Conan O’Brien, Tracy Morgan and John Mulaney headline New York Comedy Festival


This year’s New York Comedy Festival has announced its lineup of headliners.

John Mulaney, Conan O’Brien, Jenny Slate, Wanda Sykes and Tracy Morgan are just a few of the big names fans can expect in New York’s five boroughs.

The festival, which will have 200 people, will open on November 7 and run until November 13.

Other confirmed acts include Jimmy O. Yang, JB Smoove, Bassem Youssef and Jo Koy. We can expect the rest of the lineup to be announced later.

John Mulaney has been announced as one of the headliners for this year’s New York Comedy Festival.
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Although the festival returns for its 18th year, this year’s event is sure to be special as it expands to Nassau County on Long Island for the first time, according to the festival’s website.

“Coming together and experiencing the best in stand-up comedy and shared laughter is more important than ever,” festival founder Caroline Hirsch said in a statement, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Talk show host and comedian Conan O'Brien will also be on stage.
Talk show host and comedian Conan O’Brien will also be on stage.
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Funnyman Tracy Morgan will also perform a headlining set.
Funnyman Tracy Morgan will also perform a headlining set.
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“The Festival has grown over the past 18 years as we continue to shine the spotlight on the industry’s biggest and brightest stars and the most talented newcomers, and reach an audience new and expanding thanks to an incredible range of diverse talent and artists,” added Hirsch.

Tickets go on sale Friday, August 19 at noon EST on nycomedyfestival.com.

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