Leave it to Chris Rock to attempt one thing dangerous on a world stage.
“Chris Rock is about to make history as the first artist to perform LIVE on Netflix!” the service tweeted Thursday, including that the particular will probably be streamed globally early in 2023.
“Chris Rock is one of the most iconic and important comedic voices of our generation,” Netflix Vice President of Stand-up and Comedy Formats Robbie Praw mentioned in a press launch.
“We’re thrilled the entire world will be able to experience a live Chris Rock comedy event and be a part of Netflix history. This will be an unforgettable moment and we’re so honored that Chris is carrying this torch.”
In 2018, Rock delivered his “Tamborine” comedy particular for Netflix, together with an prolonged minimize — “Total Blackout: The Tamborine” — in 2021 that delivered an extra half-hour of the routine.
Netflix is a power in comedy, sponsoring the large “Netflix Is a Joke: The Festival” that featured virtually 300 stand-up units over the course of 12 days in late April and early May 2022.
Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias headlined the pageant with an unprecedented two-night stand at Dodger Stadium that was recorded for the 2022 Netflix particular “Stadium Fluffy.”
Rock has been on the street for a very good little bit of this 12 months. The comic’s Ego Death World Tour 2022 started in late March, days after he was assaulted whereas presenting on the Oscars. And Rock and comedian Dave Chappelle, who can also be amongst Netflix’s prime comedy attracts, teamed as much as do a handful of reside exhibits in California in late 2022.