Chris Tucker Kicks Off 2014 “Payback Tour” with Rave Reviews and Sold Out Audiences Across the Country
Atlanta, GA – International Box Office hit actor and comedian Chris Tucker has kicked off his long awaited 2014 ‘PAYBACK TOUR” hitting comedy clubs around the country. Tucker is receiving rave reviews from audiences who are excited to experience him up close and personal and his hilarious new comedy show material. To date every show has been sold out, including selling out 10 shows alone at the Comedy House in South Carolina and some additional cities selling out shows in under 10 minutes. The 2014 Chris Tucker Comedy Club Tour is scheduled to do primary and secondary markets across the country.
“I am excited about kicking off this 2014 PAYBACK TOUR in comedy clubs, its back to my roots as a comedian and I get to have a closer connection to audiences and I wanted to do it different this year and the response has been amazing, audiences are loving my new material and I am sharing some hilarious and crazy life experiences.” -states Chris Tucker.
Chris Tucker has starred in films that have collectively grossed over one billion in box office sales world-wide. Tucker is best known for his acting roles in “Friday” and the box office blockbuster “Rush Hour” film series. Among his latest big-screen credits is the 2013 Oscar nominated film, “Silver Linings Playbook” and he recently wrapped up his 2013 international critically acclaimed comedy stand up tour. Tucker’s newest project, “Chris Tucker The Concert Movie” will be released in theaters this year.
CHRIS TUCKER “PAYBACK TOUR” SCHEDULE;
Opening featured act: comedian Terry Hodges
March 14 -, Grand Rapids, MI., (Ford Fieldhouse)
LaughFest Fundraiser for Gilda’s Club in Grand Rapids community-wide festival laughfestgr.org.
March 20-23 – Edmonton, Canada
March 28-30 – Jacksonville, Florida
April 3-6 – Lexington, Kentucky
April 10-13 – Sarasota, Florida
May 1-3 – Tulsa, OK
May 8-10 -Chattanooga, TN.
May 17 -Mashantucket, CT (The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino)
May 24 – Las Vegas, NV. (Palms Casino, Pearl Concert Theatre)
*Dates subject to change, for updates and added cities visit; www.ChrisTucker.com
About Chris Tucker
Christopher “Chris” Tucker is an award winning actor and comedian with international acclaim. He is best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker quickly became a favorite on Russell Simmon’s HBO Def Comedy Jam in the 1990’s and came to prominence in the 1995 film Friday alongside Ice Cube. Next he co-starred and executive produced, Money Talks with Charlie Sheen and appeared in Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element before beginning work on the highly commercially successful Rush Hour film series. In 2006, he negotiated an unprecedented $25 million salary to appear in Rush Hour 3, which at the time made him the highest paid actor in Hollywood.
To date, Chris Tucker has starred in films that have collectively grossed over one billion in box office sales world-wide. He recently appeared in the 2013 Oscar nominated film “Silver Lining Playbook” with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper and is now on an international stand-up comedy tour that has received rave reviews from all over the world. Tucker’s newest project, “Chris Tucker -The Concert Movie” will be released in theaters later this year. Tucker has been nominated and recieved numerous awards in his career. He is a humanitarian, spending much of his spare time traveling around the world to do philanthropic work to make a difference thru his Chris Tucker Foundation.
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