Jeffrey Emerson and Jill Weiner helm one of the longest running stand-up shows in New York City. Lap DAnce SAloon is a regular on TIme Out NY’s Best of the Month list. It’s not hard to see why. Their formula is simple: book a diverse group of comedians with an equal number of male and female performers. Add Free Pizza. Charge nothing. Cue the laughs. Mondays at 9pm Upstairs at 2A, a historic dive bar dating back to the 1980’s in the heart of New York’s East Village. 25 Ave A It’s #LApDAnceSAloon.
Not only is there no two-drink minimum— there’s no cost at all. The bi-level East Village bar 2A’s weekly comedy showcase even serves free pizza. Beyond the perks for the broke-ass set, this stellar night tenders rising stars, such as recent guests Aminah Imani and Christi Chiello, and the current musings of hilarious hosts Jill Weiner and Jeffrey Emerson.