About The Show
He has been called one of the most original stand-up comics in the country and his performance leave audiences laughing in tears. Michael Blackson aka “The African King of Comedy” has been entertaining audiences across the country and around the globe for more than a decade. Inspired by the stand-up comedy of Eddie Murphy, Blackson began to develop his comedic talent in 1992 in the unkind comedy clubs of Philadelphia, PA. Blackson’s comedic appeal grew from his involvement with BET’s “Comic View Series”, HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam”, “Showtime at Harlem”, and “Live in Hollywood.”
However, it was in Los Angeles comedy club where Blackson got his big break. Blackson was performing at the Comedy Store where actor/director Ice Cube was in attendance. After experiencing Blackson’s performance Ice Cube invited the young comic for a reading…and the rest is smash hit history! Blackson’s outstanding and unforgettable performance in the hit comedy “Next Friday” drew praise and a fan following like no other.
In 2005 Blackson would not disappoint. He released his top-selling sketch comedy CD entitled “Modasucka Welcome to America.” With Blackson the work never stops. When he takes the stage clad in the finest Dashikis the Motherland has to offer “The African King of Comedy is born! Along with his film and television endeavors Blackson continues to entertain his fans as the headliner for live shows at comedy clubs, universities, and special events bringing his one-of-a-kind must-see stand-up performance to audiences across the country and around the world.
BECOME A FAN OF MICHAEL BLACKSON | Michael Blackson (@michaelblackson) • Instagram photos and videos
Please note that the theatre will be using the following security procedures for all events. Please plan accordingly.
All patrons are subject to search of person, including the use of a metal detectors.
- Bags larger than 8"x 6"x 4" are prohibited from entry and all bags are subject to search. If voluntary search is denied, entry will be denied. *subject to change, refer to StocktonLive.com for more details.
Camera policy is set by the show, best practice suggests no cameras for events
No weapons of any kind will be permitted into the theatre
No outside food or beverage will be permitted into the theatre
We are a cashless facility! All points of sale within the venue are no longer accepting cash. Please be prepared to pay with your credit card, debit card or mobile pay. Thank you!
The theatre is a no smoking facility, there is no designated smoking area
The theatre has a no re-entry policy.
We encourage you to plan accordingly for traffic in the City, parking and long lines when entering the theatre.
Parking is located at the Coy Garage – 130 N Hunter St, Stockton, California.
- Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 7:30 PM Add