Live Nation Middle East and Flash Entertainment confirm that world-renowned comedian and Hollywood actor Dave Chappelle will make his triumphant return to the UAE as he brings his inimitable brand of brash comedy to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for a stand-up show on November 20, 2018. Tickets for the highly anticipated event can be purchased via www.ticketmaster.ae from 12:00pm on October 25.
In 2017, Chappelle celebrated 30 years in comedy by releasing four hugely successful stand-up specials on Netflix – The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium, Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits, Equanimity, and The Bird Revelation – along with a companion double-feature vinyl comedy album. He has since won two television Emmy Awards, a Grammy, and Pollstar’s Comedy Tour of The Year Award.
Acclaimed for the ground-breaking, fearless sketch comedy of Chappelle’s Show, the comedian has established himself as arguably the biggest name in stand-up comedy, an icon revered by fans and peers the world over. Chappelle is also a well-respected actor and has appeared in roles in Hollywood hits such as Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The Nutty Professor, and the recently-released blockbuster remake of A Star is Born.
Tickets are available at:
Centre Front Row
Tickets are sold via www.ticketmaster.ae from 12:00pm on October 25.
In order to properly immerse audience members in a true Dave Chappelle comedy experience, the show has a strict ‘No Cell Phones Allowed’ policy and event organiser Live Nation urges you to leave your phones in your cars or at home. Anyone in possession of a phone, after being searched, will be required to place it in a locked pouch until after the show. These steps will ensure everyone in attendance is free to enjoy the night for what it is – an untarnished live performance from one of the best comedic talents in the world.
Don’t miss out on Dave Chappelle’s unparalleled hilarity, fearless observation, and comedic brilliance in its natural environment – live, at DWTC on November 20, 2018.
***No cellphones, cameras or recording devices will be allowed at this show. Upon arrival, all phones and smart watches will be secured in Yondr pouches that will be unlocked at the end of the show. Guests maintain possession of their phones throughout the night, and if needed, may access their phones at designated Yondr unlocking stations in the lobby. All guests are encouraged to print their tickets in advance to ensure a smooth entry process. Anyone caught with a cellphone in the venue will be immediately ejected. We appreciate your cooperation in creating a phone-free viewing experience.
Dave Chappelle Disclosure Policy 2018
Pilot Boy Productions, Inc. and/or Dave Chappelle own all rights in the content and materials, including any jokes and sketches (the “Materials”), delivered during his performance. The Materials may not be copied, translated, transmitted, displayed, distributed, or reproduced verbatim (the “Use”), in whole or in part, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, without the express prior written consent of Pilot Boy Productions, Inc. Any Use of the Materials without the express prior written consent of Pilot Boy Productions, Inc. is strictly prohibited and shall be subject to all available legal remedies, whether in equity or at law at the cost of anyone who violates this prohibition.
Dave Chappelle Bio
Dave Chappelle is a stand-up comedian and actor whose trademark wit and sharp irreverent social commentary explores popular culture, fame, and a variety of edgy subjects. Arguably the most touring comic on the circuit, Chappelle has performed over 1500 concerts in the past four years, selling out shows within minutes of the announcements. In 2017, Chappelle celebrated 30 years in comedy by releasing not two but four highly anticipated stand-up specials on Netflix. The first two specials, The Age of Spin and Deep in the Heart of Texas, released in March. He received an Emmy Award for his debut episode on Saturday Night Live. His memorable and panoramic monologue was the comic relief the country needed following the 2016 Presidential election which personified our nation’s deep racial divide. He capped off the year by releasing the remaining two stand-up specials, Equanimity and The Bird Revelations, on New Year’s Eve. In 2018, Chappelle received Pollstar’s Comedy Tour of The Year Award as well as a Grammy Award for the Best Comedy Album for his double feature, The Age of Spin and Deep in the Heart of Texas, delivered on vinyl. Chappelle was the mastermind behind the 2003 sketch comedy hit, The Chappelle Show – one of the highest rated programs on Comedy Central. The show earned three Emmy nominations and went on to become the bestselling TV show in DVD history.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Entertainment and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
Live Nation Middle East has been operating in the region since 2008. It has brought a diverse range of events to the Middle East including Russell Peters Almost Famous World Tour, Dubai Music Week featuring Jason Derulo, Ellie Goulding and Thirty Seconds to Mars, Dora the Explorer’s Pirate Adventure, BLAZE, and Madagascar! Live.
Ticketmaster Middle East which was formed in 2013 and is now the leading ticketing company in the region, having ticketed a range of music, sporting and family events in the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.