Netflix is set to tickle the funny bones of its global audience with the upcoming release of “Verified Stand-Up.” This comedy special, scheduled to premiere on November 28, promises to deliver a hearty dose of laughter with performances from ten talented comedians. Directed by Linda Mendoza and executive produced by Anne Harris, “Verified Stand-Up” is eagerly awaited by comedy enthusiasts worldwide.
A Star-Studded Lineup
Netflix’s “Verified Stand-Up” brings together a diverse group of comedians, each known for their unique brand of humor. Here’s a glimpse into the comedic talent gracing this special:
Asif Ali: A Versatile Performer
Asif Ali, known for his acting credits in shows like “Shrinking,” “Agent Elvis,” and “WandaVision,” is set to showcase his comedic chops on the “Verified Stand-Up” stage. His extensive career includes voice acting for video games and television shows, further adding to his versatile talent portfolio.
Dulcé Sloan: A Voice to Remember
Dulcé Sloan, famous for her voice acting role in FOX’s animated comedy “The Great North,” has earned accolades from outlets like Variety and Rolling Stone. Her wit and humor have been on full display as a correspondent on “The Daily Show” and appearances on shows like “Conan” and “Acting Out.”
Nimesh Patel: An Emmy-Nominated Writer
Nimesh Patel, an Emmy-nominated writer, has recently released his self-produced special “Lucky Lefty.” His writing credits include renowned shows like “Saturday Night Live,” “A Little Late with Lilly Singh,” and production work for “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.”
Gianmarco Soresi: The Critically Acclaimed Comic
Gianmarco Soresi has garnered acclaim from NPR, Esquire, BuzzFeed, and more for his comedy. His versatile career includes stand-up performances on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” and acting roles in productions like “Hustlers” and “The Last OG.” He also hosts the podcast series “The Downside with Gianmarco Soresi.”
Isiah J. Kelly: A Comedy Enthusiast Since Childhood
Isiah J. Kelly’s passion for stand-up comedy began at a young age and has evolved into a dynamic career. Currently on tour with fellow comedian Lavell Crawford, Kelly’s performances promise to infuse fresh energy into “Verified Stand-Up.”
Leslie Liao: Relatable and Introspective Humor
Leslie Liao’s comedy is known for its relatable, introspective, and matter-of-fact style, influenced by her experiences as a Chinese-American woman. Her recent viral debut set on “Don’t Tell Comedy” and selection as a New Face of Comedy at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in 2023 have marked her as a rising star in the comedy scene.
Robby Hoffman: A Festival Favorite
Robby Hoffman has graced the stages of festivals like Just for Laughs and recently headlined the New York Comedy Festival. Her writing credits include “The Chris Gethard Show” and “Workin’ Moms.” Currently, she is working on projects with A24, Warner Bros. TV, and Showtime.
Rosebud Baker: A Writer for “Saturday Night Live”
Rosebud Baker, known for her writing contributions to “Saturday Night Live,” has also penned scripts for WGA award-nominated sketch shows, including “That Damn Michael Che” and “Inside Amy Schumer.” Her comedy special, “Whiskey Fists,” debuted in 2021 on Comedy Central.
Sabrina Wu: A Rising Star
Sabrina Wu made notable debuts, starring in the film “Joy Ride” and making a late-night stand-up debut on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” With past experience as a staff writer for “Doogie Kameāloha M.D.” and currently working on an unannounced Netflix series, Wu is poised for a bright comedic future.
Vanessa Gonzalez: Touring with Chelsea Handler
Vanessa Gonzalez is currently on tour as the live opening act for Chelsea Handler. Her comedic talent has been featured on shows such as “Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks,” “A Little Late with Lilly Singh,” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” She has also released a comedy album titled “My Birthday’s Tomorrow” and hosts the podcast “I’m Not Busy” with Michael Foulk.
Two Episodes, One Unforgettable Experience
“Verified Stand-Up” will be divided into two episodes, with each set filmed at Webster Hall in New York City. Netflix subscribers can look forward to a memorable evening of laughter and diverse comedic styles. Mark your calendars for November 28, when this multi-comic special premieres globally on Netflix.