GREENWICH VILLAGE COMEDY CLUB National headliners, as well as up-and- comers, tickle the funny bone nightly in this cozy basement space. 99 MacDougal St., btw Bleecker St. & Minetta Ln., 212.777.5233. MAGNET THEATER Improv comedy shows nightly. Cover charges vary. Free introductory classes in improvisation are also offered several times a week; open to all, no experience necessary. 254 W. 29th St., ground fl., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.244.8824. THE STAND Guests are welcomed into a brick- walled laugh palace hosting stand-up comedians from television and film in the basement nightly. Upstairs, a restaurant of the same name serves American comfort food. 239 Third Ave., at E. 20th St., 212.677.2600.
TRIBECA COMEDY LOUNGE Situated beneath a restaurant serving brick- oven pizza, the brick- walled, candlelit room showcases stand- ups from “Last Comic Standing,” Comedy Central and others. 22 Warren St., btw Broadway & Church St., 646.504.5653.