You're the Expert live (NYC)
Dec
7
8:00 PM20:00

You're the Expert live (NYC)

You’re the Expert is a live show and podcast. 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 won’t want to miss being part of the audience for this live show and podcast taping.  Hosted by Chris Duffy and produced by Pretty Good Friends.

Doors 7:30, show 8:00. 21+ Featuring: John Hodgman and other guests TBA. Tickets here

View Event →

You Get A Spoon (NYC)
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

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 Tuesday night in NYC. Hosted by Chris Duffy (You're the Expert). Featuring music by Emmy the Great and Tica Douglas, jokes by Maeve Higgins, and a story by Adam Wade. Tickets and details here

View Event →
You're the Expert at the New England Aquarium (Boston, MA)
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

You're the Expert at the New England Aquarium (Boston, MA)

Three hilarious comedians try to guess what a leading scientist studies and learn about why her work is important on this podcast and live show hosted by Chris Duffy. This special Aquarium show features Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers), Ken Reid (TV Guidance Counselor), and Obehi Janice (Fufu and Oreos).  Tickets and details here: http://www.neaq.org/support/membership/member-only-events/youre-the-expert/

View Event →
You're the Expert live (NYC)
Nov
2
8:00 PM20:00

You're the Expert live (NYC)

Three hilarious comedians try to guess what a leading scientist studies and learn about why her work is important on this podcast and live show hosted by Chris Duffy. This month's panel includes Aparna Nancherla (HBO, Netflix), Zhubin Parang (head writer for The Daily Show), and Ashley Brooke Roberts (NatGeo). At the beautiful new Caveat theater on the Lower East Side. Tickets and details here: http://caveat.nyc/event/youre-the-expert-2/

View Event →
You're the Expert live at National Geographic (DC)
Oct
27
6:00 PM18:00

You're the Expert live at National Geographic (DC)

"What does it take to be a National Geographic Explorer? Join three comedians and a surprise guest explorer as they discover the answer for themselves. Host CHRIS DUFFY leads a comedic adventure of science and discovery full of interactive games, sketches, and hilariously misguided guesses to figure out what our explorer does all day." Tickets and details here

View Event →
Nights of Our Lives (NYC)
Oct
25
8:00 PM20:00

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 Chelsea. Details and tickets here

View Event →
Living Room Comedy Club (NYC)
Oct
24
8:00 PM20:00

Living Room Comedy Club (NYC)

LOCATION TBA Chris has performed in clubs, theaters, and on TV, but now he's tackling the most intimidating venue yet... other people's living rooms. His living room comedy club tour has included performing at several different strangers' birthday parties, for a group of teenagers, and in an apartment that's mainly used to shoot "boudoir photography." Here's a video that documents some of the adventure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mGWtAAvrgg

To sign up for a ticket, register here: https://goo.gl/forms/14M5PZsQdGHT2FpB3

View Event →
Living Room Comedy Club (NYC)
Oct
21
9:00 PM21:00

Living Room Comedy Club (NYC)

MANHATTAN Chris has performed in clubs, theaters, and on TV, but now he's tackling the most intimidating venue yet... other people's living rooms. His living room comedy club tour has included performing at several different strangers' birthday parties, for a group of teenagers, and in an apartment that's mainly used to shoot "boudoir photography." Here's a video that documents some of the adventure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mGWtAAvrgg

VERY FEW TICKETS LEFT. To sign up for a spot, register here: https://goo.gl/forms/14M5PZsQdGHT2FpB3

View Event →
You Get A Spoon (NYC)
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

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 Thursday night in NYC. Hosted by Chris Duffy (You're the Expert). Featuring guests Josh Gondelman, Nate Sloan, and Kayla Ringelheim. Tickets and details here

View Event →
Living Room Comedy Club (NYC)
Oct
18
8:00 PM20:00

Living Room Comedy Club (NYC)

HARLEM Chris has performed in clubs, theaters, and on TV, but now he's tackling the most intimidating venue yet... other people's living rooms. His living room comedy club tour has included performing at several different strangers' birthday parties, for a group of teenagers, and in an apartment that's mainly used to shoot "boudoir photography." Here's a video that documents some of the adventure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mGWtAAvrgg

VERY FEW TICKETS LEFT. To sign up for a spot, register here: https://goo.gl/forms/14M5PZsQdGHT2FpB3

View Event →
Living Room Comedy Club (NYC)
Oct
11
8:00 PM20:00

Living Room Comedy Club (NYC)

PARK SLOPE Chris has performed in clubs, theaters, and on TV, but now he's tackling the most intimidating venue yet... other people's living rooms. His living room comedy club tour has included performing at several different strangers' birthday parties, for a group of teenagers, and in an apartment that's mainly used to shoot "boudoir photography." Here's a video that documents some of the adventure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mGWtAAvrgg

VERY FEW TICKETS LEFT. To sign up for a spot, register here: https://goo.gl/forms/14M5PZsQdGHT2FpB3

View Event →
Living Room Comedy Club (NYC)
Oct
10
8:00 PM20:00

Living Room Comedy Club (NYC)

***SOLD OUT***

BED-STUY Chris has performed in clubs, theaters, and on TV, but now he's tackling the most intimidating venue yet... other people's living rooms. His living room comedy club tour has included performing at several different strangers' birthday parties, for a group of teenagers, and in an apartment that's mainly used to shoot "boudoir photography." Here's a video that documents some of the adventure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mGWtAAvrgg

