Dancify That! Presented by the New York Comedy Festival (NYC)
Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

Dancify That! Presented by the New York Comedy Festival (NYC)

Come watch as our fabulously costumed contestants compete in creating dance inspired by some of the funniest and bizarre videos from the internet. We all watch the video. Contestants have 3 minutes to create their dance. Then they perform. Then they are judged by some of the judge-iest comedians in the city.

With aerobics, burlesque and a sing-a-long “Dancify That!” will entertain your chassez off.

Watch Video. Make Dance. Go for Gold. Tickets and details here

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Bit Tank (NYC)
Nov
3
9:30 PM21:30

Bit Tank (NYC)

Bit Tank is the live reality show for people who like comedy, business, and the business of comedy. Aspiring comedy writers and performers jump in the Bit Tank for a chance to impress the sharks and turn their comedy gold into cold hard cash. Each show features entrepreneur-comedians pitching their bits to comedy’s biggest sharks. Details and tickets here

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Die Laughing (NYC)
Nov
2
10:00 PM22:00

Die Laughing (NYC)

This is a different kind of comedy event...the kind where we talk about death. We’re not going to beat around the bush and avoid the heavy or just make light of it. We’re going to dive into our losses, grief, fears, and pain, because we know that’s where the deepest laughs and healing are born.

A stand-up and comedic storytelling event with Chris Duffy (You're the Expert), Erik Bergstrom (Comedy Central), Shalewa Sharpe (Night Train w/Wyatt Cenac), Clare O'Kane (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Dara Kosberg (Punch Line in SF) and more. Tickets here

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Nights of Our Lives (NYC)
Oct
23
7:30 PM19:30

Nights of Our Lives (NYC)

Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those nights that stand out a cut above the rest, that left behind stories so full of hilarity and wonder that they're worth sharing. Hosted by David Martin at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Hell’s Kitchen. Details and tickets here

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You're the Expert live at National Geographic (Washington, D.C.)
Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

You're the Expert live at National Geographic (Washington, D.C.)

I'm back at NatGeo in DC for another live taping of You're the Expert! These are always so fun and it's an incredibly cool historic venue to see a show. Featuring Dr. Jennifer Lopez (not that J.Lo) and panelists Jo Firestone (The Tonight Show), Josh Sharp (Comedy Central), and Bowen Yang (Saturday Night Live). Come join us! Details/tickets here

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Monster Mash (NYC)
Oct
5
10:00 PM22:00

Monster Mash (NYC)

Monster Mash smashes together some of New York's best and sweetest comedians to bring you a night that is scary AND fun--what a world! Join us every show as we meet a new Monster--a friend doing something very scary in their lives--and see just what the hell it means to take a risk. There will be a powerpoint presentation, so get stoked. TICKETS AND DETAILS HERE

Cast: 
Luke Null - SNL
Dewayne Perkins - The Break with Michelle Wolf, 3Peat Comedy Collective
Kelsey Bailey - UCB
Danny Lempert - Tight Ship, UCB
Scotty Nelson - The Second City
Shantira Jackson - 3Peat Comedy Collective
Chris Duffy - Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas
John Thibodeaux - The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 3Peat Comedy Collective
Eric Gersen - UCB
Sarah Lazarus - Tight Ship
Hosted by Carley Moseley - The Second City

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You're the Expert live (LA)
Sep
23
7:00 PM19:00

You're the Expert live (LA)

You’re the Expert is a popular live show and podcast that takes academic research out of the ivory tower and into a comedy club. Through game show segments and hilariously misguided guesses, a panel of comedians will try to get to the bottom of what a distinguished scientist studies all day. You're the Expert bridges the worlds of science and comedy to deliver a laugh-out-loud-funny show packed with meaningful information. Hosted by Chris Duffy with comedian guests Aparna Nancherla, Max Silvestri and more! Details and tickets here

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Bit Tank (NYC)
Sep
15
9:30 PM21:30

Bit Tank (NYC)

From Producer Micah Sterenberg comes Bit Tank, the live reality show for people who like comedy, business, and the business of comedy. Aspiring comedy writers and performers jump in the Bit Tank for a chance to impress the sharks and turn their comedy gold into cold hard cash. Each show features entrepreneur-comedians pitching their bits to New York comedy’s biggest sharks. 

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Cherry Picking: New Plays Festival (NYC)
Aug
27
7:30 PM19:30

Cherry Picking: New Plays Festival (NYC)

"Cherry Picking is an annual opportunity for writers, both established and burgeoning, to create new material for performance in one night of staged reading." Cherry Picking is one of my favorite events every year and I'm excited that a new short play I wrote will be debuting at this year's festival. My play is on the opening night, Monday, August 27, but all of the nights of  the festival are going to be great, so if you can't come Monday come another day. Buy tickets here

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Lofty Goals (NYC)
Jul
14
9:00 PM21:00

Lofty Goals (NYC)

  • 42 Orient Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11211 United States (map)
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Lofty Goals is a monthly variety show and benefit party that fundraises for organizations pursuing justice for marginalized communities and all people. Lofty Goals has raised over $6,000 for Brooklyn Bail Fund, Unidos por Puerto Rico, the National Immigration Law Center, the Audre Lorde Project, and more. This month's lineup is Sasheer Zamata (SNL), Chris Duffy (Problem Areas), Victoria Hoffman, Yaari Nadav Tal, and music from Sumner Becker. Hosted by Yotam Tubul. Details and tickets here.

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Jun
23
9:30 PM21:30

Monster Mash (NYC)

Monster Mash smashes together some of New York's best and sweetest comedians to bring you a night that is scary AND fun--what a world! Join us every show as we meet a new Monster--a friend doing something very scary in their lives--and see just what the hell it means to take a risk. There will be a powerpoint presentation, so get stoked.

