Comic Strip Live

Comic Strip Live

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The Original Home Of Stand Up Comedy Legends

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1568 2nd Ave, New York, NY
(212) 861-9386 serving: Midtown, Yorkville
open:Open 7 Days

Sidewalk Score: 6 out of 10
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Comedy Clubs, After Work, Open Mic, Bars & Clubs, Discover Accepted, 18 & Over, Lounges, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Nightclubs,

The Low Down

EDITORS TIPS

The Extras: The space is available for special events and private parties.

The Extras: Want to be the next Chris Rock? Comedian workshops are available in eight-week sessions and private lessons are also offered. Call to sign up.

Fun Fact: In 2008, Comic Strip Live set the Guinness World Record for "Longest Standup Comedy Show in History," with a show that lasted 50 straight hours. Over 100 nig-name comics performed, including Dave Attel and Judah Friedlander. William Stephenson emceed the entire 50-hour event without taking any breaks or cat naps.

Know Before You Go: Want to be the next big comic? Comedian workshops are available in eight-week sessions and private lessons are also offered. Call to sign up. If you think you already have the chops, take a stab at performing at one of Comic Strip's regular open mic nights.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Upper East Side comedy club has been nurturing up-and-coming talent and welcoming back veteran comedians for more than 30 years.
by Contributor at Citysearch

Housed in its original location since 1975, Comic Strip Live is one of the longest-running venues for comedy in the world. A front bar area with stools and booths leads to the showcase room, which seats 200 in the traditional round…
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Best Comedy Club
By Maxokka at Citysearch

I went to the Comic Strip Last week for a friends Birthday. We went on a Friday Night because somebody reccomened we watch Chuck Nice. He was the ... Read More


Nope
By Buffalo Soldier at Citysearch

Sitting in my lady's lap is not my idea of a fun night. I respect a hustle and and all, but the joint is waaay too small! Read More


Not a good first impression
By YoungMD at Citysearch

We purchased our tickets earlier in the day for the 8:30 show on a Thursday. We understood that in addition to our ticket price, we would be requir... Read More


Not a good first impression
By YoungMD at Citysearch

We purchased our tickets earlier in the day for the 8:30 show on a Thursday. We understood that in addition to our ticket price, we would be requir... Read More


NOT FUN!!
By FrequentEater at Citysearch

Came here with some friends expecting good laughs, however, got a rude awakening by racist jokes. Worse, there is a 2 drink minimum and food doesn'... Read More