...best known his comedy specials “I’m Starvin’” and ”Show Me the Buffet”, bringing audiences to the brink of tears as he covers every hilarious angle on America’s obsession with food and being fat.
Worcester, MA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013
Boston native comedian JOHN PINETTE is best known his comedy specials “I’m Starvin’” and ”Show Me the Buffet”, bringing audiences to the brink of tears as he covers every hilarious angle on America’s obsession with food and being fat. Pinette presents a hilarious evening of stand-up comedy on Friday, February 14 at 8pm at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester. Tickets are currently on sale to members of The Hanover Theatre before going on sale to the public this Friday, August 23 at 10am.
John was born outside of Boston and has been entertaining audiences around the world for over twenty years. He has enjoyed a long career in stand-up, television, film and stage. His big break came in 1991 when he was asked to tour with Frank Sinatra. Since then John has starred as Edna Turnblad in the hit Broadway musical "Hairspray." His film credits include "Duets," starring Gwenyth Paltrow, "Dear God," starring Greg Kinnear, "Junior," starring Arnold Schwarzeneger and "The Punisher," starring John Travolta. His latest film is "The Last Godfather" starring opposite Harvey Keitel. His television credits include "Parker Lewis Can’t Lose," the final episode of "Seinfeld," multiple stand-up comedy appearances on "The Tonight Show," "The Dr. Phil Show" and "The View." His COMEDY CENTRAL stand-up special and DVD, "I’m Starvin’" was released in January 2007 as a follow up to his enormously successful CD "Show Me The Buffet." The World Premiere of his new one-hour stand-up special "John Pinette: Still Hungry" premiered on July 29 on COMEDY CENTRAL.
Tickets to JOHN PINETTE are $29.50 and $39.50*, with a 10% discount available for members of The Hanover Theatre, groups of 10 or more, corporate partners, kids, students and WOO Card holders. Tickets are available online at TheHanoverTheatre.org, by phone at 877.571.SHOW (7469) or at The Hanover Theatre box office located at 2 Southbridge Street in downtown Worcester.
About The Hanover Theatre
The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, located in downtown Worcester, New England’s second largest city, is recognized by Pollstar as one of the Top 50 Theatres in the World. After undergoing many name changes and renovations over the decades since its 1926 birth, The Hanover Theatre reopened in March 2008 following a $32 million historic restoration. Since then, the theatre has established its place as a rich entertainment and cultural venue, winning numerous awards, including The National Trust for Historic Preservation Award in 2010. Now in its sixth season, The Hanover Theatre continues to expose over 170,000 annual patrons to world-class entertainment in the form of Broadway, concerts, comedians and much more. For more information, visit TheHanoverTheatre.org. Worcester Center for the Performing Arts, a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, owns and operates The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
*Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.