Update: Actor Jim gaffigan added a second show in Rochester for his The fun visit stop, a news that he announced Monday morning on social networks and illustrated with a photo of a garbage plate.
Only a few tickets left – many for single seats – for Gaffigan’s 7 p.m. Friday April 29, performance at Auditorium Theater, 885 E. Main St. But tickets are now on sale for a 9:30 p.m. show on this date. Prices start at $ 59 at Ticketmaster.com.
Original story, December 6, 2021: Jim gaffigan added a Rochester date to his The Fun Tour.
He will play the Auditorium Theater, 885 E. Main St., at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2022. Tickets on sale to the general public this Friday, December 10, at Ticketmaster.com. A presale begins at 10 a.m. on December 8.
The last time Gaffigan was in Rochester was in January 2020. He performed at the Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial and stopped before the show at Nick Tahou Hots to taste a Garbage plate, which resulted in material for his performance, a subsequent interview with Conan O’Brien, and on YouTube, where Gaffigan has created his own Plate version for his wife and children in her 40s-inspired show Dinner with the Gaffigans.
The Auditorium can accommodate less than 2,500 people, against Blue Cross Arena, which can accommodate nearly 13,000 spectators, and the 2020 Gaffigan show sold well there. It’s also one of 10 comics for sale Madison Square Garden.
In a recent interview with Hollywood journalistAlex Brillstein of Brillstein Entertainment Partners, who manages Gaffigan’s tours, spoke about the difficulty of trying to book comedy tours during the ongoing and ever-evolving coronavirus pandemic. History has noted “fierce competition for dates as comics and musicians plan simultaneous returns to the stage” and “navigating an extremely inconsistent ticket landscape that fills some venues and leaves others with hundreds of dollars. no-shows “.
The Gaffigan Auditorium show is one of more than a dozen newly added to his tour, and one of only three in New York state. (The other two shows are at Albany and Poughkeepsie.)
Currently, the Auditorium requires that all clients 12 years of age and over provide proof of COVID vaccination. Children under 12 can attend shows with vaccinated adults. Children under 2 years old will not be admitted. All guests, regardless of immunization status, are required to wear face covers.
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This article originally appeared on Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Jim Gaffigan adds Rochester, New York to The Fun Tour