Curtain Call: Jeff Dunham brings ventriloquist act to Texas

Jeff Dunham
  • UPCOMING SHOWS

    HOUSTON

    "Wicked"

    June 30-July 25 at Hobby Center

    "Shen Yun"

    July 2-3 at Brown Theater in Wortham Center

    SAN ANTONIO

    "Star Wars: In Concert"

    Saturday at AT&T Center

    "Young Frankenstein"

    June 8-13 at Majestic Theatre

    "Rigoletto"

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  • UPCOMING SHOWS

    HOUSTON

    "Wicked"

    June 30-July 25 at Hobby Center

    "Shen Yun"

    July 2-3 at Brown Theater in Wortham Center

    SAN ANTONIO

    "Star Wars: In Concert"

    Saturday at AT&T Center

    "Young Frankenstein"

    June 8-13 at Majestic Theatre

    "Rigoletto"

    June 18-20 at Majestic Theatre

    AUSTIN

    "Star Wars: In Concert"

    Sunday at Frank Erwin Center

    Jeff Dunham

    June 26 at Frank Erwin Center

    CORPUS CHRISTI

    "The Wizard of Oz"

    June 10 at Selena Auditorium

    Jeff Dunham

    June 27 at American Bank Center Arena

    All tickets are available at TicketMaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

BY APRILL BRANDON

He's the man that made ventriloquism cool again (or perhaps cool for the first time). Comedian Jeff Dunham and his wooden sidekicks have taken the world by storm through their stand-up routines, TV specials and DVDs. And this June, they'll be stopping through Texas.

The Jeff Dunham Identity Crisis Tour 2010 will be in Austin at the Frank Erwin Center on June 26 and in Corpus Christi the following day at American Bank Center Arena.

"Dunham has taken the art of ventriloquism to new heights and has transformed it into a cutting-edge comedy experience that has gained worldwide appeal," according to a Frank Erwin Center news release.

Dunham has also been named the top-grossing live comedy act of 2008, 2009 and the first quarter of 2010, according to concert industry trade Pollstar.

The show will feature all of Dunham's most popular characters, including the cranky Walter, Jose Jalapeno (On A Stick), Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Bubba and the ever-popular Peanut.

Tickets are $40.50 for the Austin show and $49.45 for the Corpus Christi show. All tickets are available at TicketMaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

For more information, go to www.jeffdunham.com.