about us

Learn stand up comedy in a fun and supportive environment! Known as a community of comics, Laughing Buddha Comedy is the largest producer of Stand Up Comedy Shows and Open Mics in NYC with over 100 events a month.  Our acclaimed comedy school has been featured on the front pages of the Wall Street Journal and the Tampa Bay Times, and named a top 10 Comedy Spot in NYC by USA Today  If you’re considering a comedy school with more than 15 to 20 students, think again.  We offer small classes led by professional instructors in a fun and supportive environment conveniently located in Manhattan.  We are the only major comedy school owned by a professional working comedian, Jeff Lawrence.  We know the importance of individual attention and offer real stage time guided by professional comedians.  Our Open Mics are nationally recognized and we offer multiple shows daily. Our New Talent Industry Showcases at the Stand Comedy Club have featured drop ins such as Marc Maron, Jim Gaffigan, and Janeane Garofalo among others. You can sign up for a showcase at any time and meet one on one with bookers, casting directors, agents and managers after your set.

If you have any questions feel free to contact us by phone at 212 982 6363 or email us at info@laughingbuddhacomedy.com


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