Monday Night Comedy Shows in NYC

New York City is home to hundreds of talented comedians.  In addition to the many NYC comedy clubs showcasing headline comedy seven nights a week, many up and coming comics host weekly shows where you can catch top notch and up & coming talent working smaller venues.


Here are some shows that happen on Monday nights. Please note: some shows may be on hiatus, so it is always a good idea to check with the venue before heading there:




ButterboyButterboy Comedy
with Jo, Aparna and Maeve

A new weekly comedy showcase every Monday
hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla, Maeve Higgins

see line-up & ticket info

tickets range from $8 – $10
Doors: 7:30pm / Show: 8pm
622 Degraw St. (Fourth Ave.)
Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 855-3388

Savage: Comedy Show

Produced by Hoff Matthews (Comedy Central), Lizzie Martinez (Funny Or Die), and Melissa Rocha (Film Forum).
Featuring some of the funniest comedians in NYC, from Conan, Colbert, Fallon, Comedy Central, Last Week Tonight, The Daily Show, MTV, Adult Swim, HBO, and more. Plus a guest lecturer each week teaches YOU, the audience member, how to do something stupid and utterly useless.
Black Forest Brooklyn
181 Smith St. (between Wycoff & Warren St.)
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, NY.
(718) 522-1806

Lap Dance Saloon

Lap Dance Saloon comedyhosted by Jeffrey Emerson and Jill Weiner
The show books a diverse groups of comics with an equal number of male and female performers.
free admission & free pizza
Upstairs at 2A
25 Avenue A (E. 2nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 505-2466

Ed Sullivan on Acid

Ed Sullivan on Acid

Ed Sullivan on Acid is the longest running free comedy show in Brooklyn
Hosted by Calvin S. Cato and created by Pat O’Shea
Every Monday
in the back room
Freddy’s Bar
627 Fifth Ave. (between 17th & 18th St.)
South Slope, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 768-0131

Swamp Thing

Swamp ThingSwamp Thing is a free weekly comedy show. Every week the show brings you the best bang for your buck comedy line-ups in New York City. There’s always a great lineup, free beers and cheap margaritas.
Every Monday
The Creek & the Cave
10-93 Jackson Ave. (between 11th St. & 49th Ave.)
Long Island City, NY
(718) 706-8783

Comedy Night at Snowdonia

Comedy Night at Snowdoniahosted by Cate Weinberg
part of “Astoria Mondays
featuring $15 pitchers
sponsored by Two Roads Brewery
immediately following trivia
34-55 32nd St. (between 34th & 35th Ave.)
Astoria, NY
(347) 730-5783


Horseplay Comedy ShowHorseplay is a weekly comedy show
hosted by Khalil Walker
every Monday
free admission
food/drink specials
RSVP via eventbrite
632 Manhattan Ave. (between Bedford & Nassau Ave.)
Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY
(631) 319-4641


Comedy Grocery

comedy-groceryComedy Grocery is produced/hosted by Evyatar Gour, Nick Poyner, and Julian Kiani
First Monday of each month
Arlene’s Grocery
95 Stanton St. (between Ludlow & Orchard St.)
New York, NY
(212) 358-1633


OSFUG: The Fast Fuckin’ Sketch Show
First Monday of the month
Becky Chicoine, Colin O’Brien, Sam Reece, Alex Song, Ian Stroud, Mark Vigeant & Michael Wolf
Directed by Joanna Simmons
$9 admission [tickets]
UCB Theatre
555 W. 42nd St. (between 10th & 11th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 366-9176

Myq KaplanMyq Kaplan & Friends & Friends (with Benefits)

Myq Kaplan presents his favorite comedians, friends, rappers, humans, robots, and/or aliens with a portion of proceeds donated to charity.
Second Monday of the month.
$6 admission [tickets]
27-16 23rd Ave. (between 27th & 28th St.)
Astoria, NY
(347) 451-3873

Haunted Comedy

Haunted Comedyhosted by Sam Morrison
every first and 4th Monday
free admission
buy 1 get 1 free beer special

8pm – 9:30pm

Slaughtered Lamb Pub
182 W. 4th St.
(Jones St. between 6th & 7th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 727-3350

Left Breast Comedy Hour

Hosted by SallyAnn Hall (Caroline’s Breakout Artist) and Kimberly Dinaro (Someecards, Reductress)
free admission
doors 7:30pm, show 8pm
Knitting Factory Brooklyn
361 Metropolitan Ave. (Havemeyer St.)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
(347) 529-6696

Star F*ckers

Star F*ckers ComedyStar F*ckers is a new comedy show about the science of astrology, which is very real and definitely not fake. Each month, hosts Melissa Stokoski, Karolena Theresa and Brian Bahe, (famously all Virgos) along with Resident Astrologist Lizzie Martinez (Taurus) welcome a lineup of comedians all born under the current zodiac.
Every third Monday of the month.
Doors: 7pm / Show: 7:30pm
Union Hall
702 Union St. (Fifth Ave.)
Park Slope, Brooklyn
(718) 638-4400

more to come…


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