The first comedy festival in Harlem!

Ready for the first Comedy Festival in Harlem?  The week long festival celebrating people of color in comedy kicks off this weekend uptown with a stand up showcase, and competition, as well as Improvisation and sketch comedy performers of color in NYC.

There will also be a four documentary film series at Maysle’s Cinema in Harlem,  featuring African American contributions to comedy.

Sat, Sep 24, 2016, 7:30 PM – Fri, Sep 30, 2016, 8:00 PM – Get tickets.


Harlem Comedy festival schedule of events.

There is a severe lack of diversity in the television and film industry. We will hopefully shine a light on the comedic talent that exists in our community in order to inspire others to develop those same skills and their own goals.