One of the most popular comedians and actors in America will be making his Newport debut this summer at the Newport Summer Comedy Series at the .
Kevin Hart, who has done it all with great success over the past eight years, brings his standup comedy show to the Newport waterfront on Friday, Aug. 24 for one show only.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 4, at noon at:
- Newport Yachting Center Box Office (4 Commercial Way)
- All TICKETMASTER Locations
Hart, who has three hit Comedy Central specials, has also appeared in commercials, movies and television sitcoms. He first appeared in "Modern Family" in 2011 as Phil Dunphy’s next door neighbor. He has appeard in Air Jordan commercials alongside NBA star Dwayne Wade and a series of eBay commercials. The many movies Hart has been in include "Little Fockers" with Robert DeNiro and Barbara Streisand and "Death at a Funeral" with Chris Rock.
“Kevin usually performs at larger venues than our 1,746-seat tent at the Newport Yachting Center. In fact, this fall he will embark on an arena tour, so for fans to get to see him in such a cozy venue such as ours will be a real treat and make this one of the hottest tickets of any comedy show in the country,” said Joe Rocco, comedy series president. "We are excited to welcome our new title sponsor, Mattie Imports of Fall River, which has signed on to the comedy series for at least the next three years. We look forward to working with their general manager, Brian Farrington, and his team to showcase their popular vehicles, promote their brand and share lots of laughs along the way.”
Also appearing at the 12th annual Newport Summer Comedy Series is , Dennis Miller on July 14, Lisa Lampanelli on July 22 and . Additional shows will be announced within the next two weeks.