Comedy events worth seeking out in Seattle this week

Looking to get some laughs?

When it comes to comedy, there's plenty to keep you busy this week, from a popular stand-up comedian to a Star Trek parody.

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Mark Ellis at Columbia City Theater

Come see comedian, actor and podcast host Mark Ellis as he attempts to make you laugh with his newest comedy album, "Get to the Castle." The show starts Thursday at 9 p.m. at Columbia City Theater. 

When: Thursday, March 14, 9 p.m.
Where: Columbia City Theater, 4916 Rainier Ave. South
Price: $15-20
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"Where No Man Has Gone Before"

Photo: Unexpected Productions Improv/Yelp

Unexpected Production Improv presents "Where No Man Has Gone Before," a parody of the absurdities of the Star Trek series. The comedians will visit another planet and find out if the aliens they encounter are friendly or violent. 

When: Friday, March 15, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Price: $20
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"Moisture Festival"

This mixed bag performance includes everything from jugglers and comedians to live music and aerial feats. Stop by Hale's Ale Palladium Theater to see a show that has a little bit of everything. 

When: Friday, March 15, 10:30 p.m.
Where: Hale's Ales Palladium Theater, 4301 Leary Way NW
Price: $11
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