellar is between the first comedy club best rated by the audience. According to TripAdvisor and its community, 76% of people say the service is excellent. Also, the food and snacks are perfect for watching a live comedy show.

An additional service that few clubs have is offer classes to learn the routines to make a right Stand up comedy. This program is called comedy cellar classes, and you can request enrollment by mail.

Almost all their comedians are famous, had several appearances on TV, or another medium. The comedians who go are:
Dan Naturman: He is a professional comedian, America’s Got Talent ex-participant. He appeared on Late Night with Conan O’Brien O’Brien and a Comedy Central special.
Mike Yard: He is a professional comedian, was a contributor to the series The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, and winner of Comedy Central’s Get Up.
Colin Quinn: He is an actor, writer, and comedian who has had appearances in television series, movies and has written several works.

LOL Times Square Comedy Club

It is in Time Square at 711 7th Ave, NY, NY 10036, and the purpose of this comedy club is to be the best entertainment New York can have. They do not have a single kind of audience; all the people who want to have fun are the public looking for this club.

Every day is full of tourists who want to have fun with comedians, acts of magic, and all kinds of drinks. It has 30 shows per week; among those, there are family shows, humor for adults, and the Times Square Magic.

The comedians and magicians who participate in Lol Times Square Comedy Club are:
Jason Kanter: He is a writer, a comedian, and appeared on The Travel Channel, Gotham Comedy Live, and SiriusXM radio.
Sandy Marks: He is a pretty good comedian who has made Stand-Ups comedy in several New York clubs. He has appeared on HBO and Comedy in the Park.
Tom Daddario: He is a comedian with 18 years of experience in making people laugh around NYC. It appeared on Sirius / XM radio.
Magicians: they come from America’s Got Talent, Last Comic Standing, Brain Games, and Masters of Illusion.

 Eastville Comedy Club

It is the only Brooklyn Comedy Club, and that existed since 2008 in Manhattan. In 2018 they moved to 487 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, NY 11217 because they wanted to increase their space to offer much more culture. Its area has 120 seats to enjoy the best shows, and have a drink to have an excellent experience.

Its beverage and snack section adapts to any taste and age; you can drink from wine to cocktails while eating popcorns and Twix. It also has a gift certificate that includes a ticket for two drinks per person, perfect for making an excellent gift to a comedy fan.

In websites like TripAdvisor has one of the best ratings and with few negative reviews. The comedians who frequent this Comedy Club are:

Janeane Garofalo: is a political activist, writer, actress, and comedian, who appeared in Ratatouille (making voice), Wonderland, The Sopranos on HBO.
Hari Kondabolu: has experience as an actor, filmmaker, and Stand-up comedy.
Christian Finnegan: is an actor, writer, and comedian. He appeared on Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show.

Greenwich Village Comedy Club

It is a comedy club that is near to Washington Square Park, at 99 Macdougal St New York, NY 10012 212-777-5233, in the heart of Greenwich Village. This Comedy Club is quite famous for all the actors, comedians and artists who usually go to present a Stand-up comedy or to see them.

What makes this club interesting is the opportunities it gives to be creative and entertain people in open microphones. On their website, there is the possibility of belonging to the industry room and allows professional development as a comedian.

An event that happened on October 7, 2019, was a select show with several comedians that have appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, The Daily Show, etc. Some artists that performed that night were:
Mike Britt: Today he is known as a singer, but he appeared on Comedy Central.
Teddy Smith: He is a comedian who started a career for a dream he had. He appeared in Central Comedy, Gotham, Showtime, and the movie Umbrellas Kill.
Jon Rineman: He is a comedian, writer, and appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Gotham Comedy Live.

 Broadway Comedy Club

Al Martin’s not only founded the Greenwich Village Comedy Club but also created its third comedy club called Broadway Comedy Club in 2003. It is easy to get to this place because it is at 318 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019-5741.

The clubs that were created by Martin share the preparation of the Industry room for people who would like to participate in the world of comedy. Learn and have a chance to be a big star in New York.

As expected, this Comedy Club is attended by the best actors, comedians, singers and public figures to make the best Stand up comedy. The main comedians are:

Carmen Lynch: is a comedian, writer, and actress who has appeared on Conan, The Late Show With David Letterman, and Inside Amy Schumer.

Kevin Downey Jr: is an ex-contestant of America’s Got Talent, is a columnist and is dedicated to comedy.

Mike cannon: he is a comedian and made a podcast called “I Think It Just Kicked In”. He was 7th in the Billboard comedy Charts with 4 million reproductions in Pandora.

Dangerfield’s Comedy Club

This list can not miss the oldest comedy club in the world, or better known as Dangerfield’s. It is on 1st Avenue & 61st Street, New York, NY 10065, and was created in 1969 by Rodney Dangerfield and Anthony Bevacqua.

This comedy club is quite known for its antiquity, the fun, intimate comedy, and dinner shows. The main objective of this place is to give an excellent food service, drink, and make people happy with a good laugh.

It is not necessary to mention that they have the best reviews of all comedy clubs.

Dangerfield’s offers three types of tickets to go to their comedy show, and each has different privileges. Which are:

The Rib Tickler Show Only: this ticket only allows you to see the shows that start from 8:30 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

The Rib Tickler & dinner: the entrance allows you to eat an excellent dinner (it must be a menu item), and enjoy a comedy show.

Date night: this ticket is perfect for people who want to go out at night to enjoy a good show.