Brandon Scott Wolf

Brandon Scott Wolf

Mr. Wolf, a droll one-liner comic with a passion for absurd comedic ideas (like his solo dating website DateBrandonScottWolf.com), headlines as part of the “Breakout Artist Comedy Series” at Carolines... 

Dick Gregory

Dick Gregory

Mr. Gregory is a living comedy legend, having performed stand-up since the 1950s. He broke ground as the first African-American comedian to be called over to the couch on “The Tonight Show,” and over the last 60 years, he’s mixed social activism with sharp political comedy in a way that remains relevant and necessary. 

Desperation Tonight With Pat Dixon

Desperation Tonight With Pat Dixon

Pat Dixon’s weekly variety show features some of the top comedic talent in New York City alongside a live band, audience interviews and giveaways. 

Des Bishop

Des Bishop

Mr. Bishop is a native New Yorker who began his successful comedy career in Ireland, then moved to China in an attempt to perform stand-up in Mandarin. Now he’s moved back to Queens and his comedy explores his evolving identity in a variety of cultures... 

Christina Bianco

Christina Bianco

An actress and character comedian, Ms. Bianco has become an Internet star with flawless imitations. On YouTube, she’s earned fans with her impersonations of singers like Adele, Katy Perry and Celine Dion; on stage, her impressions range from Dora the Explorer to Kelly Ripa. 

Jordan Carlos

Jordan Carlos

Mr. Carlos is a hilarious up-and-coming stand-up, known for his political and cultural observations on shows like Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show” and MTV’s “Guy Code... 

Jokes on Us!

Jokes on Us!

Carolines offers free admission for this showcase of exciting young stand-up talent, hosted by Matt Pavich, winner of the New York’s Funniest competition this year. Performers include Harrison Greenbaum, Jordan Rock, Sara Armour, Randy Syphax and Giulio Gallarotti. 

Eric Andre

Eric Andre

Host of his own anarchic talk show on Adult Swim, Mr. Andre’s comedy revels in absurdity, outrageousness and illogicality, but those willing to follow his twisted train of thought are rewarded with a brilliantly funny, totally unique show. 

Merry Hanukkah With Judy Gold

Merry Hanukkah With Judy Gold

Ms. Gold, an underappreciated gem of the New York comedy scene, returns to Carolines on Broadway with her annual Christmastime shows, filling this slow entertainment week with stories and stand-up of the holidays from a Jewish perspective... 

NYs Funniest Finals

NYs Funniest Finals

Carolines on Broadway hosts this annual competition, with the final round featuring 10 up-and-coming comedians vying for the title of New York’s Funniest. Michael Che, a previous winner and current “Saturday Night Live” cast member, will host the event, part of the New York Comedy Festival. 

New York Comedy Festival: Comics to Watch

New York Comedy Festival: Comics to Watch

Comedy Central hosts this annual event, which showcases some of the finest up-and-coming stand-up talent in the country. 

Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson

Before joining the cast of “Saturday Night Live” in 2014, the 21-year-old Staten Island-native distinguished himself as a stand-up with brutally honest personal material. 

Josh Gondelman

Josh Gondelman

Mr. Gondelman is one of the most reliably funny stand-ups in the city, known for his endearing storytelling and carefully crafted jokes. A writer and web producer for “Last Week Tonight” and co-creator of the Modern Seinfeld Twitter account, his material covers everything from wedding traditions to his time as a preschool teacher. 

Sean Donnelly

Sean Donnelly

This gruffly sweet stand-up is co-host of the “My Dumb Friends” podcast and has appeared on several television programs, including “The Late Show with David Letterman... 

Deon Cole

Deon Cole

A former writer and occasional correspondent for “Conan,” Mr. Cole has more recently been seen on ABC’s sitcom “black-ish.” Now he brings his charismatic stand-up to a weekend at Carolines... 

Carolines Presents

Carolines Presents

Anthony DeVito, one of the funniest up-and-comers in New York, hosts this showcase at the iconic comedy club. Other performers include Drew Fraser, Carmen Lynch, Nimesh Patel and Mike Vecchione. 

Anthony DeVito

Anthony DeVito

Mr. DeVito, one of New York’s most promising young comedians, won the recent March Madness tournament at Carolines on Broadway; now he headlines at that club for one night. 

The Undateable Tour

The Undateable Tour

Four stars of the NBC sitcom “Undateable” — Chris D’Elia, Ron Funches, Rick Glassman and Brent Morin — are exceptionally talented stand-ups in their own right... 

Fortune Feimster

Fortune Feimster

Ms. Feimster, a Southern comedian best known as a regular panelist on “Chelsea Lately,” headlines at Carolines on Broadway next week. 

A Very Gay St. Paddys Day

A Very Gay St. Paddys Day

Matteo Lane fronts this LGBT-friendly alternative to the St. Patrick’s Day parade, with an excellent lineup including Sabrina Jalees, Julio Torres, and Emma Willmann. 

Natasha Leggero

Natasha Leggero

Ms. Leggero, an actor and accomplished stand-up who blends old-fashioned glamour with brash, unapologetic comedy, headlines at Carolines on Broadway next weekend. 

Jeffrey Ross

Jeffrey Ross

Mr. Ross’s insults are so piercing that he’s known as “The Roastmaster General.” This weekend he headlines at Carolines on Broadway. 

GildaFest 2015

GildaFest 2015

Now in its 20th year, Gilda’s Club, named for the former “Saturday Night Live” star Gilda Radner, who died in 1989, provides support for cancer victims and their families... 

