Tracy Morgan, Bill Maher, Patton Oswalt Among New York Comedy Festival Headliners
Trevor Noah, T.J. Miller, Marc Maron, Tig Notaro, Eric Andre and Dane Cook also will perform across the city in the 13th annual six-day event.
Tracy Morgan, Bill Maher and Patton Oswalt are among the stars set to headline the 13th edition of the New York Comedy Festival, it was announced Monday.
Other comedians set to perform in some of the more than 60 shows across New York City's five boroughs include Trevor Noah, T.J. Miller, Marc Maron, Tig Notaro, Eric Andre, Dane Cook, Chris D'Elia, Tim Minchin, Bridget Everett and Cameron Esposito.
Maron, Notaro and Morgan will perform at Carnegie Hall on Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5. Oswalt, Minchin, D'Elia, Cook and Noah will perform at the Beacon Theater from Thursday, Nov. 3-Saturday, Nov. 5. Maher will perform on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Everett and Miller will perform at Town Hall on Thursday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 5. Esposito will perform at NYU's Skirball Center on Friday, Nov. 4. And Andre will perform for four nights at Carolines on Broadway, beginning Thursday, Nov. 3.
“I’m very excited about returning to the New York Comedy Festival this year. I can’t wait to get on stage at the legendary Carnegie Hall to perform in front of my family, my friends and my hometown fans," Morgan said in a statement.
NYCF and Carolines founder and owner Caroline Hirsch added, “We’re thrilled to have such an amazing group of talented comedians this year. The festival continues to present the performers at the forefront of comedy, while giving audiences an opportunity to enjoy these great artists in many of the city’s most iconic venues; and with the presidential election taking place the week after the festival, I’m sure there will be no shortage of hilarious commentary on all of the political happenings."
Comedy Central senior vp, talent and specials Jonas Larsen said: “New York City is the apex of comedy, from up and coming talent to the comedy elite, it is the place to perform. The New York Comedy Festival is a celebration of the best in comedy and Comedy Central is proud to be a part of it again.”
The 13th annual New York City Comedy Festival, produced by Carolines on Broadway in association with Comedy Central, is set to run Nov. 1-6. Citi cardmembers will be able to purchase tickets in a presale from Wednesday-Sunday. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. ET.