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Lewis Black: The Rant, White & Blue Tour, May 13, 2017

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNER COMEDIAN LEWIS BLACK
BRINGS HIS THE RANT, WHITE & BLUE TOUR TO
LUTHER BURBANK CENTER FOR THE ARTS
ON SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 AT NOON

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) announced that Grammy Award-winning, stand-up comedian Lewis Black will bring his The Rant, White & Blue Tour  to Santa Rosa on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 8 p.m. Tickets for Lewis Black’s The Rant, White & Blue Tour range in price from $43.50 – $59 and go on sale Friday, November 18, 2016 at noon and will be available at lutherburbankcenterarts.org, by calling 707-546-3600, or in person at the ticket office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa.

Lewis Black, Grammy Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs more than 200 nights annually, to sold-out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. He is one of a few performers to sell out multiple renowned theaters, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City Center, the Main Stage at the Mirage in Las Vegas and most recently, a sold-out Broadway run at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City.

His live performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. He is a passionate performer who is a more pissed-off optimist than a mean-spirited curmudgeon. Lewis is the rare comic who can cause an audience to laugh themselves into incontinence while making compelling points about the absurdity of our world.

Black came into national prominence with his appearances on The Daily Show in 1996. Those appearances on The Daily Show led to comedy specials on HBO, Comedy Central, Showtime and Epix. In 2001, he won Best Male Stand-Up at the American Comedy Awards. He has released eight comedy albums, including the 2007 Grammy Award-winning The Carnegie Hall Performance. He won his second Grammy Award for his album Stark Raving Black and has published three bestselling books: Nothing’s Sacred (Simon & Schuster, 2005), Me of Little Faith (Riverhead Books, 2008) and I’m Dreaming of a Black Christmas (Riverhead Books, 2010).

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