View Event →
You're the Expert live (NYC)
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

You're the Expert live (NYC)

You're the Expert is a live show and podcast. 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 won’t want to miss being part of the audience for this live show and podcast taping. You're the Expert is hosted by Chris Duffy and produced by Pretty Good Friends. Doors 7:30, show 8:00. 21+

Featuring: Jo Firestone and more TBA! Details and tickets here

View Event →
Nights of Our Lives (NYC)
Sep
27
8:00 PM20:00

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 Chelsea. Details and tickets here

View Event →
Nomadique Artist Workshop Dinner (NYC)
Sep
25
7:00 PM19:00

Nomadique Artist Workshop Dinner (NYC)

I'm workshopping a new standup comedy piece at this month's NMDQ critique series. Details here

"The NMDQ Artist Workshop Dinners are a monthly critique series that began in December 2012. It's mission is to support works in progress by providing constructive feedback from a respectful and informed audience of diverse creative backgrounds. Our dinners encourage a comfortable and intimate setting for new connections to be made, inspiring collaborations and broadening an interdisciplinary artistic network across New York City. Three new works are presented monthly over a home cooked meal in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. All mediums are welcome and RSVP is required as space is limited.

Projects workshopped in this series have gone on to be featured in National Geographic, The New York Times, This American Life, SXSW, The Berlin Film Festival, the GLAAD awards, Billboard and NPR. Our network to date consists of musicians, photographers, filmmakers, writers, illustrators, social activists and educators."

View Event →
You Get A Spoon (NYC)
Sep
21
8:00 PM20:00

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 Thursday night in NYC. Hosted by Chris Duffy (You're the Expert). Featuring presentations by author A. J. Jacobs, artist Neil Goldberg and comedian Emmy Blotnick! Tickets and details here

View Event →
Warmup for "The Opposition with Jordan Klepper" (NYC)
Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

Warmup for "The Opposition with Jordan Klepper" (NYC)

I'm doing warmup comedy for this taping of Comedy Central's new show with the hilarious Jordan Klepper. 

"NOT MAINSTREAM. NOT ESTABLISHMENT.  NOT HELPING.

In a TV news landscape where it’s impossible to know whom to trust, one man rises above the partisan hackery of the mainstream media to bring you the only truth that matters: His. From the fringe-friendly mind of Jordan Klepper, this is 'The Opposition.'" Free tickets to join the studio audience and details here

View Event →
You're the Expert at the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival (NYC)
Sep
17
2:00 PM14:00

You're the Expert at the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival (NYC)

A live taping of You're the Expert, the popular podcast, live show, and public radio program created and hosted by Chris Duffy. Watch as three hilarious comedians try to guess what a mystery scientist does and then interview them about their research and why it's important. This taping is part of the 2017 Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival and features panelists Roy Wood Jr (The Daily Show), Michael Showalter (Wet Hot American Summer), and poet/author Sarah Kay. Tickets and details here

View Event →
SUBMERGE: Marine Science Festival (NYC)
Sep
16
11:00 AM11:00

SUBMERGE: Marine Science Festival (NYC)

I'll be hosting and telling jokes at this free festival. "Hudson River Park in partnership with the New York Hall of Science present SUBMERGE– a FREE, day-long science extravaganza to celebrate local marine science and to raise awareness about our coastal waters.  Enjoy hands-on science activities, catch-and-release fishing, science stage events, kayaking and more!  Interactive demonstrations will bring marine science and engineering topics to life, inspiring audiences of all ages." Details here

View Event →
Cherry Picking: New Plays Festival (NYC)
Aug
28
to Aug 29

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 few short pieces I wrote will be part of this year's festival. I'll be there on Tuesday, August 29, but you should go to both nights if you can! It's so much fun. Buy tickets here

View Event →
Jo Firestone Presents: The Unexpectashow (NYC)
Aug
9
11:00 PM23:00

Jo Firestone Presents: The Unexpectashow (NYC)

  • Upright Citizens Brigade Chelsea (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"The Unexpectashow is an unpredictable comedy mad house hosted and produced by alt. comedian Jo Firestone. Each month brings you a brand new bizarro show for you and your loved ones to enjoy for years to come. The Unexpectashow is a total comedy grab bag. You won't know what the fuck you're getting into until you get there. It's comedy chaos at its finest." Details and tickets here

View Event →
Lust, Brains, and Taste at MOFAD (NYC)
Aug
3
6:30 PM18:30

Lust, Brains, and Taste at MOFAD (NYC)

Leave your inhibitions at the door for the MOFAD debut of Lust, Brains, and Taste! Join our friends Guerilla Science for a titillating evening exploring how taste, smell, and all of our other senses drive attraction and desire.

This evening of unexpected experiments and connections, led by comedian and You're the Expert host Chris Duffy, will let participants see, hear, smell, touch, taste, and move their way through six rounds of hands-on activities. Along the way, guests will experience a greater understanding of the subconscious processes that drive our attraction to each other. Details and tickets here

View Event →
You Get A Spoon at The Lost Church (San Francisco)
Jul
19
8:00 PM20:00

You Get A Spoon at The Lost Church (San Francisco)

This is a special ONE NIGHT ONLY SF edition of You Get A Spoon!, everybody's favorite variety show and audience prize giveaway.

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 Wednesday night. Hosted by Chris Duffy (You're the Expert). Featuring music by Lily Stern and a reading by Joe Wadlington. Tickets and details here
 

View Event →