Grand Rapids —Yesterday actor, playwright, filmmaker, and comedian, Tyler Perry, has announced the second round of dates for Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Farewell Play Tour”.  The nationwide tour will kick off in Oakland, CA on January 18 before Perry brings his beloved characters to Grand Rapids for two shows at SMG-managed DeVos Performance Hall March 5-6, 2019 at 7:00 PM.

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, November 30 at 10:00 AM. Tickets will be available at the DeVos Place® and Van Andel Arena® box offices, online at Ticketmaster.com, and charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. A purchase limit of four (4) tickets will apply to every order. See Ticketmaster.com for all pricing and availability.

Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Farewell Play Tour” will be Perry’s 21st stage play. In addition to Perry, the play will star Tamela Mann, David Mann, and Cassi Davis Patton. Perry made headlines last month when he announced that he would be hanging up Madea’s wig in 2019, with the expected final stage play and the upcoming film Madea’s Family Funeral, being released by Lionsgate on March 1, 2019.

About Live Nation Entertainment:

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Tyler Perry Media Contact:

Chantal Artur, artur@sunshinesachs.com 

For Live Nation, contact:

Emily Bender, emilybender@livenation.com

Monique Sowinski, moniquesowinski@livenation.com

About SMG:

DeVos Performance Hall is managed by SMG. Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to 243 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 19 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.

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