Ventriloquist and comedian Jeff Dunham to shut down TPAC



Jeff Dunham is an internationally renowned comedian and ventriloquist who is known for his character entourage.

Dunham has performed for the past 12 years, with his somewhat inappropriate proteges, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, and have filled arenas across the United States and the world with their manifold successful tours.

On November 13, Dunham will visit the Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 SE 8th Ave., for an overnight show in the capital.

This fall, Dunham and his cronies will embark on their new international tour, “JEFF DUNHAM: SERIOUSLY !?”, where Dunham and his guys will tour the country, Canada, and then begin their international leg of the tour.

In addition to his new tour, Dunham’s new original stand-up special on Netflix, “Jeff Dunham: Beside Himself” premieres in September. This will be Dunham’s second Netflix Originals special and the eighth in his record-breaking stand-up TV event series.

The event was filmed in front of 16,000 fans at the American Airlines Center in his hometown of Dallas, where Dunham introduced his new character, “Larry,” the President’s personal advisor, who has now earned his place with the cast. on tour.

Dunham’s previous stand-ups, “Arguing with Myself”, “Spark of Insanity”, “A Very Special Christmas”, “Controlled Chaos”, “Minding the Monsters” and “All Over the Map” recorded record numbers either by claiming “most viewed” or “top rated” on Comedy Central.

Prior to his cast of ventriloquist characters, Dunham spent over 30 years touring and working in performance innovation. He has made several television and film cameos, from the Emmy Award-winning comedy series “30 Rock” to “Dinner for Schmucks,” starring Steve Carrell and Paul Rudd.

He has over a billion views online to showcase his material and has worked tirelessly to engrave his name in the comic tapestry. He even holds the Guinness World Record for “Most Tickets Sold for a Stand Up Comedy Tour”.

Tickets for his Topeka performance are $ 62.50 with premium packages available. Tickets go on sale Monday and can be purchased in person at the Topeka Performing Arts Center box office, or by visiting

For more information on the comedy tour, visit



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