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About Comic Strip Live

Home of comedy legends Eddie Murphy, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Lisa Lampanelli, and more! For over 33 years, Comic Strip Live has been serving up laughs to New Yorkers and vacationers, alike. Come feel the excitement! www.comicstriplive.com

Ross Bennett Performs on “The Late Show with David Letterman” TONIGHT

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Tonight, one of the funniest, hardest-working, most talented comedians in the business today, Ross Bennett makes his network television debut on CBS’ “The Late Show with David Letterman.”

Ross is a long-time friend of the Comic Strip and we have been honored to serve home to many of his warm-up runthroughs as he perfected this Letterman set. We will all be watching! Congrats Ross!

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Tonight on “Late Show with David Letterman:” GARY GULMAN!

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Tonight on CBS’ “Late Show with David Letterman” Comic Strip favorite GARY GULMAN! Congrats Gary!

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Spend Valentine’s Day at the Comic Strip!

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Click on Cupid’s Arrow to buy tickets to our special Valentine’s Day show featuring Ray Ellin, Tom-E, Maureen Langon, Elon Gold, Paul Mecurio, Modi, Chuck Nice, Jim David and more!

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Billy Gardell dropped in last night!

One of the stars of the award-winning CBS sitcom “Mike & Molly” the hilarious Billy Gardell dropped by the Comic Strip Live! on Tuesday night to do a set!

You never know who you’ll see at the Comic Strip!

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“Nikki & Sara Live” Premieres This Tuesday on MTV!

We’ve got a star on our hands! This Tuesday at 11pm on MTV will be the premiere of MTV’s first-ever late night talk show “Nikki & Sara Live” starring Sara Schaefer and the Comic Strip’s own Nikki Glaser!

Nikki is a regular at the Comic Strip and we are very excited for her and the new show. To find out when you can see Nikki next live on our stage, keep an eye on our schedule!

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Jerry Seinfeld will appear on Rap Album

Former long-time house emcee at the Comic Strip Live! (wonder what he has been up to since?) Jerry Seinfeld is doing something a little out of the norm and will be appearing on the new album from Philadelphia based rapper WALE.

Wale years ago made noise by releasing a mix tape which featured samples from Jerry’s seminal hit sitcom, the eponymously named “Seinfeld.” He is clearly a fan of NBC’s mid-90’s Thursday night programming (fingers crossed for a “Frasier” EP).

Here is a clip of Jerry explaining how he got involved.

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Chris Rock Meets Eddie Murphy (animated)

If you are a fan of the history of comedy and The Comic Strip especially, you have probably heard the story of that magical night that Eddie Murphy walked into The Comic Strip, met Chris Rock and history was made. But outside of the 100 or so who were in the club that night, you were never able to witness it firsthand.

Thanks to some wonderful animationg by the team at TWIRI Sports and narration by the man himself Chris Rock, we can all now watch the historical comedy event transpire.

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Sherri Shepherd Dropped By!

Think you work long days?

One of the hosts of ABC’s “The View,” longtime friend of the club Sherri Shepherd swung by the club to work out some material tonight! After getting up early this morning in order to be awake, alert and on the air by 10am, Sherri was burning the candle at both ends when she came by the Comic Strip Live! to do a  solid 20 minutes of stand up comedy.

Whether its on The View, 30 Rock or our stage, its always a pleasure to see the hilarious and engaging Sherri Shepherd. Thanks for coming by Sherri!

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