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Comic Strip Live

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Address: 1568 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2676
Phone Number: 212-861-9386
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8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Comedy club that has seen the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Murphy, Paul...

Comedy club that has seen the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Murphy, Paul Reiser and Adam Sandler gracing its stage.

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Comic Strip Live was Hilarious

Most of the comedians were hilarious. I laughed out loud at them. They used their own material and also ragged on the audience very well-including shutting up people who forget... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Betsy B
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Ardsley, New York
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Ardsley, New York
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the comedians were hilarious. I laughed out loud at them. They used their own material and also ragged on the audience very well-including shutting up people who forget the show and attention is supposed to be focused on the comedians and not them.. Host Mike Britt was very funny. Patty Rosborough had old material.The other comedians were superb.... More 

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High Point, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a true comedy place, this is it. However it's not cheap. Bring cash only to pay for the tickets $20/person. Then be prepared for a $20 drink minimum (not hard to meet with the drink prices)! All in all a good place for up and coming comics.

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Thank Trevor C
Queens, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The comedians were funny. Interestingly, that's not always the case for a comedy club. I purchased my tickets on groupon so I got my money's worth. I had a good time. I have been there before and I will go back.

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Thank Tatthoo
Kent, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Wanted to go to comedy club on trip and saw great vendor selling tickets so thought why not. Got two for $15. Gave contact details etc in case they need to get in touch. Got $15 cab ride to other side of city to be told that their electrics were down so it wasn't on. They hadn't called us to... More 

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Thank Rob G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

No complaints about the comics or service. The drinks bill however, was twice the amount than it said on the price list - and it's a condition of your ticket that you buy two drinks per person. We had to pay $80 for a bottle of wine when the price list said $40. We were threatened with them calling the... More 

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Paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We went uptown for a comedy show and were not disappointed. The host and the three comics were quite funny, although I prefer it to be a little cleaner in language. I have been to shows in other cities that were so nasty, that I walked out, but this wasn't the case at CSL. I think having a drink minimum... More 

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wilton, ct
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

If you are looking for funny comics, you can skip this club. I remember it in the day and even voiced my disappointment. For the 8 pm show, only one of the comics was extremely funny. The MC was just okay and the headline act, or what was a headline act in name only, was unprepared and just stood on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time here. All of the comedians were hilarious! The MC was awesome and really kept the show moving smoothly. I definitely plan on going back in the future!

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Thank Roy W
Lockhart, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Comic Strip Live. If you enjoy being entertained then go and be entertained at a Comedy Show. We thoroughly enjoyed our show. You have to buy two drinks minimum and there is food for sale also. So if you can get a free ticket as we did your night will still cost you. Fully recommend as was lots of laughs.... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Had a great time at this club. It is quite small, with long tables for parties at the front, then a row of tiny tables for couples and singles, and behind that bar stools and more tables. I got a tiny table of my own which was perfect. Great view of the stage. The MC really engaged the audience and... More 

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