This week’s comedy: Jan. 2-8

Christina Pazsitzky
Christina Pazsitzky

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, http://www.facebook.com/SureThingATX.

Cap City Comedy Club. Christina Pazsitzky and Tom Segura. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $15-$19. Adam Devine’s ‘House Party’ Showcase. 8 p.m. Tuesday. $5-$9. Joe DeRosa. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, http://www.capcitycomedy.com.

Esther’s Follies. It’s a brand new year full of new political shenanigans, and that stuff is just fuel for the folks at Esther’s. “Resolution Revolution” is this month’s title, and the show includes musical numbers such as “Obamian Rhapsody” and “Hillary’s Rap.” 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Esther’s Follies Theater, 525 E. Sixth St. $25-$35. 512-320-0553, http://www.esthersfollies.com.

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. “The Rubber Room,” 8 p.m. Sundays. Free. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580, http://www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

The New Movement. “Pass the Mic,” 8 p.m. Sunday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. the New Movement, 616 Lavaca St. 512-696-2590, http://www.newmovementtheater.com.

This week’s comedy: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

J. R. Brow
J. R. Brow

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, http://www.facebook.com/SureThingATX.

Cap City Comedy Club. J.R. Brow. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday. $15-$19. Holiday Sass with Maggie Maye. $5-$9. 8 p.m. Tuesday. Christina Pazsitzky and Tom Segura. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. $20-$45. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, http://www.capcitycomedy.com.

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. “The Rubber Room,” 8 p.m. Sundays. Free. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580, http://www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

The New Movement. “Pass the Mic,” 8 p.m. Sunday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. the New Movement, 616 Lavaca St. 512-696-2590, http://www.newmovementtheater.com.

This week’s comedy: Dec. 19-25

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, http://www.facebook.com/SureThingATX.

Cap City Comedy Club. Mark Normand. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday. 8 and 10:30 p.m. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, http://www.capcitycomedy.com.

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. “Comedy Dance Camp,” 8 p.m. Fridays. $10. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580, http://www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

The New Movement. “Pass the Mic,” 8 p.m. Sunday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. the New Movement, 616 Lavaca St. 512-696-2590, http://www.newmovementtheater.com.

The Velveeta Room. Stand-up comedy hosted by Avery Moore. $5. 11 p.m. Friday. Duncan Parson with Raul Sanchez. $10. 9 and 11 p.m. Saturday. Speed Mic. $5. 9 p.m. Thursday. 521 E. Sixth St. 512-469-9116, http://www.thevelveetaroom.com.