Dave Chappelle Has Phone-Free Zone For His Shows


Comedian Dave Chappelle seems to be fed up with people recording his shows and sharing his material on the Internet. Chappelle recently tapped tech startup Yondr, which makes cell phone cases that prevent people from using their phones, to help ensure audience members are more engaged during his performance at Thalia Hall in Chicago.

For Chappelle’s 13 sold-out shows at Thalia Hall, attendees will have to place their phones inside of Yondr’s smartphone sleeves before entering the venue, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Their phones will lock upon entering the phone-free zone, which presumably will be near the stage where Chappelle is performing.

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