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Screening of Showtime’s The Chi followed by Lena Waithe in Conversation with Charlamagne Tha God

Lena Waithe: Screening of The Chi and Conversation

Lena Waithe was perhaps best known as Denise, friend to Aziz Ansari’s Dev, on the critically acclaimed Netflix comedy Master of None, but now she’s a master in her own right after her history making Emmy win for writing the show’s poignant “Thanksgiving” episode.

Waithe is the Creator and Executive Producer of her own series, The Chi, a timely coming-of-age story set in Chicago’s South Side, which debuts Sunday, January 7 on Showtime. On the big screen, you can see her in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the dystopian story Ready Player One, due in theaters this March. Come see an episode of The Chi and hear from Waithe about how she is making strides as both a writer and an actress.

Lena Waithe

Emmy Award winner Lena Waithe is one of Hollywood’s most promising up-and-coming talents, who continues to grow her body of work with diversity, charisma and comedy.

Charlamagne Tha God

Charlamagne Tha God is cohost of the nationally syndicated hip-hop iHeartRadio program The Breakfast Club and a featured television personality at MTV and MTV2, recently wrapping the third season of his show Uncommon Sense.

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