By Curt Wagner
10:37 AM CST, February 28, 2012
UPDATE MARCH 2: Due to incredible demand, TBS presents a very funny festival Just for Laughs Chicago is thrilled to announce that Aziz Ansari will appear in a second show at The Chicago Theatre at 10:30 p.m. Friday, June 15. Tickets are $35.50 & $45.50 (plus service charge) and are now on sale!
"Parks and Recreation"funny man Aziz Ansari will be a headliner for the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Chicago this summer, TBS and Montreal's Just For Laughs announced Tuesday.
Ansari brings his new tour, "Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive," to The Chicago Theatre June 15. Tickets, priced between $35.50 and $45.50, go on sale at 10 a.m. March 2.
"Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive" is the first of the shows to be announced as part of the fourth annual TBS Presents A Very Funny Festival Just for Laughs June 12-17.
Besides doing his stand-up, Ansari plays Tom Haverford in "Parks and Recreation," which airs Thursdays on NBC. Ansari also has appeared in films such as "30 Minutes or Less" and is developing three films for Judd Apatow and Universal with director Jason Woliner.
AZIZ ANSARI: BURIED ALIVE TOUR
7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15
The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St.
Tickets: $35.50 & $45.50 (tax included, plus service charge)
On sale: 10 a.m. Friday, March 2
In Person: Ticketmaster outlets and Chicago Theatre Box Office
Phone: 312-902-1500 or 800-745-3000
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