The New York Comedy Festival returns for its 15th consecutive year, showcasing some of the industry’s most respected comedy icons and hottest comedian come-ups. Produced by Carolines On Broadway in association with TBS, the festival will feature various stand-up showcases, tours and competitions inspired by your favorite comedy series, podcasts, radio shows and more.

Acts will be performing from November 5th-11th across New York @ venues like Comedy Cellar, Carolines On Broadway, Gramercy Theatre, New York Comedy Club, Union Hall, The Beacon Theatre, Gotham Comedy Club, Madison Square Garden and more.

Advertised as 7 days of over 100 shows with over 300 comedians, the festival tagged #MakeNYLaugh, is a monumental week of comedy you won’t want to miss!

Act and guest performances from comedians, hosts, comedy writers and more include:

Desus & Mero, Tracy Morgan, Roy Wood Jr., Black Thought, Michael Che, Charlamagne tha God, Sway Colloway, Marie Faustin, Sydnee Washington, Dulce Sloan, Yvonne Orji, Yamaneika Saunders, Monroe Martin, Derek Gaines, Eudora Peterson, Seaton Smith, Kevin Barnett, Open Mike Eagle, Jordan Temple, Jamali Maddix, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, Michelle Buteau, Jordan Carlos, Ashley Nicole Black, Royale Watkins and more.

“The New York Comedy Festival has reached a major milestone, as we celebrate our 15th year this November. We continue to grow in both number of comedians and shows and are excited to announce this first phase of talent. I think comedy fans will be quite impressed with the variety of programming come November. As we continue to grow our relationship with TBS, we’re confident that this year’s festival will deliver an unparalleled entertainment experience.”

-Caroline Hirsch, Founder of New York Comedy Festival & Caroline’s On Broadway


For more New York Comedy Festival info. on lineups, shows & updates:

Twitter: @nycomedyfest

Facebook: @NewYorkComedyFestival

Instagram: @nycomedyfest


Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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