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    It's … Hideoutrageous!

    There's a stage upstairs, there's a stage downstairs, there's coffee all over the place and all sorts of shows and classes here. This Thursday, famed house troupe Parallelogramophonograph returns to rock the stage before unleashing the latest anything-goes Free Fringe. Friday's got the distaff darlings of Physics Curse presenting another – another – goddamnit, Don't Interrupt Me!, followed by the all-star Big Bash shindig, and a Threefer, and that battle royale of TheatreDome to finish the night. And, on Saturday night, it's that Victor Hugo-your-way of Grand Misery, or maybe you wanna Put Your Lips Together and Blow, gumshoe? And don't forget the latenight improv donnybrook of Maestro! And – see website for more.
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    First Anniversary All-Star Celebration!

    This basement venue is dedicated to "bringing the best in alternative comedy with shows seven nights a week," and this weekend is their first anniversary all-star celebration benefitting SAFE. If you don't know how good these guys are, what the hell is wrong with you, citizen? If you do how good they are, you'll be thrilled to experience this best-of-the-best weekend, featuring house troupes and acts from all the comedy theatres in town, with stand-up showcases and hilarious sketches and, Jesus, this is some kind of comedy explosion going on here right now. (Get it? "Fallout"? "Explosion"? "Jesus"? "Going on"?) Highly recommended!
    Thu.-Sat., Jan. 24-26. $10 per show.  
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    Vanessa Gonzalez

    Your first Cap City headliner of 2019 is likely to be one of the funniest performers of the entire year. This local woman is, we mean, a total riot – as far-flung comedy fans recently learned at Montreal's prestigious Just For Laughs Festival and beyond.
    Jan. 2-5. Wed.-Thu., 8pm; Fri.-Sat., 7:30 & 10pm. $12-23.  
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    ComedySportz

    Two teams of improvisers compete for points and laughter in this family-friendly show based on audience suggestions.
    Saturdays, 7:30pm. $12.  
    Zach North, 12129 Hwy 620 N
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    Esther's: New Year, New Follies

    Ah, the fun seldom pauses, with musical comedy skits, magic, and a political satirical revue where the bustling backdrop of Sixth Street is on view through the stagefront window! Reminisce on all the news-makers, celebrities, events, and mayhem that made 2018 so memorable with A Year in Review. Watch as the new Dems diversify the Hill and take on Trump in Bohemian Crapsody, and more. Bonus: That sexy magician Ray Anderson is going to wow you with illusions your mind won't believe your eyes have seen!
    Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $25-35.  
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    Middleditch & Schwartz: Late Show Tickets Available

    Thomas Middleditch (you know, from Silicon Valley) and Ben Schwartz (you know, from Parks and Recreation) are a comedy duo. They're an improv comedy duo, even – and they'll be purveying their longform shenanigans live, onstage, at that fancy theatre Downtown tonight. Grab those late-show tickets while you still can!
    Sun., Jan 13, 9:30pm. $29-49.  
    Paramount Theatre
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    Trey Galyon

    Yessirree, it's NYC's own comedic antihero, that loveable stoner of a stand-up, starting off your Cheese Palace year after those McCuewans open with their comedy of biblical proportions.
    Jan. 4-5. Fri., 9pm; Sat., 9 & 11pm. $10.  
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    You're looking for … what? OPEN MICS?

    There's a lot of them in Austin, brothers and sisters. Sometimes there's as many as 25 in one week. And comedian Joe Faina went to all of them a while back – find out what he found out, right here.

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