ACCLAIMED US COMIC JAK KNIGHT ANNOUNCED FOR LAUGHTER LOUNGE DATE THIS SEPTEMBER
JAK KNIGHT & FRIENDS 16 September – The Laughter Lounge
LA-based stand-up comic, writer and actor Jak Knight has announced his Irish debut at Dublin’s Laughter Lounge on 16 September.
Jak was named a 2014 Comedy Central Comic to Watch and a 2015 New Face at the Montreal JFL Festival. Shortly after, Jak was booked to perform at the main stage of 2015’s Oddball Comedy Festival headlined by Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari, and has opened for various stand-ups including Joel McHale, Eric Andre, Moshe Kasher, Hannibal Buress and Dave Chappelle. He currently headlines clubs and colleges across the globe. Jak’s stand-up special will be streaming on Netflix this summer.
In television, Jak has performed on The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @Midnight, and Adam Devine’s House Party. Previously, Jak has starred in and Executive Produced two Comedy Central pilots. Jak currently serves as a writer for the critically acclaimed animated series, BIG MOUTH, on Netflix, and voices the recurring character ‘Devon.’
Jak is currently writing a live-action scripted sitcom at Hulu, in which he would also star.
And for those who love video games or basketball, Jak is known as ‘Denver’ in the NBA2k game, alongside Hannibal Buress and Michael B Jordan.
Jak was named a Comic to Watch this year by Time Out LA – https://www.timeout.com/los-angeles/comedy/l-a-comedians-to-watch-in-2018
Tickets €15 including booking fee go on sale this Friday 27 July at 9am