Monday, October 12, 2009

Best bets in Charlotte comedy this week

Posted By on Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 4:46 PM

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.

Monday, Oct. 12

* Careless Open Mic Stand-Up Open Mic at 9:30 p.m. (doors at 8 p.m.)

The Apostrophe Lounge in Charlotte's SouthEnd opens its doors for this stand-up open mic.

Aposotrophe Lounge ~ 1440 S. Tryon St. ~ No cover

Tuesday, Oct. 13

* Stand-Up Comedy at The Lake Norman Comedy Zone at 7 p.m.

Nationally touring headliner DS.

Galway Hooker ~ 7044 Kenton Dr., Cornelius ~ 704-895-1782 ~ $20.

* Taboo Tuesday Stand-up Open Mic at 9 p.m.

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic. This show is Rated R. No content or language restrictions. Comics, last call for sign-up is at 9:30 p.m. All comics get five minutes.

SK Net Café ~ 1425 Elizabeth Ave.~ $2

* Tone X and Friends at 9:30 p.m.

Tone X and Chris Robinson host.

Skandalos ~ 5317 E. Independence Blvd.

Thursday, Oct. 15

* Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 10 p.m.

Good humor by bad people. Check out Charlotte's premiere sketch comedy troupe.

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte~ 650 E. Stonewall St. ~ $10

Friday, Oct. 16

* Stand-up Comedy at Alive in NoDa at 8 p.m.

Stand-up comedy with nationally touring comedians DS with Eric Counts.

Alive ~ 2909 N. Davidson St.~ Reservations 704-930-2200 ~ $15

* Charlotte Comedy Theater Improv at 8:00 PM

Short form shows similar to Who's Line Is It Anyway?

Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St., Charlotte, NC 28205 ~ $10

Saturday, Oct. 17

* Kathy Griffin at Ovens Auditorium at 8 p.m.

Ovens Auditorium ~ 2700 East Independence Blvd. ~ $50

* Stand-up Comedy at Alive in NoDa at 8 p.m.

Stand-up comedy with nationally touring comedians DS with Eric Counts.

Alive ~ 2909 N. Davidson St.~ Reservations 704-930-2200 ~$15

* Charlotte Comedy Theater Improv at 8 p.m.

Chicago-style long form.

Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St.~ $10

* Talking Baby with Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 10 p.m.

Good humor by bad people. Check out Charlotte's premiere sketch comedy troupe as they revive Talking Baby of MTV fame.

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte ~ 650 E. Stonewall St. ~ $10

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