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The Comic Strip Live Presents: The History of Comedy Tour NYC

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Address: 1568 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2676
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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-Bus tour of the NYC comedy hotspots and historic locations, including...

-Bus tour of the NYC comedy hotspots and historic locations, including places you will know from TV shows and movies-A private viewing at the World-Renowned Paley Center of hilarious clips from New York comedy's rich history-A private showcase of The Comic Strip's top comics. Complimentary tickets to another show at The Comic Strip Live-Refreshments-And more!

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Amazing place,funny performances, you can get free tickets if you are licing in the same neighbourhood which is Amazing!! Drinks are ok, food is not though

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Ahmed A
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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing place,funny performances, you can get free tickets if you are licing in the same neighbourhood which is Amazing!! Drinks are ok, food is not though

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New York, NY
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

This is NYC's most renown comedy club. They have open-mike, invited young comics, and well know performers appearing. The cover charge is usually $20 (there are Groupons available almost all the time greatly reducing that charge). There is a $20 per person minimum. But, a show can go on for two hours, so, all in all, the charge is reasonable.... More 

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Thank damg
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

This was an interesting and fun way to see NYC! Learned lots of interesting stories about iconic comedians and their beginnings. Also, lots of laughs along the way. The tour guides were entertaining and knowledgeable. As you went along the tour, you saw NYC historic comedy sites that are part of the American culture. Highly recommend this tour for a... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 7 April 2014

This tour was awesome! I travel a lot and take a lot of tours, including ones of my own city, and this was definitely one of those unique tours that you should take if you're visiting or live in NYC. It talks about the history of the shows and comedy we grew up with. I don't know a lot about... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Had a great time learning and laughing! Loved hearing the background stories and seeing the sites of famous tv shows. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and approachable. Really fun way to spend the day! Highly recommend this tour to anyone who has an appreciation for comedy.

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Thank EdenM733
Durham, North Carolina
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Reviewed 27 February 2014

I know a little bit about a lot of comedy. This tour helped to fill in some of the gaps in my knowledge. Perhaps the best part of the tour was being able to ask questions of the guides, who we quite knowledgeable. It was clear they knew their comedy history and could run a much longer tour, if time... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Comic Strip's Comedy Tour is a brilliantly designed and produced tour, covering the evolution of comedy in NYC. The commentary is informative and entertaining delivered by a guide whose love for the art is evident. The tour visits both historic and contemporary sites where comics have lived or performed as well as sitcom sites. Transportation is provided in a comfortable... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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Reviewed 1 October 2013

The History of Comedy Tour NYC is a truly unique and fun way to spend your day laughing and learning with your friends and family. Our tour guide Marshall was fantastic and really knew his stuff. Not only did we get to hear cool stories about the comics of the past and present, we also got to stop at several... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 30 September 2013

I learned a lot about comedy in New York City and found it to be extremely interesting and informative. The tour visited spots that I never new existed and provided a rich history and insight about a subject I never realized was such a part of the city. If you want do something a little different and fun while you're... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 30 September 2013

I started on this tour because my friends wanted to do it and was like "Okay...cruising around Manhattan on a bus...um no thanks." But it's so much more than that. We watched clips at the Paley Center, chowed free bagels on the luxury tinted-window bus, sat on the stoop from the old Cosby Show, cruised around the gorgeous (and packed... More 

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