New York has always been the epicenter of the comedy world, with emerging acts paying their dues and getting their big breaks at the city's numerous comedy clubs and venues. It helps that New York also has a good number of festivals, many of which will give a stage to struggling new comedians who are still building a following. You can easily find the next Seinfeld or Eddie Murphy at these festivals before their solo show ticket prices become cost-prohibitive.
In 2009, the Arab-American Comedy Festival will take play from May 10-14. A truly unique collections of Arab-American playwrights, comedians, actors, and filmmakers, giving them an opportunity to create outstanding works of comedy. Started in 2003 by comedians Dean Obeidallah ...338 E 70th St
2018 Comedy Fest is 11/5 to 11/11. With performances by Tracy Morgan, David Cross, Jim Jefferies, Conan O'Brien and more! The New York Comedy Festival features the biggest stars of stand up comedy at some of the most revered performance halls in Manhattan.Various Venues in
Starting with a smattering of shows at the West Bank Café Theater in 2003, the New York Underground Comedy Festival has transformed itself from a local event to a global comedy bonanza. Over a thousand comics have performed groundbreaking comedy sets for the festival, from Chris ...Various Venues in