Monday, October 25, 2010

Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Oct. 25-30

Posted By on Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 3:03 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

Monday, Oct. 25

ShowKase Comedy Stand-up at 6:30 p.m. (Doors at 6 p.m.)

Host D. Moore brings you a great way to unwind after work -- laughter!

Ramses Temple ~ 4919 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte ~ Free

Tuesday, Oct. 26

KIDS Path Fundraiser with Spanky Brown at 8 p.m.

Nationally touring headliner Spanky Brown. Versatility and style best describe this veteran performer providing comedic insights that transcend all barriers, age, gender, urban or mainstream crowds are no obstacle for this entertainer .

Lake Norman Comedy Zone at Galway Hooker Irish Pub ~ 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius~ $20

Wednesday, Oct. 27

Explicit Content Stand-up Showcase at 9:30 p.m.

Charlotte's comics break out their hardest hitting, edgiest humor that's too bold for other stages. This show is not for the easily offended. On stage this week Joe Phoenix, Andrew Carriker, Mike Hannon, Andy Perez, E-Class, Noah Lemmons, Eddie Conz, Zach Claywell, Charlie Grey, Big Daddy Mike, John Colwell Jr., Tyler Cox and Ryan Van Genderen.

Closet Nightclub ~ 1202 Charlottetown Ave., Charlotte ~ $5

Thursday, Oct. 28

All-Stars Showcase at 8 p.m.

Our brightest stars all featured on one showcase for our delight. Hosted by Derek Blackmon. Featuring Jon Dunn and Kevin Alderman. With Brian Zarbock, Nicole Nespeca, Eddie Conz, Elmo, Olie, Noah Lemmons, Zach Claywell, Preach, Tyler Cox, Ed Fox, D. Moore and Tony Boswell.

Fort Mill Comedy Zone at Madisons on the Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10

Last Comic Standing Live Tour at 8 p.m.

The Last Comic Standing Live Tour will feature the finalists from the popular series: Mike Destafano, Felipe Esparza, Tommy Johnagain, Myq Kaplan and Roy Wood Jr.

Knight Theater ~ 430 North College St., Charlotte ~ $30

Friday, Oct. 29

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 for each show

Saturday, Oct. 30

Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 10 p.m.

Charlotte's premiere sketch comedy troupe returns with an all new line-up of sketches. Funny on the Binary Level. Good Humor by Bad People. Robot Johnson was named by Charlotte Magazine as Best of the Best in 2010 for sketch comedy.

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

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