Mark Normand and Sean Patton
Fri. Dec. 30 | The homecoming kings of comedy return to their native New Orleans on a special edition of the weekly Comedy F— Yeah showcase from comedians Mary-Devon Dupuy and Vincent Zambon. Adam Cayton Holland also is on the bill at 8 p.m. Dragon’s Den.
Sat. Dec. 31 | Comedian Amy Schumer drew accolades for her stand-up comedy specials and sketch show Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central and followed that up less memorably with the Judd Apatow-directed romantic comedy Trainwreck with Bill Hader. At 8 p.m. at Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts.
50 First Jokes
Sun. Jan. 1 | The national comedy event, happening simultaneously in cities around the U.S., invites 50 comedians at each show to perform their very first joke of the New Year in rapid-fire succession. At 8 p.m. at The New Movement.