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Jim Jeffries coming to Rialto Square Theatre


JOLIET – Comedian Jim Jeffries will be at the Rialto Square Theatre on April 27.

Tickets for the show go on sale Friday.

The Rialto on Thursday announced that the theater will be part of a Jim Jeffries Live Tour that will take him across the United States in the spring.

Jeffries has a television show, "The Jim Jeffries Show," on Comedy Central. He has been nationally known since at least 2009 with the HBO debut of "I Swear to God." Other comedy specials have included "Contraband," "Alcoholocaust," and "Fully Functional."

The Rialto in a press release described Jeffries as "one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, with a controversial and belief-challenging stand up style that continues to surprise and entertain audiences across the globe."

The April 27 show is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $38.50 and $49.50 with VIP tickets available for $182.50.

Tickets can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, or at the Rialto box office at 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Tickets also are available at www.jimjeffries.com.

Information is available at www.rialtosquare.com.