Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah

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  • TV-MA
  • 2019
  • 55 min
  • 6.3  (1,033)

Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah is a comedy special of the famous actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish, released on Netflix in December 2019. Tiffany takes the viewers to a glimpse of her life and family, as she commemorates her 40th birthday through a traditional Jewish ceremony, "The Jewish coming-of-age ceremony". She did so because she felt the need to learn more about her religious background, as she discovered she was Jewish after taking an ancestry DNA test.

The show combines a stand-up comedy show, a musical performance, and a documentary-style exploration of Tiffany's journey to discovering her Jewish heritage. It is an autobiographical show that explores Tiffany's past experiences and family stories which she infuses with hilarious comedy.

The show is directed by Marty Callner, a Grammy-nominated director who has helmed music videos for AC/DC, Aerosmith, and many more renowned artists. The show opens with a video montage of Tiffany's childhood pictures, as she shares the story of her life growing up in different foster homes and shelter houses. She talks about her experiences of being bullied and ridiculed, but how she developed her sense of humor as a coping mechanism. Tiffany portrays the character of herself in a fun and humorous way, showcasing her smart punch lines that keep the audience entertained throughout the night.

The show is divided into different segments, each telling a different story from her life. One of which is when she talks about how she was homeless in her twenties and how she even lived in her car for a while. She shares her experience of performing comedy at different clubs and parties throughout the country, living paycheck to paycheck. The story follows her success from achieving a break-out stand-up comedy performance on Comedy Central's "The Laugh Factory" to her breakthrough in Tyler Perry's "If Loving You is Wrong" to her role in the blockbuster comedy film, "Girls Trip."

The most touching segment of the show is when she honors her grandmother, who was born in Eritrea, who adopted her and her siblings when Tiffany was a teenager. She shares how her grandmother taught her important life lessons and how she still seeks guidance from her late grandmother's spirit. She shares a poignant story about bringing her grandmother to the premiere of "Girls Trip" when she was in hospice care.

One of the highlights of the show is Tiffany singing a song from the famous musical "Fiddler on the Roof" in Hebrew. Her singing ability surprised everyone, and the audience was stunned by her talent. Tiffany also infused a bit of dancing in her performance, as she shows off her moves in a traditional Jewish dance.

Overall, Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah is an enjoyable and entertaining show that will keep the audience laughing all night long. Tiffany's comedic timing is superb, and her ability to share personal stories with humor and wit is what makes this show exceptional. It is a testament to her talent as a comedian and her perseverance as a person, and makes it clear why she has become one of the most beloved entertainers in Hollywood.

In conclusion, Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah is a show that everyone should watch, whether they're Tiffany fans or not. It showcases Tiffany Haddish as an authentic and relatable person who weaves humor into the fabric of her life's stories, making them both hilarious and poignant. If you're looking for laughter, comedy, and a touching story, this show is a must-watch.

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    6.3  (1,033)