NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — The Madison Square Garden Company announced that veteran comedian Jerry Seinfeld would be performing once a month at the Beacon Theatre in 2016 as part of a residency entitled, “Jerry Seinfeld: The Homestand.”
Seinfeld's stand of shows at The Beacon start on January 7th and run through at least June 8th.
“Jerry Seinfeld is one of the most influential and respected comedians of all time and through both his groundbreaking hit series, Seinfeld, and his newest venture, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, he has permanently changed both the modern comedy and television landscapes,” said James L. Dolan, executive chairman, The Madison Square Garden Company. “As a renowned New Yorker whose brand of comedy is rooted in the Big Apple, we are honored to welcome Jerry to The Beacon, his neighborhood theater, for ‘Jerry Seinfeld: The Homestand.’”
Seinfeld, who first came to widespread public awareness with appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, is best known for his stint on the seminal and long-running sitcom Seinfeld. His latest project, a web series called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, has garnered more than 100 million views.
Seinfeld, who resides in New York with his wife and there children, most recently directed the off-Broadway production of Colin Quinn: The New York Story with a limited engagement at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village. – Staff Writers