Comedy superstar Russell Peters is back to deliver a laugh-out-loud show in Honolulu on Friday, October 30th
Straight off NBC’s hit show, Last Comic Standing and the critically acclaimed movie, Chef, and of course, Netflix, Canada’s number one stand-up export, RUSSELL PETERS returns to Honolulu with ALL NEW MATERIAL for his ALMOST FAMOUS WORLD TOUR on Friday, October 30th at Blaisdell Concert Hall. Featuring Russell’s latest take on some of his favorite communities, jobs he can understand, cell phones, dating and his uncle who’s never been punched in the mouth, plus Russell’s signature lightning fast improv with the audience.
The show will also feature Russell’s Official Tour DJ, New York City’s DJ Spinbad, as well as video cameras and screens for an up-close and intimate show.
“The audience left the venue with smiles on their faces and tears in their eyes, as Peters managed to nail them with his witty observatory comedic style and jokes about ethnic and cultural stereotypes.” – The Nation
Record-breaking Canadian comedian Russell Peters sells out arenas across the globe – he’s one of the top ten highest grossing stand-ups in the world. And his latest ALMOST FAMOUS WORLD TOUR has received great reviews from the media.
“Peters is constantly thinking up new material. He says his newest bits for the Almost Famous tour are less about lampooning cultural differences and more about “the culture of being Russell.” – LA Times
“…an exceptional comedian. He’s obviously a natural performer…” The Guardian
GET YOUR TICKETS EARLY; THIS SHOW WILL SELL OUT.
Laugh out loud with Russell Peters Almost Famous World Tour on Friday, October 30th at Blaisdell Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 27th at 12pm at the Blaisdell Box Office, charge by phone 1-800-745-3000 and online at Ticketmaster.com.
Starting in 2008, Peters was one of the first stand-up comedians to self-finance, self-produce and distribute his own comedy specials and DVD’s, with Red, White and Brown and 2011’s, The Green Card Tour LIVE from the O2 Arena. The DVD’s went on to sell over 350,000 units across North America. His last special, Notorious was the first original comedy special for Netflix. Notorious was also supported by a four-part documentary series, Russell Peters Vs The World. Peters currently has over seven hours of content on Netflix.
Peters has given away more than a million dollars over the past several years to various charities, from the Brampton Civic Hospital, to Heart House Hospice, Gilda’s Club, the MS Society and a scholarship at his old high-school, The Russell Peters North Peel Scholarship to send a deserving student to college.
Listed on the Forbes List as one of the top ten Highest Earning Comics in the U.S. since 2009, Russell Peters has spent the past 25 years building a career to become one of the biggest comics in the world. Thanks to YouTube and a global following, Peters has sold-out arenas from Madison Square Garden to the Sydney Opera House. Peters has also performed for the troops in Afghanistan, Iraq and on the USS Eisenhower and HMCS Winnipeg, and appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Lopez Tonight, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and on HBO, CNN, MTV, BBC and Al Jazeera. Peters’ 2010 memoir, Call Me Russell was a Globe and Mail number one bestseller in Canada.