Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Dec. 6-11



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

Monday, Dec. 6

Showkase Comedy Open Mic Night at 7 p.m.

Relax after that stressful day at work. Start your week off right. Comics sign up by 6:30 p.m.

Ramses Temple ~ 4919 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte ~ Free

Tuesday, Dec. 7

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, Dec. 8

Celebrity Craig Shoemaker at 7:30 p.m.

Named Comedian of the Year by the American Comedy Awards on ABC, Craig Shoemaker's half-hour Comedy Central special has been voted by viewers as one of the network's "Top 20" stand-up specials of all time.

McGlohon Theatre ~ 345 North College St., Charlotte ~ $20

Thursday, Dec. 9

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

Friday, Dec. 10

Tony Boswell at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Tony has been featured in The Seattle International Comedy Competition and on Comedy Central.

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

Saturday, Dec. 11

Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 10 p.m.

Charlotte's premiere sketch comedy troupe returns with an all new line-up of sketches to delight your funny bone. Funny on the Binary Level. Good Humor by Bad People.

Carolina Actors Studio Theatre ~ 1118 Clement Ave, Charlotte ~ $15

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