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NYC comedy roundup: David Cross, Whiplash, Todd Barry, Butterboy, more

Aparna Nancherla
Aparna Nancherla @ Bowery Ballroom (more by PSquared)

The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater has settled into its new Hells Kitchen digs and is otherwise business as usual, still with long-running shows like ASSSSCAT 3000, Whiplash, the Maud and Harold nights, as well as new improv, standup and more. Check out their schedule and go see a show.

Speaking of Whiplash (which is free every Monday night at 11 PM at UCB), there’s going to be a special Brooklyn edition of Whiplash happening at The Bell House on January 20 with Aparna Nancherla hosting. Guests are TBA but tickets are on sale.

Meanwhile, Aparna’s weekly show, Butterboy, which she co-hosts with Jo Firestone and Maeve Higgins, continues every Monday night at Littlefield. This Monday (1/15) the guests are Brett Davis, Jena Friedman, Samantha Ruddy, Tanael Joachim, and more; then on January 22 guests include Jackie Kashian, Jared Logan, Dina Hashem, Kara Klenk and more; and on January 29 it’s Barry Rothbart, Tiff Stevenson, Kendall Farrell, and more. Tickets are on sale.

Aparna will also be part of the release party for Rob Cantrell‘s new comedy album, Pure Uncut Joy, on January 21 at Littlefield. Also appearing: Marc Theobald, Joyelle Nicole, Courtney Maginnis, and Casey James Salengo. Tickets are on sale.

Speaking of LIttlefield, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross (who is “shooting the shit” this month at Union Hall), Jo Firestone, Joe Perra, Dan Licata and more will be performing at Littlefield on January 17 (tickets) which is a benefit for the Brooklyn New School 3rd Grade Africa Curriculum.

Janeane Garofalo also has a few shows coming up with Todd Barry (who has a new Netflix special) at Eastville Comedy Club on January 19 & 21 and February 16 & 17 with two shows each night (tickets).

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