To borrow a punchline from his most iconic bit: It’s Dave Chappelle, b–h!
The iconoclast comedian, actor and famed Rick James/Prince impersonator is about to make his Broadway debut with a type of fancy “restricted engagements” from July 9 to 13 on the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.
He’ll arrive on the Nice White Method with loads of dwell efficiency chops.
Along with a long time of labor on the standup membership circuit, he’s cranked out a collection of acclaimed live-to-tape Netflix specials: “The Artwork of Spin,” “Deep within the Coronary heart of Texas,” “Equanimity” and “The Chook Revelations.”
“Equanimity” and his visitor host activate “Saturday Evening Stay” scored him Emmy Awards in 2018 and 2017, respectively.
Plus, all 4 of his live performance specials launched as albums, incomes the previous “Chappelle’s Present” star Grammy Awards for greatest comedy album in 2018 and 2019.
May a Tony be subsequent?
“Dave Chappelle Stay on Broadway” might be produced by the powerhouse trio of Stay Nation, The Araca Group and Leisure Advantages Group (EBG).
Advance tickets are up for grabs June 18 through Ticketmaster Verified Fan pre-sale to those that have registered and acquired a novel Entry Code. (Superfan registration begins June 12 at 1 p.m. ET and ends June 16 at 10 p.m.)
Tickets go on sale to most people at 10 a.m. June 21 by way of TicketMaster.com.
Oh, and take a phrase of recommendation from the person himself: “At all times get your tickets from dependable sources.”