Like to laugh? Of course you do! Russell Peter’s new DVD/CD Red, White And Brown hits stores on January 27th.
Renowned for his quick wit and piercing mimicry, Russell Peters has mastered the art of traversing between hilarious characters of all races and cultures, creating an immediate connection with his audiences. His riotous performances have established him as an artist with bona fide international acclaim.
Peters has been nominated for four of Canada’s prestigious Gemini Awards. He has been a featured comic at Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and the Edinburgh Comedy Festival. His television appearances include CBC-TV’s Comics!, Club Class on Channel 5 (UK) and two one-hour Comedy Now! specials on Canada’s Comedy Network. He has also hosted his own talk show on BBC-TV (UK) and performed on The David Frost Comedy Festival Special, broadcast on both the BBC and the CBC. In April 2005, Peters was the first South Asian to headline and sell-out the famous Apollo Theatre in New York City.
Tens of thousands of fans have turned out to see Peters live across the United States throughout 2004 and 2005. He has been playing to sold out crowds from New York to Los Angeles, and creating a major buzz of excitement on university campuses, comedy clubs and now Hollywood.
NEW YORK, January 14, 2009 — Russell Peters is back in the all-new stand-up special, “Red, White And Brown.” With his perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, it’s clear why Russell Peters is one of today’s most internationally respected comedians. Released via COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment, “Russell Peters: Red, White And Brown” DVD and CD arrives in stores nationwide on Tuesday, January 27 and will also be available at http://shop.comedycentral.com.
The “Russell Peters: Red, White And Brown” DVD is a new stand-up special that was taped at the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Bonus materials include Feature Commentary by Russell Peters, Clayton Peters and Director Jigar Talati, deleted scenes, “Support the Troops” Bonus Feature with commentary and a “White Jacket Bootleg” segment with commentary and includes an audio version of the special on CD.
Russell Peters is already a comedy superstar in much of the world. During a recent tour of Dubai, Peters sold tickets at the rate of one ticket every two seconds – crashing all the online sales outlets as soon as the tickets went on sale. In April 2005, Peters was the first South Asian to headline and sell out the Apollo Theatre in New York City.
In June 2007, Peters became the first comedian to sell out Toronto’s Air Canada Centre – performing for over 30,000 fans over two nights. In addition to this first-time feat, in February 2008, Russell became one of only a handful of comedians ever to headline and sell out the world famous Madison Square Garden.