Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Best bets in Charlotte comedy this week

Posted By on Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 12:57 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.

Tuesday, April 20

* Hypnotist Richard Guzzi at Lake Norman Comedy Zone at 8 p.m. (seating at 7 p.m.)

Galway Hooker~ 7044 Kenton Dr., Cornelius ~ $20

Wednesday, April 21

* Bobby Collins at McGlohon Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

Number one act on Sirius/XM Radio, host of VH1 Standup Spotlight and one of the biggest followings in comedy.

McGlohon Theatre ~ 345 N. College St. Charlotte ~ $25

Friday, April 23

* 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 door

Saturday, April 24

* Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at Carolina Actors Studio Theatre at 10 p.m.

Charlotte's premiere sketch comedy troupe returns to CAST. Good humor by bad people. Funny at the binary level.

Carolina Actors Studio Theatre~ 1118 Clement Ave., Charlotte  ~ $15

* Kevin Hart at Ovens Auditorium at 8 p.m.

Kevin has made appearances in a number of movies like Paper Soldiers, Scary Movie 3, Along Came Polly, Scary Movie 4 and Soul Plane.

Ovens Auditorium~ 2700 East Independence Blvd. Charlotte ~ $36

Sunday, April 25

* Bill Cosby at Belk Theater at 4 p.m. & 7 p.m.

His successes span five decades and virtually all media, remarkable accomplishments for a kid who emerged from humble beginnings in a Philly project. Belk Theater~ 130 North Tryon St., Charlotte ~ $24 and up

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