Conan O’Brien, Tracy Morgan and John Mulaney headline the New York Comedy Festival

This year’s New York Comedy Festival has announced its star-studded headlining lineup.

John Mulaney, Conan O’Brien, Jenny Slate, Wanda Sykes and Tracy Morgan are just a few of the big names fans can expect at venues across NYC’s five boroughs.

The festival, with 200 participants, opens on November 7th and runs until November 13th.

Other confirmed acts include Jimmy O. Yang, JB Smoove, Bassem Youssef and Jo Koy. The rest of the line-up is expected to be announced soon.

John Mulaney has been announced as one of the headliners at this year's New York Comedy Festival.
John Mulaney has been announced as one of the headliners at this year’s New York Comedy Festival.
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Though the festival is returning to its 18th year, this year’s event is guaranteed to be special as it will be extended to Long Island, Nassau County for the first time ever, according to the festival’s website.

“Getting together and experiencing the best of stand-up comedy and laughing together is more important than ever,” Caroline Hirsch, the festival’s founder, said in a statement, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Talk show host and comedian Conan O'Brien will also take the stage.
Talk show host and comedian Conan O’Brien will also take the stage.
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Funnyman Tracy Morgan will also headline.
Funnyman Tracy Morgan will also headline.
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“The festival has grown over the past 18 years as we continue to spotlight the biggest and brightest stars in the industry, the most talented up-and-coming talent, and engage a new and growing audience through an amazing line-up of talented and diverse artists,” added Hirsch .

Ticket sales begin Friday, August 19 at 12pm EST on nycomedyfestival.com.

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