The New York Comedy Festival brings more than 200 internationally acclaimed stand-up and sketch comedians—including Conan O'Brien, Bill Burr, Anthony Jeselnik, Tracy Morgan and Yvonne Orji—to venues across the City.
The festival includes all the styles of comedy that make New York City's scene exciting: stand-up, sketch, improv, variety and virtually anything else you can imagine. The shows range from gigantic arena blowouts to smaller club and bar shows. We've listed a few highlights below. For the full schedule, check out nycomedyfestival.com.
The stand-up comedian and writer, whose specials I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) and Just Keep Livin'? are on Netflix, performs live at The Bell House.
Canadian human-rights-lawyer-turned-comedian Jess Salomon records her debut album at New York Comedy Club.
The F Is for Family creator loves to push an audience’s buttons. At Madison Square Garden, he’ll have 20,000 subjects to needle.
Team Coco Presents Conan & Friends
America’s favorite tall, redheaded, self-deprecating TV funnyman returns to the city where he made his name. As one might expect from the show’s title, Conan O’Brien is also bringing some friends.
The king of offensive one-liners tapes his new special in New York City. Jeselnik never shies away from a taboo subject, but the backbone of his success is less about pure shock value than it is about precise, efficient writing. Having said that, his act is not for the faint of heart.
The gentleman you may know from Mr. Show and Arrested Development—and, recently, as Cash’s “white voice” in Sorry to Bother You—performs stand-up in one of Brooklyn’s most majestic spaces.
The WTF podcast host—whom you’ve also seen on a million different TV shows over the past couple of decades—brings his stand-up act to the Upper West Side.