(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Deon Cole to the Prudential Hall Betty Wold Johnson stage on Friday, March 11, 2022 at 8:00pm. He's known as a triple threat: a comedian, actor, and writer. You may have seen him as the character of adjunct college professor "Charlie" on ABC's Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning show Black-ish.
Deon Cole's journey started on the South Side of Chicago and slowly made its way to Hollywood. Over the past decade, he's worked as a writer, comedian, and actor, known for his roles on the hit shows Black-ish, Grown-ish and Angie Tribeca, along with his contributions as a writer for Conan O'Brien's show.
Cole's unique comedic style and delivery has made him one of the most in-demand talents on the scene. He brought his beloved character to the spinoff series Grown-ish. Cole has appeared on hit TV shows, and acted in several popular feature films, including the Barbershop franchise. His collaboration with Netflix produced a stand-up special titled Deon Cole: Cole Hearted released in 2019. Cole is a two-time NAACP Image Awards winner, and he's been nominated for Emmy awards for his comedy writing on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and Conan.
Tickets range from $40.50 - $100.50 and will be available for purchase online, by calling 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722), or by visiting the NJPAC Box Office as of Friday, December 17, 2021 at 10:00am.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located at One Center Street in downtown Newark, N.J., is America’s most diverse performing arts center, and the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey – where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the state’s and the world’s best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, which have reached almost 2 million children, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted more than 10 million visitors since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.