Kevin James Appears at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis Tonight

Kevin James will perform one night only tonight, September 14th at 7:30 pm at the Orpheum Theatre as part of his national stand-up comedy tour, Kevin James Live. Tickets are $39.50 and $55.00 at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster Outlets, the Orpheum box office, the Booksellers at Laurelwood or charge by phone at 901-525-3000.

Kevin James, producer, co-writer, and star of the hit comedies Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Zookeeper (2011) and Here Comes The Boom (2012). James starred with Adam Sandler in Columbia Pictures' blockbuster Grown Ups (2010) and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007). His next film Grown Ups 2 with Adam Sandler, hits theaters this summer.

James broke into the film world in 2005 in Columbia Pictures' Hitch starring opposite Will Smith, but his comedy career started well before that as a stand-up on the Long Island comedy scene. After being discovered at the 1996 Montreal Comedy Festival, he signed a network development deal to create his own sitcom.

The King of Queens, which premiered in 1998, ran for nine seasons on CBS with James starring and executive producing, and it garnered him an Emmy nomination in 2006 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. The show concluded its run in 2007 but continues to air daily in syndication across the country and around the world.

In 2001, James brought his stand-up act to TV with Sweat the Small Stuff, a one-hour special for Comedy Central. In 2005, Kevin James and Ray Romano executive produced and starred in the HBO Sports Special Making the Cut: The Road to Pebble Beach; a documentary about the Pebble Beach Pro Am Golf Tournament that was nominated for a Sports Emmy. For more on Kevin visit www.KevinJames.com.

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The Orpheum Theatre is operated by the Memphis Development Foundation, a non-profit organization that depends on the financial support of the community to carry out its mission to foster the enjoyment and understanding of the arts in Memphis, as well as the economic prosperity of Downtown and surrounding areas.

Photo Credit: Kevin James Live

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