Netflix Is A Joke Fest is a week-long comedy festival from Netflix’s comedy brand, which will feature comedy stars like Ali Wong, Amy Schumer, Dave Chappelle, and more!
Get ready to laugh out loud! Netflix Is A Joke Fest will take over Los Angeles April 27th – May 3rd. The festival will feature live stand-up shows, special events, as well as activations with Netflix comedians and artists.
Ali Wong, Amy Schumer, Bill Burr, Dave Chappelle, David Letterman, Jamie Foxx, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, Kevin Hart, Martin Lawrence, Sebastian Maniscalco, and the cast of Schitt’s Creek are just some of the comedy talent that will be featured in the festival.
Netflix Is A Joke Fest will also include “STAND OUT,” an LGBTQ+ celebration that will feature Alan Carr, Hannah Gadsby, Margaret Cho, Rosie O’Donnell, Sandra Bernhard, Wanda Sykes and more.
On May 3rd, Netflix is a Joke Fest will honor the greats of stand-up comedy with an inaugural edition of The Hall — a hall of fame.
Comedy legends George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Joan Rivers and Robin Williams will be inducted into The Hall. While Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Chris Rock, Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Jerry Seinfeld, Sarah Silverman, Wanda Sykes and more will appear to pay homage to the inductees.
The Hall will be taped at The Ace Theater in Downtown Los Angeles and will be available on Netflix later in May, and The Hall will also have a physical home at the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York.
“It’s our honor to transform LA for one week into the funniest place on earth,” said Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer. “This festival is a unique celebration of the art of comedy, and the role it plays in reflecting our lives and defining culture. It’s a chance for comedy lovers to come together and see their favorite artists as well as discover new ones, and for us to be able to share the electricity and excitement of the festival in Los Angeles with Netflix members around the world.”
Netflix Is A Joke Fest will take place over 20 venues in Los Angeles including the Hollywood Bowl, Greek Theatre, Hollywood Palladium, and The Largo. Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, March 6th at 10am PT at www.NetflixIsAJokeFest.com.