Mar. 31, 2022

Comedian Performing Oct 25th and 26th After Adding Second Show at Altria Theater

RICHMOND, VA (March 31, 2022) – Award-winning actor, director, producer, and writer, Chris Rock, is bringing his Ego Death World Tour to Altria Theater. Scheduled to perform on Tuesday, October 25th for an 8:00PM show, the comedian has already added a second show as a result of strong sales during the venue’s presale campaign. The second show will take place Wednesday, October 26th at 8:00PM. 


Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, April 1st at 10AM. The venue pre-sale continues until Thursday, March 31st at 10PM for subscribers to the Altria Theater newsletter. Visit or follow Altria Theater on Facebook to learn more.


Lauded by peers and critics alike, Chris Rock is one of our generation’s strongest comedic voices. With a career spanning more than three decades, Rock has enjoyed ongoing success in both film and television as a comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. 


Rock recently wrapped production on the upcoming Higher Ground produced biopic, “Rustin '' and David O’Russell’s Untitled film. He is also set to direct an Untitled Chris Rock project in 2023. 


In 2021 Rock starred as Loy Cannon in season 4 of FX’s Emmy-winning drama series “Fargo.”  He also teamed up with Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures in the reimagining of the newest Saw franchise movie, “Spiral,” in which he produced and starred in. His most recent standup special, “Total Blackout: The Tamborine Extended Cut,” is currently streaming on Netflix. 


In 2014 he led the ensemble cast of “Top Five,” a critically acclaimed comedy feature that he also wrote and directed. In 2009 Rock ventured into the documentary world as a writer and producer of “Good Hair,” and in 2014 he executive produced “Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip,” a documentary recounting the history of one of New York’s most famous comedy venues.  His feature acting credits include The Week Of, the Grown Ups and Madagascar franchises, 2 Days in New York, Death at a Funeral, Nurse Betty, Dogma, the hip-hop comedy CB4, and New Jack City.


His television work includes serving as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” from 1989 - 1993 and as executive producer, writer and narrator for the series “Everybody Hates Chris.” The series ran from 2005 - 2009 and is still one of the highest rated syndicated shows in the world.


In 2011, Rock made his Broadway debut starring in Stephen Adly Guirgis’s The Motherf**ker With The Hat.   


Rock has won four Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards, and is a New York Times Best-Selling Author. In addition, he received two nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Director for a Variety Special for “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo,” and Outstanding Special Class Program for the 88th Annual Academy Awards.




About ASM Richmond

ASM Richmond is the Richmond, Virginia division of ASM Global, the world’s leading provider of innovative venue services and live experiences. The company manages three local venues including, Altria Theater and Dominion Energy Center on behalf of the Richmond Performing Arts Commission (RPAC), and Bon Secours Training Center on behalf of the Richmond Economic Development Authority. Previously known as SMG Richmond, the company became ASM Richmond in 2019 as a result of the merger between its parent company, SMG Worldwide, and AEG Facilities. ASM Richmond oversees all facets of venue management including, administration and finance, sales and marketing, event production and promotion, and facilities maintenance.


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