Eddie Izzard to Get Stripped! Across U.S.; Solo Show Hits Radio City in June

News   Eddie Izzard to Get Stripped! Across U.S.; Solo Show Hits Radio City in June Following his extended stint at Off-Broadway's Union Square Theatre, Eddie Izzard will take his new solo — officially named Stripped! — across the country with a return visit to New York City's Radio City Music Hall in June.
Poster art for Stripped.
Poster art for Stripped. Photo by WestBeth Entertainment

The Tony Award-nominated actor (for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg) recently played West Coast gigs and began his current run at the Union Square Theatre Feb. 12. The workshop shows were originally scheduled through Feb. 23, but performances have been through March 8. Izzard performs at 10:30 PM at the current home of Jump.

Stripped! will embark on a national tour starting in April with dates currently slated through August. WestBeth Entertainment presents the tour. The comedian will return to New York City June 27 for a gig at Radio City Music Hall. (Pre-sale is currently available to fan club members. Tickets for the Radio City show go on sale to the public March 16.)

The list of currently scheduled stops follows:

  • Boston (April 28-30)
  • Washington DC (May 1-2)
  • Philadelphia (May 5-7)
  • Cincinnati (May 9)
  • Indianapolis (May 10)
  • Columbus (May 13)
  • Chicago (May 15-17)
  • Detroit (May 20)
  • Pittsburgh (May 21-22)
  • Cleveland (May 23-24)
  • Minneapolis (May 27-28)
  • St. Louis (May 30)
  • Kansas City (May 31)
  • Memphis (June 3)
  • Dallas (June 5)
  • Austin (June 6–8)
  • Houston (June 10-11)
  • Miami (June 13-14)
  • Tampa (June 17-18)
  • Nashville (June 20-21)
  • Atlanta (June 24-25)
  • New York City (June 27)
  • Seattle (July 11-12)
  • Portland (July 15)
  • San Francisco (July 17-19)
  • Phoenix (July 22-23)
  • Denver (July 29-30)
  • San Diego (August 1-2)
  • Los Angeles (August 8-9)

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    Izzard's past solo shows include the double Emmy Award-winning show Dress to Kill as well as Live at the Ambassadors, Unrepeatable, Circle, Definite Article, Glorious and Sexie. The Yemen-born Brit also boasts many London stage credits — among them the title role in the Lenny Bruce bio Lenny and the world premiere of David Mamet's The Cryptogram. His films include "Ocean's Twelve," "Velvet Goldmine," "Shadow of the Vampire," "The Cat's Meow," "My Super Ex Girlfriend" and "Across the Universe." Izzard is also scheduled to reprise his role in the new season of FX's television series "The Riches" — opposite Minnie Driver — which premieres March 18. (He also reprised his work as the accomplice to the title group in "Ocean's Thirteen.")

    For tickets to the live Eddie Izzard show at Union Square Theatre, 100 East 17th Street, call (212) 505-0700 or go to Ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit westbethent.com or eddieizzard.com.

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