Newmark Theatre Downtown
Wed May 15, 8 pm, Thurs May 16, 8 pm, Fri May 17, 8 pm & Sat May 18, 9 pm
Recommended by Alex Zielinski
It’s been almost one year since Australian comic Hannah Gadsby publicly quit comedy. In her award-winning, earth-shaking Netflix special Nanette, Gadsby announced her departure by brilliantly roasting the comedy business for forcing minorities to lean on self-deprecating jokes for laughs. Gadsby returns to stand-up with Douglas, a show that promises more jokes and less meta social analysis—but is expected to pack just as much of a punch. We’re here for it.