For those in the Chicagoland area in need of a night of fun, kicking back, and having a good laugh, then look no further than the upcoming Chris Tucker show at the Horseshoe Hammond Casino’s The Venue. As part of The Venue’s fall entertainment lineup, one of the hottest shows of the season that comedy fans can’t get enough of is none other than Chris Tucker, who will be appearing live at the Casino as part of his national stand-up tour this Nov. 22 and 23, 2013, at 8 p.m.
You’ve probably heard and seen of Tucker before, from starring in the hilarious Rush Hour movies to most recently having a supporting role in the critically acclaimed Silver Linings Playbook. For some background on this talented actor and comedian, The Venue offers a biography of the funnyman below:
“Christopher “Chris” Tucker Born August 31, 1971, is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker became a frequent stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He came to prominence in the 1995 film Friday alongside Ice Cube. Next he co-starred and exec. 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 films. 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. Tucker is also a humanitarian and spends much of his spare time traveling and working with his foundation. He currently appears in the Oscar nominated film “Silver Lining Playbook” with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. He is also on a stand-up comedy tour the has received rave reviews all over the world.”
Convinced yet? Excellent seats are still available, and tickets (via Ticketmaster) to the event this Nov. can be found online here.
Of course, Chris Tucker isn’t all that the Horseshoe Hammond Chicago Casino has to offer people who are searching for an exciting night out on the town. Several other highly anticipated performers and shows are also scheduled this fall, so be sure to check out this 2013’s lineup and save the date for your favorite entertainer(s) at the Venue!
Some of these shows, concerts, and entertainment performers taking part in the Fall 2013 lineup include:
THE ORIGINAL LATIN KINGS OF COMEDY
You don't want to miss The Original Latin Kings Of Comedy Hosted by Paul Rodriguez on Friday, Oct 4th!
Friday, October 4th
THE MOODY BLUES
Don't miss The Moody Blues and their triumphant return to Chicagoland
Saturday, October 5th
Soulbird Presents: A SongVersation with India.Arie
Saturday, November 16th
Don't miss Lisa Lampanelli Live at The Venue!
Saturday, December 7th
CELTIC WOMAN 'HOME FOR CHRISTMAS'
Celebrate the Holidays with Celtic Woman 'Home For Christmas -- The Symphony Tour', Live at The Venue on 12.20!
In addition to its entertainment events, the Hammond Horseshoe Casino is home to a variety of other hotspots that make the locale perfect for an adventurous night or classy weekend. From the best odds to the highest limits at the table games and luxurious hotel stays to an evening drink at the Sixth Street Bar, risk is indeed its own reward at this Chicago scene.
Interested? For those who would like more information on the Horseshoe Hammond Chicago Casino and The Venue itself, please feel welcome to visit their website here for the latest details.