Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets
New York Comedy Festival has disclosed a many new additions to its 2015 comedy schedule, along with its first Brooklyn comedy show as well as panel talks with the comedy writers from “The Tonight Show” and “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.”
The new addition will be taking place at Brooklyn’s Kings Theater, “Comedy Central Live” will include stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress and feature performer Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, John Mulaney and Jeff Ross, with more unannounced talent coming. The New York Comedy Festival show is scheduled for Nov. 13.
The following day, “A Sit-Down With The Tonight Show Writers” will bring Jimmy Fallon’s writing partners together to explain their approach and method for putting on the NBC show together. Also on Nov. 14, a group called “Keepin It 100: An Evening With The Creative Team of The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore” will feature Willmore and the team behind the show.
Stand-up comedian Lewis Black is also on panel for a public conversation with “Lewis Black In Conversation,” an in depth view at his approach to stand up comedy and the personality he designed along with it.
Also in the New York Comedy Festival line-up is Bridget Everett and the Tender Moments, Craig Robinson and the Nasty Delicious and the finals of New York’s Funniest Stand-Up Competition.
Presented in association with Comedy Central, the 2015 New York Comedy Film Festival runs Nov. 10-15.