Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show Live featuring Special Guest Matthew Perry 8 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in the Virginia G. Piper Theater.
Tickets start at $19 and are available through www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org or 480-499-TKTS (8587).
Best known for his role as Chandler Bing on the hit NBC sitcom Friends, Matthew Perry is currently starring as Oscar Madison in the CBS reboot of The Odd Couple, which premiered on Feb. 19.
Perry will talk onstage with actor and comedian Kevin Pollak in this live stage version of his award-winning online talk show.
A wildly funny mix of irreverent games and in-depth interviews with Hollywood insiders and celebrities, Pollak’s Internet talk show streams at www.KevinPollaksChatShow.com.
It has garnered as many as 1 million-plus downloads in a single month and received the 2010 Streamy Award for “Best Live Production of a Web Series.”
Pollak has captured the attention of audiences worldwide with his range of both dramatic and comedic roles. He has appeared in more than 60 films, as well as countless television talk shows, and has established himself as one of the few stand-up comedians to have a successful dramatic film career.
His many onscreen roles include Rob Reiner’s A Few Good Men, Bryan Singer’s The Usual Suspects and Martin Scorsese’s Casino. In addition to his acting and talk-show hosting, he has also proven himself as a writer, producer and director.
The nonprofit Scottsdale Cultural Council is contracted by the City of Scottsdale, Ariz., to manage Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) and Scottsdale Public Art.
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is located at 7380 E. Second St. in downtown Scottsdale. Free parking is available in the public parking garage located to the west of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Wells Fargo Avenue. Additional free parking is available at the Old Town Parking Corral at East Second Street and Brown Avenue and at the Civic Center Library parking garage located on Drinkwater Boulevard at East Second Street.
The Scottsdale Independent is available for free every Wednesday.