Performing: 10/29/2015 - Buy Tickets
The Wilbur Theatre
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jim Gaffigan Comes to The Wilbur
WHAT: On Tuesday, October 27th, Wednesday, October 28th, & Thursday, October 29th, 2015, Jim Gaffigan is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.
JIM GAFFIGAN is a Grammy nominated Comedian, New York Times Best Selling author, top touring performer, and multi-platinum selling father of five.
His fourth hour special (“Beyond the Pale” 2006, “King Baby” 2009, “Mr. Universe” 2012), “Obsessed” premiered on Comedy Central in 2014 and the DVD/CD was released soon after by Comedy Central Records. “Obsessed” premiered at #1 on iTunes which gave Gaffigan five albums in the Top 25 Comedy category on iTunes. The album also earned a nomination for ‘Best Comedy Album of the Year’ at the 2015 Grammy’s.
In 2013, Jim’s first book ‘Dad is Fat’ was released by Crown Publishing and debuted at #5 on the New York Time’s Bestseller’s List and remained on the list for 17 weeks after. His second book, ‘Food: A Love Story’ was released in the fall of 2014 and debuted at #3 on the New York Time’s Bestseller’s List.
Jim Gaffigan will serve as Executive Producer and star in “The Jim Gaffigan” Show which will premier in July of 2015 on TV Land and Comedy Central. In advance of the show premiering, Jim will be on his latest national tour called CONTAGIOUS.
Gaffigan has had guest appearances on many TV comedies and dramas ranging from Portlandia to HBO’s cult hits Flight of the Concords and Bored to Death to dramatic roles in all three versions of Law & Order. He also starred in the movie The Experimenter that debuted at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
For tickets and more information about The Wilbur and other great events visit http://thewilbur.com.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 – 7:00 PM & 9:45 PM
Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 – 7:15 PM & 9:45 PM
Thursday, October 29th, 2015 – 9:45 PM
WHERE: The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700
TICKETS: Visit www.thewilbur.com, or call the box office at 617.248.9700
About The Wilbur:
Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District.
The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit www.thewilbur.com, or call 617.248.9700.