Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-up Revolution at Morris Performing Arts Center Today
Gabriel Iglesias is one of the most successful stand-up comedians today performing to sold out audiences all over the United States and abroad. In addition to success as a standup comedian, Gabriel is making a name for himself in the feature film and television arenas. This past April Comedy Central premiered "Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy" in an unprecedented two hour comedy special airing over two consecutive weekends. "Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy" is currently available on DVD and digital download from Amazon, iTunes and at Wal-Mart and follows in the footsteps of his highly successful first two DVD specials, "Hot & Fluffy" and "I'm Not Fat...I'm Fluffy" which have sold well over 1 million copies.
Gabriel was seen in last summer's blockbuster film "Magic Mike," co-starring alongside Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey. Tatum, a long-time fan of Gabriel's personally sought him out for the role. Gabriel will next be heard in the Disney animated feature film "Planes," coming out this August. Gabriel co-stars alongside comedian Dane Cook, Val Kilmer, Brad Garrett and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Gabriel's voiceover talent will also be featured in the animated film, "El Americano."
Gabriel's stand-up comedy is a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring all his personal experiences to life. Gabriel's unique and animated comedy style has made him popular among fans of all ages. Gabriel's television appearances include "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution," which premiered on Comedy Central in October 2011 and was one of the highest rated stand-up series on the network. The series stars Gabriel, who hosted and performed stand-up material and featured an array of talented and diverse comedians, which he personally selected. The 2nd season of "Stand-Up Revolution" aired in fall of 2012. Season 3 of the popular series will tape in fall 2013 and is set to air in spring of 2014. Gabriel was individually nominated for a 2012ALMA Award in the category: Favorite TV Reality, Variety, or Comedy Personality or Act.
He was top billed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festivals in Montreal and Toronto. In 2009 and 2010, Gabriel was selected to headline the unique Amman Jordan Comedy Festival, the first of its kind in the Arab world. He has sold out performances around the globe, including Australia, Europe, the U.K. and Saudi Arabia. Touring in 2012 and 2013 included: Canada, Australia (Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne &Sydney), Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden &Norway), the U.K. (London & Nottingham), Singapore, Saudi Arabia (Riyadh, Khobar), Qatar (Doha) and the United Arab Emirates (Dubai). Gabriel Iglesias' appeal continues to expand worldwide.
Tickets are $45.00 and are available at the Morris Box Office, By phone at 800-537-6415, online at MorrisCenter.org and also at Hammes Bookstore, O'Brien Recreation Center, and Supersounds/TG Music in Goshen.