Monday, May 23, 2011

Best bets in Charlotte comedy, May 24-28

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2011 at 5:24 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 24

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 25

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 26

Charlotte House of Comedy at 9 p.m.

Hosted by Charlotte's legendary comedian Nick Lewis.  Charlotte's home for urban comedy.

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

Friday, May 27 & Saturday, May 28

Pat Godwin at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Pat Godwin is one of the most clever and prolific, comedy songwriters in the business. He's  worked for three years for The Bob & Tom Show and was a frequent guest on Howard Stern.

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

Friday, May 27

Coming to the Stage at 9 p.m.

Featured comedian Darryl Damn.

Omegas of Charlotte ~ 3301 Statesville Ave., Charlotte ~ $15 in advance; $20 at the door

Saturday, May 28

The Nikki Glaser Comedy Show at 8:30 p.m.

Nikki was a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing.  This show also features comics Ryan Van Genderen, Steve Forrest, Chris Layton and DeVan Penegar.

The Gin Mill ~ 1411 S. Tryon St., Charlotte ~ $8 cash at the door

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