Here we go! Matt Ruby and Mark Normand present two BIG shows...
SCHTICK OR TREAT
A pre-Halloween comedy tribute show
30+ NYC comedians come together to perform as their favorite comedy legends!
Sat Oct 25 @ 8pm - FREE
The Creek in Long Island City
10-93 Jackson Ave at 49th Ave
Just one subway stop from Brooklyn and Manhattan
The idea: Bands often perform special "tribute" sets on Halloween and do an entire show as a famous band. It's always a lot of fun and crowds love it. So we figured why not do the same thing with comedy? It will be a quick turnover show where each comic gets up to three minutes to do their thing. Expect mayhem.
Bernie Mac (Mike Dobbins)
Louis CK (Tom McCaffrey)
Sam Kinison (Sean Patton)
Monique (Dan St. Germain)
Jake Johannsen (Kumail Nanjiani)
Norm Macdonald (Jesse Popp)
Bobcat Goldwaith (Ben Kissel)
Mr. Mike (Matt McCarthy)
Chris Rock (Ross Hyzer)
Don Rickles (Luke Thayer)
Yakov Smirnoff (Sven Wechsler)
Paula Poundstone (Mark Normand)
Janeane Garofalo (Mara Herron)
Ellen Degeneres (Claudia Cogan)
Kevin Meaney (Jared Logan)
Eddie Izzard (Ed Murray)
Mitch Hedberg (Chelsea White)
Sinbad (Abbi Crutchfield)
Sarah Silverman (Becky Ciletti)
Steven Wright (Pat O'Shea)
Rodney Dangerfield (Matt Ruby)
Brian Regan (Joselyn Hughes)
Dave Chappelle (Dan Soder)
Jim Gaffigan (Blaine Perry)
Steve Martin (Adam Newman)
Eddie Murphy (Matt Maragno)
Tom McCaffrey (Cheslee Calloway)
George Carlin (Jason Saenz)
Woody Allen (Gilad Foss)
Dave Attell (Charlie Kasov)
Chris Tucker (Mike Drucker)
Todd Barry (Sean O'Connor)
Martin Lawrence (Mike Lawrence)
Dov Davidoff (Billy the Kid)
Maria Bamford (Jamie Lee)
Bob Saget (Margie Kment)
Freddie Prinze (Gabe Pacheco)
Bill Cosby (Nick Turner)
Joan Rivers (Brandy Barber)
Doug Stanhope (Tim Warner)
Rip Taylor (Greg Barris)
Gallagher (Pat Stango)
Carlos Mencia (Mo Diggs)
$1 baby margaritas and $1 jello shots from 11pm - 1am
DJ Matt Lament spins downstairs
AND COMING SOON:
The Manhattan debut of...
WE'RE ALL FRIENDS HERE
Hosted by Matt Ruby and Mark Normand
The Slipper Room
Thursday, Oct. 30 @ 8pm - $5
167 Orchard St. (between Stanton and Rivington)
The most inappropriate comedy chat show/podcast around makes its Manhattan debut! The past couple of shows were standing room only at The Creek so we're excited to bring it from LIC to the LES. This show will feature Victor Varnado (Conan), Myq Kaplan (Live at Gotham), Brooke Van Poppelen (UCB), Mike Lawrence (beard), and boundary issues. Lots of boundary issues.
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Schtick or Treat: 30+ NYC comedians perform as their favorite comedy legends
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I've never been more excited.
Amazing line-up! I love that Tom McCaffrey is not only performing, but he'll also be impersonated as well.
I think Ben Kissell should be doing Norm MacDonald since he channels him on stage all the time. But I'm interested in Jesse Popp's version.
I am amped about seeing Steve Martin.
First time performing since 1981!
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