Live Nation is proud to welcome French actor/comedian JAMEL DEBBOUZE
to Boston, San Francisco, Los
Angeles, and New York for his first ever US tour. The show is titled Tout
Sur and will be entirely in French.
April 10 – Citi Shubert Theatre
– Boston, MA
April 12 – Nob Hill Masonic – San Francisco, CA
April 13 – The Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA
April 18 – Town Hall – New York, NY
April 21 – Fillmore – Miami,
Jamel was born on June 18th 1975 in Paris, the oldest of 5 brothers & sisters. As a youth
he participated in several improv contests such as the World Amateur
Improvisation Championship in Quebec.
In 1997, at only 17 years old,
he got his first role in the cinema. This marked the beginning of a long series
of movies such as Amélie, a film by Jean Pierre Jeunet, and Asterix & Obelix
Meet Cleopatra, for which he was nominated for a César Award for best actor in
a supporting role.
He got his first leading role
in 2005 in Luc Besson’s Angel-A, and in 2006 he was part of the award-winning
cast of Rachid Bouchareb’s Indigenous, which won Best Male Interpretation at
Cannes that year.
He continued on his
cinematographic path by starring in Asterix at the Olympic Games, Outside the
Law, The Marsupilami and executive producing Spike Lee’s She Hate Me.
Jamel continued to perform live
on tour including some of the most beautiful Parisian venues such as the mythic
Olympia. In July 2006,
Jamel created “Jamel’s Comedy Club”, a TV show taped in his theater that
highlights new talent. Also open to the musical scene, the comedy club has
hosted performers like Stevie Wonder, 50 Cent, the Black Eyed Peas, Mika and
In May of 2008 Jamel married
anchorwoman Melissa Theuriau, and their son was born that December.
In 2011 Jamel made his big
return to the stage with a whole new show called “All About Jamel”. As the
title says, he unveiled everything about himself, broaching events from his
life with the humor and expressiveness that characterize him.
Jamel is currently preparing
for the International Humor Festival in Marrakech, which will take place in
June 2013. In the meantime, he is taking his act overseas with an international