LEGENDARY COMEDIAN CHRIS ROCK’S FIRST TOUR IN NINE YEARS COMES TO FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO IN JUNE
March 30, 2017 – INDIO, CA – Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, is making a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour. Chris Rock’s TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR 2017 is crisscrossing the country and will make a stop at The Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Friday, June 9, 2017.
Lauded by peers and critics alike, Chris Rock is one of our generation’s strongest comedic voices. As an actor, director, producer and writer he has created many memorable moments. Rock returned in 2016 to host the 88th Annual Academy Awards. In the past year, he has directed HBO’s comedy special “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo.”
With a career spanning more than three decades, Rock has enjoyed ongoing success in both film and television as a comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. In 2014 he led the ensemble cast of “Top Five,” a critically acclaimed comedy feature that he also wrote and directed. In 2009 Rock ventured into the documentary world as a writer and producer of “Good Hair,” and in 2014 he executive produced “Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip,” a documentary recounting the history of one of New York’s most famous comedy venues. His feature acting credits include the “Grown Ups” and “Madagascar” franchises, “Head of State,” “Nurse Betty,” “CB4”, “Death at a Funeral,” “I Think I Love My Wife,” “2 Days in New York,” “Dogma” and “New Jack City.”
His television work includes serving as executive producer, writer and narrator for the series “Everybody Hates Chris,” which ran from 2005 to 2009 and as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” from 1989-1993.
Rock has won four Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards and is a New York Times Best-Selling Author. In addition, he received two nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Director for a Variety Special for “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo,” and Outstanding Special Class Program for the 88th Annual Academy Awards.
Tickets for the 8pm PT Chris Rock performance on Friday, June 9, 2017 go on sale Friday, April 7TH for $149, $119, $99 and $89 at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, via telephone at (800) 827-2946 or online at www.FantasySpringsResort.com.
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