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Where to see comedy in the Hudson Valley

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New York City is known for launching the careers of countless comedians, but many of them cut their chops (and bust some more) right here in the Hudson Valley. In addition, quite a few comedians have called the Hudson Valley home at some point.

Photos: 21 comedians from the Hudson Valley

Listed first are a couple of regional venues one legendary and one brand-new dedicated almost entirely to the craft of comedy, while the subsequent theaters host top comedians every few weeks.

-Compiled by Chris Serico

  • The exterior of Levity Live, a comedy club

    Levity Live Comedy club 4210 Palisades Center Dr. Nyack Located in the Palisades Center, the newest comedy stop on the block is one of ...

  • The Tarrytown Music Hall is more than a

    Tarrytown Music Hall Performing Arts Center, Local Theater 13 Main St. Tarrytown One of the most celebrated live performance theaters in the Hudson Valley, this local landmark, ...

  • Bananas Comedy Club Comedy club 2170 South Rd. Poughkeepsie If there's a comedic equivalent of "George Washington slept here," it's probably "Jerry Seinfeld performed ...

  • The exterior of the Emelin Theater in Mamaroneck.

    Emelin Theatre Performing Arts Center, Movie theater, Community theater, Children's Theater 153 Library Lane Mamaroneck Perhaps the most versatile and underrated small theater in Westchester, this 275-seat venue not only ...

  • The Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston. (Jan

    Ulster Performing Arts Center Performing Arts Center, Local Theater 601 Broadway Kingston Managed by the same folks who run the Bardavon, UPAC opened in 1927 and, in ...

  • The exterior of the Bardavon Theater in Poughkeepsie.

    Bardavon 1869 Opera House Performing Arts Center, Local Theater 35 Market St. Poughkeepsie In New York, it's impossible to find a theater with more history than the Bardavon. ...

  • Westchester Broadway Theatre Music, Local Theater, Dinner theater 1 Broadway Plaza Elmsford The Westchester Broadway Theatre opened in 1991 at its current location, and is best known ...

  • The exterior of the Irvington Town Hall Theater.

    Irvington Town Hall Theater Performing Arts Center, Theater, Children's Theater, Blues and Jazz, Rock music 85 Main St. Irvington Located on the third floor of Irvington's Town Hall, this intimate, 432-seat theater plays host ...

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