‘Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It!’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the HBO comedy special

In her first HBO special’ Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It!’, take an intimate, hilarious have a look at what being Nigerian-American means to comic Yvonne Orji. In a stand-up special that was filmed earlier than a reside studio viewers in Washington, DC’s Howard Theatre, there are additionally bits about her private life providing an in depth have a look at the comic and actress. Right here is every thing you need to know about the comedy special. 

Release date

‘Yvonne Orji: Momma I Made It!’ premieres Saturday, June 6, 2020.


In accordance to the official synopsis, “‘Insecure’s Yvonne Orji will get a packed Howard Theatre rolling with laughter as she brings her razor-sharp wit and confidence to the stage in her first HBO comedy special. Each celebrating and poking enjoyable at her strict, formative Nigerian-American upbringing, Yvonne speaks to her distinctive journey from pre-med to comedy.”

“Interspersed with vibrant, private footage shot in Nigeria, Yvonne’s native residence, throughout a milestone journey in early January, ‘Yvonne Orji: Momma I Made It!’ takes an intimate, hilarious have a look at what being Nigerian-American means to Yvonne – from her worldwide haggling dependancy and having her telephone tapped by her dad and mom as a child, to the tremendous line between cursing individuals out and placing curses on them. The special was filmed earlier than a reside viewers at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C.”


Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orji attends the Lowkey “Insecure” Dinner offered by Our Tales to Inform at Firewood on January 25, 2020, in Park Metropolis, Utah (Getty Photos)

Yvonne Orji is finest recognized for her position as Molly on HBO’s ‘Insecure.’ Her movie credit embody ‘Night time College’ and the upcoming ‘Trip Mates.’ She can also be recognized for her position of ‘Jane the Virgin’. She co-hosts her critically acclaimed podcast ‘Jesus and Jollof’, alongside New York Occasions bestseller Luvvie Ajayi, and her upcoming guide ‘Bamboozled by Jesus: How God Tricked Me Into the Lifetime of My Desires’ will hit cabinets subsequent 12 months.


‘Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It!’ is written, carried out and govt produced by Yvonne Orji, directed by Chris Robinson, govt produced by Michelle Caputo, Shannon Hartman and DC Wade.


You possibly can watch the trailer right here:


The place to watch

‘Yvonne Orji: Momma I Made It!’ premieres on Saturday, June 6, at 10 pm on HBO. The special may even be accessible on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and companions’ streaming platforms.

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