The 2nd Annual Westchester Comedy Festival Kickoff

The 2nd Annual 2015 Westchester Comedy Festival, presented by LWL Entertainment, will kick off April 18 at the Doles Community Center, located at 250 South 6th Avenue in Mount Vernon. The Westchester Comedy Festival features four nights of comedy, along with a Comedy Competition.


The first round of the Comedy Competition will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by a show at 8:00 p.m. Comedic performers for the evening will be actor Freddie Ricks (Shaft and Baby Boy), Chloe Hilliard, winner of Last Comic Standing, and surprise guest host Phyllis Yvonne Stickney. Ms. Stickney appeared in movies such as Jungle Fever, How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Women of Brewster Place with Oprah Winfrey.


The Westchester Comedy Festival is thankful for the support from Westchester County Tourism; the Yonkers, White Plains and New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement Districts; Cocoa Girls Productions; LWL Entertainment; The cities of Mount Vernon, Yonkers, White Plains and New Rochelle; DPVN; CSong, Inc.; LoHud Comedy; Yonkers Brewing Co.; Elements of White Plains; and Alvin and Friends of New Rochelle.


Tickets are $26, with part of the proceeds benefiting local non-profit organizations. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To purchase tickets online or for sponsorship opportunities, visit For more information, call (914) 338-9397. 


Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 18:00