After selling out all his shows with us in 2022, Chris Redd is back for more. The actor, writer, stand-up comic and rapper was a cast member on NBC’s "Saturday Night Live" for five years, and he also starred in the NBC comedy "Kenan" and the Peacock series "Bust Down." His acclaimed special "Why Am I Like This?" debuted on HBO Max in fall 2022.
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- "Late shows" in the main showroom have assigned seating. Assignments are made in order of ticket purchase. Generally speaking, the earlier you buy tickets, the closer you will be to the stage.
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Chris Redd was a repertory player on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” for five seasons. He has also appeared as Gary Williams on NBC’s “Kenan,” and Chris on Peacock’s “Bust Down.”
Redd is an actor, writer, rapper and stand-up comedian who performs across the country and has toured the United States and Europe with The Second City Touring Company. He received the Emmy Award in 2018 for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for the “SNL” song “Come Back, Barack.”
In 2019 Redd released his debut stand-up album, “But Here We Are.” Redd starred in the independent horror film “Scare Me” and can be seen in the comedy films “Vampires vs. the Bronx," “Deep Murder,” “The House” and “A Futile and Stupid Gesture.”
He appeared in the 2016 film “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” and opposite Kathy Bates in the Netflix original comedy series “Disjointed” and was featured in the series “Wet Hot American Summer,” NBC’s “Will & Grace,” Netflix’s “Love,” TV’ Land’s “Teachers,” Comedy Central’s “Detroiters” and “Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents.” Redd has also loaned his voice to many projects including Netflix’s “Big Mouth,” Audible’s “64th Man” and Disney’s “Star vs. the Forces of Evil.” Additionally, Redd was featured as a 2016 Standup New Face at Just for Laughs in Montreal.
Redd was previously a performer at Chicago’s Second City and iO Chicago.