Laughter @ Lincoln Center – Summer for the City – Show #2

July 5

8:00pm -10:00pm

Lincoln Center @ Jaffe Drive | Columbus Avenue & W65th


NYLaughs is back this summer with its highly anticipated series of free comedy performances, offering New Yorkers a much-needed laughter intervention and the opportunity to discover their own emotional support pigeons at our exciting signature Laughter in the Park pop-up events! NYLaughs is thrilled to join forces with Lincoln Center for the “Summer For The City” programming, a celebration of collaboration and giving back to the community. Best of all, admission to all shows is free!

This remarkable program is made possible by the generous support of various organizations. In addition to Lincoln Center, NYLaughs would like to extend its gratitude to the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council for public funding; A.R.T./New York; A.R.T./New York’s NYC Small Theatres Fund made possible with support from the Howard Gilman Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul. We thank the New York City Council for Discretionary Funding in addition to the Honorable Councilmembers Joseph C. Borelli, Gale Brewer and Keith Powers for their ongoing support of NYLaughs’ programming and mission.

Performer bios are below. Contact details and information for the public can be found by visiting,, calling 917-727-5233 or following NYLaughs on twitter @NYLaughs or Instagram #NYLaughs.


Yamaneika Saunders Headliner

Yamaneika Saunders was one of the comics featured on Vulture’s list of “Comedians You Should and Will Know” in 2022 and is best known for her appearances on major platforms such as “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and “Comedy Central Presents,” as well as for her roles in TV shows like “Life & Beth” and “Flatbush Misdemeanors,”


Karen Chee, Emmy & WGA award-nominated comedian and writer for Late Night with Seth Meyers, was recently listed on Forbes 30 under 30, featured as one of Vulture’s Comedians to Know and listed on Variety’s Power of Young Hollywood.

Reggie Conquest HOST

Reggie Conquest, a Philadelphia-born stand-up comic, actor, and writer, has made waves in the comedy world with his appearances on Insecure, TruTV, and Comedy Central, as well as landing roles in Paramount Pictures’ SCREAM 5 and Dreamworks’ Meet the Gillmans, while also making his mark as a staff writer on Impractical Jokers and That Damn Michael Che.

Chris Turner COMEDIAN

Chris Turner, the award-winning comedian and improviser, who has racked up over 40 million views on YouTube and became the first British comedian to perform on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and receive a standing ovation, began a Las Vegas residency for Cirque Du Soleil’s “Mad Apple”, the first Cirque show to feature stand-up comedy in 2022.

Jess Salomon COMEDIAN

Comedian Jess Salomon is a former U.N. war crimes lawyer who has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and handles dark, sometimes dirty and often political topics with a light touch.