Whether you live in the Greenwich Village area or are just visiting, you need to visit one of the comedy clubs. Greenwich Village is considered a bohemian area and is located in Manhattan. This art-inspired community still harbors hints of the beat generation, as this is the home of the East Coast beat movement.
New York is home to some of the best comedy clubs in the United States. The EastVille Comedy Club boasts having had some of the most well-known names in comedy on the stage. Comedians such as Sarah Silverman and Damon Wayans have performed on the stage at EastVille. Located on East 4th Street in New York, this club offers drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. For those who enjoy appetizers, there is a limited selection of appetizers as well. “Open mic nights” are open to new comedians who want to showcase their talents.
The Laugh Lounge NYC has more of an intimate atmosphere than most comedy clubs. Several area comedians are considered regulars at the club and can be found on stage several times a month. The crowd at the Laugh Lounge is trendier, which makes this the perfect place to take a new love interest. In fact, the staff and comedians at the Laugh Lounge encourage it. The Laugh Lounge is located at 151 Essex Street in the lower east side of Manhattan.
For those who prefer more of a dinner theater type atmosphere, the Comedy Corner NYC is for you. Enjoy acts from some of the best-known names in comedy perform as you dine on meals that range from Hawaiian pizza to lobster ravioli. Open mic nights happen weekly, if you want to get a taste of the local talent. For aspiring “funny guys,” the Comedy Corner even offers classes. This establishment is located on MacDougal Street in New York.
Whether you prefer a comedy club that is the perfect place to take a date, the family or just for a “date night” with your spouse, Greenwich Village is the perfect place to park, go for a walk and enjoy some food at one of the local eateries before going to one of the local comedy clubs.