Beloved comedian, television icon, and entertainment pioneer Ellen DeGeneres announces her return to the stand-up comedy stage as she embarks on an exclusive, limited run of shows this August, presented by Live Nation. DeGeneres’ first tour in 15 years will visit 3 cities over 8 nights, making stops in San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle. Don’t miss your chance to see this comedic legend live.
In an effort to ensure tickets get into the hands of fans rather than bots, Pre-Sale tickets for the run of shows will be sold through Ticketmaster Verified Fan. Registration for Verified Fan will be available here beginning today, Thursday, June 14 at 10am PST through Sunday, June 17 at 10pm PST. Pre-Sale Tickets for registered fans invited to shop will be available June 19 through June 21, while supplies last. Any remaining tickets will be made available for purchase by the general public beginning Friday, June 22 at 10am PST
Ticket holders must be 18 years or older to attend.
As a beloved television icon and entertainment pioneer, Ellen DeGeneres’ distinctive comedic voice has resonated with audiences from her first stand-up comedy appearance through her work today on television, in film, and in the literary world.
Ellen DeGeneres has made a home for herself in daytime with her hit syndicated talk show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Currently in its 15th season, the show has earned a total of 59 Daytime Emmy® Awards, including 10 for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment crowning it the record holder in this category. In addition, DeGeneres has won 12 Teen Choice Awards and she is a 20-time People’s Choice Awards winner making her the most decorated individual in the 43-year history of the franchise.
In November 2016, DeGeneres was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom presented by President Obama. The prestigious award is the nation’s highest civilian honor and was bestowed on DeGeneres for her extraordinary contributions to notable change and progress in the United States. She was also presented with the 15thAnnual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in October 2012.
DeGeneres had the honor of hosting the highly rated 79thAnnual Academy Awards® in 2007 and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy® Award in the Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program category. In 2014, DeGeneres hosted the 86th Annual Academy Awards drawing the telecast’s largest audience in 14 years and most famously broke the Internet with her star-studded selfie.
DeGeneres also received critical success for her HBO stand-up specials: “The Beginning” received two Primetime Emmy nominations in 2001 and “Here and Now” was nominated for two Primetime Emmys in 2003. Earlier this year, DeGeneres announced she will be returning to her stand-up comedy roots after a 15-year hiatus with a highly anticipated Netflix comedy special set to be released in 2018.
DeGeneres, an accomplished best-selling author, released her first home design book, “HOME,” in Fall 2015. Additionally, DeGeneres has had three best-selling books: “Seriously…I’m Kidding,” which includes a compilation of comedic observations, quotes, and stories from her life, “The Funny Thing Is…,” and “My Point…And I Do Have One.”