Looking for some comedy this fall? Or perhaps even some musical comedy? All of your dreams are about to come true because the month of November is jam packed with comedy shows that’ll have you busting a gut in laughter!
Need some stand up comedy in your life? Well this month has everything you need! A judgmental Italian, a KC native, and possibly the best beard you’ve ever seen (we’re talking Nick Offerman here) are among a great group of comedians to grace our presence in Kansas City this fall.
November 2 | Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland – 1228 Main St
Maniscalco has been featured on various late night talk shows showing off his mad comedy skills. This guy sees all of the little things that we don’t see and yes, he is judging you for it. You can catch his 2014 standup special Aren’t You Embarrassed? on Netflix right now! Show starts at 7 p.m. Click here for tickets & check out the Midland’s website for more events.
November 10 | Folly Theater – 300 W 12th St
Martin is a writer, comedian, musician and is best known for his deadpan one-liners as well as using drawings and various instruments to deliver his jokes. He has had numerous comedy albums over the years, along with his show Important Things With Demetri Martin on Comedy Central in 2009. Catch him Friday night at 8 p.m.! Click here for tickets, and here to see what is coming up at the Folly Theater.
November 11 | Music Hall Kansas City – 301 W 13th St
What hasn’t this guy done? Music, movies, and comedy of course! In addition to his films, he has had numerous stand up specials and shows no signs of slowing down. Watch Under Rated & Never Faded (2009) and Don’t Take It Personal (2015) on Netflix now! The Music Hall is located in the Kansas City Convention Center in downtown KC. See what the venue has to offer on their website! The show is at 8 p.m. and you can get your tickets right here.
Jason Sudeikis & Friends Present ‘Thundergong!’ – A Benefit Concert
November 12 | Uptown Theater – 3700 Broadway
The first annual comedy and music concert for Steps of Faith will feature Jason Sudeikis, Will Forte, Fred Armisen, and many more! General Admission tickets as well as VIP packages are available for purchase, and be sure to keep your eye out for the other acts that are to be announced! Doors open at 7 p.m. (5:30 p.m. for VIP), and the show is at 8 p.m. For the Uptown’s concert and event lineup, click here. For tickets to ‘Thundergong!’, click here.
November 12 | Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland – 1228 Main St
Looking for someone who is “New In Town”? The Saturday Night Live writer from 2009-2012, has had three standup specials The Top Part (2009), New In Town (2012), The Comeback Kid (2015), and is currently on his ‘Kid Gorgeous’ tour. You can still watch New In Town and The Comeback Kid on Netflix if you need a good laugh. Or should I say laughs because you will not be able to stop laughing.
And if you can’t seem to get enough of his stand up, be sure to check out Oh, Hello On Broadway, also on Netflix. In this hilarious night of absurd comedy, Mulaney and fellow comedian, Nick Kroll play two elderly New Yorkers named George St. Geegland and Gil Faizon. Shows (yes, plural) start at 7 p.m. & 10 p.m. Buy your tickets here.
November 16 | Uptown Theater – 3700 Broadway
Actor. Comedian. Superb woodworker. See the man they call “Ron Swanson” Thursday night, Nov. 16 at the Uptown for what’s sure to be a good time. Get your binge-watch on with some Parks and Recreation or watch his Netflix special American Ham (2014) featuring actress and wife Meghan Mullally before the show! It starts at 8 p.m. Tickets can be found right here.
November 20 | Muriel Kauffman Theatre – 1601 Broadway
Don’t know who David Sedaris is? Well you should! David, brother of actress and comedian Amy Sedaris, has written multiple collections of short comedic stories including When You Are Engulfed in Flames (2008) and Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls (2013). These quick and painless reads will keep you amused for months to come. The show starts at 8 p.m. Purchase tickets here, and learn more about the venue on the Kauffman Center’s website.
Be sure to check back in for more updates regarding the KC comedy scene!