Courtesy of John Mulaney

Friday, May 9: John Mulaney. 9:45 p.m. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St., Denver, 303-595-3637.

From Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to Conan, John Mulaney has been making a name for himself in the world of comedy. While writing for SNL, he became known for inserting new jokes into routines to try to make Bill Hader break character from laughing during “Weekend Update” appearances. Mulaney knows how to work a crowd until they’re toppled over with laughter.