Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Dec. 14-18



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

Wednesday, Dec. 14
Wacky Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. (new start time with sign-up at 9:15 p.m.)
Hosted by Kevin Alderman. Free comedy, drink specials and fun prizes for the audience member who brings the most friends.
Jackalope Jacks ~ 1936 E. 7th St., Charlotte ~ Free

Thursday, Dec. 15
Final 12x12 Super Challenge at 8 p.m.
The challengers have made it through a grueling 12 month process of writing a new 5 minute set every month. Come celebrate with us at our of final performance. Featuring Eric Shun, Derek Blackmon, Pat Sabre, Patrick Steward, DeVan Penegar, Debbie Millwater, D Moore, Eddie Conz, Chris Brown and Steve Price. Hosted by the Sid Davis.
The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $5

Friday, Dec. 16
J Jay Boyd at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.
With power, energy, voices and yes even words, J. Jay Boyd has been described as a hilarious, one man sitcom. Everything J. Jay does and experiences has instant potential to become part of his act, and he is the tour guide of the whacky world he perceives he lives in.
The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10

Saturday, Dec. 17
Pure Comedy Laughs Live Show & TV Taping at 8 p.m. (Please arrive at 7 p.m.)
Hosted by Nikita B. Featuring the comedy of Spike Davis, Simpi Net, Eric Shun, Mary Asher, Comedian Burpie, Grave Digga and Kevin Alderman.
Johnson C Smith University ~ 100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte ~ $20

Sunday, Dec. 18
Rated R: Improv Comedy by Charlotte Comedy Theater at 7 p.m.
Competitive short form improv where Charlotte's top improvisers compete against one another for your affection. Lots of audience participation.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte ~ $10

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