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 24
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 25
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 26
Charlotte House of Comedy at 9 p.m.
Hosted by Charlotte's legendary comedian Nick Lewis. Charlotte's home for urban comedy.
Allure ~ 1508 S. Mint St., Charlotte ~ $10
Friday, May 27 & Saturday, May 28
Pat Godwin at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.
Pat Godwin is one of the most clever and prolific, comedy songwriters in the business. He's worked for three years for The Bob & Tom Show and was a frequent guest on Howard Stern.
Madison's On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10
Friday, May 27
Coming to the Stage at 9 p.m.
Featured comedian Darryl Damn.
Omegas of Charlotte ~ 3301 Statesville Ave., Charlotte ~ $15 in advance; $20 at the door
Saturday, May 28
The Nikki Glaser Comedy Show at 8:30 p.m.
Nikki was a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing. This show also features comics Ryan Van Genderen, Steve Forrest, Chris Layton and DeVan Penegar.
The Gin Mill ~ 1411 S. Tryon St., Charlotte ~ $8 cash at the door
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