Chris Rock is coming to Dubai

Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, will be bringing his 'Total Blackout' tour to Dubai on January 5 and 6, 2018 at the Dubai World trade Centre, Hall 3 & 4. It's the acclaimed comedian's first tour in over 9 years.

Lauded by peers and critics alike, Chris Rock is one of our generation's strongest comedic voices. As an actor, director, producer and writer he has created many memorable moments.

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. 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 executively 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 "Grown Ups" and "Madagascar" franchises, "Head of State," "Nurse Betty," "CB4", "Death at a Funeral," "I Think I Love My Wife," "2 Days in New York," "Dogma" and "New Jack City."

His television work includes serving as executive producer, writer and narrator for the series "Everybody Hates Chris," which ran from 2005 to 2009, and as a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" from 1989-1993.

This summer, Rock reunited with Adam Sandler in production of Netflix's original movie, "The Week Of." He will also executive produce BET's newest late-night talk show, "The Rundown with Robin Thede."

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.

Tickets for the Dubai show, start at Dhs395 and go on sale at 12pm on Wednesday September 13 at and all Virgin Megastores across the UAE.

An exclusive du pre-sale starts tomorrow, Septmber 11 art 12pm and closes at 11am September 13.

Khaleej Times Staff Report/Dubai Filed on September 10, 2017