Address: 123 W. 43rd St. - 212-997-1003
Description: RUSSELL BRAND: THE MESSIAH COMPLEX TOUR (September 19) Beginning his career as a stand-up comedian, Russell Brand shot to fame in the US in 2008 when he was seen as rocker 'Aldous Snow' in the Judd Apatow produced comedies Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Get Him to the Greek. He brought his stand-up tour, Russell Brand: Scandalous, to the US in 2009. Brand was recently seen as the host of his own late night talk show, "Brand X" and can soon be seen in Diablo Cody's directorial debut Paradise. Brand's other film credits include Rock of Ages, Arthur, Bedtime Stories and The Tempest. Also an acclaimed author, Brand has written two books, "My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs and Stand-Up" which was on The New York Times best-seller list for five weeks in a row, and the follow up, "Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal."
Venue Description: Home to live events ranging from world music, jazz, gospel, blues, folk, show tunes, political humor, theatre, dance, the critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year, Garrison Keillor's annual holiday residency, and more. Most recently, The Dalai Lama and President Obama have graced the stage. Located in Times Square/the Theater District.