“Netflix announced a giant new comedy festival featuring over a hundred live shows throughout over 25 venues across Los Angeles. Netflix Is a Joke: the Festival is described as “a BRAND NEW comedy festival that’s calling on THE BIGGEST NAMES IN COMEDY to descend on LA for ELEVEN DAYS. From absolute legends to hand-picked rising stars, we’ve stacked this thing with the funniest people who responded to our DMs.”

And damn, they weren’t lying about legends and rising stars! The Festival has a killer lineup including Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration. That show, taking place May 7 at the Greek Theatre, features headliners Eddie Izzard, Margaret Cho, Sandra Bernhard, Tig Notaro, and Wanda Sykes, who will be joined by other queer and trans comedians…”

[Read the full article at out.com]