Madison Square Garden | New York, New York
British stand-up comedian, TV actor and Hollywood film star Ricky Gervais comes to Madison Square Garden on Thursday 14th May 2020 for two back-to-back shows on his SuperNature Tour! The comic, who is currently filming season two of the Netflix show After Life, which he writes, directs and stars in, will be delivering brand new material that celebrates his love of the natural world and acts as a companion piece of sorts to his previous stand-up show, Humanity!
After a short-lived career in the music industry, English stand-up comedian, actor, director, screenwriter, and singer rose to fame in 2001 with his BBC television mock documentary series The Office, having begun work in stand-up and TV comedy writing in the 1990s. Gervais starred as David Brent in the series, which he co-wrote and co-directed with frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant. In 2005, he co-wrote and co-directed with Merchant again to create the TV comedy show extras, which he also starred in as Andy Millman. Gervais has performed five multi-national stand-up comedy tours, and in 2002 he created the Ricky Gervais Show podcast, alingside Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington. He has also starred inseveral Hollywood films, including Ghost Town, the Night at the Museum trilogy, For Your Consideration and Muppets Most Wanted, and he wrote, directed and starred in The Invention of Lying and the Netflix-released Special Correspondents. To date, Gervais has won seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and the 2006 Rose d'Or.