4 comedy events worth seeking out in New York City this weekend

Broadway Comedy Club. | Photo: Marcin G./Yelp

Looking to get some laughs?

When it comes to comedy, there's plenty to keep you busy this weekend, from classic acts and fresh faces to a free improv class.
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EastVille Comedy Club





Enjoy a night of laughs with Janeane Garofalo, Judah Friedlander, Damien Lemon and Alingon Mitra. The retro venue seats up to 125, and features well-known comedians and fresh faces alike. Get your tickets on Goldstar for free before they're gone.

When: Saturday, Dec. 8, 9 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 9; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Where: EastVille Comedy Club, 487 Atlantic Ave.
Price: $10
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Grisly Pear Comedy Club




Share a night of comedy with funny people from the likes of MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, BET, truTV and more. Tickets for this Saturday's show are currently half-priced, and drinks and pub grub will be available for purchase as well.

When: Saturday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Grisly Pear, 107 MacDougal St.
Price: $12.50
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

'Improv 4 Kids' at Broadway Comedy Club





No two shows are alike, as the improvisation group Eight is Never Enough perform original songs and skits based on audience feedback. Throughout this family-friendly improv show, volunteers from the audience are encouraged to play along.

When: Sunday, Dec. 9, 3 p.m.
Where: Broadway Comedy Club, 318 W. 53rd St.
Price: $4-$25
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'Sunday Night Improv' at Stand Up New York Comedy Club





Lastly, drop in to Stand Up New York Comedy Club for an hour of improvised skits, playlets and games -- including songs, from mini operas to rap, written on the spot using audience suggestions. For even more fun, pop in at 4:30 p.m. to join a free improv class before the show.

When: Sunday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m.
Where: Stand Up New York Comedy Club, 236 W. 78th St.
Price: $5
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