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Netflix has created their own comedy festival!!
Netflix first comedy festival, Netflix Is A Joke fest,” will be held April 27-May 3 in different venues all over Los Angeles featuring over 100 different comedians. There will also be Q&A’s during the event, as well as sketch comedy showcases and podcast recordings.
Headlining the event will be Jamie Foxx, Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart and Martin Lawrence. Other comedians scheduled include Marlon Wayans, Wanda Sykes, Arsenio Hall and Deon Cole.
“It’s our honor to transform L.A. for one week into the funniest place on earth,” said Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos in a press release. “This festival is a unique celebration of the art of comedy, and the role it plays in reflecting our lives and defining culture.”
Jamie Foxx will be one of the stars to kick things off, since he’ll be hosting two shows at the Hollywood Palladium on April 29. Lawrence will host another Palladium show the following night. Deon Cole, meanwhile, will be bringing his “Coleology Tour” to the Regent that same evening, and Chappelle will play The Hollywood Bowl on May 2.
On the last night of the festival, people like Chappelle, Hart,Chris Rock, Whoopi Goldberg, and Jerry Seinfeld will honor the first class of what’s being called The Hall, which is a hall of fame for comedians. Richard Pryor will be one of the people inducted.
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