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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: Chris Rock attends the Tribeca Talks Directors Series: J.J. Abrams With Chris Rock at BMCC John Zuccotti Theater on April 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

MILWAUKEE — Chris Rock is coming to Milwaukee!

According to a statement from the Wisconsin Center District, the Grammy and Emmy award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer will stop at the Milwaukee Theatre on Monday, March 13th at 8:00 p.m. as part of his TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR 2017!

The tour kicks off February 14th (Valentine’s Day) in Durham, North Carolina.

According to the statement, this tour will be Chris Rock’s first in over nine years.

Tickets for the Milwaukee stop go on sale on Friday, December 16th HERE. 

You may recall, Chris Rock hosted the 88th annual Academy Awards in 2016.


With a career spanning more than three decades, Chris Rock has enjoyed ongoing success in both film and television as a comedian, actor, writer, producer and director.

In 2014, he led the ensemble cast of “Top Five,” a critically acclaimed comedy feature that he also wrote and directed.

In 2009, Rock ventured into the documentary world as a writer and producer of “Good Hair,” and in 2014 he executive produced “Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip,” a documentary recounting the history of one of New York’s most famous comedy venues.  His feature acting credits include the “Grown Ups” and “Madagascar” franchises, “Head of State,” “Nurse Betty,” “CB4”, “Death at a Funeral,” “I Think I Love My Wife,” “2 Days in New York,” “Dogma” and “New Jack City.”

His television work includes serving as executive producer, writer and narrator for the series “Everybody Hates Chris,” which ran from 2005 to 2009, and as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” from 1989-1993.

Rock has won four Emmys, three Grammys and is a New York Times best-selling author.

In addition, he received two nominations for the 2016 Emmys — for Outstanding Director for a Variety Special for “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo,” and Outstanding Special Class Program for the 88th Annual Academy Awards.


All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Durham, NC DPAC
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Cincinnati, OH Aronoff Center
Saturday, February 18, 2017 Columbus, OH Palace Theatre
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Niagara Falls, ON Fallsview Casino Resort*
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Niagara Falls, ON Fallsview Casino Resort*
Thursday, February 23, 2017 Niagara Falls, ON Fallsview Casino Resort*
Friday, February 24, 2017 Reno, NV Reno Events Center
Saturday, February 25, 2017 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
Friday, March 3, 2017 Denver, CO Bellco Theatre
Sunday, March 5, 2017 Richmond, VA Altria Theater
Friday, March 10, 2017 Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre
Monday, March 13, 2017 Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Theatre
Friday, March 24, 2017 Birmingham, AL BJCC Concert Hall
Saturday, March 25, 2017 New Orleans, LA Saenger Theatre
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Hollywood, FL Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino*
Thursday, April 6, 2017 Tulsa, OK River Spirit Casino Resort*
Friday, April 7, 2017 Thackerville, OK WinStar World Casino*
Saturday, April 8, 2017 St. Louis, MO Peabody Opera House
Friday, April 14, 2017 Tampa, FL Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Cleveland, OH State Theatre
Saturday, April 22, 2017 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun*
Friday, April 28, 2017 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Indianapolis, IN Murat Theatre
Saturday, May 13, 2017 Sugar Land, TX Smart Financial Centre
Sunday, May 14, 2017 Austin, TX Bass Concert Hall
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA Benedum Center
Thursday, May 25, 2017 Cherokee, NC Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Centre*
Friday, May 26, 2017 Atlanta, GA Fox Theater
Saturday, June 3, 2017 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Hotel Casino*