Sally from Chicago, Illinois
HILARIOUSLY, ARROGANTLY SELF-DEPRECATING, GERVAIS NAILS IT.
Ricky Gervais kept his end of the bargain you make with an artist when you buy tickets to attend a performance, the first of two in Chicago. He was thought-provoking. He was funny. And he probably was offensive if you weren't a fan, but you probably weren't in the audience anyway. He sticks to his material and doesn't do local, but he did do a shout-out to Chicago and make generous donations to two local charities (PAWS Chicago and Gilda's Club) which made the audience love him even more. Every joke or set-up has a point. You needed to listen and wait before jumping to conclusions. A joke about Caitlyn Jenner brought laughs until he gently reminded us that she actually killed someone driving. The opening act, local Kevin Bozeman, did a good job of warming and loosening up the primarily white audience with some funny, pointed comments about being black and living in the suburbs. Note, the show starts and bars close exactly at 8 p.m. Tip your bartenders well.
Seen Ricky Gervais? Loved it? Hated it?
Help your fellow Vancouver Theatre visitors by leaving the first review. Everyone will love you for it, we promise!Write a review now
About Vancouver Theatre: We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets and prices may be above or below face value.
Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Ricky Gervais at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.
Please note: All prices are listed in US Dollars (USD). The term Queen Elizabeth Theatre and/or Ricky Gervais as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and/or Ricky Gervais and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and/or Ricky Gervais and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.