Comedy Legends Live: The inimitable Carl Reiner speaks with Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Susie Essman. Reiner—comedian, actor, novelist and director— was a creator, writer and producer for The Dick Van Dyke Show. In 1999, he was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor by the Kennedy Center and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. Come check out a legend.
Tonight // 8:15pm // Kaufmann Concert Hall [ Lexington Avenue at 92nd St] // $25
Mike Birbiglia, who just released his "Two Drink Mike" CD/DVD, headlines NYU's Skirball Center tonight as the kick-off show for his "Medium Man on Campus" national college tour. The show will bring all of the hottest young comedic stars to college campuses nationwide. Tonight's show features: Jessi Klein, Kyle Grooms, The Hazzards, John Mulaney ("Oh, Hello!"), and secret super special guest.
Tonight // NYU's Skirball Center [566 LaGuardia Place] // For tickets call 212.279.4200
The Weiner Philharmonic was described by the NYT as, "A delightfully sophomoric young comedy troupe." This week the Philharmonic brings a new show to the stage called "Doody Calls". Original players Julia Langbein, Lang Fisher, Gabe Liedman, Jenny Slate, Mike Barry and Toby Lawless will be there to entertain you. "Doody Calls" is written and directed by Jon Friedman (The Rejection Show).
Friday // 8pm // The PIT [154 W. 29th St] // $8