NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A popular comedian turned actor who started his career on-stage as a dare, funnyman Eddie Griffin has built an ever-growing fan base since jumping onto the comedy scene in 1990. He’s been honored by Comedy Central as the Top 100 Greatest Stand-ups of all time, appeared in 47 films and numerous television shows and, in addition to his comedic talents, is also a gifted actor, dancer, choreographer and singer. And, on Saturday, Sept. 21, he’ll be bringing the laughs to Mahalia Jackson Theater.

Tickets for Eddie Griffin are on sale now at the Saenger Theatre Box Office, or by calling 800-745-3000. The box office, located at 1111 Canal St., is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees.

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