Ellen DeGeneres Returns to Stand-Up Comedy After 15 Years: See the Pics!

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Ellen DeGeneres is going back to her comedy roots.

Ellen DeGeneres is getting back to her comedy roots.

The 59-year-old comedian played a show at the Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles on Tuesday, filming it for her upcoming Netflix stand-up special -- only her second one in 15 years.

"@TheEllenShow in the house Holy Moley!" the Largo captioned a black-and-white Instagram pic of DeGeneres taking the mic. "#EllenDegeneres brought the funny tonite...very good news that she is back onstage. Stay tuned for more from her."

"Back in the house for her second standup show in 15 years #EllenDegeneres! 8/29/17 @theellenshow," the Largo also posted.

DeGeneres responded on Wednesday, tweeting, "Thanks for having me. It was a fun night." 

In May, the beloved comedian announced her upcoming Netflix stand-up special on her daytime TV show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show. 

"Earlier this week, I got a tweet from the people at Netflix and I have good news and bad news," DeGeneres told the audience. "The bad news is they wouldn’t tell me what happened to Barb on Stranger Things, but the good news is they asked if I was interested in doing a stand-up special. I said I’m going to have to think about it and then 30 seconds later I said yes. Exciting!"

"I'm excited for you to see it," she continued. "And now each one of you get to Netflix and chill with me."

Watch the video below to see ET's chat with DeGeneres all the way back in 1984 -- when she was nailing her stand-up routine and amazingly predicting her own future in television.