The New York Comedy Film Festival has released it's opening night lineup and it sure is a humdinger. The 5-day festival which kicks off November 6 is scheduled to include an evening of live comedy, music and film from a short list of drop dead hilarious entertainers. Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Rachel Dratch have written and directed various short films. Also scheduled to perform in one medium or another are Caroline Rhea, Wanda Sykes, Wil Sylvince, Ian Edwards, Cory Kahaney, Jake Fogelnest, and Scott Dikkers. Tickets for the HBO presented event are only $20 (that's cheap ass) and can be purchased through Ticketmaster or ar the Irving Plaza
box office. The evening will be hosted by Jeffrey Ross (Comedy Centralís NY Friarís
Roasts) with live performances by Janeane Garofalo, Rachel Dratch & Tina Fey.
Special appearance by Chevy Chase with
Musical guests Howie Day and Susan Said.