Adam Sandler 100% Fresher
With Surprise Guest
- Wednesday | Mar. 18, 2020 8:00 PM
Adam Sandler needs no introduction. Over the past thirty years he has enjoyed phenomenal success as a comedian, actor, writer, producer and musician. Today it was announced that Sandler will take his many talents back on the road, bringing his 100% Fresher tour to fans across the country. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will include a stop in the Lehigh Valley on March 18 at PPL Center, where he will be joined by a surprise guest.
Sandler’s films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide and include box office hits such as GROWN UPS, BIG DADDY, THE LONGEST YARD and THE WATERBOY. His last films for Netflix include, THE RIDICULOUS 6, THE DO-OVER, SANDY WEXLER, THE WEEK OF, and THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES. Sandler’s most recent Netflix comedy, MURDER MYSTERY, where he starred opposite Jennifer Aniston was viewed by over 70 million people. Sandler currently stars in the Safdie Bros. film, UNCUT GEMS. The role which has garnered Sandler multi-award nominations was released by A24 on Christmas. Sandler recently wrapped Hubie Halloween comedy for Netflix.
Sandler has been on the road performing in front of live audiences in a sold-out tour over the last couple of years in the U.S. and Canada. “100% Fresh” was released on Netflix last year and marked Sandler’s first comedy special in twenty years. In conjunction with Netflix, Warner Bros. Records released the audio companion to Sandler’s critically acclaimed Netflix special, “100% Fresh: A Netflix Original Comedy Special.” The album debuted at number two on the Billboard Top Comedy Albums following its first full week on the market.
As one of the world’s most iconic comedians, Sandler has accumulated a plethora of accolades including eight People’s Choice Awards, five MTV Movie Awards, six Kids Choice Awards, two Grammy nominations for Comedy Album of the Year, a Golden Globe nomination for PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE, a 2018 Critics Choice nomination for THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES, CinemaCon’s 2014 Male Star of the Year, the 2018 Webby Award for Overall Achievement for his Netflix films, and most recently, this year’s Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Saturday Night Live) and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (“100% Fresh”).
Sandler’s prolific film career includes starring roles in the Sony films PIXELS for director Chris Columbus and the successful HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA franchise, where he lent his voice to ‘Dracula.’ Sandler also re-united for the third time with Drew Barrymore in BLENDED and starred in both GROWN UPS and GROWN UPS 2. His other roles include, THAT’S MY BOY, JACK AND JILL, JUST GO WITH IT, director Mike Binder’s REIGN O’ER ME opposite Don Cheadle, and in the box-office hits CLICK, THE LONGEST YARD, James L. Brooks’ SPANGLISH, the romantic comedy 50 FIRST DATES, ANGER MANAGEMENT, and Sony’s comedy, ZOOKEEPER.
His other film credits include the Jason Reitman film MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN, Tom McCarthy’s THE COBBLER, Universal’s FUNNY PEOPLE, written and directed by Judd Apatow and Paul Thomas Anderson’s PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, Sandler’s first brush with comedy came at age 17, with a performance at a Boston comedy club. From then on he was hooked, performing regularly in comedy clubs throughout the state, while earning a degree in Fine Arts from New York University. While performing stand up, he was spotted by Dennis Miller and recruited to join the “Saturday Night Live” team where he was a regular for five seasons. He also appeared on MTV’s “Remote Control,” “The Cosby Show,” and various other television shows and films including AIRHEADS, CONEHEADS and MIXED NUTS.
Sandler’s production company Happy Madison Productions has gone on to become an almost self-contained mini studio being involved in all aspects of film production. Amongst its many films, Happy Madison has produced BLENDED, THAT’S MY BOY, JACK AND JILL, JUST GO WITH IT, CLICK, THE BENCHWARMERS, DEUCE BIGALOW: EUROPEAN GIGOLO, DICKIE ROBERTS: FORMER CHILD STAR, THE HOUSE BUNNY, PAUL BLART: MALL COP1 and 2, GROWN UPS 1 and 2, THE ZOOKEEPER, PIXELS, and the recent Sandler films for Netflix, among others. Happy Madison’s latest productions are FATHER OF THE YEAR directed by Tyler Spindel and starring David Spade and Nat Faxon which was released on Netflix last year and THE WRONG MISSY also starring David Spade and Lauren Lapkus which recently finished production in Hawaii.
On television, Happy Madison Productions has produced, “Rules of Engagement” which aired for 6 years, the hit ABC series “The Goldbergs,” the spin-off show “Schooled” and “Imaginary Mary.”
Sandler has also collaborated as a writer on the screenplays for THE RIDICULOUS 6, HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 1 and 2, GROWN UPS 1 and 2, JACK AND JILL, YOU DON’T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN, LITTLE NICKY, BIG DADDY, THE WATERBOY, HAPPY GILMORE and BILLY MADISON, and executive produced HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 1 and 2, THE LONGEST YARD, GRANDMA’S BOY, ANGER MANAGEMENT, MR. DEEDS, JOE DIRT, LITTLE NICKY, BIG DADDY, and THE WATERBOY, among others.
Sandler’s comedy albums on Warner Bros Records have gone multi-platinum. Collectively, they have sold more than six million copies to date.
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