For one night only, funny man George Lopez will grace the stage at Taft Theatre.

Catch George Lopez’s standup routine this Saturday Oct 20 at Taft Theatre (317 E 5th St. Cincinnati). Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.

George Lopez’s multi-faceted career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. Television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom George Lopez, ran for six seasons on ABC. George Lopez remains a hit with viewers in syndication on both broadcast stations and cable’s Nick at Nite, ranking as one of the top-rated shows on the network and among the top five comedies and top 20 weekly programs in syndication. George Lopez is one of only four off-net comedies to post weekly ratings gains among households from the 2007-’08 to 2008-’09 season.

Lopez has been featured in three HBO specials, The Wall in August 2017, Tall, Dark and Chicano, which was nominated for a GRAMMY in the category of Best Comedy Album, and America’s Mexican in 2007. Lopez has also performed as part of HBO and TBS’s Comic Relief 2006. His acclaimed comedy concert, Why You Crying?, debuted on Showtime in 2004. He released his third standup CD, El Mas Chingon, in 2006, which also earned Lopez a GRAMMY nomination in the category of Best Comedy Album. Prior to that, in 2004, he was nominated for a GRAMMY in the same category for his CD Team Leader. In May 2004, his autobiography, Why You Crying?, entered The New York Times Bestsellers List top 20. The book was co-written by Emmy winning writer and sportscaster Armen Keteyian. Lopez also was the focus of the award-winning documentary Brown is the New Green: George Lopez and the American Dream.

In 2006, Lopez received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition, Time named him one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America, and the Harris Poll named him one of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities.

Tickets for Saturday night’s performance are $39, $49 and $69. Purchase your tickets today at https://www.ticketmaster.com/george-lopez-taft-theatre-cincinnati-oh/venueartist/180341/770234.

Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics.