According to an employee the show is officially not happening.
According to a person who attempted to buy tickets at the box office, a staff member of the club announced to the line of people that the show was off and then proceeded to give out free passes to see Bill Bellamy. The staff member apologized to the long line of fans but didn't offer an official explanation.
"As much as I would have loved to confirm Dave Chappelle performing at the Improv comedy club, unfortunately that is simply not the case," said Raymond Cook, general manager of the Improv. "A link from an old e-mail was posted on social networks suggesting Dave Chappelle would be performing at the Improv comedy club in Houston. This link is false. Throughout the rest of the weekend we definitely have Bill Bellamy."
Last night in Austin, comedian Dave Chappelle put on a "secret" show. Will he doing so again in Houston tonight?
This link on the Improv web site says tickets go on sale today at noon for tonight's show at the Improv.
Dave Chappelle will be making a special appearance tonight at the Houston Improv. This show is guaranteed to be a sellout! Be sure to get your tickets fast. We are only selling 150 tickets starting at noon today. The rest of the tickets will go on sale at 6pm at the IMPROV box office for walk-up customers only. 4 ticket limit per order. 21 and up ONLY. 4 ticket limit per order. 21 and up ONLY.
An Improv representative could not confirm this yet, as the club has yet to get an official word.
Chapelle came to prominence with his popular Comedy Central sketch comedy series, " Chappelle's Show", which came an abrupt end in 2005 when Chapelle stepped down.
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