Jerry Seinfeld Announces New York Residency

Jerry Seinfeld is following in Billy Joel’s footsteps by signing on for his own monthly residency in New York. The Beacon Theatre has the honors of hosting the comedian once a month in 2016.

You can start planning your trip to NYC for the first half of the year because dates have been set for the first six shows. “Jerry Seinfeld: The Homestand” is scheduled Jan. 7, Feb. 18, March 2, April 14, May 5 and June 8.

“My favorite theater in New York to perform in has always been The Beacon,” Seinfeld said. “Comedians live for certain houses that just feel ‘alive’ for some reason. The Beacon is that place for me and I am so excited to make it my new home.”

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Since ending the final season of his award-winning, namesake sitcom, Seinfeld has stayed active as a standup comedian, in addition to starring in, writing and producing movies. The funnyman recently directed the off-Broadway production of “Colin Quinn: The New York Story.” He also found time to write the best-selling book “Seinlanguage” and the children’s book “Halloween.”

Plus, he continues racking up the views and laughs with his critically-acclaimed web series “Comedian in Cars Getting Coffee.” The show, available exclusively via Crackle, has been renewed through season nine, according to The seventh season begins in January.  

Tickets for “Jerry Seinfeld: The Homestand” go on sale Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. EST. Visit for more information and click here for Seindfeld’s Facebook page.

Meanwhile, Madison Square Garden continues to book dates for Joel. On Monday the venue announced the Piano Man’s 28th consecutive show – April 15. Visit for more information.