The New York Comedy Festival is going bigger than ever this year. Today, it was announced that the annual festival will be expanding from seven days to ten days. The festival will now run from November 3rd until the 13th.
This year, there will be more than 200 comedians performing all throughout the five boroughs. The 2023 headliners include Dave Attell, Bill Burr, Nicole Byer, Jimmy Carr, Margaret Cho, Tim Dillon, Giggly Squad, Ilana Glazer, Brett Goldstein, Nate Jackson, Anthony Jeselnik, Matteo Lane, Sam Morril, Nick Mullen and Adam Friedland, Atsuko Okatsuka, Pod Meets World, Donnell Rawlings, Jeff Ross, Robyn Schall, Daniel Sloss, and Michelle Wolf, among countless others.
Also this year, the Scleroderma Research Foundation will honor Bob Saget - who did years of work for the foundation with - The Bob Saget Award. The first year’s recipient will be Caroline Hirsch. Caroline’s, of course, is where Saget did his annual benefit for the foundation.
“We’re very excited to bring the best comedians - from emerging talent to established headliners - from across the country and throughout the world to perform at this year’s festival,” said Caroline Hirsch, founder and owner of the New York Comedy Festival. “We’ve curated an amazing line-up of shows, with many more to be announced in the coming months. As we expand from seven to ten days this year, we welcome some new partners including Bread Financial and Death Wish Coffee as well as expanding our relationship with the Hard Rock Hotel New York. It’s because of our valued partnerships that we’re able to continue to expand each year and bring even more laughter than ever to The Big Apple."
More information and tickets can be found here.