New York Comedy Festival: The best shows and how to buy tickets
The New York Comedy Festival and Comedy Week brings a riot of stand-up comics, improv, sketch and variety shows, podcast tapings and marquee benefits to town.
Wed Oct 23 2013
Photograph: Brigitte Jouxte
The New York Comedy Festival is a five-day bonanza of comedy shows drawing national headline acts and the cream of the local scene. This year's NYCF takes place between November 6 and 10 in venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Beacon Theatre, Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and The Paley Center. Comedy Week—a tie-in launched last year by Mayor Bloomberg—runs concurrent with the fest between October 28 and November 10.
Tickets can be purchased on venues' websites, but the New York Comedy Festival's site (nycomedyfestival.com) has a browsable list of every show and a link to its buy-tickets page.
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