Gotham Comedy Club
Several movies and television shows have been filmed at the club. Numerous mainstream comedians have performed at the venue, including Dave Chappelle, Jerry Seinfeld, Lewis Black, Chris Rock, Dane Cook, Artie Lange, Chris Rush, Colin Quinn, Greg Giraldo, Tom Papa, Adam Ferrara, Jay Mohr, Dean Edwards, Pablo Francisco, Jim Gaffigan, Gabriel Iglesias, Doug Stanhope, and Colin Kane.
Native New Yorkers Chris Mazzilli and Michael Reisman opened the original Gotham Comedy Club in May 1996 at a 3,300-square-foot (310 m2) space at 34 West 22nd Street (now occupied by The Metropolitan Room).
In May 2006 the Club moved two blocks southwest to a 1929 structure adjacent to the Hotel Chelsea. The new 10,000-square-foot (930 m2) venue has an Art Deco design with walls painted in red tones and hallways painted "Gotham Yellow." The entry walls feature photographer Dan Dion photographs of Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, Lewis Black, and Chris Rock.
- Live at Gotham - Comedy Central began recording at the venue in 2006.” Now in its fourth season, past hosts include D.L. Hughley, Lewis Black, Jeff Dunham, Ralphie May, Gabriel Iglesias, Greg Behrendt, Patton Oswalt, and Joe Rogan.
- Last Comic Standing - Since 2007 NBC filmed the New York auditions at the club.
- Curb Your Enthusiasm - The pilot episode for HBO’s show with Larry David was filmed at the club
- Comedian - Miramax’s feature with Jerry Seinfeld was filmed there in 2002.
- "Live at Gotham: About the Show", Comedy Central. Accessed May 1, 2009.
- "Last Comic Standing: New York Auditions”, NBC. Accessed May 1, 2009.
- "Curb Your Enthusiasm: Pilot Episode", Watch TV Sitcoms. Accessed May 1, 2009.
- "Comedian", Rotten Tomatoes. Accessed May 1, 2009.