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Tim Allen Announces Summer 2020 Stand-Up Show in Grand Rapids
Michigan Native to Play DeVos Performance Hall on July 18
Grand Rapids — Everyone’s favorite “tool man” is coming to Grand Rapids to appear live on stage this summer. Actor and comedian Tim Allen announced today he will be coming to DeVos Performance Hall for an incredible night of stand-up comedy on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 8:00 PM.
Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, December 13 at 10:00 AM. Tickets will be available at the DeVos Place® and Van Andel Arena® box offices and online at Ticketmaster.com. See Ticketmaster.com for all current pricing and availability. A purchase limit of eight (8) tickets will apply to every order. The show is intended for mature audiences only. You must be 18 years of age or older to attend.
About Tim Allen Tim Allen is the star of the hit sitcom “Last Man Standing” which was revived by the FOX network for its 7th season after airing for six seasons on ABC. The 8th season of the series will premiere in January 2020. Allen reprised his role as Buzz Lightyear in Disney’s “Toy Story 4,” with Tom Hanks, Keanu Reeves, Tony Hale, Annie Potts, Christina Hendricks, and Keegan-Michael Key. The film opened #1 at the box office on June 21, 2019
In 2017, he starred in the Netflix dark comedy “El Camino Christmas” with Vincent D’Onofrio, Luke Grimes and Dax Shepard. Allen continues to perform stand-up shows to sold-out crowds across the country. He honed his talents as a stand-up comic throughout the eighties, providing the perfect lead-in to his highly successful ABC television series “Home Improvement” where he garnered a Golden Globe Award, an Emmy nomination, and was honored with the People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Male Performer in a Television Series” for an unprecedented eight years in a row.
During “Home Improvement’s” run at the top of the prime-time charts, Tim revisited his comedy roots with a successful national concert tour. He also found time to pen his first book about the male perspective, Don’t Stand Too Close to a Naked Man, topping the New York Times Bestseller List. This was followed by his second bestseller I’m Not Really Here focusing on midlife, family and quantum physics.
In 1999, during the final season of “Home Improvement,” Tim was honored with the TV Guide Award for Favorite Actor in a Comedy Series. In a tearful farewell, Tim hung up his tool belt, shifting his film career into high gear with resounding success. He made his film debut in 1994, playing a holiday icon in “The Santa Clause,” earning him another People’s Choice Award. In 1995, he voiced the beloved, yet deluded, space ranger Buzz Lightyear in the CGI smash hit “Toy Story.”
In 1997, Allen starred in the hit comedies “Jungle 2 Jungle” and “For Richer or Poorer.” To the delight of moviegoers, in 1999 Tim reprised his character Buzz Lightyear in “Toy Story 2” which grossed over $250 million. This was followed by the hit film “Galaxy Quest.” Representing the ‘Average Joe,’ Tim starred in “Joe Somebody” and in 2001 he starred in the comedy “Big Trouble.” In 2002, Tim took on the role of Critical Jim in “Who Is Cletis Tout?,” and he helped kick off the holiday season that year reprising his role in “The Santa Clause 2.” In 2004, he starred opposite Jamie Lee Curtis in the comedy “Christmas with the Kranks.”
In 2006, Allen starred in “The Santa Clause 3,” in which he once again reprised his role as Santa Claus. That same year he starred in the comedy “Zoom” and in the updated version of the Disney classic “The Shaggy Dog.” In 2007, he starred opposite John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy in the hit comedy “Wild Hogs.” In 2008 Allen starred in the drama “Redbelt.”
In 2010, Allen reprised his role as Buzz Lightyear in “Toy Story 3.” That same year he starred in his feature film directorial debut “Crazy On The Outside” with Sigourney Weaver and Ray Liotta.
In 2013, Allen reprised his role as Buzz Lightyear in “Toy Story of Terror,” as spooky tale featuring all of the favorite “Toy Story” characters.
About ASM Global DeVos Performance Hall is managed by ASM Global. ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences.
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