THE 2017 BROOKLYN COMEDY
FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE AUGUST 21-27, 2017.

Brooklyn comedy is setting the precedent for the rest of the world right now. Comedy spans all of NYC, but its heart is in Brooklyn.
It’s where new performers become great and the greats become better.

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What people are saying...

“The Brooklyn Comedy Festival... showcases some of the funniest New Yorkers. At the festival you’ll have a chance to see both established comedians and new faces.”   

“The Brooklyn Comedy Festival... showcases some of the funniest New Yorkers. At the festival you’ll have a chance to see both established comedians and new faces.” 

 

“Showcasing a staggering array of New York’s finest comedic talent, the festival will deliver audiences everything under the comedy rainbow including stand-up, sketch, duo, improv, musical comedy, character, storytelling, and more. Mercifully, the shows are either free or extremely inexpensive.” 

“Showcasing a staggering array of New York’s finest comedic talent, the festival will deliver audiences everything under the comedy rainbow including stand-up, sketch, duo, improv, musical comedy, character, storytelling, and more. Mercifully, the shows are either free or extremely inexpensive.” 

“The Brooklyn Comedy Festival’s lineup, however, is more eclectic, blending stand-up with variety shows, improv and [more].”   

“The Brooklyn Comedy Festival’s lineup, however, is more eclectic, blending stand-up with variety shows, improv and [more].” 

 

“Once upon a time, Brooklyn was a place for comedians to brush up on their routine before taking the stage at Manhattan comedy clubs. These days, though, the borough is a comedy destination in its own right — as the Brooklyn Comedy Festival proves.” 

“Once upon a time, Brooklyn was a place for comedians to brush up on their routine before taking the stage at Manhattan comedy clubs. These days, though, the borough is a comedy destination in its own right — as the Brooklyn Comedy Festival proves.” 

“The Brooklyn Comedy Festival is a weeklong event bringing you the best in comedy today.”   

“The Brooklyn Comedy Festival is a weeklong event bringing you the best in comedy today.” 

 

“Brooklyn’s a funny place. No, seriously, it is. And the Brooklyn Comedy Festival is out to prove it.”   

“Brooklyn’s a funny place. No, seriously, it is. And the Brooklyn Comedy Festival is out to prove it.” 

 

“The Brooklyn Comedy Festival prides itself on spotlighting the borough’s growing comedy scene.” 

“The Brooklyn Comedy Festival prides itself on spotlighting the borough’s growing comedy scene.” 

“With venues ranging from local favorites like Bushwick’s Cobra Club and Pine Box Rock Shop to Williamsburg-famed hotspots The Knitting Factory and Baby’s All Right, an entire week was spent celebrating the thriving comedy community in Brooklyn.”   

“With venues ranging from local favorites like Bushwick’s Cobra Club and Pine Box Rock Shop to Williamsburg-famed hotspots The Knitting Factory and Baby’s All Right, an entire week was spent celebrating the thriving comedy community in Brooklyn.” 

 

“As much as we love the unpredictability of Brooklyn’s stand-up scene, it’s nice to attend a [Brooklyn Comedy Festival] show where it’s about 99% guaranteed to be really, really funny.” 

“As much as we love the unpredictability of Brooklyn’s stand-up scene, it’s nice to attend a [Brooklyn Comedy Festival] show where it’s about 99% guaranteed to be really, really funny.”