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, Nov. 8
Taboo Tuesday Open Mic at 9:30 p.m. (Comedians sign-up at 9 p.m.)
The way open mic was meant to be with no language or content restrictions. Every comedian who signs up gets 5 minutes of stage time. Kayte Malik hosts this week.
Crown Station Pub ~1425 Elizabeth St., Charlotte ~ $2
Wednesday, Nov. 9
Johnny Millwater at 8:00 PM (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
If you find it difficult to describe comedian Johnny Millwater's act, then it's merely because of the number of diverse performance elements that he weaves into his show. His menagerie of talents (stand-up comedy, impressions, singing, sleight of hand, escape artistry and even fire eating) are tied together with one unifying thread - they're funny!
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 935 N. Graham St., Charlotte ~ $10-$15
Thursday, Nov. 10-Saturday, Nov. 12
The Wayans Brothers at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
Shawn and Marlon’s past film credits include the hit comedies Scary Movie and White Chicks. And they were cast members on the Emmy Award winning TV series, In Living Color.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 935 N. Graham St., Charlotte ~ $35-$40
Thursday, Nov. 10
Laugh It Up Thursdays at 8:30 p.m.
Join hosts Chris "Funnyman" Robinson and 92.7's Fly Ty as they bring you hilarious comedy. This week features comedian Zooman from Comedy Central and BET's Comic View.
Skandalos ~ 5317 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $10-$15
Friday, Nov. 11
Michael Mack at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.
Mack's songs and parodies have played on "The Bob and Tom Show" and "XM Radio". It's a fun show.
Madison's On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10
Saturday, Nov. 12
Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 9 p.m.
Charlotte's sketch comedy troupe makes its triumphant return in a new venue.
The Mill ~ 3306A N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $10
Sunday, Nov. 13
Rated R: Improv Comedy by Charlotte Comedy Theater at 7 p.m.
Competitive short form improv where Charlotte's top improvisers compete against one another for audience affection.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte ~ $10
Delette Nycum was my great-grandmother.
Goddamn this town is a drag.
His voice just creeps me out. That is all.