As the headline suggests, here are a few of the best places to find comedy events in Charlotte from stand-up to improv to sketch comedy and more. For a complete listing of all comedy visit www.CharlotteComedyLIVE.com.
Tuesday, May 10
Gorilla Preschool Improv Comedy at 8 p.m.
Shows similar to Whose Line is it Anyway. The entire direction of the show is dictated by the audience and their suggestions.
Petras Piano Bar ~ 1919 Commonwealth Ave., Charlotte ~ $5
Wednesday, May 11
Open Mic at 10 p.m.
Do you have some new material to work out? Sign up at 9:30 p.m.
Jackalope Jacks ~ 1936 E. 7th St., Charlotte ~ Free
Thursday, May 12
Open Mic Night at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 9:30 p.m.
The mic opens up for everybody, so invite your friends out to watch you take the stage for your 5 minutes in the spotlight. Hosted by Chris Corrado. Sign-up at 9:15 p.m.
Madison's on the Corner~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ Free
Friday, May 13 & Saturday, May 14
Jerry Farber at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.
Nationally know comedian and pianist extraordinaire.
Madison's On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10
Friday, May 13
Underground Comedy, Art & Music at 8 p.m.
This event showcases some talented artists and entertainers from North Carolina. Featuring a diverse art exhibition, 3 NC bands (The Critters, Asleep in the Weeds, and Roscoe & the Benchmarks), and local comedians (John Colwell, Mike Buczek and Steve Forrest).
Tremont Music Hall ~ 400 Tremont Ave., Charlotte ~ $8 in advance; $12 at the door
Saturday, May 14
First Mostly Musical Comedy Improv Variety Extravaganza by Chuckleheads Improv at 8 p.m.
Mix a test tube of Chuckleheads' improvisational comedy with a test tube of musical improvisational theatre for a show that you can laugh at, sing along to and tap your toes to.
NODA Art Center ~ 2424 North Davidson St., Suite 110, Charlotte ~ $10 in advance; $15 at the door
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