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Texas Performing Arts Announces Comedian Jim Jefferies and Bert Kreischer 2nd Show Added

Texas Performing Arts Announces Comedian Jim Jefferies and Bert Kreischer 2nd Show Added

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2021
Media Contact:  Motley Crew Media for Texas Performing Arts
Shannon L. Boggus | 512.773.7249 | shannon.boggus@motleycrewmedia.com
Amy S. Layton | 512.695.0799 | amy.layton@motleycrewmedia.com

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Performing Arts plans to fill Bass Concert Hall with laughs this fall when it hosts national tour stops from stand-up comedians Jim Jefferies and Bert Kreischer. Jim Jefferies brings The Moist Tour on Friday, October 22, 2021 for one performance only. The Bert Kreischer - The Berty Boy Relapse Tour has added a 9:30 pm show on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Tickets for Jim Jefferies and the added 9:30 pm Bert Kreischer performance go on sale this Friday, June 4 at texasperformingarts.org.

ON SALE AT 12 pm on Friday, June 4
Jim Jefferies - The Moist Tour
Friday, October 22, 2021 at 7 pm
Tickets: $89.75 - $39.75/VIP tickets at $194.75

ON SALE AT 10 am (for added 9:30 pm show) on Friday, June 4         
Bert Kreischer - The Berty Boy Relapse Tour
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 7 pm & 9:30 pm
Tickets: $59.75 and $39.75

Previously purchased tickets for the Bert Kreischer’s rescheduled show will be honored for the December 2nd 7 pm performance.

About Jim Jefferies
Jim Jefferies (Legit, FX; The Jim Jefferies Show, Comedy Central) is a Sydney native who is one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, entertaining audiences across the globe with his provocative, belief-challenging, and thought-provoking comedy. Jim was honored as Stand-Up Comedian of the Year at the Just for Laughs Festival in summer 2019. At the end of 2019 he started Oblivious tour in 2020 where he toured all around Europe and North America. Jim’s ninth stand up special Intolerant came out on Netflix last year and he currently hosts his own podcast I Don’t Know About That with Jim Jefferies.

About Bert Kreischer
Bert Kreischer is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and host who performs to sold-out crowds across the country. His brand new stand up special “Hey Big Boy”, as well as “Secret Time” and “The Machine” are currently streaming globally on NETFLIX.  Bert recently debuted his new Netflix docu-series “The Cabin,” which shot straight to the top 10 within 24 hours and was the most-watched unscripted series on the platform the week it premiered. Bert Kreischer hosts Go-Big Show (picked up for Season 2 by TBS) with celebrity judges Snoop Dogg, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Nettles and Cody Rhodes.

Described as having a “rare and incredible talent” (Interrobang), Bert has evolved from being named Rolling Stone’s 1997 "Number One Partier in the Nation" to one of the top names in comedy. Between his four stand-up specials, his three podcasts: “Bertcast,” “2 Bears 1 Cave,” and “BillBert,” his YouTube cooking show: “Something’s Burning,” his book Life of the Party: Stories of a Perpetual Man-Child (2014), Bert has succeeded in finding the elusive blend of “being a cringe comedian with real insight” (Interrobang).  Lauded as one of the best storytellers of his generation, Bert seamlessly and sincerely shares anecdotes about his family and fatherhood while showing his ability to prove “that there’s a way to take his [party-boy] antics into middle-age,” (Forbes). His infamous story about robbing a train with the Russian Mafia was recently optioned by Legendary (the studio behind The Hangover Series, Jurassic World, and Straight Outta Compton) to be turned into a movie. After the successful debut of The Body Shots World Tour in 2019, where he quickly sold out theaters and added shows in almost every market, Bert performed 59 shows of his “Hot Summer Nights” a socially-distanced outdoor tour spanning 35+ cities across 18 states and reaching 80,000+ individuals. He then launched a brand-new tour in 2020, The Berty Boy Tour -- now, The Berty Boy Relapse Tour -- which includes shows in even larger venues across the country. Tickets can be found at BertBertBert.com.

ABOUT TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS
Texas Performing Arts is the performing arts presenting program of The University of Texas at Austin and operates campus venues including Bass Concert Hall and McCullough Theatre.  It is the home of the Broadway in Austin series. In calendar year 2019 Bass Concert Hall had the highest number of tickets sold of any theater in Austin, was #2 in the State of Texas and #22 in the world, according to industry publication Pollstar. Following a national search, Tony Award-winning producer Bob Bursey was appointed Executive Director in January, 2020.

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