2008 Comedy Olympics

In honor of the 2008 Olympics, our friends at Like 2 Laugh invite you to the NY Comedy Olympics.
Like2Laugh.com presents…

2008 Comedy Olympics
The Best Comedians in NYC go for the gold

4 Events, 4 Clubs, 40+ Comedians Compete. Teams of 4 battle before packed houses
& a panel of Olympic Judges for the Gold Medal
Events include: One-liner Competition, Crowdwork/Heckler Handling,
Storytelling & the Tight 5 (best 5 minutes of material)

August 12: One-Liner Competition at New York Comedy Club
August 14: Heckler Handler Competition at Laugh Lounge
August 19: Storytelling Competition at Broadway Comedy Club
August 21: The Tight 5: Best 5 Minutes at Caroline’s on Broadway

Tickets: $10 per event (on-line in advance)
2 drink minimum

Full details at Like2Laugh.com

The Venues:

New York Comedy Club
241 E. 24th St. (between Second & Third Ave.)
(212) 696-LAFF
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Laugh Lounge
151 Essex St. (between Rivington & Stanton St.)
(212) 614-2500
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Caroline’s
1626 Broadway (between 49th & 50th St.)
(212) 757-4100
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Broadway Comedy Club
318 W. 53rd St. (between Eighth & Ninth Ave.)
(212) 757-2323
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Results of the first event:

2008 Comedy Olympic One-Liner Competition
Gold: Reese Waters, a/k/a the Michael Phelps of Comedy representing The Mighty Ducks
Silver: Nate Bargatze, representing Keep It Going For
Bronze: David Cope, representing Heart Of Darkness

Links:
Like2Laugh.com
NewYorkComedyClub.com
BroadwayComedyClub.com
Carolines.com
LaughLoungeNYC.com
Reese Waters (comedy central)
Nate Bargatze (myspace)

David Cope (myspace)
MurphGuide Directory of NYC Comedy Clubs

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