Organizers of the 14th annual New York Comedy Festival have released the initial schedule for this year’s event, and it is absolutely jam-packed with killer acts. With over 200 comedians performing at over 60 different shows at a handful of famed venues, there truly is a little something for everyone at this top-quality festival. This year’s event, which is yet again being co-hosted by TBS, will take place from November 7th — 12th.
Some highlights include performances by Kevin Smith, the Impractical Jokers, Brian Regan, Jim Norton, and Conan O’Brien.
While the list of performers is set to be updated throughout the rest of the summer, here’s what we know of the schedule so far:
Tuesday, November 7th:
Kevin Smith – “An evening with Kevin Smith” panel – 7:00 p.m. – Carolines on Broadway
Wednesday, November 8th:
Chris Hardwick – 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. – Carolines on Broadway
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9:
How Did This Get Made? – 7:00 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. – Town Hall
Chris Hardwick – 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. – Carolines on Broadway
Vir Das – 7:00 p.m. – BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
truTV’s The Impractical Jokers Starring The Tenderloins – “Santiago Sent Us” Tour – 8:00 p.m. – Madison Square Garden
Jon Lovett’s “Lovett or Leave it Podcast” – 8:00 p.m. –Beacon Theatre
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10:
Tom Segura — “Tom Segura: No Teeth No Entry Tour” — 7:00 p.m. – Town Hall
Chris Hardwick –- 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. – Carolines on Broadway
2 Dope Queens – 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. — The Bell House
Ron White – 8:00 p.m. – Beacon Theatre
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11:
Iliza Shlesinger – “Iliza Live” — 7:00 p.m. – Town Hall
Nick Offerman — “Nick Offerman: Full Bush” – 7:30 p.m. — Beacon Theatre
Bill Maher —“An Evening with Bill Maher” — 8:00 p.m. – The Theater at Madison Square Garden
Brian Regan — “Brian Regan Live in Concert” – 8:00 p.m. — Carnegie Hall
Jim Norton — 9:45 p.m. — Town Hall
Sunday, November 12th
To be announced
In addition to the above performances, there will be a handful of TBS-centric events, including:
– A week of Conan episodes filmed at the Apollo Theater, as well as a series of up-and-comer showcases with Conan O’Brien as host.
– A special episode of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee taped in front of a live audience.
– A series of special airings of TBS shows including Tracy Morgan’s The Last O.G., Search Party,
For a full list of all of the performances, panels and comedy workshops taking place at this year’s New York Comedy Festival, check out the festival’s website and keep an eye on The IBang for more updates as they come.