"2 Dope Queens," from Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, Returns with Four Hour-Long Specials

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04 February 2019
2 Dope Queens
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"2 Dope Queens"
Premieres Friday, February 8 at 11 PM ET/PT
on HBO
         2 DOPE QUEENS, featuring the hit comedy duo of Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, returns with additional specials adapted from the hit podcast of the same name. Taped again in front of a live audience at Kings Theatre Brooklyn and directed by Sandra Restrepo, the first special debuts Friday, February 8 (11:00 PM to midnight), exclusively on HBO, followed by three more shows subsequent Fridays at the same time. Guests include Lupita Nyong’o (“Black Panther,” Oscar® winner for “12 Years a Slave”), Daniel Radcliffe (the Harry Potter films), Janet Mock (“Surpassing Certainty”), Lizzo (“Coconut Oil,” “Big Grrrl Small World”) and Keegan-Michael Key (“Key & Peele”).
          These specials will include some of Jessica and Phoebe’s favorite stand-up comedians, including Rory Scovel, Solomon Georgio, Bowen Yang, Jamie Lee, Pat Brown and many more, along with celebrity guests, to talk music, nostalgia, fashion and how to be Regal AF. Throughout the four specials these Cocoa Khaleesis discuss their favorite childhood memories, how to curate the best sex playlist and their favorite fashion moments, all while serving LEWKS and delivering their signature hilarious banter.

The four themed episodes are:
“Fashion” airs  Friday, February 8 (11:00 p.m.-midnight ET/PT)
Phoebe and Jessica chat about fashion moments with Lupita Nyong’o, and the Queens challenge her to a braiding competition.
“Nostalgia” airs Friday,February 15 (11:00 p.m.-midnight)
The Queens get nostalgic about their old-school favorites, and Phoebe tests Jessica’s friendship compatibility with Daniel Radcliffe.
“Music” airs Friday, February 22 (11:00 p.m.-midnight)
Jessica and Phoebe are joined onstage by Janet Mock, who talks about Ball Culture and her favorite music artists, and Lizzo, who teaches the Queens to play the flute.
“Regal AF” airs Friday, March 1 (11:00 p.m.-midnight)
Donning regal gowns, Phoebe and Jessica share their latest luxury indulgences and are joined onstage by Keegan-Michael Key for a game of impressions.

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