Monday, May 9, 2011

Best bets in Charlotte comedy, May 10-14

Posted By on Mon, May 9, 2011 at 3:45 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, May 10

Gorilla Preschool Improv Comedy at 8 p.m.

Shows similar to Whose Line is it Anyway. The entire direction of the show is dictated by the audience and their suggestions.

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

Wednesday, May 11

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, May 12

Open Mic Night at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 9:30 p.m.

The mic opens up for everybody, so invite your friends out to watch you take the stage for your 5 minutes in the spotlight. Hosted by Chris Corrado.  Sign-up at 9:15 p.m.

Madison's on the Corner~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ Free

Friday, May 13 & Saturday, May 14

Jerry Farber at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Nationally know comedian and pianist extraordinaire.

Madison's On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10

Friday, May 13

Underground Comedy, Art & Music at 8 p.m.

This event showcases some talented artists and entertainers from North Carolina.  Featuring a diverse art exhibition, 3 NC bands (The Critters, Asleep in the Weeds, and Roscoe & the Benchmarks), and local comedians (John Colwell, Mike Buczek and Steve Forrest).

Tremont Music Hall ~ 400 Tremont Ave., Charlotte ~ $8 in advance; $12 at the door

Saturday, May 14

First Mostly Musical Comedy Improv Variety Extravaganza by Chuckleheads Improv at 8 p.m.

Mix a test tube of Chuckleheads' improvisational comedy with a test tube of musical improvisational theatre for a show that you can laugh at, sing along to and tap your toes to.

NODA Art Center ~ 2424 North Davidson St., Suite 110, Charlotte ~ $10 in advance; $15 at the door

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