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Janelle James

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Fri, Jul 14, 2023
Sat, Jul 15, 2023
Special Event Downtown

Janelle James

Janelle James stars in the scene stealing role of ‘Ava’ in the hit ABC series, ABBOTT ELEMENTARY, which
earned Janelle a Golden Globe Nomination in 2022.

Her latest half hour stand-up special is featured in Netflix’s THE STAND UPS.

Previously, James has served as both a writer and actor for Showtime’s BLACK MONDAY, and Apple’s animated series, CENTRAL PARK.

Janelle has toured with Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, and David Cross among others, and she took over the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival (now
The Janelle James Comedy Festival) in Brooklyn.

She was a New Face at the Just For Laughs Festival Montreal, named one of The 50 Most Funny People in Brooklyn, and recently featured as one of
Variety's Top Ten Comedians to Watch.

James’ debut comedy album, Black and Mild, was released on all major streaming networks in 2017 to rave reviews. Her podcast, You In Danger Gurl, was listed as one of Spotify's top comedy podcasts for 2020.