Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres, Dane Cook, Katt Williams, Tracy Morgan and Jeff Dunham are among the headliners slated to appear at The Comedy Festival, now in its fourth year, on November 20-22 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV.
Tickets for the three-day event can be purchased for individual shows and packages. Exclusive VIP packages are also available.
The Comedy Festival is co-produced by AEG Live and cable television channel TBS. Also on the bill will be Mike Epps, David Alan Grier, The Kids in the Hall, Russell Peters, Jim Breuer, Andrew Dice Clay, Jim Norton and John Oliver. In addition, Caliente Comedy will feature comedians Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco and Anjelah Johnson.
In addition to the comedy stars appearing in the Colosseum, the Palace Ballroom and the Augustus Ballroom, the Comedy Festival will showcase more than 25 up-and-coming comedians in the TBS LOL Lounge, located in the Emperors Ballroom. Many of their performances will be streamed online at thecomedyfestival.com.
Additional performances at the Festival and TBS specials from the Las Vegas event will be announced in the coming weeks.
“This marks TBS’ first year as a full presenter of this massive comedy event with AEG Live, and we couldn’t be more thrilled at the way the lineup is coming together,” Dennis Adamovich, senior vice president and general manager of comedy festivals for TBS, said in a statement. “We look forward to showcasing an outstanding lineup of established and rising stars on a variety of platforms – from the webcast to TBS telecasts and, of course, the live shows.”
“All of us at AEG Live are very proud of The Comedy Festival as it enters its fourth year at Caesars Palace,” added John Meglen, president and co-CEO of Concerts West/AEG Live. “We’ve always believed The Comedy Festival format was a perfect fit for Las Vegas and are pleased to be presenting, with TBS, another edition of extraordinary comedic talent and experiences.”
Last Updated on October 6, 2008 by By Jane Cohen & Bob Grossweiner