Hannah Gadsby’s new stand-up comedy particular, Hannah Gadsby: Douglas, has been set for a Could 26 worldwide launch by Netflix. Creator and star of 2018 Netflix comedy particular Nanette, Gadsby toured Douglas — which is called for her eldest canine — starting final yr in Melbourne. The North American tour kicked off in San Francisco in April 2019 and likewise had an Off Broadway engagement final summer season in New York.
Gadsby’s Nanette was met with important acclaim when it bowed on Netflix in June 2018. The stand-up efficiency additionally had a sold-out New York run that yr. Half comedy particular and half intimate storytelling, Nanette received a Peabody Award in addition to the Excellent Writing for a Selection Particular Emmy and the Simply For Laughs’ Particular of the 12 months prize.
The Netflix particular of Hannah Gadsby: Douglas was recorded in Los Angeles. Says the streamer, “You’ll be able to count on your expectations to be set and met by Douglas: a tour from the canine park to the renaissance and again guided by one in every of comedy’s most glowing and stunning minds.”
When Gadsby initially introduced the particular final yr, she mentioned, “I’m actually having fun with touring with the dwell efficiency, however there will probably be locations on this planet that I received’t have the ability to go to, so it’s fantastic that Netflix will deliver the present to each nook of the globe.”
In saying the Off Broadway run of the present, producers famous, “Whereas Nanette was a random barista, Douglas is a really particular canine, and the one factor they’ve in widespread is that they’ve impressed Hannah to place pen to paper and end up a present you couldn’t presumably count on.”