The New York Comedy Festival, back for its 18th year, has announced its 2022 titles.
John Mulaney, Conan O’Brien, Tracy Morgan, Wanda Sykes, Jenny Slate, Bill Maher, Jo Koy, JB Smoove, Jimmy O. Yang, Mo Amer, Shane Gillis, The Guilty Feminist, Nurse Blake, Ms. Pat and Bassem Youssef will be eyeing this year’s festival, which runs from November 7 to November 13, NYCF, the largest comedy festival in the US, will expand to Nassau County, Long Island for the first time. at the UBS Arena, where Mulaney will play in November.
Launched in 2004, NYCF is produced by the Carolines on Broadway and created by Caroline Hirsch, bringing together over 200 top comedians in over 100 performances in venues across NYC’s five boroughs, at venues including the Beacon Theatre, the Carolines on Broadway, Madison Square Garden and City Hall.
“Coming together and experiencing the best of stand-up comedy and shared laughter is more important than ever,” Hirsch said in a statement. “The festival has grown over the past 18 years, as we continue to shine a spotlight on the industry’s biggest and brightest stars and most talented celebrities, while reaching new and growing audiences at the same time. expanding through a fantastically talented team and diverse artists. “
As part of the lineup, Slate will perform at Town Hall on November 9; Koy will headline MSG on November 10; O’Brien will bring his podcast Conan O’Brien needs a friend to the Beacon Theater on November 10 and 11; Morgan will perform at Town Hall on November 12; Sykes will perform at the Beacon Theater on November 12; and Maher will appear at the Hulu Theater at MSG on November 12.
Tickets for all performances are available to the public starting August 19 at 12 p.m. EST. Tickets can be purchased through the NYCF website. Additional programs will be announced soon.