Cast: 
Luke Null - SNL
Dewayne Perkins - The Break with Michelle Wolf, 3Peat Comedy Collective
Kelsey Bailey - UCB
Danny Lempert - Tight Ship, UCB
Scotty Nelson - The Second City
Shantira Jackson - 3Peat Comedy Collective
Chris Duffy - Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas
John Thibodeaux - The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 3Peat Comedy Collective
Eric Gersen - UCB
Sarah Lazarus - Tight Ship
Hosted by Carley Moseley - The Second City

Tickets here

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You Get A Spoon (NYC)
Jun
23
4:00 PM16:00

You Get A Spoon (NYC)

Recommended by The New York Times, LA Weekly, Seattle’s The Stranger and called one of the “100 Best Things in Comedy” by The Comedy Bureau, each show features a hand-picked lineup of talented guests. They each perform and then enthusiastically endorse things they love, which we give to the audience Oprah-style. Previous audience members have taken home candy bars, books, magazine subscriptions, kitchen appliances, nose flutes, and gaff tape. Every show, one lucky audience member receives a Tovolo mixing spoon (the greatest spoon in the universe). Guaranteed to be the most positive way to spend a Saturday afternoon in NYC. Tickets and details here

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A Night of Problem Areas hosted by Wyatt Cenac (NYC)
Jun
2
8:00 PM20:00

A Night of Problem Areas hosted by Wyatt Cenac (NYC)

Join us for a night of comedy from the people who make Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas. All of the laughs of your favorite new HBO show, but without that pesky screen! That's right, real live jokes from real live humans. Featuring: Tim Barnes, Chrissy Shackelford, Eliza Cossio, Kerry Coddett, Dillon Stevenson and Chris Duffy. Hosted by Wyatt Cenac. Tickets and details here

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You Get A Spoon (NYC)
May
19
4:00 PM16:00

You Get A Spoon (NYC)

Recommended by The New York Times, LA Weekly, Seattle’s The Stranger and called one of the “100 Best Things in Comedy” by The Comedy Bureau, each show features a hand-picked lineup of talented guests. They each perform and then enthusiastically endorse things they love, which we give to the audience Oprah-style. Previous audience members have taken home candy bars, books, magazine subscriptions, kitchen appliances, nose flutes, and gaff tape. Every show, one lucky audience member receives a Tovolo mixing spoon (the greatest spoon in the universe). Guaranteed to be the most positive way to spend a Saturday afternoon in NYC. This month featuring a reading by Justin Ellis (ESPN, HBO), music by Tokyo Driftwood (Ryan Dieringer & Sam McDougle), and comedy by Nore Davis (MTV). Tickets and details here

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Monotony (NYC)
May
18
9:00 PM21:00

Monotony (NYC)

Monotony! is the only show inspired by the mundane and finding humor in the trivial. Writers, comedians, and storytellers will take their passion for dull, the ultraspecific and the tedious and turn it into captivating and hilarious presentations. Topics will range from the science behind urinal cakes, the history of the rubber duck, to a comparative analysis of sailing knots. So come take a break from the titillation of modern life, and soak in the Monotony! Tickets and details here

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Pacific Standup (NYC)
May
10
8:00 PM20:00

Pacific Standup (NYC)

It is time once again for Pacific Stand-up, the best* comedy show in Brooklyn! Past guests include Ilana Glazer, Janeane Garofalo, Ophira Eisenberg, Jessica Williams, Sean Patton, Judah Friedlander, Eugene Mirman, Roy Wood Jr., Jessi Klein, Jordan Klepper, and Ronny Chieng.

Hosted by Matt Koff and Emmy Blotnick!
House Band: Tony Zaret
Price: Free!

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You Get A Spoon (NYC)
Apr
28
4:00 PM16:00

You Get A Spoon (NYC)

Recommended by The New York Times, LA Weekly, Seattle’s The Stranger and called one of the “100 Best Things in Comedy” by The Comedy Bureau, each show features a hand-picked lineup of talented guests and prizes for the audience. This month: music by Friends Who Folk, magic by Nate Dendy, and a performance by Dylan Marron. Guaranteed to be the most positive way to spend a Saturday afternoon in NYC. Tickets and details here

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Uptown Showdown (NYC)
Apr
24
7:30 PM19:30

Uptown Showdown (NYC)

Two peoples, one with spotty train service, the other with endless traffic jams, divided by a continent, united by their superior attitude to everyone in between. It's East Coast vs. West Coast. Brace yourself for a bicoastal battle royale.

This installment features Chris Duffy (You're the Expert), John Fugelsang (Tell Me Everything), Zhubin Parang(The Daily Show with Trevor Noah), Sydnee Washington (The UnOfficial Expert Podcast), Kate Willett (The Jim Jeffries Show), and more! Tickets and details here

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You're the Expert at the Cambridge Science Festival (Boston)
Apr
21
5:00 PM17:00

You're the Expert at the Cambridge Science Festival (Boston)

  • Suffolk University's Modern Theatre (map)
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You're the Expert features three hilarious comedians trying to guess what a scientist studies all day. It's a live show and a podcast hosted by Chris Duffy. This event is produced by Pretty Good Friends with generous support from the de Florez Fund for Humor. 

There will be two special Cambridge Science Festival tapings. One at 5 p.m. and one at 7:30 p.m.

SHOW #1: 5 p.m. with Fareeha Khan, Josh Sharp, and Ken Reid tickets and details

Show #2: 7:30 p.m. with Caitlin Durante, Josh Sharp, and Ken Reid tickets and details

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