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What is the New York Comedy Festival?

Created in 2004, the New York Comedy Festival is a seven-day festival featuring more than 200 comedians performing in more than 100 shows at venues throughout all five boroughs of New York City over seven days. The festival is produced by Carolines.

When is the Festival?

The 19th annual Festival will run from Monday, November 6 – Sunday, November 12, 2023.

Where does the New York Comedy Festival take place?

The New York Comedy Festival takes place at venues including the Beacon Theatre, BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Hulu Theater at MSG, Madison Square Garden and Town Hall, just to name a few.

When is the schedule of events announced?

Beginning in August 2023, 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?

There will be a pre-sale in August prior to the public on sale. Check back with us for schedule updates by liking us on Facebook and following us on Instagram and Twitter and signing up for our newsletter.