International award-winning actor and comedian Chris Tucker brings his comedy show to the Saenger Theatre on Saturday, November 30. The show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 4th at 10 a.m.
Tucker is best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the “Rush Hour” film series. In the 1990s, he became a favorite on Russell Simmons’ HBO Def Comedy Jam and came to prominence in his first starring role in the 1995 classic Friday starring alongside Ice Cube.
In 1997, Tucker was an executive producer and co starred int he hit movie Money Talks with Charlie Sheen. In 2006, he negotiated an unprecedented $25 million salary to appear in Rush Hour 3, naming him the highest paid actor in Hollywood at the time. He’s also starred in the 2013 Oscar-nominated film Silver Linings Playbook with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.
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His latest project, Chris Tucker Live is available exclusively on Netflix, and marks the first project that Tucker has starred in and produced through his own company, Chris Tucker Entertainment.
Outside of comedy, Tucker is a dedicated humanitarian. Through his Chris Tucker Foundation he spends his spare time traveling around the world, doing philanthropic work to make a difference.
Tickets go on sale, Friday at 10 am at the Saenger Theatre Box Office, ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-982-2787. All tickets are subject to applicable service charges and fees.
For more information, please visit saengernola.com.