September 15, 2012
Russell Brand's performance scheduled for 8pm this Saturday, September 15th at the Citi Wang Theatre has been moved to the Citi Shubert Theatre (located directly across Tremont Street from the Citi Wang Theatre). Performance date and time will remain the same, and all Citi Wang Theatre tickets will be honored at the new venue.
Russell Brand shot to fame in the U.S. in 2008 when he was seen as rocker 'Aldous Snow' in the Judd Apatow-produced comedy FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL. Since then, the British star has become an international comedic success.
Recently Brand can currently be seen in FX Network’s “Brand X.” Russell’s six episode, half-hour, unscripted late night series, which he is also producing. The show is taped in front of a live studio audience and features Brand’s take on current events, pop culture and politics. The show was just picked up for a second season.
Brand has appeared in Warner Bros. ROCK OF AGES, ARTHUR, Universal’s HOP, GET HIM TO THE GREEK, FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL, Disney’s BEDTIME STORIES and Miramax’s THE TEMPEST.
Also an acclaimed author, Brand has written two books, “My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs and Stand-Up,” which was on The New York Times best-seller list for five weeks in a row, and the follow up, “Booky Wook 2: This Time It’s Personal.”
Brand hosted the 2012 MTV Movie Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards in 2008; he hosted the MTV VMA’s again in 2009 and garnered the biggest VMA audience since 2004, with nearly nine million viewers.
Beginning his career as a stand-up comedian, Brand rose to fame in the UK in 2003 for his “Big Brother” spin-off, “Big Brother’s Big Mouth.” He launched his first nationwide tour, Shame, in 2006; the show was released on DVD as Russell Brand: Live. Brand launched his second nationwide tour in 2007, Russell Brand: Only Joking; released on DVD as Russell Brand: Doin’ Life. He brought his stand-up comedy tour to the United States in 2009 with his tour, Russell Brand: Scandalous.