AMIDST BROKEN ECONOMY AND BROKEN DREAMS, COMEDY CAME TO OUR RESCUE…
Who doesn’t crave a stress buster after an exhaustive day of work? What better than a dose of humour to settle this phenomena?
Listed below are the venues for stand-up comedy in Mumbai that are sure to tickle your funny bone…
Canvas Laugh Club, Lower Parel
Nestling in one of the prime locations of Mumbai, the Canvas Laugh Club, is one of the most sought after clubs for an audience seeking a dose of comedy. CLC organises stand-up comedy every day, so that you may have no excuse to experience standup comedy anytime in Mumbai. Here you’ll be entertained by all, the budding to the popular comics.
Food is of a limited menu enough to keep your fill throughout the show. For bookings, please visit Bookmyshow or Insider.
Phone: 090046 03115
Independence Brewing Company, Andheri (W)
A place where you can enjoy the best of both worlds – handcrafted beers and stand-up comedy both brewed at one place to serve you the best of entertainment the way it is loved. Independence Brewing Company is located close to Citi Mall, Andheri, which makes it easy access to the offices nearby. This means, you get a dose of humour with a chance to savour a good mid-week break watching stand-up comedy in Mumbai. To book a table, visit.
Phone: +9188881 68886
The Habitat, Khar (W)
Based in Khar, The Habitat is an intimate space that can accommodate 55-70 people in their auditorium at a time. They have open-mic comedy nights every Tuesday from 7 p.m. onwards. Bookings are available on Insider and Bookmyshow for comics and attendees alike. Apart from being a space dedicated to entertainment for stand-up comedy, improv comedy, storytelling, music gigs, poetry performances, movie screenings, live sports screenings, open mics and smaller conferences, they also have a room dedicated for special comedy nights called ‘Above the Habitat’. Check-in to explore the club and experience the energy.
Phone : +91 98333 58490
The Cuckoo Club, Bandra
The Cuckoo Club, an initiative by the Hive is a black-box theatre, studio, maker space, rehearsal space supporting contemporary art performances and is also a co-working space. A venue that organises comedy, poetry, screenings, stand-up specials, open mics and more! Book here on Bookmyshow and Insider.
Phone: +9196199 62969
Brewbot, Andheri (West)
A microbrewery in the western suburbs, Brewbot, is a brewpub located in Andheri (W) of Mumbai. Hosting special comedy performances on the big mic and specializing in their own beer brewery, Brewbot welcomes comedians old and new to entertain their guests.
Phone: +9193260 72768
The Hindu describes Of10 as ‘an office for a working nomad’. Of10 is a co-working space for freelancers and solopreneurs. Also known for conducting workshops, seminars and improv comedy sessions, the audience sometimes participate in the performers’ act given the proximity of the area. For bookings visit Insider.
Phone: 022 6221 5191
Tap, Andheri (W)
Tap is a resto pub and amongst the group of restaurants led by the vision of a successful entrepreneur Krishna Tamang. Snug within a cosy ambience and good music to tap your feet, Tap in Andheri (W) is a lounge that ensures that your weeknights and weekend nights are enjoyable. They organise stand up comedy and open mics, too. If you are a comedy buff you should visit this place.
Phone: +9191676 66745
‘At ease’ in Italian, Adagio is a musical cafe that serves great coffee and exudes leisurely vibes at large given its interior and ambience. Located in downtown Bandra, it’s a judgement-free zone also known for its thematic leisurely ambience and events conducted. Adagio offers open mics every Saturday night at 7 p.m. onwards. Their tagline that reads ‘Sing, play, read, shine’, invites artists and comics, established and budding, to connect a chord with their audiences.
Visit Insider for their itinerary and bookings.
Phone: +9182917 26809
Standup Lab, Khar
Run by budding comics with a cumulative goal of experimentation, Standup Lab, is a mini comedy club dedicated to stand up comedians.
It is an intimate space that barely accommodates 15 people at once. Nestling in one of the quietest and charming locations of the city, Standup Lab is known to conduct open mic events and comedy shows daily. Visit Bookmyshow for bookings and schedules.
Phone : +9183693 54605
That Comedy Club, Bandra
Like the name suggests, That Comedy Club is a comedy space in Bandra that invites audiences to dive into the sole nature of comedy. Promising gags and laughs, they host the finest live performances of Indian comedians. The club in Bandra schedules shows for a daily dose of humour. They run from Tuesdays to Sundays. Featured shows are scheduled for Thursdays to Sundays and open mics on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Book your tickets on Bookmyshow.
Phone: +9193726 88565
The Integral Space, Lower Parel
For the sole purpose that revolves around a holistic lifestyle, The Integral Space, is designed to promote health and wellness which is integrated in various fitness programs, recreational activities and also stand up comedy. Ranging from daily open-mics to Fun Friday comedy nights to Women Slay Wednesdays – where they feature a new line of women comics, it is that club in Mumbai that’s sure to pique your interest! For bookings, visit Bookmyshow.
Phone: +9122 2497 3138
For Marathi Stand Up Comedy in Mumbai :
Dr Kashinath Ghanekar Natyagruha, Thane
Known for their plays and comedy performances in regional languages, mostly Marathi and Gujarati, this theatre offers shows and events in regional languages for the native speakers of the city. For booking and schedules, visit their website.
Havana Cafe and Bar, Colaba
Aesthetically a Cuban styled resto pub, Havana Cafe and Bar is the ultimate choice for having a good time within a Cuban ambience. Havana will be your ultimate choice for food, dining and live entertainment that ranges from standup comedy performances with live bands, karaoke nights and guest DJs. They are closed on Mondays. Visit Bookmyshow or their website for their monthly rosters.
Phone : +9122 61245878 ; +91 22 61245800
Out of the Blue, Khar
Out of the Blue is a resto pub in the Khar suburbs that’s known for its lavish styled interior decor. Hosting karaoke nights on Tuesdays and standup comedy on Thursdays, Out of the Blue offers a global cuisine served to meet your tastes. Whether you reserve a table for two or host a dining experience for many, this place is sure to offer the finest of comedians performing live. Visit Eventshigh for their stand up schedules.