Tracy Mor­gan will turn things in­side out on tour

Sun Sentinel Broward Edition - Showtime - Broward - - COMING UP - By Phillip Valys

Fresh off the sec­ond-sea­son re­newal of his ac­claimed TBS se­ries “The Last O.G.,” co­me­dian Tracy Mor­gan an­nounced a standup tour that will stop Nov. 3 at Hard Rock Event Cen­ter in Hol­ly­wood.

Re­served-seat tick­ets cost $50-$70 and will go on sale to­day via Tick­et­mas­ and pay-by-phone (800-745-3000). Cell phones must be locked in­side Yondr cases, a pro­tec­tive pouch that pre­vents guests from us­ing phones dur­ing the show, ac­cord­ing to a press re­lease.

Like Tig No­taro, Maria Bam­ford and Richard Pryor be­fore him, Mor­gan in re­cent years has been turn­ing his near-death ac­ci­dent in June 2014 into brash and in­sight­ful com­edy. His on­go­ing re­cov­ery from a limou­sine crash that killed his best friend James McNair and left Mor­gan in a coma is fre­quently vis­ited in his 2017 Net­flix com­edy spe­cial, “Tracy Mor­gan: Stay­ing Alive.”

In a 2016 in­ter­view with South­, Mor­gan said sur­viv­ing crit­i­cal in­juries helped him tap into new reser­voirs of com­edy. “Be­ing near death. Go­ing through ther­apy, be­ing in a wheel­chair,” Mor­gan said. “All my life, I’ve used things, bad things, doors clos­ing in my face … and I’ve made fun of it. So I’m do­ing the same things. I’ve taken tragedy and turned it in­side out, which is com­edy.”

De­tails are scarce about the sub­ject mat­ter of his new standup tour, but Mor­gan ap­pears to be at the top of his game. The 49-year-old comic earned a star on the Hol­ly­wood Walk of Fame on April 10, and the TBS se­ries that he pro­duces with “Get Out” di­rec­tor Jor­dan Peele, “The Last O.G.,” fin­ished air­ing its first sea­son June 5. It stars Mor­gan as a stub­born, im­pas­sioned fa­ther who earns a sec­ond chance at life af­ter a stint in prison.

For more in­for­ma­tion, go to Tra­cyMor­ AA Arena, 601Bis­cayne Blvd., Mi­ami. Tick­et­mas­ter. On sale 10 a.m. to­day. $52-$178. Tracy Mor­gan 8 p.m. Nov. 3. Hard Rock Event Cen­ter, 1Semi­nole Way, Hol­ly­wood. 800-937-0010, or Tick­et­mas­ter. $50-$70+. On sale 10 am to­day. Ghost 9 p.m. Nov. 24. Fill­more, 1700 Wash­ing­ton Ave., Mi­ami

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