Updated:
Original:

Bob Newhart announces Twin Cities comedy gig

Author:

Entertainment icon Bob Newhart is bringing his classic brand of comedy to the Twin Cities, the Hennepin Theatre Trust announced Tuesday.

Newhart, 83, will play the State Theatre in Minneapolis Nov. 22. Tickets are $48.50 to $58.50 and go on sale Friday at 11 a.m.

The announcement of the gig comes on the heels of Newhart accepting an Icon Award from the Broadcast Television Journalist's Association Awards last week.

Newhart's previous honors include the Mark Twain Prize for Comedy in 2002 and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999.

The actor starred in two successful shows on CBS: "The Bob Newhart Show," from 1972 to 1978; and "Newhart," from 1982 to 1990.

Newhart, who is ranked at No. 14 on Comedy Central's list of 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time, also starred in such films as "Catch-22" and "Elf."

The Hennepin Theatre Trust also announced Tuesday that blues guitarist Johnny Lang will play the State Theatre Sept. 18; and the singing group The Manhattan Transfer will be bringing their Christmas Show to the Pantages Theatre Dec. 11.

Tickets for both shows also go on sale Friday: Lang at 10 a.m. and The Manhattan Transfer at 12 p.m.

Next Up

WIkimedia Commons - Frey April 20, 2021

Frey backs creation of Dept. of Public Safety, removal of police staffing minimums

He is in favor of removing police staffing minimums from the city charter – which this November's ballot question would also do.

Foreman tl - Flug-Presley tr - Sturm bl - Pettus br - Go Fund Me and Facebook

St. Paul PD takes over quadruple killing probe after it emerged they died in Minnesota

A "thorough investigation" reveled where the four Minnesotans were killed.

superior national forest

Highway 1 reopens as Greenwood Fire is 80% contained

The highway has been closed for about a month.

covid, vaccine

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, September 20

Data in Monday reports includes the past Friday, not the weekend. Weekend data is released on Tuesdays.

ATV

Driver killed in ATV rollover crash north of Alexandria

The crash occurred in Douglas County Sunday evening.

Related

Fans line up in Twin Cities for 'Book of Mormon' tickets

A long line stretched outside of the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Minneapolis Friday afternoon as fans got their first crack at tickets for the touring production of the controversial Broadway musical, "The Book of Mormon." The Tony Award-winning musical -- co-written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone of "South Park" fame -- is still selling out shows in New York.

Jeremy piven

'Entourage' star Piven announced for Minneapolis Comedy Festival

He joins the likes of Dax Shepard, Seth Meyers and Bob Newhart on the bill