Netflix is preparing to hold its first comedy festival. Successful comedians such as Dave Chappelle, Amy Schumer, David Letterman, Kevin Hart, Bill Burr will be on stage at Netflix Is a Joke Fest, which will take place from April 27 to May 3 in Los Angeles.
Netflix, which has become one of the biggest companies in the entertainment industry thanks to its great success in the original content area, continues to undertake remarkable projects in different fields, even though it is known for its digital platform that reaches millions of users. Netflix, which took an important step in consolidating its place in the cinema world by purchasing Paris Theater, one of the oldest movie theaters in New York, and is now preparing to organize its first comedy festival.
11 Shows to be Held at the Festival Will Be Released Later on Netflix
The festival, prepared in partnership with Netflix and Live Nation, will be held in Los Angeles from April 27 to May 3. The festival will include live stand-up shows, as well as interviews with various special events and comedians. One of these special events to be held within the scope of the festival will be The Hall. Planned as the first of a traditional event, The Hall brings together leading names in the comedy world, such as Dave Chapelle, Chris Rock, Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Jerry Seinfeld, Sarah Silverman, Wanda Sykes, and George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Joan Rivers and He will honor comedy legends like Robin Williams. This event will be released later on Netflix. Although there is no clear release date for The Hall, it was announced that the event will meet the audience on Netflix in May.
Another remarkable event to be held within the scope of the festival will be STAND OUT: An LGBTQ + Celebration. In the event where LGBTI + comedians, who have been in the comedy world, will be in the foreground, names such as Alan Carr, Hannah Gadsby, Margaret Cho, Rosie O’Donnell, Sandra Bernhard and Wanda Sykes will meet on the stage.
During the festival, clips from stand-ups and events will be shared from Netflix Is a Joke social media accounts, while 11 shows that will be held within the festival will meet with the audience on Netflix in May. However, for which comedians these shows will belong, it remains uncertain for now.
Where can I buy tickets for Netflix is Joke Fest ?
Netflix has released a website for the festival, where you can buy tickets for the show of the artist you want and browse the event dates.