Performing: 10/23/2015 - Buy Tickets
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jay Pharoah Comes to The Wilbur
WHAT: On Friday, October 23rd, 2015, Jay Pharoah is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.
Jay Pharoah, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, rapper, and voice actor. Currently in his fifth season of SNL, Pharoah is well known for his stellar impressions of President Barack Obama, Jay Z, Denzel Washington, Kanye West, and many others. Pharoah also made a splash with his memorable SNL character, Principal Daniel Frye, based on Pharoah’s actual high school principal.
Pharoah developed his comedy skills at a young age, training in local comedy clubs. He went on to tour in the UK, the US.
Jay recently shot flashy roles in Universal’s RIDE ALONG opposite Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, CBS Films’ GET A JOB directed by Dylan Kidd, Chris Rock’s film TOP FIVE and the Independent Film INTRAMURAL. His past feature film credits include “LOLA VERSUS. Pharoah’s Kanye West parody, “I Am A Dog,” was featured on Above Average and became an instant viral video reaching over a million views within the first week. Pharoah and Kerry Washington teamed up to parody “What Does The Fox Say.” Their version, “What Does My Girl Say” reached four million views in one week.
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WHEN: Friday, October 23rd, 2015 – 7:30 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.