Boston, MA – Citi Performing Arts Center, MSG Entertainment, and AEG announced today that comedian, actor, director and producer Martin Lawrence will take the Wang Theatre stage on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 8:00PM, as part of the Doin’ Time: Uncut Live Tour, his first stand-up tour in four years. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:00AM.

Martin Lawrence started in stand-up comedy at The Improv, where he honed his talents until he was asked by Russell Simmons to host his groundbreaking comedy series Def Comedy Jam on HBO. From there, Lawrence became a household name after his hugely popular self-titled TV show, Martin, was an instant hit with TV viewers. Lawrence later went on to star in comedy blockbusters like Bad Boys, A Line Between Love and Hate, which he also directed, and Big Momma’s House, where he proved his talents in creating and acting as multiple characters in one storyline.

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, February 5 at 10:00AM and are available at the Citi Performing Arts Center Box Office,, or by calling (800) 982 – ARTS (2787).

WHAT: Martin Lawrence

WHEN: Saturday, April 30, 2016 @ 8:00PM

WHERE: Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre

TICKETS ON SALE: Friday, February 5, 2016 @ 10:00AM

TICKETS: $43.25, $63.25, $83.25, $133.25 (Ticket prices inclusive of $3.75 facility fee)


About Citi Performing Arts Center:
Citi Performing Arts Center, which includes the Wang and Shubert Theatres, is one of the nation’s foremost nonprofit performing arts institutions. As New England’s largest cultural venue, it honors all aspects of the performing arts offering theatre, opera, classical and popular music, comedy, dance, and Broadway musicals. Its education/public programming initiatives present the City Spotlights Leadership Program and ArtWeek Boston. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Boston’s historic Theatre District, Citi Performing Arts Center offers a diverse mix of educational workshops and community activities; collaborates with artists and local performing arts organizations; and, acts as a champion for the arts in the Greater Boston community by aggressively helping to make the arts an integral part of the community’s collective, daily experience. For more information, please visit

PRESS RELEASE Release Date: February 1, 2016
Contacts: Michelle Chapman | Citi Performing Arts Center (617) 532.1210 |