On Saturday, May 7th, Billy Eichner will host Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival’s Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Promising to be a starry night of queer entertainment, the lineup features Bob the Drag Queen, Eddie Izzard, Fortune Feimster, Gina Yashere, Guy Branum, James Adomian, Joel Kim Booster, Judy Gold, Mae Martin, Margaret Cho, Marsha Warfield, Matteo Lane, Patti Harrison, River Butcher, Sam Jay, Sandra Bernhard, Scott Thompson, Solomon Georgio, Tig Notaro, Todd Glass, Trixie Mattel, and Wanda Sykes. More names are expected to be announced in the lead up to the event, which will be produced by Page Hurwitz, Wanda Sykes for Push It Productions, Brian Graden and Dave Mace for Brian Graden Media.
Other LGBTQ+ comedy talent featured in this year’s Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival lineup include:
April 30th – Wanda Sykes Live, The Orpheum Theatre
April 30 – Fortune Feimster, The Theatre at Ace Hotel
May 1 – WeHo Drag Brunch Hosted by Willam & Arisce Wanzer, Outdoors at Hollywood Palladium
May 2 – Flame Monroe, The Lab at the Hollywood Improv
May 3 – The Pansexual Bachelor with Holmes, The Elysian Theatre
May 5 – Jonathan Van Ness: Imaginary Living Room Olympian, The Orpheum Theatre
May 5 – Robin Tran, The Elysian Theater
May 6 – Margaret Cho, The Wiltern
May 6 – Cameron Esposito, Dynasty Typewriter at the Hayworth
May 6 – Matteo Lane, Dynasty Typewriter at the Hayworth
May 7 – Come Thru Featuring Caleb Hearon & Holmes, The Elysian Theatre
May 8 – Joel Kim Booster, Joy F*ck Club, Dynasty Typewriter at the Hayworth
May 8 – Mae Martin, The Bourbon Room
May 8 – Sam Jay, The Peppermint Club
May 8 – WeHo Drag Brunch Hosted by Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 & Arisce Wanzer, Outdoors at Hollywood Palladium
May 8 – Tolliver, Outdoors at Hollywood Palladium
Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival will stage over 250 live shows across over 30 venues across Los Angeles and is produced by Netflix in association with Live Nation.
Outdoors At Hollywood Palladium, a seven-day free mini-fest within the fest, located off of Sunset Blvd. will include festival merchandise, food and drinks, photo opportunities, “funny” mini golf, a Netflix is a Joke Museum of Comedy, and interactive experiences based on Netflix series. A nightly show, “The Drop In” will feature surprise sets from some of the biggest names in comedy with a different host each night such as Joel Kim Booster and Bob The Drag Queen. Additionally, there will be two drag brunch extravaganzas with Alaska Thunderfuck and Willam. To find out more and reserve your free tickets, go to netflixisajokefest.com.
The latest information and complete schedule is available on www.NetflixIsAJokeFest.com. Talent and schedule subject to change.