ALTON BROWN LIVE! Set for Benedum Center, 2/23
Alton Brown, Iron Chef host and renowned television personality is taking his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with the "Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour." Brown will appear at the Benedum Center on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $32.25 and a limited number of VIP tickets that include a meet and greet are on sale. For information and tickets: visit TrustArts.org, call 412-456-6666, or in person: Theater Square Box Office, 655 Penn Avenue. To purchase 10 or more tickets at discounted rates, please call 412-471-6930. The performance is a part of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
Alton Brown's tour promises to be an eventful evening of stand-up comedy, talk show antics, multimedia lecture, live music and food experimentation. Be prepared. Ponchos will be involved. The show will offer an interactive component in which audience members will have the opportunity to serve as Brown's trusted assistants on stage. For those hoping to sip at the pure source oF Brownian wit and wisdom, this is a must-see extravaganza for the whole family.
Brown said, "I've been cultivating material for this show for about a decade so it'll feel pretty darned good to finally get it out of my head and onto a stage. I feel we've come up with some pretty amazing food demos, and the multi-media segments are solid....but I do have to say I'm a bit nervous about the singing parts."
Alton Brown is author of seven books- three of them on the New York Times Bestseller List. Brown has served as the culinary commentator of Iron Chef America for 11 seasons, and host of The Next Iron Chef for five. In 2012, Brown joined the ninth season of Food Network StaR. Brown wrote, produced and hosted the Peabody Award-winning series Good Eats for 13 years on Food Network, which can still be seen on the Cooking Channel. In May 2013, Brown was named Best Food TV Personality at The Munchies.
Alton's tour is produced and presented by MagicSpace Entertainment. MagicSpace Entertainment is headed by Lee D. Marshall, Joe Marsh, John Ballard, Steve Boulay and Bruce Granath and has been producing and presenting national tours, Broadway shows and concerts worldwide for over 30 years. For more information, visit magicspace.net.