Featuring Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Tommy Davidson, and David Alan Grier from “In Living Color”
Tickets on Sale Friday, May 25, at 10 a.m.
Hollywood, Fla. (May 23, 2018) – Comedic superstars from the Emmy Award-winning comedy series, “In Living Color” are coming to Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. “The Off Color Comedy Tour” featuring Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Tommy Davidson, and David Alan Grier will take place on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 25, at 10 a.m. American Express cardholders can purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, May 23, at 10 a.m. Fans can access presale tickets beginning Thursday, May 24, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
Keenen Ivory Wayans is a multi-talented writer, director and producer. His first hit film, “Hollywood Shuffle” showcased the comedian’s unique and hilarious point of view highlighting the plight of black and Hispanic actors in Hollywood. In 1990, Keenen Ivory Wayans’ creative primetime comedy series, “In Living Color” exploded on the pop culture scene. The series received various accolades, including TV Land Groundbreaking Show Award, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Variety – Series or Special, and People’s Choice Award for Favorite New TV Comedy.
Keenen Ivory Wayans and his brother Shawn Wayans have collaborated on various feature films. Shawn Wayans made his acting debut in Keenen Ivory Wayans’ film, “I’m Gonna Get You Sucka” in 1988. Following Shawn Wayans’ feature film debut, he joined the cast of “In Living Color.” Shawn Wayans later began co-writing a string of blockbuster movies including the hilarious horror spoofs, “Scary Movie” and “Scary Movie 2,” which were both directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. Shawn Wayans also co-wrote, co-executive produced and starred in “White Chicks,” which was directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. Other combined efforts include the film “Dance Flick,” which Keenen Ivory Wayans co-produced and co-wrote and Shawn Wayans starred in. Both brothers co-wrote “Little Man,” a film that Keenen Ivory Wayans also co-produced and directed.
Shawn Wayans also starred in, co-wrote and co-executive produced box office hit, “Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in The Hood.”
“The Wayans Bros.” television sitcom, which Shawn Wayans created and starred in with his brother Marlon Wayans, was the first WB show to be sold into syndication after headlining the network lineup for five years. In 2006, Shawn Wayans created “The Boo Crew” animated specials for Nickelodeon.
Tommy Davidson’s hilarious impressions of Sammy Davis Jr., Michael Jackson and other icons have become infamous. His visibility on “In Living Color” led to three Showtime specials: “Tommy Davidson: On the Strength in N.Y.C.,” “Illin’ in Philly” and “Takin’ it to D.C.” Davidson is the host and star of Showtime’s 2013 “Chocolate Sundaes Comedy Show” special which garnered rave reviews and remains one of Entertainment One Film’s best sellers. Davidson can be seen in the films “Strictly Business,” Spike Lee’s “Bamboozled,” “Ace Ventura II: When Nature Calls” and in the award-winning documentary, “I Am Comic.”
David Alan Grier is a Grammy Award nominee and a three-time Tony Award nominee. He has received many accolades and awards throughout his career. Some of his accomplishments include being named one of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.”
Grier’s television work is highlighted by a turn as a principal cast member on “In Living Color,” which he helped create some of the show’s most memorable characters. Other television credits include “DAG,” and “Life with Bonnie,” which earned him the Image Award and Golden Satellite Award nominations. In 2007, Grier created, wrote and starred in Comedy Central’s “Chocolate News.” Grier also co-wrote the Jury Prize winning and LA Film Festival nominated feature, “The Poker House,” starring Jennifer Lawrence. He also starred as Principal Carl Gaines in CBS’ “Bad Teacher.” In 2015, Grier played The Cowardly Lion in NBC’s popular live television special, “The Wiz Live!”
Grier can be seen in multiple films including “The Big Sick,” “Arizona” and “Peeples.” Grier also starred as a series regular on NBC’s “The Carmichael Show” and can be seen recurring in Season 2 of the Netflix adventure/drama, “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” He can be seen next as the lead role of Hank in “The Cool Kids,” Fox’s multi-camera comedy show from the masterminds behind “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.”
Tickets cost $90, $70 and $50. All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open 60 minutes prior to show start time. Additional fees may apply.
About Hard Rock Event Center
Hard Rock Event Center is the newly constructed 3,600-seat venue located in the northwest corner of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. As part of the $1.5 billion property expansion, the former Hard Rock Live arena will be razed and replaced with a state-of-the-art 6,500-plus-seat venue in a theater-style configuration, slated to open in 2019. In the interim, a full schedule of concerts, comedy shows and other events will take place in the Hard Rock Event Center. Seminole Hard Rock has hosted some of the hottest musical acts such as John Legend, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock, George Lopez and the late Robin Williams; as well as major sporting events and events of major sports stars, from UFC matches to charity galas for Jason Taylor, Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade and more. For additional information, please visit www.myhrl.com.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination located minutes from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach. The AAA Four Diamond-rated resort features 469 luxury guest rooms and suites, award-winning restaurants, a lagoon-style pool and Beach Club Bar & Grill, a Hard Rock-inspired spa, premium meeting and convention space and Hard Rock Event Center – the 3,600-seat entertainment venue that is home to some of South Florida’s top concerts, comedy shows and events. The casino offers 120 live table games, 2,000 of the newest and most popular slots and a 37-table poker room. Fine dining options include Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, the resort’s signature steakhouse, and Kuro, a luxe and socially vibrant restaurant offering new-style Japanese cuisine. In the heart of the hotel is L Bar, a sophisticated, contemporary lounge showcasing handcrafted classic cocktails with a twist. Contemporary and casual eateries, include Blue Plate, the hotel’s 24-hour diner-inspired restaurant; Constant Grind, a gourmet coffee and pastry shop; and the ever-famous Hard Rock Cafe – Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 182 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.
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