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November 12, 2016 - 8:00 PM
Abraham Chavez Theatre
- One Civic Center Plaza
- Tickets for Mike Epps go on sale Friday, September 9 at 10AM and range in price from $49.50 to $99.50 plus taxes and fees. Tickets may be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 and the Plaza Theatre Box Office
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Mike Epps will bring his extraordinary comedic talent to El Paso on Saturday, November 12 at the Abraham Chavez Theatre which promises to be an unforgettable night of laughs. Mike Epps returned this summer in season three of the Starz series, Survivor’s Remorse, produced by LeBron James and Mike O’Malley. He won a 2016 NAACP Image award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal as Uncle Julius.
Mike currently stars in the comedy Meet the Blacks which he also executive produced. In Spring 2017, he will start production on The Weinstein film Pryor, starring opposite Oprah Winfrey, Eddie Murphy and Kate Hudson, as the legendary comedian Richard Pryor. Written by Bill Condon and Danny Strong, the film will bring to life the comedians ground breaking accomplishment to the stand-up stage, TV and films.
He was recently seen in the HBO-Emmy Winning bio-pic Bessie based on Bessie Smith, played by Queen Latifah. The film chronicles how Smith overcame her tempestuous personal life to become one of the most acclaimed performing and recording artists of the 1920s and ‘30s, earning the nickname Empress of the Blues. Mike plays Richard Morgan, a bootlegger and romantic interest to Bessie Smith. The film also won a Critics Choice Award for “Best Mini-Series/Movie.”