Attucks at 100 celebrations continue as “Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones brings her stand-up comedy to the Attucks Theatre stage April 20 at 7:30 pm, as part of the Attucks at 100 Celebration. Attucks at 100 continues throughout 2019 featuring major headline acts and community events to celebrate the rich history of this landmark theatre. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 25 at 10 am and will be available at vafest.org and Ticketmaster.com.
Leslie Jones has been a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” for three seasons; her work on the long-standing show has garnered her an Emmy Award nomination and inclusion on the Time 100 list. Leslie has covered the summer and winter Olympics for NBC and was the host of The 2017 BET Awards. She is currently recording one of the lead roles in the animated film Angry Birds 2 for Sony Pictures; she also starred in Paul Feig’s reboot of Ghostbusters, alongside Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon. Her other film credits include Chris Rock’s Top Five, Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck and the animated film Sing.
Leslie Jones’ Attucks Theatre performance is co-presented by SevenVenues and Virginia Arts Festival. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, January 25, available for purchase via the following means:
Online: Ticketmaster.com and vafest.org
Phone: Ticketmaster, 1-800-745-3000 or Virginia Arts Festival, 757-282-2822
In person: Virginia Arts Festival Ticket Office, 440 Bank St., Norfolk (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm) or Scope Arena box office, 201 East Brambleton Avenue, Norfolk (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm)