NY Comedy Festival November 5-9

New York Comedy Festival

The 5th Annual New York Comedy Festival is happening from November 5-9 and they’ve got some big time shows lined up including: Stand Up For Heroes with Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Ricky Gervais and special guests (buy tickets), BJ Novak and Friends, Sarah Silverman, Tracy Morgan, Louis C.K., Craig Ferguson, Joel McHale, Mike Birbiglia, MySpace Secret Standup and Frank Caliendo.

Check out the full New York Comedy Festival lineup after the jump.

(Schedule below represents events confirmed to date and is subject to additions)

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Stand Up For Heroes: A Benefit for The Bob Woodruff Foundation Town Hall
Frank Caliendo Live Carnegie Hall
We Have a Winner moderated by Lizz Winstead featuring Roseanne Barr, Monica Crowley, Robert A. George, Baratunde Thurston & Tedd Bell 92nd Street Y
Funny Business Carolines on Broadway
New York’s Funniest Stand-Up Finals Carolines on Broadway
The Web Video Cram-Off The UCB Theatre

Thursday, November 6, 2008
Louis C.K.: They’re With Me Town Hall
Katt Williams Live In Concert Carnegie Hall
Sherri Shepherd and Friends Carolines on Broadway
MySpace Secret Stand-Up Show Carolines on Broadway
The Best Sketch in New York Showcase The UCB Theatre
FUCT (Fordham Underground Comedy Troupe) Carolines on Broadway

Friday, November 7, 2008
Carlos Mencia: At Close Range Avery Fisher Hall
An Evening with Craig Ferguson Town Hall
Writers Speak! A Potentially Regrettable Evening with the Writers of The Daily Show Paley Center
The Luis Jimenez Freak Show Carolines on Broadway
Susie Essman Carolines on Broadway
TONY Approved The UCB Theatre
Sleepwalk with Me (Mike Birbiglia) Bleecker Street Theatre

Saturday, November 8, 2008
Sarah Silverman and Friends Hammerstein Ballroom
Tracy Morgan: Coming Back Home Apollo Theater
Joel McHale Live at Town Hall Town Hall
Deconstructing Conan: A Panel Discussion with the Emmy Award Winning Writers of NBC’s “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” Paley Center
I Told You So: Negrodamus Paul Mooney Sounds Off on the 2008 Presidential Election Carolines on Broadway
John Pinette Carolines on Broadway
Susie Essman Carolines on Broadway
Sleepwalk with Me (Mike Birbiglia) Bleecker Street Theatre

Sunday, November 9, 2008
Brian Regan Live in Concert Avery Fisher Hall
B.J. Novak and Friends Town Hall
John Pinette Carolines on Broadway