Power 105.1 and Adrian Peterson’s All-Pro’s of Comedy present An Evening with Chris Tucker and Friends
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, January 16 2014 @ 03:52 PM EST
Guest Emcee :Power 105’s Charlamagne tha God
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Friday, January 31, 2014 at 7:00 PM & 10:00PM
Tickets: $154, $129, $109, $96.50, $83.50, $73.50
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
www.ticketmaster.com, Box Office 888.466-5722
Best known for his acting roles in "Friday" and the box office blockbuster "Rush Hour" film series, Chris Tucker was also a favorite performer on Russell Simmon's HBO "Def Comedy Jam". Among his latest big-screen credits is the 2013 Oscar nominated film, "Silver Linings Playbook" and he recently wrapped up his international critically acclaimed comedy stand up tour. Tucker's newest project, "Coming Home, Chris Tucker The Concert Movie" will be released in theaters in the summer of 2014.
About Chris Tucker
Christopher “Chris” Tucker is an award winning actor and comedian with international acclaim. He is best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker quickly became a favorite on Russell Simmon's HBO Def Comedy Jam in the 1990's and came to prominence in the 1995 film Friday alongside Ice Cube. Next he co-starred and executive produced, Money Talks with Charlie Sheen and appeared in Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element before beginning work on the highly commercially successful Rush Hour film series. In 2006, he negotiated an unprecedented $25 million salary to appear in Rush Hour 3, which at the time made him the highest paid actor in Hollywood.
To date, Chris Tucker has starred in films that have collectively grossed over one billion in box office sales world-wide. He recently appeared in the 2013 Oscar nominated film “Silver Lining Playbook” with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper and is now on an international stand-up comedy tour that has received rave reviews from all over the world. Tucker's newest project, "Coming Home, Chris Tucker The Concert Movie" will be released in theaters in the summer of 2014. Tucker is also a humanitarian and spends much of his spare time traveling and working with his Chris Tucker Foundation.
For more information and updates visit; www.christucker.com, Twitter; @https://twitter.com/realctucker
A portion of the proceeds from the All-Pro’s of Comedy Show will benefit Adrian Peterson's All Day Foundation, an organization raising awareness and funds for programs that inspire hope and build a better future for at-risk children, with a special focus on girls’ empowerment programs. For more information www.alldayfoundation.org
This is a show not to be missed!