Mike Epps Returns to Detroit's Fox Theatre with Sheryl Underwood 11/23
Comedic actor, Mike Epps will return to Detroit's Fox Theatre with special guest Sheryl Underwood on Wednesday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets ($25, $55.50, $75.50 and $100) go on sale Friday, October 21 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, The Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611.
Known for his quick wit and ability to blend hip hop audiences with comedy, Epps was most recently seen as the third time host of the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards. He currently stars in his own standup special, Mike Epps Presents, and is on a national sold out comedy tour, "Mike Epps & Friends". Epps most recently starred in the feature film Jumping the Broom and finished production in the psychological voodoo horror film Vipaka opposite Forest Whittaker and Sanaa Lathan. Epps will also star opposite Jordin Sparks in the remake of Sparkle, currently filming in Detroit.
In 2010 Mike starred in a standup special Mike Epps: Under-rated and Never Faded on Comedy Central and Showtime, and released his first comedy rap album called Funny Bidness: Da Album featuring Snoop Dogg, Kid Rock, and Slim Thug. That year also marked the release of his comedy DVD Funny Bidness.
Comedienne, Sheryl Underwood most recently joined the panel of CBS' The Talk as co-host and is a weekly contributor on the Steve Harvey Morning Show and hosts The Sheryl Underwood Show on Jamie Foxx's The Foxxhole, airing on Sirius 106/XM 149, where she provides a mix of political satire, comedy and music.
Underwood has also starred in such films as Bullworth, I Got the Hook Up and Beauty Shop, starring Queen Latifah. In addition, Underwood was the host of Black Entertainment Television's Comic View and Holla, a talk show she created and produced which was loosely based on Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect.
About Olympia Entertainment
Olympia Entertainment, a Detroit-based company owned by entrepreneurs Michael and Marian Ilitch, is one of the country's most diverse sport and entertainment companies and the largest organization of its kind in the mid-west. The company owns and operates Detroit's Fox Theatre, the intimate City Theatre and also books and operates Joe Louis Arena, "The Legendary" Cobo Arena and books Comerica Park. Olympia Entertainment also handles business operations for the Detroit Red Wings, an Original Six member of the National Hockey League and collaborates with the Detroit Tigers baseball franchise and other Ilitch companies.
Other Ilitch companies include: Little Caesars Pizza, Ilitch Holdings, Inc., Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, Champion Foods, the Detroit Red Wings, Little Caesar Pizza Kits Fundraising Program, Olympia Development and Uptown Entertainment. Additionally, Michael Ilitch owns the Detroit Tigers, Inc., and Marian Ilitch owns MotorCity Casino Hotel.