New York Comedy Festival 2018 Bigger Than Ever This Year

NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES HEADLINERS

FESTIVAL WILL EXPAND TO SEVEN DAYS THIS YEAR

TBS AND CONAN WILL PARTNER WITH THE FESTIVAL FOR ITS SECOND YEAR

Today the New York Comedy Festival announced their headliners for their 15th edition of the annual festival every November. This year the NYCF is once again partnering with TBS to presesnt the festival and for their 15th festival, their expanding the lineups and shows to a full 7 days- making it the longest major comedy festival in North America.

Over 200 comedians will perform in over 100 shows at this year’s fest, which takes over New York City on November 5th through 11th this year. And its an impressive slate with comedians like Bill Burr, Jimmy Carr, David Cross, Jim Jefferies, Bert Kresicher, Anthony Jeselnik, Tracy Morgan, Conan O’Brien, Desus and Mero, Jo Koy, Jason Mews, Mark Maron, Yvonne Orji, Gabriel Iglasias and so many more greats.

There will be stand up, podcasts and radio broadcasts, conversations, panel discussions, improv and sketch comedy, film screenings and art installations during the week-long festival.

TBS has so much fun with the festival this year that they’re expanding their role with a new space- almost creating a festival within the feStival. TBS will create a TBS stage over at Sony Hall with three nights of exclusive shows from Thursday, November 8th-Sunday, November 11th. The line-up for the TBS Stage, all-star talent, and fan experiences will be announced this September.

“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,” said Caroline Hirsch, founder and owner of the New York Comedy Festival and Carolines on Broadway. “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.”

New York venues include the Beacon Theatre, Carnegie Hall, Carolines on Broadway, Madison Square Garden, Town Hall and the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, as well as comedy clubs all over the city.

The NYCF is produced by Carolines on Broadway and is made possible by its partners: Citi, iHeart Radio, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Management, New York Magazine, the New York Post, Variety, Vulture, and SiriusXM.

To stay up to date on all news surrounding the NYCF, including announcements of additional shows, visit www.nycomedyfestival.com and follow the NYCF on all of its social media platforms: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter.

Citi is the official card of the New York Comedy Festival. Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets to NYCF shows through Citi’s Private Pass program. The presale will run from August 8th at 11:00 AM EDT to August 12th at 10:00 PM EDT. For complete presale details, visit: www.citiprivatepass.com. Citi Cardmember Presale Tickets Available August 8; Tickets Available at www.citiprivatepass.com

Tickets Available to the General Public on August 13 at 10am at www.nycomedyfestival.com

 

THE 2018 NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL SCHEDULE, SO FAR:
(EVENTS CONFIRMED TO DATE AND ARE SUBJECT TO ADDITIONS AND CHANGES)

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6
JAY MEWES & HIS A-MEWES-ING STORIES – 7:00PM – CAROLINES ON BROADWAY
JIMMY CARR: THE BEST OF, ULTIMATE, GOLD, GREATEST HITS TOUR” – 8:00 PM – TOWN HALL

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
BILL BURR: 50 – 8:00 PM – MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8
TEAM COCO PRESENTS CONAN AND FRIENDS: AN EVENING OF STAND-UP AND INVESTMENT TIPS – 7:30 PM – THE BEACON THEATRE
YVONNE ORJI – CAROLINES ON BROADWAY – TBD
BERT KREISCHER: STILL SHIRTLESS – TOWN HALL – 7:00 PM

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9
HARMONTOWN – BMCC TRIBECA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER – 7:00 PM
ANTHONY JESELNIK – 7:00 PM & 9:45 PM – TOWN HALL
JO KOY: BREAK THE MOLD TOUR — 7:30 PM — THE BEACON THEATRE
YVONNE ORJI – 7:30 PM & 10:00 PM – CAROLINES ON BROADWAY
THROWING SHADE – 9:30 PM – BMCC TRIBECA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
JIM JEFFERIES: THE NIGHT TALKER TOUR – 7:00 PM – HULU THEATER AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
MARC MARON – 7:30 PM – THE BEACON THEATRE
JONATHAN VAN NESS & ANTONI POROWSKI – 7:00 PM – TOWN HALL
YVONNE ORJI – 7:30 PM & 10:00 PM – CAROLINES ON BROADWAY
DAVID CROSS: “OH COME ON” – 7:00 PM – BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC
TRACY MORGAN – 10:15 PM – THE BEACON THEATRE

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11
THE BODEGA BOYS LIVE FEATURING DESUS NICE & THE KID MERO – 7:00 PM – HULU THEATER AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
YVONNE ORJI – 7:30 PM – CAROLINES ON BROADWAY
GABRIEL “FLUFFY” IGLESIAS: ONE SHOW FITS ALL WORLD TOUR – 7:30 PM – THE BEACON THEATRE

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