“THE COMEDY GET DOWN” TOUR FEATURING CEDRIC “THE ENTERTAINER,” EDDIE GRIFFIN, D.L. HUGHLEY, GEORGE LOPEZ AND CHARLIE MURPHY COMING TO TIME WARNER CABLE ARENA ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 15
With numerous motion picture appearances, countless television shows, sitcoms and stand-up specials, a talk show, three radio shows and two books, Cedric “The Entertainer,” Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy have been breaking ground in the comedy business and bringing the laughs for decades. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see five members of comedy royalty come together for the comedy event of the year, “The Comedy Get Down,” on Saturday, August 15 at 8 p.m. at Time Warner Cable Arena. Tickets go on sale next Friday, June 19, at 10 a.m. at the Time Warner Cable Arena Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at ticketmaster.com and timewarnercablearena.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
Cedric “The Entertainer” is best known for crowd-pleasing performances in hit films such as “Barbershop,” “Be Cool” “The Original Kings of Comedy” and the top-ranking “Madagascar” animated franchise, just to name a few. Cedric will be seen next on the big screen in the much-anticipated comedy feature “Barbershop 3” slated for release in early 2016. He is executive producer and stars in the current hit comedy series “The Soul Man” on TV Land. Cedric also stars in the buzzed about new reality series “Cedric’s Barber Battle,” which debuts on The CW on June 29.
Eddie Griffin has received worldwide recognition through his numerous stand-up comedy specials, movies, television appearances, music and comedy albums for not only acting, but writing and producing as well. Most notably, “Def Comedy Jam,” “HBO One Night Stand,” “Malcolm & Eddie,” for which he won the NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series, “Undercover Brother,” “My Baby’s Daddy,” “Dysfunktional Family,” “Norbit,” “Freedom Of Speech,” “A Fool And His Money” play, “You Can Tell Em’ I Said It” and soon to be released “Mucho Dinero” and “An American Hero.” Comedy Central also honored Eddie as one of the Top 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of all time.
D.L. Hughley, star of his namesake TV show that ran on ABC, “The Hughleys,” is also well known as one of the standout comedians on the hit comedy tour and docu-film “The Original Kings of Comedy.” D.L. can currently be heard nationwide as host of his own nationally syndicated afternoon radio show “The D.L. Hughley Show”. Known for being astute and politically savvy in true comedian style, Hughley is a published author and was honored with a prestigious Peabody Award for his satirical documentary special “D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List”. He appeared in the TV drama “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” and was recently cast in the upcoming NBC drama “Heart Matters.” He is currently starring in his ninth stand-up comedy special “Clear.”
George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, stand-up comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted “Lopez Tonight,” a late-night television talk show on TBS. Television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom “George Lopez” ran for six seasons on ABC. Lopez has risen to become one of the premier comedic talents in the entertainment industry and known for his extensive charity work with various foundations.
Charlie Murphy became a household name as a cast member of “Chappelle’s Show” when he recanted his True Hollywood Stories of celebrity and excess. However he has spent the past two decades solidifying his position in Hollywood as a true acting and writing talent. He has appeared in “Lottery Ticket” with Bow Wow and Ice Cube, “Our Family Wedding” with Forrest Whitaker and “The Perfect Holiday” with Queen Latifah and Terrence Howard. Charlie also wrote cult classics like “Vampire In Brooklyn” and “Norbit,” and stars as Vic in Adult Swim’s “Black Jesus,” currently in production on Season 2.