The Hollywood Pantages Theatre
Netflix Is A Joke Festival, presents, Franco Escamilla at Pantages Theatre on Wednesday, May 4th 2022. Netflix Is a Joke 2022 Comedy Festival is celebrating the very best of comedy, featuring more than 130 artists performing in over 25 of La's most iconic venues. Tonight feature one of Mexico’s and all of South America’s greatest exports, the world’s biggest Spanish comedian and stand up act, complete with his very own sarcastic, harsh, sour touch… Franco Escamilla, El Diablo!" Grab some tickets right now.
“It's absolutely thrilling for Netflix to be hosting a comedy festival of this magnitude in Los Angeles,'' said Robbie Praw, Director, Stand-up and Comedy Formats, Netflix. “We were so disappointed to postpone the event last spring and our line-up of comedians can't wait to bring much needed laughs to audiences in LA and around the world on Netflix. Netflix Is A Joke Festival is going to give comedy fans the opportunity to see the greats and discover new voices in one of the greatest cities in the world.”
Comedian, voice actor, musician, philanthropist, businessman, and founder of La Diablo Squad, Franco Javier López Escamilla has sold-out nights in Los Angeles, London, Paris, Barcelona, Tokyo, all over his home country of Mexico, and more. In February 2020 he became the first Latin comedian to appear at Carnegie Hall in New York, in addition to making a small presentation in English at Staples Center together with Gabriel Iglesias, thus catapulting him as one of the largest representatives of stand-up comedy in Mexico and Latin America. In 2017 he had a Comedy Central spot and also launched his own music album. He currently has three Netfix comedy special up, "Comedians of the world", "For the Anecdote" and "Welcome to the World."
Some of the other 130 artists taking part in the Netflix Is A Joke Festival include Ali Wong, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, Bert Kreischer, Bill Burr, Chelsea Handler, Chris Rock, Conan O’Brien, Cristela Alonzo, Dave Chappelle, David Letterman, Deon Cole, Eddie Izzard, Ellen DeGeneres, Felipe Esparza, Fortune Feimster, Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, Hasan Minhaj and Ronny Chieng, Iliza Shlesinger, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, Jerry Seinfeld, John Mulaney, Jonathan Van Ness, Ken Jeong, Kevin Hart, Kevin Smith, Larry David, Margaret Cho, Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum, Michael McIntyre, Mike Birbiglia, Mike Myers and David O. Russell, Nick Kroll, Nicole Byer, Patton Oswalt, Pete Davidson, Ray Romano, Sandra Bernhard, Seth Rogen, Theo Von, Tig Notaro, Tim Robinson, Tina Fey, Wanda Sykes and more.