The Kennedy Center today announced additional programming to its 2023–2024 Comedy at the Kennedy Center season, a signature program focused on elevating comedy as an art form and uniting the community together through laughter.
Comedian Seth Meyers headlines the Eisenhower stage for one-night-only on January 13. Since 2014, Meyers has served as host of NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, which received Emmy Award nominations in 2022 and 2023 for Outstanding Talk Series. Meyers and the writing staff have been Emmy-nominated five times for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series (2023; 2017-20).
Meyers began his TV career with Saturday Night Live in 2001 where he was a cast member for 13 seasons. He served as head writer for nine seasons and “Weekend Update” anchor for eight. In 2011, Meyers won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. In all, he has garnered 31 Emmy nominations for his work in television. In 2019, he released his debut standup special, Lobby Baby, on Netflix, which was Emmy-nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. In addition to his onscreen acclaim, Meyers is a New York Times bestselling author with the publication of his first picture book, I’m Not Scared, You’re Scared, released in 2022. In 2023, Meyers launched the popular podcast Family Trips with the Meyers Brothers along with his brother Josh Meyers.
He is co-creator and executive producer alongside Fred Armisen and Bill Hader of IFC’s Emmy-nominated docu-parody series Documentary Now! and an executive producer of The Amber Ruffin Show for Peacock. He executive produced and lent his voice to Hulu’s animated superhero show The Awesomes and executive produced A.P. Bio for NBC and Peacock. Meyers and Late Night showrunner Mike Shoemaker established their production company, Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions, in 2017. Additionally, Meyers has hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards®, ESPY Awards, and headlined the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner to rave reviews.
Tickets go on-sale to Members on Wednesday, November 1 at 10 a.m. ET and to the public on Friday, November 3 at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased on the Kennedy Center website, at the Kennedy Center box office or by calling Instant Charge at (202) 467-4600. Patrons living outside the Washington metropolitan area may dial toll-free at (800) 444-1324. For all other ticket-related customer service inquiries, call the Advance Sales Box Office at (202) 416-8540.
Additional programs will be announced at a later date.
Artists and performances are subject to change.
For more information, please visit www.kennedy-center.org