NYLaughs' Laughter in the Park 2011
Sunday, July 17, 2011
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
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Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor comedy series that takes place over the course of nine weeks throughout the summer. Every Sunday, you can catch two hours of standup performed by some of comedy's most innovative and talked about artists. It's all for New Yorkers, and it's all free!
Our shows have been covered by the NYTimes, listed in the NYPost as a "Hot Weekend Pick," and named "Best Weekend Entertainment Bet" by Time Out NY/WNBC.
This week's headliner is Leighann Lord!
Leighann has appeared on numerous stand-up comedy shows including Girls Night Out (Lifetime), The Original Def Comedy All Star Jam (HBO), The View (ABC), Premium Blend (Comedy Central), The World Stands Up (Comedy Central) and Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen. Improper Magazine named her one of New York's 10 Hottest Comics. Leighann has received the NYC Black Comedy Award for "The Most Thought Provoking Black Female Comic," and is a regular on the Fox News online show, The Strategy Room. Her popular weekly humor column, Leighann Lord's Comic Perspective, is featured on StageTimeMagazine. She is also a frequent contributor to FoxNews.com'sTeam Washington Blog and The Huffington Post and can be heard often on XM Sirius Satellite Radio.
NYLaughs, Inc. is a unique non-profit that aims to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. From parks to streets and even subways, we provide New Yorkers laughter free of charge with our public live comedy shows. We want to make New York a better place through laughter!