'Netflix Is A Joke Fest': Festival Announced With Martin Lawrence, Whoopi Goldberg And More
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'Netflix Is A Joke Fest': Festival Announced With Martin Lawrence, Whoopi Goldberg And More

Netflix is gathering some of the world's most prominent comedians together for a special occasion.

The streaming giant recently announced a new festival called Netflix Is A Joke Fest, which is slated to run from April 27 to May 3 and is produced in partnership with Live Nation. Tickets for the festival will range from $15 to $500.

The festival will comprise of more than 100 performances from comedy's most notable faces across more than 20 venues in Los Angeles.

Among the names included are comedian Dave Chappelle, Marlon Wayans, Chris Rock, Grace and Frankie stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Hart, Whoopi Goldberg and Martin Lawrence.

"It’s our honor to transform L.A. for one week into the funniest place on earth. This festival is a unique celebration of the art of comedy, and the role it plays in reflecting our lives and defining culture," Netflix's Chief Content Officer, Ted Sarandos, said in a statement. “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.”

 

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