Trevor Noah has been announced as the headliner for the 2020 Aspen Laugh Festival.
Noah, host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, will be part of the festival in February. The announcement was made along with the full lineup in an email sent Tuesday. Noah will be performing at the Wheeler Opera House at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 22.
Other performers at the festival include Norm Macdonald, formerly of Saturday Night Live, as well as an evening of comedy including Taylor Tomlinson, Adam Ray and Dusty Slay. Macdonald’s stand-up set will be at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 20 and the evening of comedy will be Feb. 21 at 7:30.
Also included in the lineup is The Second City, a comedy group that in the past has included legends such as John Belushi, Bill Murray, Martin Short, Gilda Radner, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Keegan-Michael Key and Stephen Colbert. According to the press release, “It’s like watching your favorite late-night TV show, live and in person!”
Finally, Vir Das and Nancy Norton will be headlining Limelight Lounge on Feb. 22 and Feb. 23 respectively.
Passes for the festival go on sale Friday. Three different pass options are available: the Mainstage pass ($235), which includes access to all performances; the Limelight Lounge pass ($50), which includes tickets to both Limelight Lounge performances; and the Pick Three pass (starting at $85), which includes three comedy shows.
Single tickets for the shows also will be available beginning Jan. 3. All tickets and passes can be purchased at aspenshowtix.com or at the Wheeler Opera House box office.