No visit to New York City is complete without catching a comedy show. There’s no better way to get to know the city than through its edgy, on-the-ball humor. Here are some of the best comedy clubs in NYC to catch a show.
Gotham Comedy Club
Gotham Comedy Club has a unique vibe. It is uniquely decorated and stages some of the best comedians in New York City. Jerry Seinfeld often drops by to practice his new material.
Located in MacDougal Street, the Comedy Cellar is a classic comedy club with a low ceiling and excellent lineup. You’ll catch some of the city’s best comedians and surprise guests like Amy Schumer often turn up unannounced to perform a set.
Carolines on Broadway is a larger club with about 300 seats. It showcases a whole array of talented comedians and headlining at Carolines is a major deal for comedians. Expect real talent.
The Knitting Factory
The Knitting Factory is located in Williamsburg. The Sunday night show is a great place to catch pro comics perform a 15 minute set on the mic. On other nights, you can catch live music.