The Biggest Latinx Comedy Festival Returns to San Antonio, Texas – September 17-19th, 2021
3 days, 5 Venues, 40+ Comedians and 20 Shows where all forms of the New Mainstream Art of Comedy will be on display. Witness the funniest Latinx comics from across the country, as well as exclusive behind-the-curtain events, culminating in the live taping of a star-studded comedy special, which will premiere on
Paul Rodriguez, Paulina Chavez, Emilio Rivera, Danny Trejo, and the Brothers Garcia cast host the 2021 ‘HA: The Art of Comedy’ HBO Max Special
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2021 WINNER for Best Variety Show
“The success of the HA Festival: The Art of Comedy is prima facie evidence that there is deep demand for Latinx-influenced entertainment.”
Cynthia Littleton, Variety
“HA Festival:The Art of Comedy, being as brisk as it is, never runs a risk of crashing into boredom, certainly, or even losing its way.”
John Anderson, The Wall Street Journal
Saturday September 18th – Sunday September 19th at the Will Naylor Smith River Walk Plaza
One of the first ever all-female film festivals celebrating films made 100% by women, bringing together the best emerging female talent in the world. The festival will feature 10 short comedic films from 5 Texan female filmmakers and 5 national female filmmakers.
The HA Comedy Festival: The Art of Comedy is a non-stereotypical event with a predominantly Latinx cast and crew made for all audiences. We strongly believe in the power of Latinx talent and are proud to finally bring a show that belongs to our community and brings everyone together to celebrate the New Mainstream.
To learn more about the New Cadence Productions and the New Mainstream click the link below.
2020 HA FESTIVAL
On February of 2020, for 3 days, over five iconic venues were taken over by 20+ live comedy shows. A new mainstream comedy festival was born, featuring an incredible lineup of Latinx talent, concluding with the taping of a critically acclaimed standup special streaming now on HBO Max!
The Garcias is a reboot of the Nickelodeon hit show The Brothers Garcia, which ran for four seasons from 2000 to 2003. Click to check out the new series premiering soon on HBO Max!