COMEDY CENTRAL(R) ANNOUNCES "THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH STAND-UP IN THE PARK" A FREE LIVE EVENT IN NEW YORK CITY'S HISTORIC CENTRAL PARK TAKING PLACE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 26 AT 8:00 P.M.
Featuring Performances by Trevor Noah, Ronny Chieng, Jordan Klepper, Adam Lowitt, Desi Lydic, Hasan Minhaj, Michelle Wolf and Roy Wood Jr.
Event is in Partnership with the City Parks Foundation's SummerStage Performing Arts Festival with Info Available at SummerStage.org
NEW YORK, April 20, 2016 - Comedy Central presents "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Stand-Up in the Park," a live comedy event at SummerStage in Central Park on Sunday, June 26 at 8:00 p.m. The event will feature performances by host Trevor Noah and correspondents Ronny Chieng, Jordan Klepper, Desi Lydic, Hasan Minhaj and Roy Wood Jr. along with writer/contributor Michelle Wolf, and executive producer/contributor Adam Lowitt.
The free Comedy Central event is in partnership with the City Parks Foundation's SummerStage performing arts festival and held rain or shine on Sunday, June 26 at 8:00 p.m. (gates open at 7:00 p.m.). Admission into the venue is first come, first served and closes once capacity is reached. The SummerStage outdoor venue entrance is located in mid-Central Park at Fifth Avenue and 69th Street.
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" airs Mondays-Thursdays at 11:00 p.m. on Comedy Central and is available to stream the following day on thedailyshow.com and the Comedy Central App. Viewers can follow "The Daily Show" on Twitter (4.1 million followers), Instagram (313K followers) and Snapchat and by becoming a fan of "The Daily Show" on Facebook (5.3 million fans). Fans can follow Trevor Noah on Twitter (3.2 million followers), Facebook (3.0 million fans) and Instagram (813K followers).
SummerStage, a program of City Parks Foundation, is New York's largest free performing arts festival. SummerStage annually presents over 100 performances in sixteen parks throughout the five boroughs. With performances ranging from American pop, Latin and world music to dance, spoken word and theater, SummerStage fills a vital niche in New York City's summer arts festival landscape. Since its inception thirty years ago, more than six million people from New York City and around the world have enjoyed SummerStage. SummerStage is presented by Capital One Bank.
City Parks Foundation is the only independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to offer programs in public parks throughout the five boroughs of New York City. At City Parks Foundation, we are dedicated to invigorating and transforming parks into dynamic, vibrant centers of urban life through sports, arts, community development, and education programs for all New Yorkers. Our programs and community building initiatives - located in more than 300 parks, recreation centers, and public schools across the city - reach 425,000 people each year. Our ethos is simple: we believe thriving parks reflect thriving communities.
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