The National Comedy Center has an official opening date: Aug. 1, 2018.
That’s just a few days after the end of Montreal’s annual Just For Laughs festival, and located in the American center for celebrating comedy is located not too far away, in upstate New York — Jamestown, to be exact. Why Jamestown? Because it’s the hometown of the late great Lucille Ball, who envisioned such a place.
Check out this clip with sneak peeks inside the facility, still under construction, along with many helpful testimonials from the likes of Robert Klein, Lewis Black, Jerry Seinfeld, Kelly Carlin, Melissa Rivers, Rain Pryor, Jim Gaffigan and more.