Sunday March 16 Content Guidelines: CLN
4:30p $32.50-$39.50 (Reserved Seating)
Fountain Street Church
Actor and Comedian Sinbad arrived on the comedy scene with a “hit-em in the face” style of comedy that has kept audiences laughing in the aisles for the past two decades. He freely admits that he doesn’t know any jokes, except for the ones that his dad told him “back in the day”. Sinbad tells stories, and boy does he tell stories! The basis of his humor comes from everyone he’s met, everything he’s seen, and everything he’s done.
Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the top 100 stand-up comedians of all time, Sinbad has built a loyal following by taking audiences’ painful trials or embarrassing tribulations of day-by-day life, throwing them back in their faces, and causing an uproar of comedic hysteria. He can also make it sound profound without being profane.
Sinbad is internationally known for his starring appearances in hit movies like Jingle All the Way, playing opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger; Houseguest co-starring the late Phil Hartman, and let’s not forget his film debut Necessary Roughness. He has starred in the television sitcom A Different World, as well as his own series, The Sinbad Show. He’s hosted UPN’s first late night talk show, Vibe. Recently he appeared as a recurring guest star on the Showtime Original Series Resurrection Blvd, on the FX Television series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and the third season of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice. Sinbad has even written a self-help book entitled Sinbad’s Guide to Life: (Because I Know Everything).
A one-time basketball standout for the University of Denver, Sinbad agrees that everything he needed to know for comedy, he learned from playing basketball. Now there is one part of Sinbad’s life that has been a well-kept secret – he is a closet nerd. He has served as a spokesperson for the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME). In honor of his parents Donald & Louise Adkins, Sinbad has established an academic scholarship in their name at the esteemed Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.