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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Best bets in Charlotte comedy, June 14-18

Posted By on Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 11:36 AM

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, June 14

Johnny Millwater at The Comedy Zone Lake Norman at 8 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.)

Johnny's menagerie of talents (stand-up comedy, impressions, singing, sleight of hand, escape artistry and even fire eating) are tied together with one unifying thread -- it's funny.

Galway Hooker Irish Pub ~ 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius ~ $10

Wednesday, June 15

Open Mic at 10 p.m.

Comics work out new material (sign up at 9:30 p.m.). With host Ty Longworth.

Jackalope Jacks ~ 1936 E. 7th St., Charlotte ~ Free

Thursday, June 16

12x12 Super Challenge Stand-up Showcase at 8 p.m.

Join host JBliss and the challengers Steve Price, Pat Volgerson, Eric Shun, Debbie Millwater, Chris Brown, Patrick Steward, Jessica Winkelman, DeVan Penegar, D. Moore, Derek Blackmon and Olie Cuevas for this all new show. With special guests Caroline Monday and Chris Layton.

The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at Madison's on the Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ Free

Friday, June 17

Improv Comedy by Charlotte Comedy Theater at 8 p.m.

Competitive short form improv where Charlotte's top improvisers compete against one another for your affection. Lots of audience participation.

Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $10 cash at the door

Friday, June 17 & Saturday, June 18

Johnny Millwater at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Johnny's menagerie of talents (stand-up comedy, impressions, singing, sleight of hand, escape artistry and even fire eating) are tied together with one unifying thread -- it's funny.

Madison's On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10

Saturday, June 18

Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 8:30 p.m.

Charlotte's favorite sketch comedy troupe makes its triumphant return in a new venue. Voted as the 2010 Best of the Best for sketch comedy by Charlotte Magazine. Good humor by bad people.

The Mill ~ 3306A N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $12 cash at the door

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