One of the most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best selling books including Fatherhood. His comedy transcends age, gender and cultural barriers. A man of many talents, Mr. Cosby has created, written, produced, and starred in television shows that have been both entertaining and educational.
This multiple Emmy Award winner is well known for his groundbreaking work on I Spy, Electric Company, Fat Albert, Little Bill, Cosby Kids, and of course, the record shattering sitcom The Cosby Show. The Cosby Show dominated the No. One spot for years, earning nearly unanimous critical praise. Life magazine described the program as “a gentle, whimsical, warmhearted” show whose “delicious ordinariness of its pleasures and tribulations has given millions a fresh, laughter-splashed perspective on their own domestic lives.”
Mr. Cosby is also a successful author, having written a dozen books. In his latest bestseller, I Didn’t Ask to Be Born, But I’m Glad I Was, he writes with his unique humor and insight about the Bible, being a grandfather and his first love. Among Mr. Cosby’s many honors are the Presidential Medal of Freedom (America’s highest civilian honor), the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and the Marian Anderson Award. A true American treasure, Bill Cosby will grace our stages with a not-to-be-missed signature performance.