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TREVOR NOAH INBOUND TO HAWAII.
SEEK SHELTER AT BLAISDELL ARENA,
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1.
THIS IS NOT A DRILL.
September 1 – Neal S. Blaisdell Arena
ONE NIGHT ONLY
Kama’aina pre-sale tickets available for Hawaii residents & military
starting Friday, April 20 at 10:00 A.M. HST
Pre-sale Code: OOPS
Tickets go on sale to mainland
Friday, May 4 at 10:00 A.M. HST
After two sold out shows in Honolulu last year, Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s smash hit The Daily Show, returns with an all new show at Honolulu’s Neal S. Blaisdell Arena on Saturday, September 1 in a special one night only performance. With his fresh take on the latest hot topics, Trevor Noah is sure to be one of Hawaii’s most talked about comedy shows of 2018. Every seat will be a good seat with large video screens.
Concert promoter Rick Bartalini Presents will honor Hawaii residents and military with an exclusive Kama’aina pre-sale so local residents may purchase the best seats first. Starting Friday, April 20 at 10:00 A.M., Hawaii residents and military can use pre-sale code OOPS to get early access to tickets before they go on sale to mainland customers. Hawaii residents may purchase up to eight tickets each. Pre-sale is on-line only and runs until Thursday, May 3 at 10:00 P.M. HST. Tickets go on sale to the mainland starting Friday, May 4 at 10:00 A.M.
Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning The Daily Show on Comedy Central. This past year, The Daily Show was nominated for a Writers Guild Award (Comedy/Variety Series) and a GLAAD award for Outstanding Talk Episode, as well as two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Talk Series and Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information Show. Noah also recently won Best Host at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards, as well as a Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for his hosting role on The Daily Show – Between The Scenes. He joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2014 as a contributor.
In February 2017, Noah debuted his 9th comedy special Afraid of the Dark on Netflix. The special was shot before a packed house in New York City at the Beacon Theatre. In 2016, Noah debuted his one-hour stand-up special, Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation, on Comedy Central. Noah was the subject of David Paul Meyer’s award-winning documentary film You Laugh But It’s True which tells the story of his remarkable career in post-apartheid South Africa. His Showtime comedy special, Trevor Noah: African American premiered in 2013. He was nominated for “Personality of the Year” at the 2014 and 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards and won the award in 2015. Trevor’s success has also spanned to sold out shows over 5 continents.
Born in South Africa to a black South African mother and a white European father, Noah has hosted numerous television shows including South Africa’s music, television and film awards, and two seasons of his own late-night talk show, Tonight with Trevor Noah.
In November 2016, Trevor released his first book Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, which was an instant New York Times bestseller. Additionally, his performance on the Born a Crime audiobook was Audible’s highest rated audiobook of 2016, and has remained one of the top selling titles on Audible since its release. The book also received the Thurber Prize for American Humor and two NAACP Image Awards, one for Outstanding Literary Work by a Debut Author and another for Outstanding Literary Work in the Biography/Auto-Biography category.
General Ticket Information
Tickets for Trevor Noah, September 1 at 8:00 P.M. at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena are $55.50, $75.50 and $95.50 plus service fees. Tickets will be available at http://www.ticketmaster.com and in-person at the venue box office (Monday – Saturday, 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.) or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000. Neal S. Blaisdell Center address: 777 Ward Ave, Honolulu, HI 96814.