The Comic Celeste Barber Backup Dancer Tour in the United States and Canada

Celeste Barber is heading to North America. The multihyphenate, dubbed Australia’s ‘Queen of Comedy’, announced this morning that she will be hitting the road in May with the Backup Dancer Tour across the US and Canada.

Produced by Live Nation, the 20-plus city tour will kick off with a performance at the Netflix Is a Joke Comedy Festival at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles on May 2. She will continue her dates through June with stops in New York, Boston, Seattle, Atlanta, Toronto, Las Vegas, Austin, Texas and more. The tour will conclude in Chicago at the Athenaeum Center on June 21. “Coming to hot America,” Barber teased today on Instagram, where she has more than 10 million followers.

This release represents Barber’s third international tour and second American tour. Its previous series, Celeste Barber: Fine,Thanks, produced a special filmed at the Sydney Opera House which aired on Netflix last year. She also presented a one-woman show, Celeste Barber Challenge Accepted!, which premiered in Sydney in June 2017. Her New York show at the Gramercy was recorded for her first Showtime special before following up with a premiere sold out season in the UK and Europe.

Tickets for Backup Dancer will first launch with an artist pre-sale on February 1st. 28 and general public on March 28. 1 on The list of dates is below.

May 2: Los Angeles at the Orpheum Theater as part of the Netflix Is a Joke Comedy Festival

May 4: Phoenix at the Orpheum Theater

May 8: Washington, DC at the Warner Theater

May 9: Boston at the Boch Center Shubert Theater

May 11: New York at the Beacon Theater

May 12: Philadelphia at the Miller Theater

May 14: Seattle at the Moore Theater

May 15: Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Theater

May 16: San Francisco at the Masonic

May 17: Portland at the Newmark Theater

May 29: Atlanta at the Tabernacle

May 30: Nashville at the James K Polk Theater @ TPAC

May 31: Indianapolis at the Egyptian Room @ Old National Center

June 1: Grand Rapids at GLC Live at 20 Monroe

June 2: Toronto at Meridian Hall

June 5: Montreal at the Montreal Olympia

June 7: Las Vegas at the Summit Showroom

June 8: Las Vegas at the Summit Showroom

June 9: Denver at the Paramount Theater

June 10: Dallas at the Majestic Theater

June 13: Austin at the Paramount Theater

June 14: Houston at 713 Music Hall

June 16: San Diego at the Balboa Theater

June 20: Minneapolis at the State Theater

June 21: Chicago at the Athenaeum Center

Lonnie Kimmons

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