Performing Arts Fort Worth Presents
Lewis Black: Off The Rails
Part of the BNSF Popular Entertainment Series
Dates: April 15, 2023
Location: Bass Performance Hall
April 15, 2023 At bass performance hall
Known as the “King of Rant”, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and finger pointing to expose the absurdities of life. A Grammy Award®-winning stand-up, Lewis Black performs his critically acclaimed shows more than 200 nights annually, to sold-out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States.
Black‘s newest special Thanks for Risking Your Life, which premiered on streaming in October of 2020, was his last live performance before the Covid-19 lockdown. He has released eight comedy albums, including the 2007 Grammy Award®-winning The Carnegie Hall Performance. He won his second Grammy Award® for his album Stark Raving Black and has published three bestselling books: Nothing’s Sacred (Simon & Schuster, 2005), Me of Little Faith (Riverhead Books, 2008) and I’m Dreaming of a Black Christmas (Riverhead Books, 2010). In 2012, he performed eight sell-out shows at Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway as well as did one of his two HBO Specials Black On Broadway. In 2015, Black notably voiced the character “Anger” in the Academy Award®-winning film from Pixar, Inside Out.
A published playwright, Black has written over 40 plays and has found his work performed throughout the country. In addition to his professional pursuits, Lewis is dedicated to a number of charitable organizations including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The Rogosin Institute, and The 52nd Street Project. He’s also deeply committed to supporting our troops. A seasoned USO tour veteran, he’s performed for the troops on three Christmas tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Special rates available for groups of 10+.