St. Petersburg, Fla. (June 15, 2017) – Emmy award-winning writer and comedian John Mulaney heads to the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 at 7 p.m. when the JOHN MULANEY: KID GORGEOUS tour comes to downtown St. Pete. Tickets go on sale to the public Wednesday, June 21 at 10 a.m.
John Mulaney most recently starred in the Broadway hit, “Oh, Hello on Broadway” alongside Nick Kroll. In 2015 Mulaney released his stand up special which was a Netflix Original titled “THE COMEBACK KID” that the AV Club called the “best hour of his career.” He began his career in New York’s East Village and has since toured around the world. In 2008, he began writing for “Saturday Night Live” where he appeared as a “Weekend Update” correspondent and co-created characters such as Stefon with Bill Hader. He currently writes for IFC’s “Documentary Now” and for Netflix’s “Big Mouth” on which he voices the character of Andrew. Mulaney’s first comedy album, “The Top Part,” was released in 2009. He released his second Comedy Central special and album “New In Town” in 2012, and upon review, Ken Tucker of Entertainment Weekly hailed Mulaney as “one of the best stand-up comics alive.”
Tickets, $35 and $40, go on sale to the public Wednesday, June 21 at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online at themahaffey.com, charge by phone at 727.893.7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office. The Box Office is open Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Mahaffey Theater
The Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, The Mahaffey hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, pop, rock, comedy, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions.
Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.
Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts
Founded as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2009, the Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to the success and future of The Mahaffey Theater and to the notion that through diverse programing and patron membership support, performing arts should be enjoyed by all of St. Petersburg’s citizens. It’s your theater!
The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is committed to supporting and presenting all genres of the performing arts at The Mahaffey Theater, funding arts education for school children through the Class Acts performance series and providing its member patrons with unequaled services, entertainment and cultural experiences.