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Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Presale

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To join the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Presale on April 27th at noon EST, become a member and get first access to tickets before the May 4th public on-sale. IMPORTANT: All members of the Lucy Desi Museum will receive an email on Tuesday, April 26th with their exclusive access code that can be used while purchasing tickets online and/or by calling 716.484.0800 starting April 27th at Noon. Memberships start as low as $35. Click here for more information about our updated membership levels and the exciting new benefits, including a 2017 member calendar and exclusive gifts for Producer and Headliner level members. The National Comedy Center is excited to announce that Comedy Central's "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah, the king of the rant Lewis Black, and one of this country's premier comedians, Brian Regan will be performing at the 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 4-7! Black, Noah and Regan will each headline evening performances of the festival, which features more than 50 events at a dozen venues throughout Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown, NY. Lewis Black first came to the festival in 1993 and returns to Jamestown during this presidential election year for his iconic 'comedic yelling and finger pointing' stand-up act on August 4. "Daily Show" host, Trevor Noah, will perform his stand-up act on August 5. Coming off making history as the first comedian to perform a live Comedy Central special from Radio City Music Hall and the only comedian to break Jerry Seinfeld's record with 26,000 tickets sold at a single venue, Brian Regan will present his stand-up act on August 6. Additionally, Kliph Nesteroff, author of "The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy," will moderate a discussion with the Farrelly Brothers, the minds behind "Kingpin," "Dumb and Dumber," and "There's Something About Mary." Festival highlights also include the critically-acclaimed Story Pirates kids comedy-troupe, Comedy Late Night, and a roundtable discussion with daughters Kitty Bruce, Rain Pryor and Kelly Carlin, of the comedy legends Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor and George Carlin, respectively. 65th Anniversary Exhibition and Gala - The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum is honored to announce that we are the proud new owners of the Universal Studios former Lucy, A Tribute collection. Be among the very first to view the newest additions to our growing collection, both from the Universal Studios exhibit and from our archives, including the famous Sally Sweet dress, one of Lucy's polka dot dresses, and much more during this year's Lucy Comedy Fest! We will also be bringing back the ever-popular "I Love Lucy" impersonator shows with Diane Vincent & Rhonda Medina, discussions with Vivian Vance's sister Lou Ann Graham, Tropicana Room Dinners, member's only events, trivia contests, hometown and cemetery tours, and our NEW downtown Jamestown walking tours.


Event Details

    April 27, 2016 - April 27, 2016
    12:00 PM - 11:00 PM