Best bets in Charlotte comedy this week



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

Tuesday, May 11

Stand-up Comedy at 8 p.m. (seating at 7 p.m.)

Nationally touring headliner Mutzie.

Lake Norman Comedy Zone at Galway Hooker Irish Pub ~ 7044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius~ $10 ~ Rated PG-13

Tone X and Friends at 9:30 p.m.

Tone X and Chris Robinson host.

Skandalos ~ 5317 E. Independence Blvd, Charlotte ~Rated R

Wednesday, May 12

Stand-up Open Mic at 9 p.m. (sign-up at 8:30 p.m.)

Show us your funny side and feel free to get up to tell your own jokes or just hang out with friends and take in the laughs.

Jackalope Jacks ~ 1936 E. 7th St., Charlotte ~ Free ~ Rated R

Friday, May 14

Improv Comedy by Charlotte Comedy Theater at 8 p.m.

Competitive short form improv where Charlotte improvisers compete against one another for your affection.  Lots of audience participation.

Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $10 cash at door ~ Rated R

Sunday, May 16 (and Monday, May 17)

Rob Schneider at 7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Celebrity actor, director, writer and comedian known for his roles in films like Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Animal and more. With comedian Jeff Richards.These shows will sell out.

Lake Norman Comedy Zone at Galway Hooker Irish Pub ~ 7044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius ~ $30 ~ Rated R

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