David Steinberg, Comedian & ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, ‘Seinfeld’ Director, Joins National Comedy Center Week at Chautauqua Institution

David Steinberg, Comedian & ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, ‘Seinfeld’ Director, Joins National Comedy Center Week at Chautauqua Institution

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center, Inc. The National Comedy Center and Chautauqua Institution have announced that comedian and director David Steinberg will be the featured guest August 1st as part of Chautauqua Institution’s week of programs on “Comedy and the Human Condition,” presented in partnership with the National Comedy Center July 31-August 4. Recently, […]

Comedians Announced for An Evening of Comedy on Feb. 11

Comedians Announced for An Evening of Comedy on Feb. 11

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center Comedians Keith Alberstadt and Myq Kaplan have been announced as the featured performers for an Evening of Comedy at the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum’s Tropicana Room on Saturday, February 11th. Both will perform two shows taking place at 6:30pm and 9:30pm. Both Alberstadt and Kaplan have appeared on […]

National Comedy Center and CNN Partner to Present Live Tour in Promotion of “The History of Comedy”

National Comedy Center and CNN Partner to Present Live Tour in Promotion of “The History of Comedy”

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center “The History of Comedy,” executive produced by Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner (Hazy Mills) with Emmy Award winners Mark Herzog and Christopher G. Cowen (Herzog & Company), will premiere Thursday, Feb. 9, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN, following a world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Using archival […]

Jim Gaffigan to Perform in Jamestown, NY during 2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

Jim Gaffigan to Perform in Jamestown, NY during 2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center The National Comedy Center has announced that stand-up comedian, Jim Gaffigan, will be delivering his unique brand of humor during the 2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival. His national tour will visit Jamestown, NY for a performance at the Northwest Arena on Thursday, August 3. Jim Gaffigan is a Grammy […]

National Comedy Center Awarded Additional $800k by New York State

National Comedy Center Awarded Additional $800k by New York State

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center The National Comedy Center has been awarded another $834,000 by New York State and Governor Andrew Cuomo. The additional funding follows awards of $2.025 million in 2015 and $1.5 million in 2014, bringing the total amount awarded by New York State to approximately $4.3 million. “Empire State Development has […]

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Draws Attendees from 41 States to National Comedy Center Site

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Draws Attendees from 41 States to National Comedy Center Site

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center August 10, 2016 – National Comedy Center, Inc., the cultural institution developing the first national visitor experience dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, drew attendance from 41 states to Jamestown for its 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival. The weekend included performances by “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah, the […]

Trevor Noah, Lewis Black, and Brian Regan Headline 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center National Comedy Center, Inc., the first cultural institution dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, announces the lineup for the 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 4–7, in Jamestown, NY. Headlining this year’s festival is Comedy Central’s “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah, the king of the rant Lewis Black, […]

National Comedy Center Assumes Operation of Gateway Train Station, Extends New Rentals

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center, Inc. The National Comedy Center, Inc., has assumed operation of the Jamestown Gateway Train Station, and has announced it will extend new event rental opportunities through 2016. The use of the facility for events will now include the new Comedy Center Park and Patio, newly constructed components of the […]

National Comedy Center Awarded Additional $2.025 Million by New York State

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center The National Comedy Center has been awarded another $2.025 million by New York State and Governor Andrew Cuomo. The additional funds follow an award of $1.5 million from Empire State Development in 2014, and the groundbreaking of the National Comedy Center held in August in Jamestown, New York. Jerry […]