Starting July 6th, legendary talk show host Conan O’Brien is moving production of his show to Largo at the Coronet. What is Largo? It’s a famous music and comedy venue in Los Angeles.
Beginning Monday, July 6th, CONAN will broadcast episodes from the iconic Los Angeles venue. The show will be abiding by government issued health and safety protocols. Similar to CONAN at Home, guests will call in via Zoom with no audience present for the tapings. The production staff on site will be limited while the remaining staff will continue to work from home.
A Return to Live Venues
Team Coco has found a way to bring their audience new content as well as a way to support a struggling venue. While other hosts such as James Corden, Stephen Colbert, and John Oliver continue producing their shows from home as a result of the pandemic.
Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak, venues of all sizes were forced to close their doors. They closed because of the impossibility of maintaining social distancing during live shows. And one of the venues that are hurting during this time is the famous Largo at the Coronet. The Largo has hosted countless shows with comedians. Comedians such as John Mulaney, Sarah Silverman, Bill Burr, Steve Martin, and even Conan O’Brien.
The Largo’s Significance
O’Brien said this about the venue:
I got started doing improv at the Coronet in 1986 and I’m glad we’ve figured out a way to safely keep that theater going during this lockdown.
Largo’s owner, Mark Flanagan said, “We are thrilled that Conan and his great team reached out and offered to help us through these awful times. We have a long history together and look forward to many more great years to come.”
Digital Live Stand Up Show
Team Coco has also announced the return of their monthly live comedy show, Team Coco Live: Moses Storm & Friends. The show will happen digitally and stream via Twitch. Returning Thursday, July 9th, Moses Storm & Friends brings together some of the funniest up and coming comedians which have included Jak Knight, Ron Funches, Rory Scovel, and Joel Kim Booster.
CONAN airs on TBS Monday-Thursday at 11 P.M.
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