The Comedy Get Down Comes to Barclays Center Friday, January 12 at 8 P.M.
Cedric ‘the Entertainer’
Tickets Go On Sale Nov. 29 at 10 a.m.
BROOKLYN – Numerous motion picture appearances, countless television shows, sitcoms and standup specials, a talk show, three radio shows, and three books: Cedric ‘The Entertainer,’ Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and George Lopez have been breaking ground in the comedy business and bringing the laughs for decades. Back by popular demand, the four members of comedy royalty are coming together to bring The Comedy Get Down to Barclays Center on Friday, January 12.
Tickets to the show go on sale Wednesday, November 29 and can be purchased on Ticketmaster.com and barclayscenter.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the American Express Box Office starting Thursday, November 30 at noon (if tickets are still available).
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. Cedric is executive producer and star of the hit comedy series “The Soul Man” on TV Land. Cedric also stars in the reality series, “Cedric’s Barber Battle” on the CW.
D.L. Hughley, star of his namesake TV show that ran on ABC, “The Hughley’s” is also well known as one of the standout comedians on the hit comedy tour and docu-film The Original Kings of Comedy. In addition to touring on the Comedy Get Down Tour, D.L. can be heard weekday afternoons as host of the nationally syndicated radio show “The D.L. Hughley Show.” He also co-stars as psychiatrist “Dr. Hackett” on the new NBC medical drama “Heartbeat.” 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 “DL Hughley: The Endangered List.” He recently released his second book: Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years, a satirical look at the Obama presidency.
George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted “Lopez Tonight,” a late-night television talk show on TBS; and television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom “George Lopez,” which ran for six seasons on ABC. Lopez has risen to become one of the premier comedic talents in the entertainment industry and has been named a Harris Poll top 10 favorite television personality. Lopez is also known for his extensive charity work with various foundations. Currently, he is the star in the hit TV Land comedy “Lopez.”
Eddie Griffin has received worldwide recognition for acting, writing and producing numerous stand-up comedy specials, movies, television appearances, and music and comedy albums. A few notable projects from Griffin include “Def Comedy Jam,” “HBO One Night Stand,” “Malcolm & Eddie,” for which he won the NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series award, “Undercover Brother,” “My Baby’s Daddy,” “Dysfunktional Family,” “Norbit,” “Freedom Of Speech,” “A Fool And His Money,” “You Can Tell Em’ I Said It,” and, most recently, Mucho Dinero. Comedy Central also honored Eddie as one of the Top 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of all time.