Comedy Central and Real Concerts are thrilled to announce that global comedy superstar, Russell Peters, is returning to South Africa as part of his brand new Deported World Tour. The award winning comic will perform in Cape Town on May 17 at the Grand Arena, bringing his unique and sometimes controversial brand of humor to South Africa once again.
Peters’ new show features all new material including plenty of Russell’s signature audience interactions. The comic has returned to live touring after taking time off to film his smash hit CTV/Netflix series, The Indian Detective.
The series also stars Anupam Kher (The Big Sick, Silver Linings Playbook), William Shatner (Star Trek), Christina Cole (Suits, Casino Royale), and Mishqah Parthiephal (Keeping Up with the Kandasamys). Peters can also be seen in the films, The Clapper, Supercon, and Adventures in Public School.
The Deported World Tour kicked off in Australia and New Zealand in February 2018 and has already travelled to over 29 cities in 20 countries and been seen by over 100,00 fans worldwide. The tour will continue well into 2019, following which, Peters will take an extended break.
Listed on the Forbes List as one of the top ten Highest Earning Comics in the U.S. since 2009, the comedian has spent the last 29 years building a career to become one of the biggest comics in the world.
Thanks to YouTube and his global following, Peters has sold-out arenas from Madison Square Garden to the Sydney Opera House. He has also performed for the troops in Afghanistan, Iraq, on the USS Eisenhower, and the HMCS Winnipeg. He has also appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Lopez Tonight, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and on HBO, CNN, MTV, BBC, Showtime and Comedy Central. Peters 2010 memoir, Call Me Russell, was a Globe and Mail number one bestseller in Canada.
Tickets are available from R350 per person at Computicket.
Recommended PGL. Peters will be performing in Cape Town on May 17 at the Grand Arena, from 8pm.