Comedian Mike Epps “After Dark Tour” Coming to Milwaukee This Fall
Comedian Mike Epps and Live Nation have come together for "The Mike Epps: After Dark" fall 2014 tour coming to the Milwaukee Theatre Saturday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m
MILWAUKEE – (June 25, 2014) – Comedian Mike Epps and Live Nation have come together for “The Mike Epps: After Dark” fall 2014 tour coming to the Milwaukee Theatre Saturday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 27 at 10 a.m.
“I look forward to hitting the road and taking it to the next level. I have new fresh jokes that are grown, adult and sexy,” said Epps. “I have reached the big leagues working with Live Nation.”
In addition to touring, Mike is currently shooting the Starz series “Survivor’s Remorse” produced by LeBron James and Mike O’Malley. The show follows Cam Calloway (Jessie T. Usher), a basketball star in his early 20s who is thrust into the limelight after signing a multimillion-dollar contract with a pro team. Epps plays Cam’s ‘Uncle Julius,’ who moves from the Dorchester projects to an Atlanta mansion with his family after Cam gets a big pro contract.
This summer he will shoot the HBO bio-pic “Bessie” based on Bessie Smith, played by Queen Latifah. The film chronicles how Smith overcame her tempestuous personal life to become one of the most acclaimed performing and recording artists of the 1920s and ’30s, earning the nickname Empress of the Blues. Mike plays Richard Morgan, a bootlegger and romantic interest to Bessie Smith.
Tickets start at $46, with a VIP package option for $197, and can be purchased online at milwaukeetheatre.com, via ticketmaster.com or at the Milwaukee Theatre box office (500 W. Kilbourn Ave. Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Convenience fees may apply.
About The Milwaukee Theatre
Downtown Milwaukee’s spacious and elegant Milwaukee Theatre offers a year-round calendar of top-shelf live entertainment including concerts, Broadway shows, comedians and more. The Milwaukee Theatre is a spectator-friendly “destination” theater with 4,100 seats in two sloped tiers, and built-in flexibility to offer an intimate setting for 2,500. For event listings and information, visit www.milwaukeetheatre.org.The Milwaukee Theatre is located at 500 W. Kilbourn Ave. Milwaukee and can be reached at 414-908-6001.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five ecommerce sites, with a database of over 119 million fans who visit our sites. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Artist Nation is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 200 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 250 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.