The New York Comedy Festival unveiled its list of headlining acts for 2016, including Tracy Morgan, Marc Maron and Tig Notaro, all performing at Carnegie Hall; Dane Cook, Chris D’Elia, Trevor Noah, Patton Oswalt and Tim Minchin, all at the Beacon Theater; Bill Maher at The Theater at Madison Square Garden; Bridget Everett and T.J. Miller at Town Hall; Eric André, who will take the stage at Carolines on Broadway for a four-night engagement; and Cameron Esposito performs at NYU Skirball Center.
The 13th annual New York Comedy Festival takes place Nov. 1-6, 2016.
“We’re thrilled to have such an amazing group of talented comedians this year,” said Caroline Hirsch, founder and owner of the New York Comedy Festival and Carolines on Broadway. “The festival continues to present the performers at the forefront of comedy, while giving audiences an opportunity to enjoy these great artists in many of the city’s most iconic venues; and with the presidential election taking place the week after the festival, I’m sure there will be no shortage of hilarious commentary on all of the political happenings.”
PATTON OSWALT — 7:00 PM — BEACON THEATRE
ERIC ANDRÉ – 7:30 PM – CAROLINES ON BROADWAY (PERFORMING THROUGH SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6)
BRIDGET EVERETT – 8 PM –TOWN HALL
TIM MINCHIN – 9:45 PM – BEACON THEATREFRIDAY, NOV. 4
CHRIS D’ELIA – 7 PM – BEACON THEATRE
MARC MARON – 8 PM – CARNEGIE HALL
CAMERON ESPOSITO – 7:30 PM – NYU SKIRBALL CENTER
DANE COOK – 9:45 PM – BEACON THEATRE
SATURDAY, NOV. 5
TIG NOTARO – 7 PM – CARNEGIE HALL
TREVOR NOAH – 7 PM – BEACON THEATRE
BILL MAHER – 8 PM – THEATER AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
T.J. MILLER – 8 PM –TOWN HALL
TRACY MORGAN – 10:30 PM – CARNEGIE HALL
As in past years, the festival will expand to include offerings in clubs and small theaters across NYC’s boroughs, as well as special events coordinated with Comedy Central.
“New York City is the apex of comedy, from up and coming talent to the comedy elite, it is the place to perform,” said Jonas Larsen, Senior Vice President, Talent & Specials, Comedy Central. “The New York Comedy Festival is a celebration of the best in comedy and Comedy Central is proud to be a part of it again.”
Citi cardmembers can buy presale tickets to NYCF shows, starting at 10 a.m. EDT Aug. 10 through 10 p.m. Aug. 14 at www.citiprivatepass.com.
NYCF tickets will go on sale for the general public at 10 a.m. Aug. 15, 2016 — available through the festival website at www.nycomedyfestival.com.