• Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K. among headliners for New York Comedy Festival

    Big comedic guns Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. are scheduled to perform at the eighth annual New York Comedy Festival, which will span both Manhattan and Brooklyn between Nov. 9 – 13. Other headliners will include Tracy Morgan, Bill Maher, Wanda Sykes, Norm Macdonald and Kathy Griffin, according to the New York Times, who scored the news before organizers make it official tomorrow. Most of the headliners listed here have performed more than once at past New York Comedy Festivals. Additional shows and acts will be announced tomorrow as well in the following weeks. Tickets for shows will go on sale this coming Monday, Aug. 15 at 10 am EST. Check out nycomedyfestival.com for more info.

    The fest is produced by Carolines on Broadway and is presented in association with Comedy Central, who recently signed on as a fest partner for the next three years.

    Dylan P. Gadino

    Dylan is the founder and editor emeritus of Laughspin.

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