Monthly Archives: August 2009

Comedy Show Tonight!

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Tonight at the Comic Strip Live! Erik Rivera welcomes:

Jeff Caldwell!

Mike Britt!

Ross Bennett!

Rob Cantrell!

Warren Holstein!

Vinnie Brand!

Tim Young!

Sherrod Small!

To check out the line-up for future shows, check out the schedule!

See you tonight!

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Question of the Night (8/30/2009)

Our regular installment of Question of the Night is going to be a bit different tonight because of the special show, Story Time with Vic Henley, that’s happening here at the World Famous Comic Strip Live at 8:00.

The Question:  What’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you on stage?

The Answers: Come to the club and listen as the rotating cast, often including Vic Henley, Ben Bailey, DC Benny, Jay Oakerson, and more tell their tales.

Other performers will include Jermaine Fowler and Marina Franklin!

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Comedy Class

Have you ever sat in the show room at the Comic Strip Live! and pictured yourself on the stage?

Well, now’s your chance!

The Comic Strip Live Comedy Class is starting again on Monday, September 14.  The course is taught by Comic Strip regular D.F. Sweedler, who has written for The Late Show with David Letterman, who has appeared on Comedy Central, The Today Show, and A&E, and who has been written up in The New York Times and Reader’s Digest.

The class is held on Mondays from 5:45-7:45, and it lasts 8 weeks.  The cost is $375.00.  For information, call Jan M-F at 212-861-9386.  As a member of the class, you will receive writing tips, stage practice, and free admission to the club Sundays-Thursdays (excluding holidays and special events).  Past graduates have gone on to write for Saturday Night Live, perform in infomercials and on TV, and earn spots on our Late Night roster.

Call now to reserve your spot!

and Good luck!

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A few pictures from COMEDY CALIENTE!

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Jermaine Fowler opens the show.

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The full house was very appreciative of Jermaine’s amusing take on the comedic incidents that helped shaped his life.

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Amazingly talented comedian/author Bill Santiago.

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Bill’s unique approach and style is nearly impossible to not find joy while watching.

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Macio returned to Comedy Caliente, much to the capacity crowds delight.

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A comedian and a crooner: Macio.

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Sherrod Small helped wind the evening down.

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A long-time Comic Strip Live favorite, Sherrod Small has a little something in his act for everyone.

To find out when you can catch any of our comedians live, check our our line-up.

See you all at Comedy Caliente next month!

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Photos from last night’s Sunset Comedy Cruise!

Last night a sold-out boat enjoyed another successful and exciting Comic Strip Live Sunset Comedy Cruise!

Laughs were plentiful and the memories made were priceless as a boat-load of comedy fans took in the spectacular views and hilarious stand-up comedy that only the Sunset Comedy Cruise can produce.

Relive some of the magic from last night!

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Host of the nights festivities William Stephenson greets guests as they check in prior to boarding the cruise.

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Just in the nick of time! Comedian Vic Henley makes it to Pier 40 with minimal time to spare before kick-off!

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Comedian J.J. Ramirez looks out over the water prior to the Sunset.

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The eastern tip of New York’s beautiful skyline.

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Comedians Sherrod Small and William Stephenson relax while Jordan Rock enjoys a night out on the water.

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Comedian Sherrod Small entertains the sold-out boat with his high-energy brand of humor.

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Comic Strip favorite Jermaine Fowler also took the night off so that he could check out the nightlife on the famous Sunset Comedy Cruise.

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Jordan Rock admires Lady Liberty herself.



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Todd Barry & Artie Lange on Letterman tomorrow night!

Tomorrow night on CBS’s “The Late Show with David Letterman”, two long-time Comic Strip Live favorite’s will be featured on the highly-rated talk show.

The first guest of the night will be actor/best-selling author/radio personality/possible mayoral candidate and frequent drop-in guest on the Comic Strip Stage: Artie Lange!

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And performing stand-up comedy towards the end of the show will be long-time friend of the Comic Strip Live! and recurring character on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords, Todd Barry!

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Tune in tomorrow night to check out both of these hilarious talents!

To find out when you might be able to see Artie & Todd on our stage, be sure to check out our schedule.

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Comedy Caliente Tonight!

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Tonight at the Comic Strip Live!: COMEDY CALIENTE!!! Comedy Caliente is New York City’s funniest and most positively-reviewed Latin-American (and more) Comedy Showcase!

This evenings line-up includes the comedic talents of: Erik Rivera!  Macio!  Bill Santiago!  Mike DeStefano!  Jermaine Fowler!  J.J. Ramirez! and more!

Comedy Caliente only happens on the last Thursday of each month,so if you want to be a part of tonight’s show, contact the club to make your reservation! Call (212) 861-9386 now!

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