The New York Comedy Festival—2016’s biggest laugh-fest—is a five-day bonanza of comedy shows, drawing national headline acts and the cream of the local scene. It’s also one of the best NYC events in November. This year's festival features comedians Bridget Everett, Tracy Morgan, Trevor Noah and more. Use our guide as your go-to for everything you need to know about the hilarious spectacle, including our picks for the best shows to see at the New York Comedy Festival.
When is the New York Comedy Festival?
The official dates for the New York Comedy Festival are Tuesday, November 1, 2016, through Sunday, November 6, 2016.
Where is the New York Comedy Festival?
The performances for the New York Comedy Festival are held at various comedy clubs and venues in New York, including Beacon Theatre, Carnegie Hall and Carolines On Broadway.
How do I get tickets for the New York Comedy Festival?
Tickets to the shows during the New York Comedy Festival can be purchased by clicking below.
New York Comedy Festival 2016
The 15 best shows to see at the New York Comedy Festival
Spend the New York Comedy Festival laughing at these stand-up sets, talk shows and sketches from the best comedians
Here’s the lineup for the New York Comedy Festival
Get ready to laugh your face off when some of the best comedians in the world roll into town.
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Kathy Griffin chats about New York celebrities
Stand-up comedian Kathy Griffin dishes about Donald Trump, Taylor Swift, Suze Orman and Anderson Cooper