Netflix Heads to The Stage With Huge Comedy Festival in LA

If you’re in Los Angeles, California at the end of April to early May then you may be interested in the Netflix Is A Joke Fest that will bring over 100 live shows to the area. The comedy festival runs from April 27th to May 3rd and features acts such as Dave Chapelle, Ali Wong, Chris Rock, Graham Norton, Jim Jefferies, Alan Carr, David Letterman and many many more. The event is spread across 20 venues in LA including The Hollywood Bowl and the Greek Theatre and includes a special LGBTQ+ Celebration as well as a ‘Hall of Fame’ induction for comedy legends George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Joan Rivers and Robin Williams. Eleven of the shows will be recorded for future Netflix specials. For more information and tickets head over to NetflixIsAJokeFest.com.

The full list of events is shown below the poster:

THE THEATRE AT ACE HOTEL

  • The Hall: Honoring the Greats of Stand-Up (recorded)

    The best comedians of today honoring the greatest stand-up comedians of all-time. With appearances by Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Chris Rock, Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Jerry Seinfeld, Sarah Silverman, & Wanda Sykes.

THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

  • Chappelle’s

    An evening of music and comedy featuring Dave Chappelle and very special guests.

THE GREEK

  • STAND OUT: An LGBTQ+ celebration at The Greek Theatre (recorded)

    A Historic Celebration of the best in LGBTQ+ Comedy. Legends, headliners, and top emerging talent will share the same stage at The Greek Theatre for an unforgettable and unprecedented stand-up event with special guests and musical performances.  Headliners include Alan Carr, Hannah Gadsby, Margaret Cho, Rosie O’Donnell, Sandra Bernhard and Wanda Sykes. Presenters include Demi Lovato, Graham Norton, Lily Tomlin, Ruby Rose. Featuring Bianca Del Rio, Fortune Feimster, Gina Yashere, Guy Branum, James Adomian, Joel Kim Booster, Judy Gold, Lea DeLaria, Mae Martin, Marsha Warfield, Matteo Lane, Patti Harrison, Rhea Butcher, Sam Jay, Scott Thompson, Solomon Georgio, Trixie Mattel and more. STAND OUT is produced by Page Hurwitz and Wanda Sykes for Push It Productions.

THE FONDA

  • That’s My Time with David Letterman  (recorded)

    Legendary late night host David Letterman returns to his roots to showcase some of today’s finest stand up comedians to perform and then join him for a one-of-a-kind interview.

THE PALLADIUM

  • Netflix Is A Joke at The Palladium Hosted by Jamie Foxx (recorded)

    Megastar and Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx hosts this loaded lineup featuring some of his favorite comedians!

  • Netflix Is A Joke  at The Palladium Hosted by Amy Schumer (recorded)

    Movie star and powerhouse standup Amy Schumer hosts this epic night filled with some of Netflix’s hottest comedians!

  • Netflix Is A Joke  at The Palladium Hosted by Martin Lawrence (recorded)

    From Def Comedy Jam 25, superstar comedian Martin Lawrence returns to Netflix to host an evening of heavy hitting stand-up.

  • Netflix Is A Joke  at The Palladium Hosted by Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin (recorded)

    Comedy icons and Grace & Frankie stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin host an evening of top notch stand-up from an all-lady lineup.

THE WILTERN

  • Sebastian Maniscalco live
  • Ali Wong: The Milk and Money Tour live
  • 2 Bears, 1 Cave with Tom Segura & Bert Kreischer live podcast
  • The Degenerates Live Hosted by Jim Jefferies 

    The Degenerates is BACK and it’s LIVE. You loved the first two seasons of this no-holds-barred comedy show featuring the hottest rising stars of comedy. Now this crude and lewd show is hitting LA for a special Live edition hosted by Jim Jefferies featuring Big Jay Oakersen, Christina P, Ms. Pat, Robert Kelly and more.

  • Ronny Chieng live
  • Park Na-rae live
  • Ken Jeong live
  • Chelsea Handler live

THE ORPHEUM

  • Kevin Hart in Conversation – A moderated Q&A session with comedy superstar and business mogul Kevin Hart.
  • Iliza Shlesinger The Forever Tour 
  • Schitt’s Creek: The Farewell Tour with Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy , Noah Reid, Emily Hampshire. Join Schitt’s Creek cast members for a live, interactive evening that promises to be fun and insightful while giving fans an insider’s look into the making of the series.
  • Jack Whitehall live

WILSHIRE EBELL

  • Mike Birbiglia live
  • Congratulations with Chris D’Elia live podcast
  • Michelle Wolf live
  • Middleditch & Schwartz improv live

PALACE

  • Norm Macdonald live

THE AVALON

  • Pete Davidson & Best Friends (recorded)

    Pete Davidson and his friends are doing stand-up comedy for you and your friends.

  • Los Comediantes de Latinoamérica (recorded)

    Los Comediantes de Latinoamérica is a loaded stand up show featuring a who’s who of Latin American comedians. Special guests include Fabrizio Copano, Liss Pereira, Ricardo O’Farrill, and Ricardo Quevedo. 

  • The India All Star Show hosted by Vir Das (recorded)

    The India All Star Show is jam packed with the best stand up comedians from India featuring performances in both Hindi and English. Special guests include: Aditi Mittal, Amit Tandon, Kanan Gill, Kaneez Surka, Kenny Sebastian, Prashasti Singh, and Sumukhi Suresh.

REGENT

  • Marlon Wayans live
  • Russell Howard  live
  • Deon Cole  live
  • Christina Pazsitzky  live
  • Vir Das  live

LARGO

  • Jacqueline Novak Get On Your Knees  live
  • Jenny Slate  live
  • Katherine Ryan  live
  • Tom Papa & Fortune Feimster  live
  • Whitney Cummings & Friends  live

DYNASTY TYPEWRITER

  • Cristela Alonzo  live
  • Taylor Tomlinson  live
  • Catherine Cohen  live
  • London Hughes  live
  • Mo Gilligan  live
  • The Endless Honeymoon with Moshe Kasher & Natasha Leggero  live podcast

COMEDY UNION

  • The Arsenio Hall Comedy Showcase (recorded for SiriusXM)

    Arsenio Hall presents a lineup of the funniest comedians in LA at the legendary Comedy Union.

IMPROV

  • Whindersson Nunes & Friends  live
  • They Ready Live  live
  • Luenell  live

IMPROV LAB AND IMPROV LAB

  • Janelle James & Friends  live
  • K. Trevor Wilson  live
  • Ms. Pat  live

LAUGH FACTORY

  • Best of Canada  live

THE ROOSEVELT HOTEL

  • Tim Dillon  live
  • Chad Goes Deep “Going Deep” live  podcast

THE BELASCO

  • Felipe Esparza  live

DETAILS FORTHCOMING

  • Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross & Dave Attell Season 2 (recorded)

    Best buds Jeff Ross and Dave Attell are bringing their uncut savagery for an all new season of Bumping Mics. Inviting friends and special guests from all over comedy to hang, riff and roast one another. No mic will go un-bumped.

  • Aunty Donna live sketch

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