Chicago’s Lil Rey debuts stand-up special on HBO

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The Windy City actor,
writer, and producer
was filmed before a
live audience at
Susan Miller Dorsey
High School in LA

Comedian, actor, writer and producer Lil Rel Howery makes his HBO stand-up comedy debut with an hour-long special, premiering Saturday November 23 exclusively on HBO (10:00-11:05 p.m. ET/PT).

The special will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms.

Known for his well-crafted storytelling and hilarious impressions of the myriad characters he encounters in life, Lil Rel Howery draws on his personal experiences in his relatable, uproarious stand-up. The special was filmed before a live audience at Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School in Los Angeles.

Howery’s previous credits include Oscar-winning film Get Out, as well as the smash hit Bird Box, The Carmichael Show, and HBO’s Insecure.

He recently executive produced and starred in the comedy series Rel, and has starred in the films Uncle Drew and Brittany Runs a Marathon. He won Best Comedic Performance in a Movie at the MTV Movie & Television Awards, was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Best Supporting Actor and was crowned Bernie Mac Comedy King of the Year.

Lil Rel Howery: Live in Crenshaw is executive produced by Lil Rel Howery, Jerrod Carmichael, Bo Burnham, Chris Storer and Jeff Tomsic; produced by Matthew Vaughn; directed by Jerrod Carmichael; written by Lil Rel Howery.

 
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