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Yonkers Comedy Fest Aims For World Record

The festival will feature comedy contests and shows throughout the city.
The festival will feature comedy contests and shows throughout the city. Photo Credit: Yonkers Comedy Festival on Facebook

YONKERS, N.Y. – NoMa Productions will present the Yonkers Comedy Festival Nov. 11-14.

The festival will feature comedy contests and shows throughout the city.

“It’s time for the residents of Westchester to be proud of the comedic talent and comedy productions that have been right under their noses. Yonkers is the perfect city to showcase that talent,” said Frank Pellegrino, co-founder and president of NoMa. NoMa's co-founder and chief financial officer Rich DeLayo.

The Nov. 11 kickoff will feature two shows, one at Rory Dolan's where NoMa will be sending upwards of 100 comedians to the stage to perform during a 90 minute ‘speed show’. If successful, NoMa will be the first to document such an event and set the benchmark for a new world record category.

Here’s the full show schedule:

Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., Yonkers Brewery, Comedy Showcase

Nov. 11, 8 p.m., Rory Dolan’s , Media Party/Kick Off, with a 9:30 p.m. Record Setting show.

Nov. 12, 8 p.m., Rivers Edge , Comedy Contest

Nov. 12, 9 p.m., La Lanterna, Comedy Contest

Nov. 13, 7 p.m., Silvios, Dinner and Comedy Show

Nov. 13, 8 p.m., Rory Dolan’s, Comedy Contest

Nov. 13, 9 p.m., Duo’s, Heckler Show

Nov. 14, 9:30 p.m., La Lanterna, Comedy Showcase

For more information, visit w ww.NoMaComedy.com

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