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[10/24/12 - 08:44 AM]
NYC & Company, New York Comedy Festival and Comedy Central Announce More Events for Comedy Week, November 5-11
"Key & Peele" will provide an evening of laughs in their first live show in New York City at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

NYC & COMPANY, NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL AND COMEDY CENTRAL ANNOUNCE MORE EVENTS FOR COMEDY WEEK, NOVEMBER 5-11

-Comedy Central's Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele from the Network's Hit Series Key & Peele Will Perform Their First Live Show in New York City-

New York City (October 24, 2012) - NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, New York Comedy Festival and Comedy Central today announced four additional free events, including bus tours, improv shows, and walking tours, during Comedy Week, November 5-11. These events will complement the Comedy Week show, which is part of the New York Comedy Festival, featuring Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, from the hit Comedy Central series Key & Peele.

"From live television and theater to comedy clubs and performance artists, comedy is embedded in the fabric of New York City all year-round," said NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta. "We are proud to again present Comedy Week to provide New Yorkers and visitors opportunities to experience some of the funniest performers in the world as they showcase their humor and entertain audiences across the five boroughs."

Comedy Week events include:

Monday, November 5

The Comedy Bus with Gray Line

Discover the hilarious hidden history of New York City on this special Comedy Week Gray Line bus tour-hosted by the Upright Citizens Brigade. Top improv performers from the legendary comedy troupe will lead a double-decker bus tour of downtown NYC's most notable landmarks, dishing out historical facts and unexpected laughs along the way. 6pm and 8pm FREE

The Comedy Week Imrov Show at UCB East

The Upright Citizens Brigade's East Village location presents an evening of New York City-themed improv. The performers will take audience suggestions for their long-form improvised skits about New York life. 9:30pm FREE

Wednesday, November 7

Comedy Week Presents Key & Peele LIVE!

Comedy Central's Key & Peele will provide an evening of laughs in their first live show in New York City at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, as part of the New York Comedy Festival. 8pm FREE

Sunday, November 11

Comedy Week Presents Family Funny Featuring the Gotham All-Stars Going to a comedy club-much like drinking a fine wine or getting a tattoo that you'll later regret-is typically a fun activity that only adults get to do. But this year, Gotham Comedy Club (208 W. 23rd Street, Manhattan) presents an afternoon of family-friendly comedy. Parents and their kids (age 11 and up) can enjoy a variety of performers who won't skimp on laughs just because half the audience can't drive. 1pm FREE

Available all week long:

Comedy Week presents the Stray Boots West Village Comedy Tour

Stray Boots presents a walking tour-cum-scavenger hunt that's all about the funny. The tour will send attendees on a hunt for comedic sites and locales all throughout the West Village and quiz them on facts. Attendees score points for each correct answer and learn fun (and funny!) info about the City.

For more information about Comedy Week, to book tickets to shows and events or to download the Stray Boots West Village Comedy Tour, visit nycgo.com/comedy.

About NYC & Company:

NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide. For more information, visit nycgo.com.

About the New York Comedy Festival:

Now in its ninth year, the New York Comedy Festival is produced by Carolines on Broadway in association with COMEDY CENTRAL. The festival has featured the country's top comedians, including Louis CK, Bill Maher, Ricky Gervais, Kathy Griffin, Dane Cook, Sarah Silverman, Aziz Ansari, Wanda Sykes and Joel McHale, to name a few. In 2007, the festival launched the "Stand-Up for Heroes" event to benefit The Bob Woodruff Foundation, which has featured performances by Robin Williams, Jon Stewart, Jerry Seinfeld, Lewis Black, Ricky Gervais, Conan O'Brien and Bruce Springsteen. The festival is produced by Carolines on Broadway. Sponsors are Citibank, Klondike, Toyota, JetBlue and Svedka Vodka. The media sponsors are New York Post, Time Out New York, Variety and the Village Voice.

About Comedy Central:

Available on-air, online and on-the-go, COMEDY CENTRAL (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB).

* Seating is not guaranteed for the free Comedy Week show. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.





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