As the headline suggests, here are a few of the best places to find comedy events in Charlotte from stand-up to improv to sketch comedy and more. For a complete listing of all comedy visit www.CharlotteComedyLIVE.com.
Tuesday, April 6
* Stand-Up Comedy at Lake Norman Comedy Zone at 8 p.m. (seating at 7 p.m.)
Nationally touring headliner Tony Boswell.
Galway Hooker ~ 7044 Kenton Dr., Cornelius ~ $10
Thursday, April 8
* NoDa Stand-Up Comedy Showcase at 8 p.m.
Join host Mike Buczek as he brings you this weekly stand-up showcase featuring Charlotte's up-and-coming stand-up talent.
Prevue Music Hall ~ 2909 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ No Cover
Friday, April 9
* Bruce Bruce at 8 p.m.
Comedian, Bruce Bruce, host for two seasons of BET's "Comic View" brings his live show to Charlotte.
Knight Theater ~ 430 South Tryon St., Charlotte ~ $25
* Lewis Black's "In God We Rust" at 8 p.m.
Lewis' live performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. Lewis yells so they don't have to. A passionate performer who is more pissed-off optimist than mean-spirited curmudgeon.
Ovens Auditorium ~ 2700 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $40
Saturday, April 10
* Epic Sketch from Sketch Theatre Acting Company at 8 p.m.
From the group that brought you the hit show Summer Sketch, a sketch comedy show tackling topics of epic proportions! Join us as we pay irreverent homage to the biggest newsmakers of the past two millennia.
Duke Energy Theatre ~ 345 N. College St., Charlotte ~ $12.50 in advance
* Rickey Smiley & Friends at 8 p.m.
Celebrity Comic Rickey Smiley along with his friends Lavar, Ced Delaney, and Special K Douglas.
Ovens Auditorium ~ 2700 East Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $36
* Improv Comedy at Charlotte Comedy Theater at 8 p.m.
Competitive short form improv where Charlotte's top improvisers compete against one another for your affection. Lots of audience participation.
Prevue Music Hall~ 2909 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $10
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