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January 14, 2013

Tickets for George Lopez show go on sale Friday


The Port Arthur News

— Comedian George Lopez is returning to Beaumont for a one night only show Friday, March 8 at the Julie Rogers Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Tickets, priced at $39.50 and $59.50,  go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18 and can be purchased at the box office, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 and Ticketmaster.com

Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

Lopez is one of the top five highest grossing comedians in the world and now brings his stand up skills to late-night.  His groundbreaking sitcom George Lopez remains a hit in syndication and helped catapult Nick at Night to one of the top ten cable networks.  His 2009 comedy special George Lopez: Tall, Dark and Chicano was the highest rated stand-up special on HBO in five years and he received the Teen Choice Award for Favorite Comedian.  

Maintaining an extremely active schedule as a stand-up comedian, George's shows sell-out coast to coast and continuously break attendance records at major theatres and arenas.

In 2006, Lopez received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition Time magazine named him as one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America, and the Harris Poll named him as one of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities. Additionally, Lopez was name by TV Guide as one of the Top 50 Greatest Television Dads of All Time.

Lopez has made more than 200 television comedy, talk show, and hosting appearances, including co-hosting the Emmy Awards and twice hosting the Latin Grammys.