LES angst meets teen sex comedy (finally) in Rob Mersola's latest & greatest; KGB Theater, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. Bowery & 2nd Ave.), 777-6088; Fri. & Sat. at 10:30, $12 [through 5/27].
CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO
Techno-thriller derived from actual "black box" transcripts of six real life airlines emergencies; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 254-5277; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, $8 [though 5/27].
CLAY ALLEN VS REV JEN
Cuter than a million Care Bears, Allen returns to resounding "Awwwwws;" Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 254-5277; Weds. at 8, $3.
Ground Zero is back with an all-new evening of sketch, supeheros & song'n'dance mayhem; Kraine Theater at KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. Bowery & 2nd Ave.), 777-6088, Fri.-Sun. at 8, $12.
A "gigundo expedition into deleriousness & tom quakery;" Surf Reality, 172 Allen St., 2nd fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182; Sat. at 12.
Patrick Borelli & Jen Kirkman's weekly night of stand-up, improv & sketch comedy for "NYC's Most Beautiful Performers" with new house band, The Disturbed; Gershwin Hotel, 7 E. 27th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 718-832-3822; Thurs. at 8, free w/1 drink min.
"Ass Jam" feat. semi-nude barbershop quartet, Gay Pimp & something called The Karaoke Sausage Slam?a treat for the whole family; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St., 2nd fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182 or www.surfreality.org; Fri. at 12, $6.
All women, all improv, all right; Thirteenth St. Rep., 50 W. 13th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 252-4036; Mon. at 7, $6 [through 5/29].
Edgy irreverence fresh from the Nuyorican; Here Arts Center, 145 6th Ave. (betw. Spring & Dominick Sts.), 647-0202; Sat. at 10:30, call for price [through 5/20].
Audience members direct news-oriented improvisation at the Trilogy Theater, 341 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 642-8202; Thurs. & Fri. at 8, Sat. at 8 & 10:30, $15, $7.50 st. [through 5/6].
"Group captain" improv feat. special appearances by downtown favs.; Parkside Lounge, 317 E. Houston St. (Attorney St.) (800) 246-1390; Mon. at 8:30, contrib.
PLAY IT BY EAR
Improv opera ensemble collaborates with audience for their "In The Moment" theme; the Producer's Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 330-7790; Sat. at 8, $12, $8 st.
SURF COMEDY FEST 2000
Stars of LES shine a little brighter this week, among them are the kids from Grindhouse-A-Go-Go in "Ass Jam" (Fri. at 12, $6) & your old friends TV Head in "Supper Jibba Jabba (Sat. at 12, $8); Surf Reality, 172 Allen St., 2nd fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182 or www.surfreality.org.
UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE
A plethora of events from some of the strangest, yet sanest, people around. Sean Conroy's one-man humorous look at teaching, "Taught" (Weds. at 8) followed by "Tracers" (9:30); "Herald Night" double feature (Thurs. at 8 & 9:30) & "Cage Match" (11); Friday, "Naked Babies in Emotional Stuntmen" (8); Rich Brown (Fri. at 10); Open improv jam (Fri. at 12 a.m.); "Mobile Assault Unit" (Sat. at 8); "The Real Real World," skits MTV too fraidy-cat to air (Sat. at 10), "Feature Feature," improvised movies, (Sat. at 11:30); "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. 2000" long-form improv show is still running (Sun. at 7:30 & 9:30, free); "Eddie!," the one-man show runs (Tues. at 7); Students of UCB get a chance to practice in "New Team Harold" (Tues. at 9:30); Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org for info; most performances $5.