Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Nov. 23-27



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. 23

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

Check out this fun night of stand-up comedy. Limited to the first 15 comics who sign up. For more information, email

Courtyard Hooligans ~ 140 Brevard Court, Charlotte ~ Free

Wednesday, Nov. 24

Open Mic at 9 p.m.

Do you have some new material to work out? Sign up at 8:30 p.m. Karaoke to follow.

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

Thursday, Nov. 25 (Happy Thanksgiving!)

Special Thanksgiving Open Mic Night at 9:30 p.m.

The mic opens up for everybody, so invite your friends out to watch you take the stage for your five minutes of fame. Hosted by Chris Corrado. The mic doesn't close down just because your in-laws are in town. We're expecting a great turnout for this show, so go ahead and bring out your in-laws, they'll need to laugh off some of those calories.

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

Friday, Nov. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 27

Paul Hooper at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Name one comic who can hit the stage like an atom bomb and keep the audience exploding with laughter even after he's gone ... That's right, it's Paul Hooper.

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

Improv Comedy by 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~ 2909 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $10 cash at door

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