Chris Tucker planning Stand-Up Comedy Tour

Monday, July 11, 2011

By Mr. Hollywood
JR Staff Writer

In the 1990s, Chris Tucker rose to fame while on the Def Comedy Jam. Upon rising to become one of the top comedians on the Los Angeles comedy circuit. His success in Los Angeles led to Russell Simmons inviting him to perform on his comedy tour. Tucker soon became a regular on the Def Comedy Jam.

However, Chris Tucker's big break came when he landed the role of 'Smokey' in Ice Cube's 1995 film, Friday. Through his role on Friday, multiple roles opened up for Tucker. Soon, Chris Tucker became one of the biggest comedians in Hollywood. Tucker shocked fans when he turned down the role of 'Smokey' for Ice Cube's Next Friday.

In 2007, Chris Tucker agreed to perform in the third installment of the Rush Hour series. Tucker has maintained a low-profile in recent years. But, recently Tucker decided it was time to go back to his roots. Trying to land a comeback his own way, Chris Tucker is putting together his own stand-up comedy tour. Tickets for this tour go on sale on July 15, 2011.

Read the tour dates below:

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 at Jackie Gleason Theater Miami, FL
September 30: Murat Theatre at Old National Center 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 Memorial Auditorium Sacramento, CA
November 25: Civic Theatre San Diego, CA
November 26: Paramount Theatre Oakland, CA


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