Best bets in Charlotte comedy, March 14-20



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, March 14

Hideaway Open Mic at 9 p.m.

Join us for stand-up open mic. Sign-up for five minute sets at 7:35 p.m.

Hideaway Bar & Grille ~ 516 River Highway, Mooresville ~ Free

Tuesday, March 15

Gorilla Preschool Improv Comedy at 9 p.m.

Shows similar to Whose Line Is It Anyway?. The entire direction of the show is dictated by the audience and their suggestions.

Petras Piano Bar ~ 1919 Commonwealth Ave., Charlotte ~ $5

Wednesday, March 16

Open Mic at 10 p.m.

Do you have some new material to work out? Sign up at 9:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, March 17

12 x 12 Super Challenge (Stand-up Showcase) at 8 p.m.

The Challenge -- to write a brand new five minute set every month. Hosted Skip G. Lawson. Also featuring Derek Blackmon, Olie Cuevas, Steve Price, Eddie Conz, Patrick Steward, DeVan Penegar, Debbie Millwater, Eric Shun, Jessica Winkleman, Chris Brown, Pat Volgerson and D. Moore. Followed by open mic night. Drink specials include $2.50 Guinness' and $2 Bud Lights'.

The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at Madisons On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10

Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19

Julie Scoggins at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.

She's a 6'2 southern ex-trucker, cab driver, baseball mascot, pooper-scooper and charm school graduate. She's also one of the funniest comedians male or female, on the circuit today.

The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at Madison's On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10

Saturday, March 19

Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 8:30 p.m.

Charlotte sketch comedy troupe makes its triumphant return in a new venue. Good humor by bad people.

The Mill ~ 3306 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $12 cash at the door

Sunday, March 20

Celebrity Brian Regan at 7 p.m.

The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Regan fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations. Ovens Auditorium ~ 2700 E .Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $36.50

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