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What is the New York Comedy Festival?

Created in 2004, the New York Comedy Festival is a ten-day festival featuring more than 200 comedians performing in more than 300 shows at venues throughout all five boroughs of New York City over ten days. The festival is produced by Carolines.

When is the Festival?

The 20th annual Festival will run from Friday, November 8 – Sunday, November 17, 2024.

Where does the New York Comedy Festival take place?

The New York Comedy Festival takes place at venues including the Apollo Theater, BAM, the Beacon Theatre, Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden, The Theater at MSG and Town Hall, just to name a few.

When is the schedule of events announced?

Beginning in July, shows taking place in the festival will be announced. Additional shows will be announced in the fall, so check the festival website and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for schedule updates.

When do tickets go on sale?

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How can I volunteer?

If you would like to be considered for a volunteer position at this year’s NYCF, please send your resume to [email protected].