Monday, February 7, 2011

Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Feb. 8-12

Posted By on Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 1:18 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

Tuesday, Feb. 8

Gorilla Preschool Improv Comedy at 9 p.m.

Shows similar to Whose Line Is It Anyway?. The entire direction of the show is dictated by the audience and their suggestions, making it a funny show.

Petras Piano Bar ~ 1919 Commonwealth Ave., Charlotte ~ $5

Wednesday, Feb. 9

Open Mic at 10 p.m.

Do you have some new material to work out? Sign up at 9:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, Feb. 10

Charlotte House of Comedy at 9 p.m.

Brought to you by Charlotte's legendary comedian Nick Lewis.

Allure ~ 1508 S. Mint St, Charlotte ~ $10

Friday, Feb. 11

Tom Simmons at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Tom questions everything and everyone, respectfully but with absolutely no respect at all. Everyday situations as a father and husband, TV consumer, grocery shopper, tourist, hobby philosopher and average bystander, Tom Simmons finds comedy wherever he takes a good look.

The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10

Saturday, Feb. 12

Eddie Griffin & Friends at 8 p.m.

Comedian, actor, dancer and singer Eddie Griffin takes the stage. Eddie has appeared in 47 films and numerous television shows. Ovens Auditorium ~ 2700 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $36 and up

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