Martin Lawrence Announces His Return To Standup

Martin Lawrence Announces His Return To Standup
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This summer, Martin Lawrence is set to bring the heat not just with his movie roles but also by making a grand return to the comedy stage. Known for his vibrant energy and sharp wit, Lawrence is launching a 36-city stand-up comedy tour titled “Y’all Know What It Is!” which will commence on July 20. Joining him on this comedic journey will be a lineup of all-star comedians, including Deon Cole, DC Young Fly, Jess Hilarious, Adele Givens, B. Simone, Chico Bean, Ms. Pat, Rickey Smiley, among others, each featuring in various cities across the tour.

Lawrence expressed his excitement about returning to stand-up, a realm where he feels most at home, offering instant gratification and the joy of connecting directly with audiences. His history with stand-up is illustrious, having hosted “Def Comedy Jam” and released specials like “You So Crazy” and “Runteldat,” which not only cemented his status as a comedy powerhouse but also gave fans insight into his life, including its more controversial aspects.

The tour will cover major cities including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Las Vegas, and Dallas, extending well into 2025. Tickets for the shows will go on sale on May 17. Fans can expect Lawrence to tackle a wide array of topics, staying current with cultural and societal trends as the tour progresses. With Katt Williams declaring this the “year of truth,” there’s heightened anticipation about what topics Lawrence will explore in his performances.

Martin Lawrence’s return to stand-up is a much-anticipated event for fans who have followed his multifaceted career in comedy, television, and film. This tour not only marks his comeback but also promises a series of performances that will feature dynamic interactions with his audience and fellow comedians.