Armed with a trademarked style, incomparable delivery, impeccable comedic timing and a signature voice, actor and comedian Chris Tucker is set to embark on an 18 date national stand-up comedy tour. The tour kicks off on August 19th in Long Beach, California. Tickets go on sale beginning July 15th at 10:00 am at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.
Early in his stand-up career, Tucker gained a reputation as one of the leading comics on the Los Angeles comedy circuit and was invited to participate in hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam on HBO, where he became a frequent performer. As a high energy actor, Tucker paired up with one of rap’s greatest, Ice Cube, in the 1995 cult classic, Friday. As “Smokey” in Friday, Tucker utilized his keen sense of comedy and acting while developing a signature screen persona that would garner international fame and recognition. He then gave a remarkable performance alongside veteran actor Lorenz Tate in Dead Presidents and landed co-starring roles in such memorable films as Money Talks, with actor Charlie Sheen; The Fifth Elementwith action hero Bruce Willis; and Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown .
Additional ticket and tour information can be found at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.
|CHRIS TUCKER T OU R DATES 2011|
|August 19||Terrace Theater||Long Beach, CA|
|August 20||Comerica Theatre||Phoenix, AZ|
|September 2||Borgata Events Center||Atlantic City, NJ|
|September 3||Palace Theatre Albany||Albany, NY|
|September 4||NYCB Theatre at Westbury||Westbury, NY|
|September 9||Shea’s Performing Arts Center||Buffalo, NY|
|September 10||Citi Wang Theatre||Boston, MA|
|September 16||Chicago Theatre||Chicago, IL|
|September 23||UNO Lakefront Arena||New Orleans, LA|
|September 24||The Fillmore Miami Beach||Miami, FL|
|September 30||Murat Theatre||Indianapolis, IN|
|October 1||Fox Theatre||Detroit, MI|
|October 7||DAR Constitution Hall||Washington, DC|
|October 14||Verizon Wireless Theater||Houston, TX|
|October 21||Paramount Theatre||Seattle, WA|
|October 22||Sacramento Auditorium||Sacramento, CA|
|November 25||Civic Theatre||San Diego, CA|
|November 26||Paramount Theatre||Oakland, CA|