NYLaughs.org Presents: Laughter in the Park 2018
Sunday, July 8, 2018
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.
Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor weekly comedy series, presented by NYLaughs.org, that takes place over the course of five weeks throughout the summer.
Every Sunday starting June 24, you can catch up to two hours of stand-up comedy performed by some of comedy's most innovative and talked about artists.
Please bring a blanket and a picnic basket!
For more information, please visit Laughter in the Park's website.
(Bookings are subject to change):
Headliner: Dean Edwards
As one of the stars of MTV2's hit show, Guy Code, Dean Edwards helped the show become the networks most successful show in its history. He also hosted a season of TV One's clip show, VIDIOTS, and served as a correspondent on BET's Don't Sleep hosted by TJ Holmes. Dean Edwards made his mark in comedy during two successful seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live With such memorable impressions as Don Cheadle, Michael Jackson, and Denzel Washington, as well as such original characters as Man in Elevator and Cop#2. Dean is a headlining favorite at comedy clubs and colleges across the country and has made several late night appearances. He is also a favorite and frequent guest on Byron Allen's Comics Unleashed, and is frequently providing comedic commentary on various network highlight shows.
more to come....
Laughter in the Park Schedule
Our shows are as follows:
- Sunday, June 24 - Wolfe's Pond Park in Staten Island, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Sunday, July 1 - Battery Park at Castle Clinton Lawn, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Sunday, July 8 - Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Sunday, July 15 - Battery Park at Castle Clinton Lawn, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Sunday, July 22 - Old Bandshell Lawn at Tompkins Square Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
NYLaughs.org is a unique performing arts 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 celebrate and deepen an appreciation of the comic arts. We also want to make New York a better place by cultivating community, inspiring our audiences, and making the city a happier and healthier place through laughter.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the men and women of NYC Parks!
"Laughter in the Park" is a passion project run solely by volunteers. Funding for Laughter in the Park 2018 is also made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council at LMCC.net. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond. Additionally, NYLaughs is the recipient of Community Arts Grant from the Washington Square Park Conservatory. NYLaughs would like to acknowledge our sponsor Manhattan Mini-Storage, a NY business that is focused on the health and wellness of New Yorkers.