Kids in the Hall" Tour US and Canada with New Stageshow, March 28-May 25

News   Kids in the Hall" Tour US and Canada with New Stageshow, March 28-May 25 The Canadian quintet that rose to fame with their television series "The Kids in the Hall" from 1989-1994 are returning to the live stage once more. The sketch comedy troupe who toured two years ago will embark upon a North American "Tour of Duty 2002" March 28 with a stop in New York City's Beacon Theatre April 14-15.

The Canadian quintet that rose to fame with their television series "The Kids in the Hall" from 1989-1994 are returning to the live stage once more. The sketch comedy troupe who toured two years ago will embark upon a North American "Tour of Duty 2002" March 28 with a stop in New York City's Beacon Theatre April 14-15.

The group that takes its name from the Jack Benny line — "I got this one from the kids in the hall" — referring to aspiring joke writers outside his office will cross the States and Provinces through May. Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson comprise The Kids in the Hall. (Off-Broadway audiences may recall McKinney's turns in A Flea in Her Ear and Fuddy Meers.)

The new stageshow precedes the April 16 DVD release of the behind-the-scenes documentary of their 1999-2000 reunion tour. "Kids In The Hall: Same Guys, New Dresses" premiered at the Aspen Comedy Festival in March 2001. Their TV series can still be seen in reruns on Comedy Central and their feature film "Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy" is available in stores.

The tour dates are as follows: (all dates are subject to change)

March 28 - Buffalo, NY - Shea's Performing Arts Center
March 29 - Syracuse, NY - Landmark Theatre
March 30 - London, Ontario - Centennial Hall
March 31 - Ottawa, Ontario - National Arts Centre
April 1&2 - Toronto, Ontario - Canon Theatre
April 6 - Hamilton, Ontario - Hamilton Place Theatre
April 7 - Detroit, MI - State Theatre
April 9 - Boston, MA - Orpheum Theatre
April 10 - Washington, D.C. - D.A.R. Constitution Hall
April 11 - Wallingford, CT - Oakdale Theatre
April 12 - Memorial Hall - Burlington, VT
April 13 - Philadelphia, PA - Tower Theatre
April 14&15 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
April 17 - Cleveland, OH - State Theatre
April 18 - Rosemont, IL - Rosemont Theatre
April 19 - Milwaukee, WI - Riverside Theatre
April 20 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
April 25 - Kansas City, KS - Memorial Hall
April 26 - Dallas, TX - Bronco Bowl
April 27 - Austin, TX - The Backyard
April 28 - Houston, TX - Verizon Wireless Theatre
May 1&2 - Minneapolis, MN - Historic State Theatre
May 3&4 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Walker Theatre
May 9 - Edmonton, Alberta - Northlands Park/Agricom Hall D
May 11 - Kelowna, B.C. - Skyreach Palace
May 12 - Vancouver, B.C. - Queen Elizabeth Theatre
May 14 - Seattle, WA - Paramount Theatre
May 17&18 - Los Angeles, CA - Wiltern Theater
May 19&20 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield Theater
May 22 - San Diego, CA - Copley Symphony Hall
May 24 - Phoenix, AZ - Symphony Hall
May 25 - Las Vegas, NV - Hard Rock
Tickets to see The Kids in the Hall can be purchased through Ticketmaster, Ticketmaster Canada and exclusive promoter Clear Channel Entertainment.

— by Ernio Hernandez