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Irene Tu performs at Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival. Irene is the seventh of eight fresh comedic voices featured in “Introducing…”, a new standup showcase hosted by Mo Amer. The lineup includes Irene, alongside other new talents like Michael Longfellow, Nataly Aukar, Julio Diaz, Kenice Mobley, Darius Bennett, Nico Carney and Luke Mones, as they perform for audiences at the #NetflixIsAJoke Fest!

Irene Tu is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. In 2017, the San Francisco Chronicle singled her out as an “artist on the brink of fame,” on the heels of being named one of the “Bay Area’s 11 Best Stand Up Comedians” (SFist) and one of 20 “Women to Watch” (KQED).

She has performed at numerous festivals including SF Sketchfest, Comedy Central’s Clusterfest, RIOT LA, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and Outside Lands.

Irene has opened for comedians such as Patton Oswalt, W. Kamau Bell, Brian Posehn, Taylor Tomlinson, Anthony Jeselnik, Gary Gulman, Judah Friedlander, Hari Kondabolu, and Aparna Nancherla. You can see her on season 2 of Take My Wife and on VICELAND’s Funny How?

Netflix Is A Joke, the official hub of Netflix stand-up, comedy series, films, and all things funny — curated by the world’s most advanced algorithm and a depressed, yet lovable, cartoon horse. Their unlikely friendship is our story…

Netflix is a Joke Fest is an 11-day stand-up comedy festival backed by streaming giant Netflix, and will feature 130 comics with some of the biggest names in the industry in its inaugural lineup including Dave Chappelle, Seth Rogen, Chelsea Handler, Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr and Conan O’Brien. The L.A.-based event will take place across 25 venues.

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