Mon, Oct 29
Chris D'Elia Comes to DPAC April 12, 2019
NBC Comedy Series Undateable and Netflix Star
Follow The Leader Tour
April 12, 2019
October 29, 2018 (Durham, NC) – Chris D’Elia is one of the most sought after performers in the comedy world. D’Elia is best known for his stand up and starring role on the NBC comedy series Undateable. His latest standup special, Man On Fire, is now on Netflix. He currently hosts a highly successful weekly podcast Congratulations with Chris D’Elia, which launched in February 2017 and has since been a mainstay on itunes’ comedy podcast charts. Chris is signed on for a major supporting role in the Mitja Okorn-helmed romantic drama Life in a Year, joining topliners Cara Delevingne, Jaden Smith, Nia Long and Cuba Gooding Jr. D’Elia can also be seen in the Netflix horror comedy Little Evil opposite Adam Scott and Evangeline Lilly. Chris D’Elia is coming to DPAC on April 12, 2019.
On stage, D’Elia continues to cement his status as a force in standup comedy. He is a regular at Hollywood comedy clubs—where he performs multiples times a week—and continues to tour the US and Canada to sold-out crowds. His standup special, Incorrigible, debuted on Netflix in April 2015. He could also be seen on the dais of the highly anticipated Roast Of Justin Bieber, which premiered in March 2015 on Comedy Central. In December 2013, he released his first one-hour Comedy Central special, White Male. Black Comic. Previously, D’Elia starred opposite Whitney Cummings on NBC’s multi-camera comedy series Whitney. He has also appeared on Comedy Central’s Workaholics, TBS’s Glory Daze, Showtime’s Live Nude Comedy, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Comedy Central Presents.
Since its opening in 2008, DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center) has become the center for live entertainment in North Carolina. Recognized for its contemporary design, DPAC features 2,700 seats, intimate sightlines and state-of-the-art sound and video. Listed annually among the top five in Pollstar magazine’s worldwide theater attendance rankings, DPAC is the #2 ranked theater in the U.S.
With a mission of presenting one-of a-kind live entertainment events, DPAC truly has “something for everyone,” hosting more than 200 performances a year, including spectacular touring Broadway productions, high-profile concert and comedy events, family shows and the heralded American Dance Festival. Owned by the City of Durham and operated under the direction of Nederlander and Professional Facilities Management (PFM), since 2011 DPAC has been listed as the #1 performing arts organization in the region by the Triangle Business Journal. For more information please go to www.DPACnc.com.