Comedian heavyweights Sommore, Gary Owen, Mark Curry, Tommy Davidson, Michael Blackson are set to bring The Festival of Laughs to Heritage Bank Center in Cincinnati on Feb. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. local time. Prices range from $49 – $125. For information on how to purchase, visit www.FestivalofLaughs.com.
Each year, the Festival of Laughs unites some of the most popular names in comedy on stage. The highly celebrated entertainers will bring down the house with their sharp wit, unbridled humor and hysterical storytelling for a night fans won’t want to miss!
Date: Feb. 29, 2020
Showtime: 8 p.m.
Venue: Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Lineup: Sommore, Gary Owen, Mark Curry, Tommy Davidson, Michael Blackson
Tickets: $49, $59, $75, $99, $125
ABOUT THE LINEUP
In her more than 20-year career, award-winning comedienne of “Chandelier Status,” Sommore, has become a trailblazer for women in the comedy business as one of the most successful comedians in the U.S. and abroad. Sommore has been featured in a number of hit films including "Soul Plane," "Something New" and "Friday After Next." Her all-new self-produced comedy special, "A Queen With No Spades" recently premiered on Showtime.
ABOUT GARY OWEN:
Having performed to sold-out audiences in all the major comedy clubs and theatres across the country, Gary Owen is one of America’s most beloved comedians, having been proclaimed by Ebony magazine as Black America’s “Favorite White Comedian.” Audiences can see Owen in his most recent comedy special, “I Got My Associates” currently on Showtime. Last year, Owen starred in his own docuseries “The Gary Owen Show” on BET, which chronicled his dynamic and interracial family life with his wife and children in small-town Ohio. Film credits include “Meet The Blacks,” “Think Like A Man,” “Think Like A Man Too,” “Ride Along,” “Little Man,” “Daddy Day Care,” and “College.”
Instagram: @ garyowencomedy
ABOUT MARK CURRY:
Perhaps best known for starring in his own hit television sitcom "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper," which ran for five seasons on ABC, and for hosting "Showtime At The Apollo," comedian, actor, host Mark Curry is packing the laughs as one of the top national touring comedy acts.
ABOUT TOMMY DAVIDSON:
Tommy Davidson’s exceptional range has earned him a reputation as an extraordinary performer. Best known as one of the stars of the hit television show “In Living Color,” his visibility has allowed him to become a household name known for his innovative talent. Davidson’s hilarious impressions of Sammy Davis Jr., Michael Jackson and other icons have become infamous.
ABOUT MICHAEL BLACKSON:
Michael Blackson aka ‘The African King of Comedy' has been entertaining audiences all across the country and around the globe for more than a decade. Blackson’s comedic appeal grew from his involvement with BET’s “ComicView” series and HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” “Showtime at Harlem” and “Live in Hollywood.” Shortly after getting his big break starring opposite of Ice Cube and Mike Epps in “Next Friday,” Blackson released his top-selling sketch comedy CD entitled “Modasucka Welcome to America.”
Facebook: @ michaelblackson
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