New York Comedy Festival returns with Trevor Noah, Sarah Silverman, Bill Maher, & several hundred others

Three of today's top comedians will show their comedy chops as headliners in this year's New York Comedy Festival. Trevor Noah, Sarah Silverman and Bill Maher will be joined by other comedians as they make audiences laugh for a week straight. Starting November 10 and ending the 15th, the NYCF is set to feature the likes of Judd Apatow (yes, he does standup too!), Patton Oswalt, Margaret Cho, Billy Crystal, Bill Burr, Kathy Griffin, Gabriel Iglesias, Norm Macdonald, and Kumail Nanjiani among others. The Wrap reports this event is in co-production with Comedy Central. 200+ comedians will perform more than 60 shows throughout various stages in the city from Madison Square Garden, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Carnegie Hall. Several panels will be held as well such as “An Evening with the Late Show with David Letterman Writers” and “Clown Panties and Other Unpleasant Truths: An Evening with Inside Amy Schumer.” Head to the NYCF site in order to purchase tickets on August 17.