Charlie Murphy at Richmond Funny Bone 

Sunday, Jan. 16-19.

click to enlarge night03_charlie_murphy.jpg
Whenever I read the name Charlie Murphy, I hear Dave Chappelle’s voice saying it as Rick James. I’m not the only one. The comedian’s infamous “True Hollywood Stories” skit on “The Chappelle Show” made Eddie Murphy’s older brother a household name for good reason: He’s hilarious. While he’ll never surpass the success and recognition of his brother or former employer, Murphy’s keen wit, timing and unmistakable somebody-might-have-to-die stares make the writer, actor, media personality and stand-up comedian a force to be reckoned with. Murphy brings his bounty of gut-busting abilities to the Richmond Funny Bone for a series of performances Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 16-19. Tickets are $38. For show times, call 521-8900 or visit funnybone.com/venues/Richmond.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

  • Re: Preview: Big Changes Are Underway at Ashland Coffee and Tea

    • Yes, and in "broadening" their musical "appeal" to a younger crowd, they're losing a number…

    • on February 25, 2017
  • Re: Event Pick: Windborne’s Music of David Bowie at Altria Theater

    • Yes, they mean The Mosque. And those of us who weren't born yesterday have fond…

    • on February 21, 2017
  • Re: Local Filmmaker Jesse Vaughan Offers a Humanizing Look at Muhammad Ali’s Last Fight

    • How about a humanizing look at his daughter on Arnold's (yes, it's now Arnold's) Celebrity…

    • on February 21, 2017
  • More »
  • More by Chris Bopst

    Copyright © 2017 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation