We all know that apart from being one of the greatest cities in the world, NYC can also be one of the most expensive. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered, we’ve searched the city to bring you some of the best ideas for nights out in New York on a budget.
Whether you’re a budding thespian or just ready to be entertained, who doesn’t love an open mic night? Inspired Word Open Mic features comedy, music, poetry, and storytelling from Grammy and Golden Globe Award winners, Emmy nominated actors, American Idol finalists, and more.
You might know Rob Paravonian from the “Pachelbel Rant” video that went viral (13 million views) on YouTube a few years ago. Well since then he’s been on TV, Radio, and now the Q.E.D. Astoria! If a night of comedy and music is your thing then “Don’t Feed the Musicians” is definitely a show worth catching.
If you’ve ever caught yourself laughing at Who’s Line is it Anyway, then this is the show for you. Eight is never Enough is a fast paced improv comedy show with members from MTV, David Letterman and Nickelodeon. The show sits at 4.5 out of 5 stars on google reviews, so if you’re looking for laughs on a budget this highly recommended.
Drink N’ Draw
Whether you’re the next Picasso or just want drink, Drink N’ Draw at Bat Haus in Brooklyn is one of the most original Wednesday nights out you’ll ever have. All-you-can drink and 2 hours of drawing time with a professional model.
Videology, May $5 Midnights
This month Videology are offering midnight screenings of some of your favorite movies for only $5… more than enough left over for nachos! Don’t miss “Trainspotting” on tomorrow! Keep your eye on their calendar for more dates!
Two Beers In: A Tipsy Political Round Table
Listening to tipsy people talk about politics may not sound like fun… it may sound like thanksgiving dinner… but trust me, this isn’t your average political round table. Two Beers In is a live show at the UCB Theatre East Village. Panelists chug a few beers and engage in a tipsy political round table that has featured writers from Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show, Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Inside Amy Schumer, and Late Night with Seth Meyers. If you’re on a budget, this show is a must!
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