The Kennedy Center


Hannah Gadsby - Douglas

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - Thursday, June 27, 2019

Comedy Summer at the Kennedy Center

Tasmania’s own Hannah Gadsby, who has come to the world’s attention through her multi-award winning stand up show Nanette on Netflix, makes her Kennedy Center debut with her new show Douglas.

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Tasmania’s own Hannah Gadsby has come to the world’s attention through her multi-award winning stand up show Nanette which played to sold out houses across Australia, London, Edinburgh, New York and Los Angeles before launching on Netflix in June as the first Australian Netflix Original Comedy Special and stopping the comedy world in its tracks.

The overnight success of Hannah Gadsby was more than ten years in the making, with her award winning stand up shows a sell out fixture in festivals across Australia and the UK. She played a character called Hannah on the TV series Please Like Me and has hosted three art documentaries, inspired by comedy art lectures she created to accompany collections at major galleries.

Performance Timing: 90 minutes, with no intermission.

Note: Recommended for mature audiences.

NOTE: There is a four (4) ticket limit for this performance.

Hannah Gadsby’s upcoming tour will be a phone-free experience. Use of mobile phones, smart watches, smart accessories, cameras or recording devices will not be permitted in the performance space. Upon arrival at the venue, all phones and smart watches will be secured in Yondr cases that will be opened at the end of the event. Guests maintain possession of their phones at all times, and can access their phones throughout the show at designated phone use areas in the venue. All phones will be re-secured in Yondr cases before returning to the performance space. Anyone seen using a mobile phone during the performance will be escorted out of the venue. We appreciate your cooperation in creating a phone-free viewing experience.