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David Angelo Named “New York’s Funniest Stand-Up at the 2017 New York Comedy Festival

Comedian David Angelo out-joked ten other finalists at the tenth annual New York’s Funniest Stand-Up competition at Carolines on Broadway on Saturday, November 11.   The competition, launched in 2008 as part of the annual New York Comedy Festival, is open to any and all New York-based comedians who think they have what it takes to make ’em laugh here —…

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Comedy Central Orders New Hannibal Buress Show

Comedy Central has ordered eight half-hour episodes of a new weekly series titled Why with Hannibal Buress which will begin airing this June. According to Deadline, the show will feature stand-up from Buress, filmed-segments, man on the street interviews, and in-studio guests. Since signing a development deal with Comedy Central in 2013 Buress’s career has…

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Q&A with Sam Morril

While Carolines is known for presenting the biggest names in comedy, the club is also known for discovering and developing the next generation of comedy stars. The club’s popular monthly “Break Out Artist Comedy Series” showcases the talents of New York’s many rising stars who are quickly making names for themselves and achieving headliner status….

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New York Comedy Festival 2012 Dates Announced!

The dates for the 2012 New York Comedy Festival have been announced! The festival will take place from November 7 – 11 at venues like the Beacon Theater, Carnegie Hall and Town Hall. Tickets and a full schedule will be available in August. For more info, check out this write up in Variety:  http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118054499

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Variety Profiles Caroline Hirsch

Today, Variety ran an incredible piece about the woman who started it all – Caroline Hirsch. Check out the contributors like Lewis Black, Paul “Pee Wee Herman” Reubens, Kathy Griffin, Rita Rudner and more recall their memories of Caroline, the start of Carolines Comedy Club and the New York Comedy Festival.

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The New York Post Talks Women In Comedy With Caroline Hirsch

The New York Post ran a great article talking about women in comedy and quoted our very own Caroline Hirsch along with some hilarious women like Kathy Griffin, Amy Schumer and Bonnie McFarlane! Check out the article and don’t miss the New York Comedy Festival this week!

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WQXR Choses Finalists For “Classical Comedy” Contest

WQXR has chosen nine finalists for their Classical Comedy Contest, scheduled to take place at Carolines on Broadway as part of the New York Comedy Festival on November 8th. To see who the finalists are, click here! Tickets are on sale for the finals now so be sure to pick them up now! The Classical…

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WQXR Classical Comedy Contest

Are you a classical musician with a funny side? Are you a comedian with a classical music side? WQXR and Carolines On Broadway have joined forces to create a one-of-a-kind talent contest. You have a chance to play Broadway as part of the New York Comedy Festival!  CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS!!!

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