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Dave Chappelle on Broadway adds a second week at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
The comedy superstar will now play In Residence on Broadway through July 20, 2019.
Due to popular demand, the previously announced Broadway debut engagement of multi-award-winning comedian Dave Chappelle has been extended. Playing the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre as part of the 2019 In Residence on Broadway series, Dave Chappelle on Broadway begins performances on July 9, 2019, and will now run through July 20 (instead of July 13).
Chappelle is now set to play the Broadway venue for a total of ten performances, bringing his unique style of comedy to the Great White Way for the very first time.
Among his list of accolades, Chappelle has won two Emmy Awards for his performances on "Saturday Night Live" and for his special "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity," respectively, and Grammy Awards for "Best Comedy Album" in 2018 and 2019. He has also released four Netflix specials: "The Art of Spin," "Deep in the Heart of Texas," "Equanimity," and "The Bird Revelations."
Regina Spektor plays her final performance at the Lunt-Fontanne tomorrow night and other artists in the 2019 In Residence on Broadway series include Criss Angel (from July 2 to July 7) and Barry Manilow (from July 26 to August 17).
Dave Chappelle on Broadway is presented by Live Nation, The Araca Group and EBG.
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