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Kevin Hart "Laugh at my Pain" tour comes to Shreveport

Monday, 11 October, 2010 7:43 by pat

Comedian and actor Kevin Hart will keep the audience laughing on Friday, October 22, 8 p.m. at downtown Shreveport's beautiful Strand Theatre.

Hart has burst onto the scene as one of the most versatile comedy actors in film and television. He can most recently be seen in "Death at a Funeral," alongside Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and Martin Lawrence. Previously, Hart was seen on the big screen in the FOX comedy "Meet Dave" opposite Eddie Murphy, and in the SuperHero Movie. He also co-starred with Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson in "Fool's Gold." His biggest break came when he landed the lead in MGM's "Soul Plane" opposite Tom Arnold, Method Man and Snoop Dog. His recent film credits include "Not Easily Broken," "Extreme Movie," "Drillbit Taylor," "Epic Movie," "The Last Stand," "Scary Movie 4," "In the Mix," and "The 40 Year Old Virgin." Also, he'll soon be seen in the Meet the Fockers Sequel - "Little Fockers" set to be released December 2010.

In January 2009, Hart premiered his new one-hour comedy special "I'm a Grown Little Man" on Comedy Central. The special debuted as one of the highest rated specials for the network. He recently took over as host of BET's classic stand-up comedy series "Comic View: One Mic Stand" when the show re-launched in 2008. Hart follows in the footsteps of past hosts such as D.L. Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer. Hart's other television credits include ABC's "The Big House" which he also executive produced and wrote, and recurring roles on "Love, Inc.", "Barbershop", and "Undeclared".

Hart debuted on amateur night at a Philadelphia comedy club and was instantly hooked.He quit his job as a shoe salesman and began performing full time at such clubs as The Boston Comedy Club, Caroline's Stand-UP NY, The Laugh Factory and The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. However, it was his first appearance at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival that led to work in such feature films as "Paper Soldiers", Scary Movie 3", and "Along Came Polly" opposite Ben Stiller and Jennifer Aniston. With his passion for stand-up, Hart continues to tour the country to sold-out audiences.

Tickets are $29 and $39 and are available at the Strand Theater box office, 619 Louisiana Ave. in downtown Shreveport, by phone at 318-226-8555 or 800-313-6373, online at www.tickets.com, online at www.thestrandtheatre.com. Email strand@thestrandtheatre.com for more information.

Visit Hart's website at www.khartonline.com.

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