Standup phenomenon Jeff Dunham announces his fall 2013 Disorderly Conduct tour
SATURDAY, OCT. 26
CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE – OTTAWA
Doors: 4 p.m. Showtime: 5 p.m.
Tickets on sale Friday, July 12, at 10 a.m.
Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.CapitalTickets.ca, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d’Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull, Ottawa Festivals and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office.
Tickets are $60.50; reserved seating (plus CRF and service charges).
North America’s number one comedian, Jeff Dunham, and his beloved cast of characters announced the fall leg of their 2013 Disorderly Conduct world tour, which includes a stop at Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday, Oct. 26. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 12, at 10 a.m.
Fans all over the world can look forward to a new jam-packed show with more laughs than ever before. Dunham’s famed troupe of sidekicks are back: Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, the beer-fueled redneck Bubba J, the manic purple creature Peanut, the spicy pepper from south of the border José Jalapeño and Peanut’s own ventriloquist dummy Little Jeff, a mini-version of the ringmaster himself.
Dunham and his comedic sidekicks most recent Comedy Central one hour special entitled Minding the Monsters, is the fifth in a string of record-breaking specials. Minding the Monsters takes its audience into the ultimate haunted house where you can see Walter transform into something grumpier than he already is, watch Bubba J rise from the dead, meet Peanut’s alter ego, The Purple Avenger of the Night, and his spicy sidekick, and witness Achmed literally dressed to kill in an outfit that would terrify the most terrifying terrorist. It debuted on Comedy Central to 7.5 million viewers, making it the most watched special of the year for the network. Upon its release on DVD, it was the No. 1 comedy DVD on Amazon.com and exceeded platinum sales within six days. It has already reached triple platinum status.
In 2013, fans will also get the chance to see Achmed the Dead Terrorist like he’s never been seen before. This December, Dunham will premiere his very first animated feature Achmed Saves America, starring the world’s most beloved, failed bad-guy. In this full length animated movie, Achmed is having a very bad day. After accidentally blowing himself up, the world’s most incompetent suicide bomber finds himself whisked away from his homeland by a giant bald eagle and dropped off in Americaville, USA. There, mistaken by the kind-hearted Wilson family for a visiting French exchange student, “The Little Skeleton That Couldn’t” bumblingly plots to destroy the town and all of its “infidels”. But once he’s exposed to the sweet things in life – including all-you-can-eat buffets and frozen yogurt – Achmed’s campaign of hate turns into a patriotic All-American lovefest.
The phenomenal international success of Dunham and his cohorts have been driven by his Comedy Central specials, which set global records for both ratings and sales. Dunham’s fourth Comedy Central TV special Controlled Chaos, premiered to a staggering 8.3 million viewers overall making it the most viewed cable show that night. The global TV event enjoyed a never-before simultaneous same-day worldwide debut in a dozen countries. Dunham continued to break ratings records at the end of 2011, when The Bio Channel’s premiere of Jeff Dunham: Birth of a Dummy became the network’s top rated telecast ever.
No wonder The New York Times Magazine declared Jeff Dunham “the most successful comedian working in America.” Dunham was recently named Pollstar’s No. 1 Comedy Tour in North America for three years running as well as their Top Worldwide Tour two years in a row.
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