Venue/Location: Arlene Schnitzer Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Drive
Date: Friday, April 8, 2011 - 8:00 PM
In God We Rust 2011 Tour
Friday, April 8th @ 8pm
Tickets: $42.00 - $73.50
Lewis Black is a Grammy Award-winning comedian, receiving the award for "Best Comedy Album" for "The Carnegie Hall Performance" in 2007. He is one of few performers to sell out Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City Center, and the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. He got his start in theater as playwright-in-residence at the West Bank Cafe's Downstairs Theatre Bar where he oversaw the development of more than 1,000 plays, including works by West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin and American Beauty writer Alan Ball. A cast member of The Daily Show since its inception in 1996, Lewis has also done four standup specials for Comedy Central and ruled as judge for two seasons on Root of All Evil. He earned an Emmy for his wit and humor in segments for HBO's Inside the NFL which he produced and starred in 2005. He's filmed two HBO specials, Black on Broadway and Red, White and Screwed, has written two bestselling books, Nothing's Sacred and Me of Little Faith and in fall 2009 his latest stand-up release, Stark Raving Black, was released in theatres across the US and Canada. The CD of the performance debuted at #1 on the Billboard comedy chart in June of 2010. His latest book, I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas, was released in November 2010.