First Look: Dave Chappelle The Dreamer On Netflix

Dave Chappelle is back with his latest comedy special The Dreamer, premiering globally Dec 31st. Only on Netflix. See the trailer inside…


  • Dave Chappelle’s newest comedy special, Dave Chappelle: The Dreamer, premieres globally on Netflix December 31st.

  • The Dreamer was shot in Chappelle’s hometown of Washington, DC at the historic Lincoln Theatre.

  • Emmy Award-winning director Stan Lathan returns to direct The Dreamer, having directed all seven of Chappelle’s Netflix specials.

  • Chappelle has received five Emmy awards including three for his Netflix comedy special Sticks & Stones (2019) and Equanimity & The Bird Revelation (2017), and two for hosting Saturday Night Live. Chappelle is a four-time Grammy winner for The Closer, Sticks & Stones, Equanimity & The Bird Revelation, and The Age Of Spin & Deep In The Heart Of Texas. Most recently, he received his fifth Grammy nomination for What’s in a Name.

  • Chappelle, received the Pollstar Award for comedy tour of the year, in 2023, 2018 and 2014.

  • Chappelle received the coveted Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2019.

  • Chappelle is slated to open a comedy & music club in Yellow Springs, Ohio in early 2024.

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