NYC & Company, New York Comedy Festival, and Comedy Central Announce Second Annual Comedy Week November 5-11

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September 12th, 2012

via press release:

NYC & COMPANY, NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL and comedy central ANNOUNCE The

SECOND ANNUAL COMEDY WEEK,
NOVEMBER 5–11

 

—Comedy Central’s Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele

from the Network's Hit Series Key & Peele To Headline

Free Comedy Week Show on Wednesday, November 7, at 8pm

at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts—

 

New York City (September 12, 2012) — NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, New York Comedy Festival and Comedy Central today announced the second annual Comedy Week, November 5–11. On the heels of Election Night, Comedy Central’s sketch-comedy duo, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, from the hit series Key & Peele will perform a free Comedy Week show as part of the weeklong celebration on Wednesday, November 7, at 8 pm at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. In addition, more than 175 comedians will be in New York City to participate in the New York Comedy Festival, performing at some of New York City’s most iconic venues, including the Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, the Beacon Theatre, Madison Square Garden, Town Hall and Carolines on Broadway.

 

“From live television and theater to comedy clubs and performance artists, comedy is embedded in the fabric of New York City all year-round,” said NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta. “We are proud to again present Comedy Week to provide New Yorkers and visitors opportunities to experience some of the funniest performers in the world as they showcase their humor and entertain audiences across the five boroughs.”

 
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