Ian Lara

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Ian Lara

Ian Lara is a superbly talented Dominican-American stand-up comedian from Queens and one of the hottest rising comics in NYC. His sets touch on themes of growing up with immigrant parents, being unsure about his race and his born-again Christian father. He appeared on Comedy Central's “StandUP Featuring” (where his set has garnered over 7 million views on Facebook and over 10 million views total) and was a regular player on "This Week at the Comedy Cellar" on Comedy Central (where his set garnered 7.9 million views on Facebook during the pandemic).

In 2020, Ian performed his first 30min special for HBO Latino's Entre Nos titled 'LA Meets NY,' followed by being named a 2021 JFL New Face of Comedy. Ian was recently selected as one of Freeform's Black & Freeform Honorees and was named one of "10 Lesser-Known Great Black Comedians" by Screenrant.

His Comedy Central ½ hour special GROWING SHAME debuted on Youtube in February 2022, followed by his HBO Special IAN LARA: ROMANTIC COMEDY which was released in November 2022 and is currently streaming on Max. Ian has been featured on Charlamagne Tha God’s Hell of A Week and made his third stand-up appearance on The Tonight Show.

In July 2022, Ian was named one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch.