BAP Events Presents Chris Tucker's Guess Who's Back Tour
After taking a break, Chris Tucker is making his triumphant return to the stage. Chris Tucker’s “Guess Who’s Back Tour”, a live comedy performance, will come to the Mahaffey Theater on Friday, August 3 at 7:30pm.
Chris Tucker, hailed as one of the funniest comics in the industry, returns to his roots and takes the stage for an evening of pure comedy and side splitting laughter.
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 1995 film Friday alongside Ice Cube, and then 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 has recently completed a film project entitled Silver Lining Playbook with Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper due out later this year..
With his unique voice, fast paced humor, and animated facial expressions, Tucker entertains all audiences while leaving a lasting impression. In honor of his proven track record both on stage and film as a true funnyman, the world’s theatre owners named Tucker, Comedy Star of the Year, at 2001 ShoWest.