5 Comedy Shows to See This Week
Bob Marley @ Helium Comedy Club | February 1-4
Stand-up comic Bob Marley has performed on pretty much every late-night talk show, including David Letterman and Jay Leno. Here’s your chance to see him live. He’ll be performing six shows at Helium over four days, but the 7:30 p.m. set on Saturday is already sold out.
Jay Pharoah @ Punch Line Philly | February 2-4
You know Jay Pharoah from his years as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, or maybe you’ve just seen a video of his spot-on celebrity impressions. He’ll be doing five shows at Punch Line, starting Thursday night.
Carmen Christopher @ Good Good Comedy Theatre | Friday, February 3
Comedian Carmen Christopher comes to Good Good to host a screening of his web series, Little Banks on Wall Street, which Paste magazine called one of the 10 best comedy web series of 2016. Christopher is also one of the creators of Comedy Central’s Sunset Peak and a Comedy Central “Comic to Watch.”
We’re All In This Room Together @ Kimmel Center | February 3-4
Second City, the famed comedy troupe out of Chicago that kick-started the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Bill Murray and many others, brings their topical blend of improv and sketch comedy to the Kimmel’s Perelman Theater for three shows, including a Saturday matinee.
Clam Up @ Good Good Comedy Theatre | Saturday, February 4
Wes Haney, from Netflix’s The Characters, and Bardia Salimi are down from New York for one night only with their sketch comedy show, Clam Up.
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