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Comic Relief

Here's what to catch at this week's New York Comedy Festival, running through November 11.


Aziz Ansari, Morgan Murphy, and Robin Williams  

A Night of Fun with Seth Herzog
Catch a solo set by this local comic who does the warm-up at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Where: Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel
When: 11/8 at 7:30 p.m.
How Much: $10 (Tickets)

Pete Holmes.   

You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes
The "Nerdist" podcast hosted by the Best Week Ever comedian is only weird if you (and the comedians he interviews) make it so.
Where: The Gramercy Theater
When: 11/8 at 8 p.m.
How Much: $28–$52 (Tickets)

The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail
This backroom comedy show hosted by Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani was recently named the best comedy show in L.A. by LA Weekly. The lineup includes Eugene Mirman, Chelsea Peretti, Jared Logan, Pete Holmes, and more.
Where: The Gramercy Theater
When: 11/8 at 10:30 p.m.
How Much: $18–$27 (Tickets)

Chelsea Peretti.   

An Evening With Chelsea Peretti
Recently a writer for Parks and Recreation, Peretti is a straight shooter onstage, with a little mean girl thrown in. A very funny mean girl with her own podcast and who recently opened for Aziz Ansari.
Where: Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel
When: 11/9 at 10 p.m.
How Much: $15 (Tickets)

Nikki & Sara and Friends
Comedians Sara Schaefer and Nikki Glaser, "You Had to Be There" podcasters and co-hosts of the upcoming Nikki and Sara Show on MTV, host Gary Gulman, Bonnie MacFarlane, Kyle Dunnigan, Dan Soder, and special guests.
Where: Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel
When: 11/10 at 7:30 p.m.
How Much: $15 (Tickets)

Hannibal Buress.   

Hannibal Buress
With steady television appearances and writing gigs, soon this local fixture will be co-opted by the world. And then you probably won't be able to afford a ticket to his show. With D.J. Prince Paul and Mike Lawrence.
Where: Santos Party House
When: 11/10 at 7 p.m.
How Much: $18–$20 (Tickets)

An Evening With Morgan Murphy
The former Jimmy Kimmel Show and current 2 Broke Girls writer has a gift for turning crappy situations into comedy gold.
Where: Upright Citizens Brigade Theater
When: 11/10 at 10:30 p.m.
How Much: $15 Tickets

Hari Kondabolu.   

Hari Kondabolu
Proving that being socially astute and seriously funny aren't mutually exclusive, Totally Biased with W. Kumau Bell hosts a night of political humor and more.
Where: Greenwich Village Comedy Club
When: 11/11 at 8:30 p.m.
How Much: $15 (Tickets)

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