Liza Treyger

Liza Treyger

A relative newcomer to the New York comedy scene, Ms. Treyger is a charming, sharp-witted performer who shares her distinctively brash observations about life for 20-somethings. She headlines as part of Carolines on Broadways’ Breakout Artist Series. 

Julio Torres

Julio Torres

An offbeat and distinctive young stand-up, Mr. Torres headlines as part of Carolines’ Breakout Artist series. He is supported by Jo Firestone, Joe Rumrill, Josh Sharp and Gary Richardson. 

Michael Che

Michael Che

After writing for “Saturday Night Live” last season, Mr. Che is now an anchor of “Weekend Update.” This casually insightful stand-up, who kicks off a three-night run at Carolines next week,  is viewed as one of the brightest young comics in New York City. 

Sheng Wang

Sheng Wang

One of the most reliably funny stand-ups in New York, Mr. Wang headlines this night as part of Carolines’ Breakout Artist Comedy Series. 

Eddie Pepitone

Eddie Pepitone

Affectionately known as the “Bitter Buddha,” Mr. Pepitone is a New York native whose comedy is fueled by his frustrations, at both the world and himself. 

Dave Attell

Dave Attell

Among the most respected comedians in New York, Mr. Attell known for his smart vulgarity and unapologetically aggressive stand-up. 

Kurt Braunohler

Kurt Braunohler

Mr. Braunohler, host of the always inventive “K Ohle With Kurt Braunohler” podcast, is an engaging comedian with a love of surreal stunts and absurd achievements. 

New York Comedy Festival: New Yorks Funniest Finals

New York Comedy Festival: New Yorks Funniest Finals

Carolines again hosts this competition of young local comedians. Recent winners include the “Saturday Night Live” cast member Michael Che and the “Last Comic Standing” finalist Joe Machi... 

New York Comedy Festival: HERsterical

New York Comedy Festival: HERsterical

Cristina Cote hosts this variety show, a fund-raiser for the cancer support charity Gilda’s Club. The show will feature a mix of stand-up, sketch and improv from Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Bonnie McFarlane, Helen Hong and Fantasy Grandma. 

The Seven Dirty Words: George Carlin Finally Gets His Own Way

The Seven Dirty Words: George Carlin Finally Gets His Own Way

On the day that a Harlem block is officially renamed George Carlin Way, the comedian’s daughter, Kelly Carlin, gathers friends and fans to celebrate and honor the great Mr. Carlin, who died in 2008... 

Anthony Jeselnik

Anthony Jeselnik

Mr. Jeselnik, a comedian who delivers brutal but clever one-liners, first made his name as a caustic insult comic at Comedy Central’s roasts and went on to host a late-night series, “The Jeselnik Offensive... 

Hari Kondabolu

Hari Kondabolu

Mr. Kondabolu, a bright young political comic and the first comedian to be named artist in residence at New York University’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute, headlines the weekend at Carolines. 

Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis

This renowned comedian, often considered an heir to Lenny Bruce, is a master of long-form storytelling who turns his endless neurotic energy into brilliant comedy. 

Comics to Watch

Comics to Watch

In the run-up to the New York Comedy Festival in November, Carolines teams up with Comedy Central to showcase the best up-and-coming talent. 

Leah Bonnema

Leah Bonnema

Ms. Bonnema, a promising favorite on the New York scene, headlines one night at Carolines on Broadway. 

Ron Funches

Ron Funches

Seen most recently on NBC’s “Undateable,” Mr. Funches’s warm and often goofy stand-up has made him a rising star. 

James Adomian

James Adomian

A master of impressions, Mr. Adomian headlines two nights of stand-up at Carolines on Broadway. In an article in The New York Times, Jason Zinoman wrote that Mr. Adomian “has a low-boiling energy onstage — confident, jaunty but not aggressive — and his set features solidly constructed, verbally playful jokes enlivened by an uncanny ability to channel a subway crowd or a larger-than-life character... 

Mary Lynn Rajskub

Mary Lynn Rajskub

Best known for her role as Chloe on the television series “24,” Ms. Rajskub has been working on full comedy sets over the past year and recently tested out some material at secret shows in London... 

The Sam & Joe Show

The Sam & Joe Show

The up-and-coming favorites Sam Morril and Joe Machi host this weekly stand-up show, with performances from Josh Gondelman, Nick Vatterott, Anthony DeVito and Seaton Smith. 

Harrison Greenbaum

Harrison Greenbaum

A favorite young star on the comedy scene, Mr. Greenbaum headlines Carolines on Broadway for the 10th time. 

In Good Spirits With Matteo Lane

In Good Spirits With Matteo Lane

One of the brightest young comics in New York, Mr. Lane welcomes three other comedians for a stand-up show and a sit-down of “gossip, drinking and laughs.”  

Chris Distefano

Chris Distefano

Known for his talking-head commentary in MTV’s “Guy Code”/“Girl Code” universe, Mr. Distefano brings his high-energy comedy to Carolines on Broadway. 

Ben Bailey

Ben Bailey

Known to many as the Emmy-winning host of the Discovery Channel’s “Cash Cab,” Mr. Bailey is also a very funny stand-up. This weekend, he headlines at Carolines. 

Jim Norton

Jim Norton

This New York Times best-selling author, and co-host of the cult radio show “Opie and Anthony,” brings his explicit but very funny brand of humor to Carolines on Broadway. 

Three of a Kind

Three of a Kind

These great rising headliners — Leah Bonnema, Sean Donnelly and Tommy Pope — share the stage. 

Nick DiPaolo

Nick DiPaolo

Known for his unapologetically brutal humor, Mr. DiPaolo, a 25-year veteran and favorite among comics, headlines the weekend at Carolines on Broadway.