Manhattan Comedy Night
Laugh the night away with some of the top comics on the NYC comedy circuit. The laughs will keep coming with four veterans of stand-up, hosted by comedian Sandy Marks. The lineup includes comedian-writer-actress Sherry Davey. The single mother of two daughters aged 20 and 14, she finds them to be an unending source of new material. She appears regularly at Gotham Comedy Club; Broadway Comedy Club; The Comic Strip; and Stand Up New York. Corey Kahaney is probably best known as a grand finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” She recently appeared “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” was a hit on the 2016 season of “America’s Got Talent” and has performed a record seven times on “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson.” Marks has a knack for spinning facts and stats into fast-paced, stream-of-consciousness-style humor that doesn’t just inspire ebullient mirth but also hits home some rather startling truths about humanity. And Dan Naturman ‘s charming combination of self-deprecation and outright grouchiness has had audiences howling from coast to coast, as well as landing him on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and the late night shows.
Saturday, Oct. 6, 8 p.m. $25. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. (516) 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.
Uncle Louie Variety Show
The lively comedy duo shares humorous moments from their Italian upbringing, through characters and sketches based on their childhood years. When Lou Greco and Carlo Russo met in high school, they bonded over their chatty Italian families, who spoke broken English passionately and unapologetically. Greco was born in the U.S. but his parents were born in Italy. Born in Sicily, Russo also grew up hearing his parents speak Italian. The laughs began six years ago, when Greco started posting jokes on Facebook. He called it the “broken English word of the day.” The jokes soon became skits, and the skits became videos, which drew massive audiences on social media. Now, the Syracuse natives are bringing back memories of growing up Italian with audiences on their first comedy tour. Sketches, songs and lots of comedy captivate their audiences.
Sunday, Oct. 7, 5 p.m. $50, $35. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.