Gotham Comedy Club

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Entrance to the club in the Carteret Building

Gotham Comedy Club is a venue for stand-up comedy in New York City. The comedy club is located on 208 West 23rd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues in Chelsea.

Several movies and television shows have been filmed at the club. Performers include 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.

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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).[1]

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."[2] The entry walls feature photographer Dan Dion photographs[3] of Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, Lewis Black, and Chris Rock.

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Coordinates: 40°44′40″N 73°59′47″W / 40.744308°N 73.996396°W / 40.744308; -73.996396