We loved being part of the New York Comedy Festival last year! Here's a look at all the funny people you can see this year. http://nycomedyfestival.com/?utm_campaign=vulture&utm_source=fb&utm_medium=s1
Sponsors / Supporters include; Fairway Markets, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYS Council on the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and Manhattan Mini Storage.
We extend our gratitude to the Office of the Manhattan Borough President, The Honorable Gale Brewer, Dodge Landesman and the men and woman of the NYC Parks Department, the Central Park Conservancy, the Community Affairs Office and our 2017 artists.
Funding for Laughter in the Park 2017 is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement / Creative Learning, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. LMCC.net. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond. Additionally, NYLaughs is the recipient of Community Arts Grant from the Washington Square Park Conservatory.
Performing this Sunday in Central Park is the hilarious Michelle Buteau! Michelle is a comedian and radio host who co-hosts VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey weekdays at 9AM and has been a staple at VH1 appearing on countless I Love The series as well as on Best Week Ever, where she was nominated for a New Now Next Award. As a comedian, Buteau has toured the country performing at colleges, clubs and comedy festivals. Her television stand-up appearances include the The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Lopez Tonight, Comedy Central and Last Comic Standing. As well as playing Private Robinson on FOX's critically acclaimed series Enlisted, Michelle has also appeared as 'The Crazy Girlfriend' on Comedy Central's Key & Peele and Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show. Come on out this Sunday at 2pm to see this funny lady perform for FREE!
We're so excited for our final show of the Summer 2017 season. The great Anthony DeVito will be performing! Anthony is an NYC-based comedian who has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Adam DeVine's House Party, AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, The Jim Gaffigan Show, and Seeso’s New York’s Funniest. He has been chosen as one of the “New Faces” at the prestigious Just for Laughs festival in Montreal and was the 2015 winner of Carolines on Broadway’s March Madness. He also hosts a weekly podcast, called Rad Dude Cast. Don't miss the chance to see him (for FREE!) this Sunday at 2pm in Central Park!