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Josh Johnson is a storyteller, comedian, NAACP award-winning and Emmy-nominated writer from Alexandria, Louisiana (via Chicago). He is currently a writer on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and is a former writer and performer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where he made his late-night debut.

As a stand-up, Johnson was named Comedy Central’s “Comic to Watch” in 2015, a “New Face” at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in 2016 and ‘New York’s Funniest’ in 2018. He was named as one of Variety’s ‘Comics To Watch’ in 2021. His story “Catfishing the KKK” has amassed over 10 million views on YouTube and he is Comedy Central’s ‘most watched comedian ever’ with 40M+ views to date across their platforms. In 2017, Comedy Central released his half-hour special Comedy Central Stand Up Presents…Josh Johnson and his album I Like You on Comedy Central Records. In 2018 his quarter hour special, as part of The Comedy Lineup, was released on Netflix.

He tours the country with Trevor Noah and his first hour special #(HASHTAG) premiered on Comedy Central and Paramount Plus in the summer of 2021. The critically acclaimed special, executive produced by Noah, was named one of the best specials of 2021 by Vulture magazine and The NY Times. His self-released comedy and music mixtape album ELUSIVE, described by Vanyaland as “live stand-up observational humor with musical compositions. Both elements wade in and out of political and social waters between the two “arcs”of the multi-genre epic”, debuted June 2021.

February 11, 2022 - February 12, 2022
7:00 PM
Carolines on Broadway
1626 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Save to Calendar 2022-02-11 19:00:00 2022-02-12 19:00:00 America/New_York Josh Johnson Josh Johnson is a storyteller, comedian, NAACP award-winning and Emmy-nominated writer from Alexandria, Louisiana (via Chicago). He is currently a writer on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and is a former writer and performer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where he made his late-night debut. As a stand-up, Johnson was named Comedy Central’s “Comic to Watch” in 2015, a “New Face” at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in 2016 and ‘New York’s Funniest’ in 2018. He was named as one of Variety’s ‘Comics To Watch’ in 2021. His story “Catfishing the KKK” has amassed over 10 million views on YouTube and he is Comedy Central’s ‘most watched comedian ever’ with 40M+ views to date across their platforms. In 2017, Comedy Central released his half-hour special Comedy Central Stand Up Presents…Josh Johnson and his album I Like You on Comedy Central Records. In 2018 his quarter hour special, as part of The Comedy Lineup, was released on Netflix. He tours the country with Trevor Noah and his first hour special #(HASHTAG) premiered on Comedy Central and Paramount Plus in the summer of 2021. The critically acclaimed special, executive produced by Noah, was named one of the best specials of 2021 by Vulture magazine and The NY Times. His self-released comedy and music mixtape album ELUSIVE, described by Vanyaland as “live stand-up observational humor with musical compositions. Both elements wade in and out of political and social waters between the two “arcs”of the multi-genre epic”, debuted June 2021. Carolines on Broadway, 1626 Broadway New York, NY 10019
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Comedy