December 28, 2012

Lewis Black Rants in March!







Saturday, March 2nd at 8pm

Tickets On Sale Now!

“Hallelujah, our long national nightmare is over.  Now we face a fiscal cliff.  Sounds like an event from the X games.  Here’s hoping both parties start talking to each other and stop talking to us.”   – Lewis Black

The Egyptian Theatre welcomes back comedian Lewis Black and his 2013 stand-up tour, “The Rant Is Due” at 8 pm on Saturday, March 2.

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 stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs over 200 nights a year to sell out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. He is one of a few performers to sell out multiple renowned theatres, including: Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City Center, and the Main Stage at the Mirage in Las Vegas.  He also sold out shows during a recent Broadway run at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York.

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 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.

LEWIS 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 the Best Male Stand-Up award at the American Comedy Awards. He has released eight comedy albums, including the 2007 Grammy award-winning “The Carnegie Hall Performance.”  LEWIS BLACK won his second Grammy Award for his album “Stark Raving Black.”  Lewis 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).

Tickets are $49.75 and $39.75 and can be purchased at,, the Egyptian Theatre box office or                                                  charge by phone at (815) 758-1225.

All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees.


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