Lewis Black — Off The Rails Tour 2023
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Doors: 7:00 PM | Show: 8:00 PM
Legendary award-winning comedian Lewis Black makes his triumphant return to the Kalamazoo State Theatre on Friday, November 10, 2023, as part of his Off The Rails tour.
About Lewis Black:
Today, Lewis is one of the most respected comics in the industry and is known as the King of Rant, using his trademark style of comedic yelling and finger pointing to expose the absurdities of life. His comedic brilliance makes people laugh at life’s hypocrisies and the insanity he sees in the world. Adding a unique element to the end of his shows each night, Black delivers audience–written rants which have been submitted from fans around the world. He has done over 400 live streaming shows titled; THE RANT IS DUE. These rants are available on his podcast, Rant Cast.
Black is the longest–running contributor on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and you can see him guest hosting June 20th, 21st, and 22nd.
His stand–up specials have appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, Showtime and Epix. His latest special, Thanks for Risking Your Life (2020) was nominated for a Grammy. The comedian has released eight critically acclaimed comedy albums including the 2007 Grammy Award–Winner, The Carnegie Hall Performance. He won his second Grammy in 2011 for his album, Stark Raving Black, and has a total of 6 Grammys nominations. He has published three bestsellers: Nothing’s Sacred (Simon & Schuster, 2005), Me of Little Faith (Riverhead Books, 2008) and I’m Dreaming of a Black Christmas (Riverhead Books, 2010).
Black notably voiced the character “Anger” in the Pixar Academy Award–winning film, Inside Out and will be reclaiming his role in the movie’s upcoming sequel this year. His other notable films include Universal’s Accepted co–starring Jonah Hill, Blake Lively and Justin Long, and also Man Of The Year opposite Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney and Jeff Goldblum.