newsdavid cross brings comedy talent to the paramount theater stage in june

David Cross brings comedy talent to The Paramount Theater stage in June

Crystal Graham

david cross worst daddy in the world tourEmmy Award winner and two-time Grammy Award nominee David Cross brings his “Worst Daddy in The World Tour” to The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville on Thursday, June 8 at 8 p.m.

Cross premiered his comedy special, David Cross: I’m From The Future, as a livestream event last year available internationally on his website. Cross’ 2019 comedy special, David Cross: Oh Come On, is available on Amazon Prime and Peacock.

Cross was nominated for two Grammy Awards for the albums, America…Great, and Shut Up You F***ing Baby, and his comedy special, David Cross: The Pride is Back, was named one of the 25 best stand-up comedy specials and concert films of all time by Rolling Stone in 2015.

In 2021, Cross starred in the National Geographic series, Genius: Aretha, portraying famed music producer, Jerry Wexler; he made guest appearances in the HBO Max miniseries, Station Eleven; and starred in the HBO Max film, 8-Bit Christmas. Other TV credits include Arrested Development, Goliath, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Freak Show and The Ben Stiller Show.

Tickets range from $37.50 to $147.50.

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Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.