THE INAUGURAL JANELLE JAMES COMEDY FESTIVAL
DECEMBER 4-5-6, 2018
THE BELL HOUSE, BROOKLYN, NY
Formerly Known As The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival
"I am thrilled to be part of the first annual Janelle James comedy festival.
She’s so funny and it’s a joy to see the joke of a self-titled comedy festival live on and be reborn." - Eugene Mirman
After ten wonderful years, The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is no more. Fortunately, he's handed the baton to Janelle James who plans on keeping the same zany vibe and raucous laughter while adding her own personal touch at the Inaugural Janelle James Comedy Festival! Mirman, who will be attending the upcoming festival said "I am thrilled to be part of the first annual Janelle James Comedy Festival. She’s so funny and it’s a joy to see the joke of a self-titled comedy festival live on and be reborn." All shows will take place right where it all started: at The Bell House in Brooklyn. The festival will be overseen by Caroline Creaghead a former co-producer of The Eugene Mirman Festival. Tickets will go on sale in October, and the lineup will be announced as it is confirmed.
Janelle James is a New York based comedian that can be seen on The Comedy Lineup on Netflix, Night Train with Wyatt Cenac (NBC/Seeso), @midnight (Comedy Central), Uproarious (Fuse) and Crashing (HBO). She was included in the Just For Laughs Montreal's New Faces category for 2016, named one of The 50 Most Funny People in Brooklyn 2016 and has been featured for her outstanding performance ability in The New York Times, Portland Tribune and Time Out Magazine. Janelle’s debut comedy album, Black and Mild was released on September 29th, 2017 on Audible, iTunes, SiriusXM, Pandora, Spotify and anywhere else the finest comedy is sold and streamed. Janelle recently wrapped as a staff writer on The Rundown (BET) after touring with Chris Rock on his Total Blackout Tour.
For more information on the Janelle James Comedy Festival, visit janellejamescomedyfestival.com where lineup and schedule announcements will be posted