New York’s Funniest Stand-up Competition Semi-Finals
The search is on for “New York’s Funniest Stand-Up,” a competition open to any and all comedians who think they have what it takes to be New York’s Funniest. 36 semi-finalists will be featured on showcases on October 11th (12 comics), 16th (12 comics), and the 21st (12 comics). From these three showcases, ten finalists will be chosen from an open call of hundreds to be judged by a panel of industry experts based on material, originality, and stage presence. The final show will take place as part of the 2017 New York Comedy Festival on Saturday, November 11th at 4pm at Carolines. The New York Comedy Festival runs from November 7-12. The winner will receive a cash prize and a week of performances at Carolines on Broadway.