COMEDY CENTRAL AND THE NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE NATHAN FIELDER, ROY WOOD JR. AND BIG JAY OAKERSON JOINING THE "COMEDY CENTRAL LIVE IN BROOKLYN" SHOW LINE-UP FEATURING HANNIBAL BURESS WITH PERFORMANCES BY NICK KROLL, NATASHA LEGGERO, JOHN MULANEY AND JEFF ROSS AT KINGS THEATRE ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13 AT 8:00 P.M.
Tickets Available at nycomedyfestival.com
NEW YORK, October 19, 2015 - Comedy Central, in association with The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), announced today the addition of Nathan Fielder ("Nathan For You"), Roy Wood Jr. (Correspondent, "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah") and Big Jay Oakerson (SiriusXM's "The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder" on Comedy Central Radio) to the "Comedy Central Live in Brooklyn" show taking place at Kings Theatre (1027 Flatbush Avenue) on Friday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m.
The first-ever Comedy Central Live show in Brooklyn is presented by NYCF and will feature stand-up from Hannibal Buress and performances by Nathan Fielder, Natasha Leggero, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney as Oh, Hello, Jeff Ross, Roy Wood Jr. and hosted by Big Jay Oakerson.
Now in its 12th year, the NYCF runs from November 10-15 and takes place at many of New York City's most prestigious venues. For a complete list of all the shows and to purchase tickets to "Comedy Central Live in Brooklyn" and the festival shows visit nycomedyfestival.com.
About The New York Comedy Festival
Now in its 12th 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 Aziz Ansari, Hannibal Buress, Louis C.K., Larry David, Ricky Gervais, Kevin Hart, Bill Maher, John Mulaney, Tig Notaro, Nick Offerman, Amy Schumer, Sarah Silverman and Wanda Sykes, 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 Ricky Gervais, John Mayer, John Oliver, Conan O'Brien, Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, and Robin Williams, among others. To date, the "Stand Up for Heroes" events have raised over $27 million. For more information please visit the NYCF website, like the NYCF Facebook page, and follow the NYCF on Twitter, @NYComedyFest.
About Comedy Central
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