Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Dec. 14-19



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, Dec. 14

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. 15

Robot Johnson: Easy Company at 8 p.m.

The newest recruits of Charlotte's premiere, award winning sketch comedy troupe wrote a whole new sketch show for you to see.  Check them out on this special Wednesday night appearance.

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

Thursday, Dec. 16

All-Stars Stand-up Showcase at 8 p.m.

Hosted by Derek Blackmon.  Featuring Olie Cuevas, Todd Joy and Jon Dunn. With Tyler Cox, Zack Claywell, E-Class, and Eddie Conz.  Followed by open mic night at 9:3o p.m.

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

Friday, Dec. 17 and Saturday, Dec. 18

Hicks Gone Wild: Big Ed Caylor & Ricky Peardon at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Big Ed is southern to the bone, and country as cornbread.  Ricky Peardon's rural upbringing, working as an ironworker and living in a haunted trailer give him is comedic inspiration.

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

Saturday, Dec. 18

The Holiday Show: 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

Sunday, Dec. 19

Radio One Family Comedy Tour at 8 p.m.

Hosted By Marcus D. Wiley Featuring - Griff, Small Fire, and Willie & Wood. A clean comedy tour entertaining audiences of all ages with family focused comedy.

Ovens Auditorium ~ 2700 East Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $20

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