• Bill Burr, Anthony Jeselnik, Larry David among headliners at the 10th New York Comedy Festival

    Screen Shot 2013-08-06 at 4.15.37 PMThe New York Comedy Festival has released its line-up with for its 2013 events, highlighted by performances from Wanda Sykes, John Mulaney, Whitney Cummings and a conversation between Larry David and David Steinberg. The festival, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary will run from Nov. 6 through Nov. 10 in association with Comedy Central and produced by Carolines on Broadway. Each day will feature series of live shows at venues around New York City, including the Beacon Theatre, Carnegie Hall the Theater at Madison Square Garden and Town Hall.

    This year you can expect more than 175 of the best established and up-and-coming comedians performing in more than 50 shows. In addition to the aforementioned, the festival will include performances by Bill Burr, Kathy Griffin, Jim Jefferies, Anthony Jeselnik, Bill Maher and Nick Swardson. While Burr, Griffin, Maher and Sykes are no strangers to the NYCF, Cummings, Jefferies, Jeselnik, Mulaney, and Swardson will be making their festival debuts this year. And even more additional shows will be announced later this fall. So far, the schedule looks like this:

    THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7
    AN EVENING WITH WANDA SYKES – 8PM – BEACON THEATRE

    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8
    NICK SWARDSON – 7PM – TOWN HALL
    BILL BURR LIVE AT THE BEACON – 7:30PM – BEACON THEATRE
    KATHY GRIFFIN: BITE MY BIG APPLE – 8PM – CARNEGIE HALL
    WHITNEY CUMMINGS: TOUGH GUY – 9:45PM – TOWN HALL

    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9
    JOHN MULANEY – 7:00PM – TOWN HALL
    JIM JEFFERIES – 8PM – CARNEGIE HALL
    AN EVENING WITH BILL MAHER – 8PM – BEACON THEATRE
    ANTHONY JESELNIK – 9:45PM – TOWN HALL

    SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10
    LARRY DAVID AND DAVID STEINBERG IN CONVERSATION – 8:00PM – TOWN HALL

    To purchase tickets and view a full line up visit: nycomedyfestival.com. A presale for Citi credit card holders will begin on Wednesday at 10 a.m. while general sales for all shows begin the following Monday at 10 a.m.

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    Jodi Guglielmi

    Jodi Guglielmi is an aspiring comedy and magazine writer finishing up her undergraduate degree in Journalism. She plans on moving to New York after graduation to work and live happily in her one bedroom apartment with six other people.

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