The National Comedy Center Presents Week of Comedy July 31 – Aug 6

The National Comedy Center Presents Week of Comedy July 31 – Aug 6

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center The National Comedy Center is presenting a week of comedy performances and dialogues during its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, and partnering with world-renowned Chautauqua Institution on a week titled “Comedy and the Human Condition,” July 31 – August 6. Jim Gaffigan, Kevin James, Robert Klein, Lisa Lampanelli and […]

National Comedy Center Completes Capital Funding Campaign

National Comedy Center Completes Capital Funding Campaign

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center The National Comedy Center, the first national-scale non-profit cultural institution and visitor experience dedicated to comedy, has secured all funding for its capital budget with the closing of a Federal New Markets Tax Credit transaction that provided the Project with approximately $5 million of equity funding. In April 2017, […]

Kevin James, Robert Klein Join Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Line-Up Presented by National Comedy Center

Kevin James, Robert Klein Join  Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Line-Up Presented by National Comedy Center

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center The National Comedy Center has announced that Kevin James, Robert Klein and more will join Jim Gaffigan in Jamestown, NY during the 2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 3-6. Tickets will go on pre-sale to members on May 16, and on sale to the public May 23 at lucycomedyfest.com. […]

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 […]

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