Event on 2013-01-19 21:45:00
Currently starring on NBC’s Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning “30 Rock,” Morgan appears opposite Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin as “Tracy Jordan,” the unpredictable star of Lemon’s (Fey) hit variety show, “TGS with Tracy Jordan.” This year Morgan received his first Emmy Nomination for this role, in the Supporting Actor category; in the past three years, he has also been nominated for a Supporting Actor NAACP Image Award. The “30 Rock” cast also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series” in 2009.
As a stand-up comic who has headlined across the country, Morgan was first introduced to television audiences in his role as “Hustleman” on the hit comedy series “Martin.” He went on to join “Saturday Night Live” in 1996 where he appeared for seven seasons and created such memorable characters as “Astronaut Jones” and “Brian Fellows.” After leaving SNL, Morgan went on to star in his own comedy series “The Tracy Morgan Show” and voiced “Spoonie Luv” on Comedy Central’s “Crank Yankers.” His film credits include: “Death at a Funeral” with Chris Rock, Dimension Films’ “Superhero Movie,” “First Sunday” opposite Ice Cube and Katt Williams, “The Longest Yard” opposite Adam Sandler, the Wayan’s Brothers’ “Little Man,” “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back” and “Head of State.” In 2011, Morgan also headlined the famed “New York Comedy Festival” which featured acclaimed comedians such as Bill Maher, Andy Samberg, and Patton Oswalt, among others.
at Wilbur Theatre
246 Tremont Street
Boston, United States