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Dangerfield’s Comedy Club – Comedy Clubs NYC
1118 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10065
Dangerfield’s Comedy Club is the longest running comedy club in the world. Named after Rodney Dangerfield, co-founder and legendary comedian, the club features the best comedians in the world. It’s location in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City makes it a favorite among celebrity comedians. Famous comics who have performed at Dangerfield’s include Adam Sandler, Tim Allen, Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Andrew Dice Clay, Jim Carrey, Chris Rock and many more!
Dangerfield’s comedy club lineups feature no amateurs, only the best perform at this comedy club!
Without Dangerfield’s, comedy as we know it today would not exist. Many of the biggest names in comedy got their start at this comedy club. Jay Leno used to sleep at the club early on in his career while he earned money from performing his stand-up routine.
Many of Dangerfield’s Comedy Club lineups have appeared in some of the most prestigious venues that comedy has to offer: The Conan O’ Brian Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy Central, Late Night with David Letterman and Late Night with Seth Meyers.
This comedy club was the home to a long-running HBO show titled “Rodney Dangerfield’s Young Comedian Special” where young, up-and-coming comedians would be among Dangerfield’s comedy club lineups. Celebrity comedians such as Louis C.K., Bob Saget and Fred Stoller performed their stand-up routines at the special and this was the catalyst that helped them launch their careers.
Dangerfield’s Comedy Club is the mecca of comedy. Most comedians in NYC, young and old, famous and hopefuls, have ties to this place. Pilgrimages are often made here by today’s biggest celebrities who are looking to reconnect to the place that helped them get their start. If you go to a show here and see a surprise visit from Adam Sandler or Jay Leno don’t be too surprised!
Because of Dangerfield’s prestige and fame in the world of comedy, tickets can be hard to come by. Many people make the trip all the way to The Big Apple in order to catch a show at Dangerfield’s Comedy Club only to find that they are sold out. So, be sure to purchase your Dangerfield’s comedy tickets in advance!