Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert and Nicole Byer To Headline 2019 New York Comedy Festival

Trevor Noah91st Annual Academy Awards, Roaming Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 24 Feb 2019

Late night show hosts Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert as well as Nicole Byer, host of Emmy nominated Netflix baking competition “Nailed It!” are among the list of names set to headline the 2019 New York Comedy Festival.

“Nothing beats being able to perform stand-up comedy in New York to some of the best audiences in the world, and that’s what this festival is,” Noah said. “I can’t wait.”
Other headliners of the festival include Vir Das, Kathleen Madigan, Demetri Martin, Bill Maher, Randy Rainbow, Norm McDonald, Jenny Slate, Jay Mewes, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Nate Bargatze, Tom Segura, Kevin Smith, No Such Thing As A Fish, and U Up? Live by Betches Media.

Festival goers can expect pop-up events, panel discussions, radio and podcast broadcasts, film screenings and live improv and sketch comedy at this year’s event, done in partnership with The Female Quotient, a woman-owned and led initiative centered on advancing women in the workplace.

“We’ve always supported and championed those in the industry, and we’re excited to continue to bring the very best comedic talent to entertain comedy fans this November,” founder and owner of the festival Caroline Hirsch said.

The festival will take place in various locations throughout New York City from Nov. 4 through Nov. 10. Tickets for all shows are available to the general public starting Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. ET. However, Citi cardmembers will have an early opportunity to purchase tickets beginning Aug. 7 at 11 a.m. ET and ending Aug. 11 at 10 p.m. ET.

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