Jerry Seinfeld is very aware of his celebrity status and his pioneering work as the lead of Seinfeld for close to a decade and it plays off well in his comedy. Seinfeld is an observational comedian at heart. He observes the world around him and conveys an organic humor that rarely appears scripted. And because of the context of his success and work, he can toy with celebrity culture and make fun of it with powerful inwardness.
His famous work on Seinfeld revolved around very down-to-Earth social comedy. It involved a lot of cultural taboos, working relationships, and dealing with friendship. Because of the very approachable band universal comedy that is popular in his bits and his showbiz work, Jerry Seinfeld is the highest paid as well as wealthiest comedian in history. Rumors suggest that Seinfeld brings in about $32 million per year.
How long is a Jerry Seinfeld concert?
Jerry Seinfeld performs for roughly 65 minutes. He often does a 15-30 minute question and answer section at the end of his set. The questions are sometimes pre-planned, but Seinfeld is known to take a handful of impromptu questions from the audience using an assistant that sifts through the audience.
Has Jerry hinted at a Seinfeld reunion in his standup routine?
Seinfeld has been very quiet about a potential reunion anytime soon, but a recent swirl of rumors about a potential one-off TV event, group interview, or other showing has left people again begging the question. Jerry, in fact, speaks of it in his routine in a joking manner. He states he has to wait for every actor’s career to be completely ruined before going forward with a reunion. He then jokingly quips, “We’re pretty close now.”
What is Jerry Seinfeld promoting on this tour?
He may be one of the only comedians around not actively and obviously promoting a specific project on his tour. The comedian has a few things being set in motion, including a short film that incorporates as yet unnamed Seinfeld actors, as well as narration work for an R&B album with Wale.
How do I get access to presale tickets for Jerry Seinfeld’s tour?
Presale Passwords Info is an online resource that collects presales from local affiliates and public details in one user-friendly place. Simply search by act or date and find the specific city you are looking for. You need an account with them as well as Ticketmaster to make the purchase.
Presale passwords are not made public, even through the comedian’s personal website. Presales can only be acquired through local affiliates that are offering promotions. Only a select number of presales are provided, and they are not offered for every show.
Who is Jerry Seinfeld’s publicist and press contact?
Jerry Seinfeld has been rather quiet in recent years, and a lot of the projects he finishes are much smaller in scale and somewhat privately funded and operated. This makes any manager contact rather difficult. The comedian works with longtime collaborator, George Shapiro. Shapiro can be reached at 310-278-8896
What type of venues is Seinfeld playing this year?
Jerry Seinfeld came from the back cellar comedy clubs of New York, but he has also played massive arenas. The comedian likes to mix it up, perhaps in an effort to homage his history in comedy. He is playing the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, but he is also adding a few smaller venues in the mix, such as the Genesee Theatre. For the most part, this is a large concert hall tour.
Where else can I follow Jerry Seinfeld?
Seinfeld is a comedian at heart, despite his efforts in voiceover work, theatre, and production. Jerry Seinfeld is taking it easy in recent years, but he has been active in a number of popular web projects. One of his most popular ongoing web series is Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Seinfeld invites a different comic guest star on the show each month to take a different popular car out for a ride. The chats are pure improve, where Seinfeld and another popular comic dissect celebrity culture, comedy, and therapy among many other random topics. Seinfeld won a Primetime Emmy Award for his work on the series.
A lot of Seinfeld’s material comes forward in these impromptu chats, and you get a wonderful view of Seinfeld in a far more casual environment and off the stage.
“And he hit on the material that hits home — his personal life, his 14-year marriage and three kids. He talked about the ways parenting has changed (“You know what my bedtime story was growing up? Darkness.”) and he acknowledged the never-ending game show lighting round that wives often put their husbands through (“I’ll take details from a conversation that we had at three in the morning eight months ago for $500.”)” – Sarah Pelissero of CBS Minnesota
“After a rapid-fire 75-minute set, Seinfeld didn’t make the audience wait for an encore. He ran offstage and quickly returned. “I was just over there,” he said. “I was literally standing right over there.” He capped off the night by opening up a Q&A to the audience. A question about the potential for aSeinfeld reunion came first. “It’s possible…once all four careers are completely in the toilet,” he mused. “We are working on that as we speak.” – Jake Malooley of TimeOut
“Wearing an expensive-looking suit and a plastic smile, Mr. Seinfeld, 58, is at an enviable place in life. He’s rich, famous and respected. But for a comic who describes himself as being “born” in 1976, when he passed the audition for theComic Strip club in Manhattan, the place he really needs to go remains the stage. You can tell as soon as he employs his signature singsongy cadence that he’s at home.” – Jason Zinoman of the New York Times
Jerry Seinfeld tours intermittently with small theatre runs of a handful of dates to larger arena tours at 5-6 different cities. He did not tour much prior to Seinfeld, and only toured sporadically between 1998-2006. He toured in 2008 and 2011.
This will be the first large-scale tour Seinfeld has gone on in close to six years.