Monday November 8th - 8:00PM
East Village

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Requirements :

  • All sales final. Tickets are non-refundable.
  • $18 minimum purchase per person in showroom (includes drinks and snacks) - NY Tax and 18% gratuity additional
  • Ages 16 and up only
  • Individual comedian appearances subject to change without notice
  • Groups of 9+ please email [email protected]
  • Seating will be assigned based on on-time check in by groups as purchased. We cannot guarantee larger parties will be seated together or that tickets purchased separately can be combined at larger tables.
  • Walk up cover is higher than online presale price
  • Additional health and safety protocols may apply, based on updated state guidelines.

NY State Tax (8.385%) additional

Note: This event is at our East Village location location
New York Comedy Festival Presents: Chains Out with Paul Virzi & Bret Ernst - Co-Headlining Event

The New York Comedy Festival presents two of the most well respected, and funniest comedians in the game today. Paul Virzi and Bret Ernst co-headline this special event. Paul and Bret are known for bringing the house down all over the country every time they take the stage, and tonight they plan on ballin out... with their chains out!

Paul Virzi is a stand up comedian and many of the nation’s top comedy clubs have called him one of the strongest on the rise! His debut hour long comedy special, Bill Burr Presents Paul Virzi: I’ll Say This debuted on Comedy Central in November and is available to stream now on His comedy album Night At The Stand was #1 on iTunes and reached #4 on Billboard’s Top 100. He’s appeared on TruTV's Comedy Knockout, AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live, the NFL Network’s Good Morning Football, and written for the ESPN ESPY Awards. Paul has made numerous appearances at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and performed at the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.

Bret Ernst was one of four comedians featured in Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days and 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland, along with Ahmed Ahmed, John Caparulo, and Sebastian Maniscalco. Ernst has appeared on Comedy Central Presents and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson as well as MTV’s Wrestling Society X as a commentator. Bret hosted the first season of Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too and appeared in Kesha's "Blah Blah Blah" music video. His Comedy Central half-hour special was voted "TOP 5" of all of 2010, and his first comedy album American Comic broke "TOP 10" on iTunes in its first week. He currently plays Louie LaRusso Jr. on Cobra Kai, a comedy-drama web series based on The Karate Kid. In March of 2018, he uploaded his one-hour standup special, entitled Principal's Office, onto YouTube.