CINCINNATI (WXIX) — Fresh off of “the greatest night in television history” at the Oscars, comedian legend Chris Rock is adding a second show in Cincinnati for his latest tour.
“Due to popular demand,” the Chris Rock Ego Death World Tour will now have shows June 9 and 10 at the Taft Theater, Music & Event Management, Inc. announced. The June 9 show was announced several years ago. months and some tickets are still available.
Below is the press release for Rock’s upcoming tour:
Hailed by peers and critics alike, Chris Rock is one of the strongest comedic voices of our generation. With a career spanning over three decades, Rock has enjoyed continued success in film and television as a comedian, actor, writer, producer and director.
Rock recently wrapped production on the upcoming Higher Ground-produced biopic, ‘Rustin’ and David O’Russell’s Untitled film. He is also set to direct an Untitled Chris Rock project in 2023.
In 2021, Rock starred as Loy Cannon in Season 4 of FX’s Emmy-winning drama series “Fargo.” He also teamed up with Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures in the reimagining of the latest Saw franchise film, “Spiral,” which he produced and starred in. His latest stand-up special, “Total Blackout: The Tamborine Extended Cut,” is currently streaming on Netflix.
In 2014, he led the ensemble cast of “Top Five,” a critically acclaimed comedy feature he also wrote and directed. In 2009, Rock ventured into the world of documentaries as the writer and producer of “Good Hair”, and in 2014 he produced “Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip”, a documentary about the story of one of New York’s most famous. comedy venues. His feature films include The Week Of, Grown Ups and Madagascar franchises, 2 Days in New York, Death at a Funeral, Nurse Betty, Dogma, hip-hop comedy CB4 and New Jack City.
His television work includes serving as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” from 1989 to 1993 and as executive producer, writer and narrator for the series “Everybody Hates Chris.” The series ran from 2005 to 2009 and is still one of the highest rated syndicated shows in the world.
In 2011, Rock made his Broadway debut in Stephen Adly Guirgis’ The Motherf**ker With The Hat.
Rock has won four Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards and is a New York Times Bestselling Author. Additionally, he received two nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards, for Best Director for a Variety Special for “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo” and Outstanding Special Class Program for the 88th Annual Academy Awards.
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