Tickets for the one-man show, which begins previews Jan. 20, 2009, at the Cort Theatre, are currently on sale exclusively for AMEX Cardholders. Beginning Dec. 21 all interested theatregoers will be able to purchase tickets by visiting www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.
The show will be directed by Adam McKay, Ferrell's longtime collaborator, and director of the comedy films "Anchorman," "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" and the recent "Step Brothers," all Ferrell vehicles. Opening night is scheduled for Feb. 5, 2009.
As previously announced, HBO will air a live telecast of You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W Bush. The HBO special, which will likely air toward the end of the Broadway run, will be directed by Marty Callner.
The Cort Theatre is located in Manhattan at 148 West 48th Street.