Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Nov. 2-7



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, Nov. 2

Charlotte Comedy Theater's Stand-up Showcase at 9:30 p.m.

Check out this fun night of stand-up comedy. Limited to the first 15 comics who sign up. E-mail for more information.

Courtyard Hooligans ~ 140 Brevard Court, Charlotte ~ Free

Wednesday, Nov. 3

Explicit Content Stand-up Showcase at 9:30 p.m.

Charlotte's comics break out their hardest hitting, edgiest humor that's too bold for other stages. This show is not for the easily offended. This week hosted by Steve Forrest. Featuring Ryan Van Genderen. With Rob Pitts, Big Daddy Mike, Tyler Cox, Jon Dunn, Zach Claywell, and Brian Zarbock.

Dilworth Grille ~ 911 E. Morehead St., Suite 200, Charlotte ~ $5

Thursday, Nov. 4

All-Stars Showcase at 8 p.m.

Our brightest stars all featured on one showcase for our delight. Hosted by Derek Blackmon. Featuring Joe Phoenix, Michael Robinette and Vic Clevenger. With Steve Price, Tyler Cox, Nick Shaheen, and D. Moore.

Fort Mill Comedy Zone ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ Free

Friday, Nov. 5

Mike Birbiglia at 8 p.m.

Mike Birbiglia's name has become synonymous with smart, comedic storytelling. Mike had three stand-up specials on Comedy Central and is a regular contributor to The Bob & Tom Radio Show.

Knight Theater ~ 430 South Tryon St., Charlotte ~ $34.50

Saturday, Nov. 6

The Post Election Improv Show by Funny Bone Improv at 8 p.m.

More than 225 years ago our Forefathers died on the battlefield, in part, to give us the right to vote. So let's celebrate the 3 percent of the people who will actually go to the polls this year. More than $300 of door prizes will be given out.

Hampton Inn of Matthews ~ 9615 Independence E. Point Drive, Matthews ~ $5

Mutzie at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Mutzie, named "New Orleans Entertainer of The Year" twice, has appeared on national television over 100 times including Showtime, Comedy Central and the last six seasons of Bet's Comic View.

Fort Mill Comedy Zone ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10

Sunday, Nov. 7

Funny First Sunday at 8 p.m.

Nick Lewis & D S Sander with Headliner Pat Brown. With band and after party.

House of Jazz ~ 8630 University Executive Park Drive ~ $15

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