The Headliner Series: Wil Sylvince Presented by the New York Comedy Festival
Presented by the New York Comedy Festival
“The Headliner Series is returning to the world famous New York Comedy Festival for 2018! We’ll be coming to you from The Creek and The Cave in Long Island City, Queens with a monster line up filled with some of the best headliners in NYC. Closing out the show will be world traveled comedian, actor, & writer: Wil Sylvince!
About Your Headliner
Wil Sylvince is one of the most explosive comedians performing around the world today. His comedic performances on COMEDY CENTRAL, HBO’S DEF COMEDY JAM, and SHOWTIME all garnered standing ovations by the audiences, a feat rarely seen accomplished by many performers.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Sylvince has honed his act in New York’s top comedy clubs – the Comedy Cellar, Comic Strip Live, Caroline’s on Broadway, Stand-Up NY and the Gotham Comedy Club.
His unique perspective on political and social issues, with a twist of his West Indian Haitian culture makes Sylvince a comedian in high demand. He has been hand picked by comedian heavyweights Damon Wayans, D.L. Hughley, Wayans Brothers, Katt Williams and Gabriel Iglesias to tour the country.
In addition to his on camera work, Sylvince also prides himself on his exceptional comedy writing skills. His writing has been used and featured on The Fugees’ album The Score, Wyclef’s The Carnival. He was also a contributor to sketch shows Chapelle Show on Comedy Central and Damon Wayan’s The Underground.
Mehran Khaghani (Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing)
Molly Austin (TruTV, MTV, Comedy Central)
Aaron Berg (The Boondock Saints 2, Comedy Central)
Lauryn Petrie (SiriusXM, New York Comedy Festival)
The show starts at 8pm. Doors open at 7:30pm. There is a full bar and food at the venue. No Item Minimum.”