Comedians Performing in NJ This Fall

by Lauren Dresner
Nj comedy shows

With the weather getting cooler and the leaves turning over, there is no better way to unwind on a brisk fall evening than getting un-serious and enjoying a local comedy show with friends.  Luckily, a lineup of hilarious comics are coming to NJ to ensure we will be laughing until next year. Here’s a look at some NJ comedy shows in the coming months and where to buy tickets. 

Sebastian Maniscalco – Borgata Event Center, Atlantic City

Nov 10-12, 16-18

Sebastian Maniscalco, the “king of physical comedy”, strikes a chord with millions because his material is strongly influenced by his Italian-American familial upbringing. His routines undoubtedly evoke a sense of nostalgia and comfort. Maniscalco’s animated storytelling style, along with his perfect comedic timing and exaggerated facial expressions, can turn mundane scenarios into comedic gold.  Maniscalco will perform at AC’s Borgata later this month. 

Tickets | Ticketmaster 

Nikki Glaser – Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City

November 11

Known for her raunchy and risqué humor that dives into sex, sobriety and insecurities, Nikki Glaser is shaking up the stage in Atlantic City, NJ at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for her upcoming, “The Good Girl Tour”. Glaser is undoubtedly a rising star in the comedy sphere. Between her Netflix special “Bangin”, iconic Comedy Central celebrity roasts, and the host of the reality dating show FBOY Island, you won’t want to miss whatshe has in store next.

Tickets | Ticketmaster 

Pete Davidson – Hackensack Meridian Health Theater , Englewood Performing Arts Center 

November 18 and 19

Aside from his impressive dating roster making headlines, Staten Island native and SNL star Pete Davidson is gaining more traction as a standup comic. His confessional-like style, where he discusses his drug use, dating life, and mental health struggles, makes him a likable and relatable character. You can catch Pete performing at the Hackensack Meridian Health Theater on November 18 and at Englewood Performing Arts Center on November 19. 


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Hackensack Tickets | Seatgeek    Englewood Tickets | Ticketmaster 

Pete Correal – Wellmont Theater Montclair, NJ

November 17.

The sharp-witted New Yorker Pete Correal is coming to the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ for his “Authentic” tour. He has a unique conversational style that makes you feel like you’re talking to the funniest guy at the party. Don’t miss having a laugh with this charismatic guy who makes everyday scenarios outrageously funny.  


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Tickets | Wellmont Theater 

Jerry Seinfeld – Borgata Event Center, Atlantic City

December 1

Jerry Seinfeld needs no introduction as one of the world’s most well-known comedians. His hit show, Seinfeld, co-written by himself and Larry David, put him on the map. Enjoy his quick wit, dry humor, and hilarious observations at the Borgata Event Center in Atlantic City on Dec 1. 


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Tickets | Vivid Seats 

Lewis Black – Wellmont Theater Montclair, NJ

December 8 

Funny and furious Lewis Black is making an appearance at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ, for his “Off the Rails” tour. Black is best known for his comedy routines that escalate into hilarious angry rants about politics, government, cultural trends—basically anything that ticks him off. Something about his grumpy demeanor is endearing and gives the audience permission to engage in a ragefully cathartic experience. 


Tickets | Wellmont Theater 

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Katie November 1, 2023 - 2:35 pm

Great article. Very helpful:)

Jamie November 2, 2023 - 10:18 pm

Didn’t realize there are so many interesting things going on in New Jersey..good to know!!


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