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David Alan Grier

  • Stand Up Live
    50 W Jefferson St #200 Phoenix, AZ
  • Dates: December 9, 2016 - December 11, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: (480) 719-6100
  • Time: Friday 7:30 PM & 10:00 PM; Saturday 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM; Sunday 7:00 PM
  • Price: $22

Countless theater, television, film and comedic endeavors have pushed David Alan Grier's career to remarkable heights. His ability to excel across all mediums and contexts is a testament to his inherent sense of comic timing and creative drive. The three-time Tony and Grammy Award nominee was trained in Shakespeare at Yale, where he received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama. Grier has received many accolades and awards throughout his career, not the least of which was his inclusion on Comedy Central’s list of the “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.” Grier’s television work is highlighted by his turn as a principal cast member on the Emmy Award-winning In Living Color (1990–1994), where he created and portrayed some of the show’s most memorable characters. He starred in DAG(2000–2001) and Life with Bonnie (2003), which earned him Image Award and Golden Satellite Award nominations. In 2008, David created, wrote and starred in Comedy Central’s Chocolate News. Last year, he starred as ‘Principal Carl Gaines’ in Bad Teacher on CBS. He will next be seen in NBC comedy series The Carmichael Show.