Chris Tucker to Play the PCC Theater

Monday, April 6, 2015, 9:55 A.M.

Chris Tucker to Play the PCC Theater

 

CHRIS TUCKER TO PLAY THE PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER!!!

Best known for his role as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour films series

 

 (Peoria, IL)—Chris Tucker will bring his comedy genius to the SMG managed Peoria Civic Center Theater on May 30, 2015 at 7:30 pm. Ticket are $46.50 and $75, go on sale Friday, April 10 at 10 am and will be available at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, or by phone at 1 (800) 745-3000.

Chris Tucker is an international award-winning actor and comedian best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. He became a favorite on Russell Simmons’ HBO Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s and came to prominence in his first starring role, the 1995 film cult classic Friday starring opposite Ice Cube.  In 1997, Tucker was an executive producer and starred in the hit movie, Money Talks with Charlie Sheen.

 

Chris Tucker co-starred in the 2013 Oscar®-nominated film Silver Linings Playbook with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.  To date, Tucker has starred in films that have collectively grossed over one billion dollars in box office sales worldwide.  Tucker, who is currently on his successful 2015 U.S. comedy tour, has received rave reviews from all over the world, including Asia, the United Kingdom, Australia and the Middle East.  He is set to release his 1st Stand Up Comedy Special on Netflix on July 10th of this year.  Outside of comedy, Tucker is a dedicated humanitarian, spending much of his spare time traveling around the world, doing philanthropic work to make a difference through the Chris Tucker Foundation.

 

For additional information about Chris Tucker visit http://www.christucker.com/.  Follow Chris Tucker on Facebook, Twitter: @realctucker, and Instagram: realctucker.

 

For additional information visit www.peoriaciviccenter.com.

 

About the Peoria Civic Center

The Peoria Civic Center, an SMG managed facility, is an entertainment and convention venue that contributes significantly to the economic impact on the downtown Peoria area.  For the most up-to-date event information, please check us out on the web at www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com.

 

About SMG

Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats.  As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Solider Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.  SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 130 accounts worldwide.

 

SAVOR

SAVOR is the food and beverage division of SMG, the global leader in public facilities and special event venue management.  Since its inception in 1983, SAVOR has specialized in creating menus that showcase local cuisine expertly prepared and presented to ensure a seamless dining and entertainment experience. SAVOR currently provides catering, concessions and special event services, to more than 130 facilities worldwide.

 

The company is also an industry leader in introducing green standards and programs to public facilities.  SAVOR’s commitment to farm to table freshness and food quality features locally grown products for their venue clients whenever possible.  SAVOR staff prides themselves on being on the cutting edge of the latest food and beverage trends in addition to searching out the most innovative food technologies available on the market.  To learn more, visit www.savorsmg.com.