Why Emmy Nominee Hannah Gadsby Isn’t Afraid to Make Audiences Tense

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The Emmy Award-nominated creator and star of Nanette is currently appearing Off-Broadway in Douglas.

Emmy Award-nominated Nanette creator Hannah Gadsby, who is currently playing an extended Off-Broadway run with her latest show Douglas, appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert August 5 to talk about her recent Emmy nomination.

Gadsby recently received two Emmy nominations for the Netflix special of her acclaimed show Nanette, which was nominated for Outstanding Variety Special and Writing for a Variety Special.

READ: 2019 Emmy Awards Celebrate Broadway With Nominations for Fosse/Verdon, Billy Porter, and More

In the clip above, Gadsby describes what it’s like to be a comedian who brings up uncomfortable subjects onstage.

Douglas is currently running through September 7 at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

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