Marc Maron, Bill Maher, Michelle Wolf, Ronny Chieng, Colin Quinn and Nick Kroll will headline this year’s New York Comedy Festival, which returns for a laugh after last year’s event was canceled in due to the pandemic.
The weeklong festival this fall will also feature Michelle Buteau, Vir Das, Tim Dillon, Gary Gulman, Lovett or Leave It by Jon Lovett, Norm Macdonald, Brian Regan, Andrew Santino and Megan Stalter.
The festival runs from November 8 to 14. Over 200 comedians, late night hosts and podcast stars will perform in over 100 shows at locations including the Beacon Theater, Carnegie Hall, City Hall, Carolinas on Broadway and the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden .
âWe are especially excited to bring the festival back this year after it was canceled last year due to the pandemic,â said Caroline Hirsch, founder and owner of the festival and Carolines on Broadway. âIt has been a very long and painful time in general and, in particular, for the live events industry. We’re not just committed to bringing laughter back to New York City. ”
Tickets go on sale August 23 on the festival website.