National Comedy Center Acquires the Archive of Comedian Shelley Berman

National Comedy Center Acquires the Archive of Comedian Shelley Berman

Article Contributed by National Comedy Center The National Comedy Center is proud to announce the acquisition of the archive of ground-breaking comedian Shelley Berman, who passed away in September 2017 at the age of 92. The donation was formally announced during a tribute attended by Larry David, Dr. Demento, Cheryl Hines, Laraine Newman, Howard Storm, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER AWARDED $1.5 MILLION BY NEW YORK STATE

The National Comedy Center (NCC)project in Jamestown, NY has been awarded $1.5 million by the 2014 NYSRegional Economic Development Council and Governor Andrew Cuomo. The$1.5 million in Empire State Development funds will help complete theNCC’s vision for the first national attraction complex dedicated tothe art of comedy in the United States.Officials with the project, Chairman […]