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Canadian Stand-Up Comedian Russell Peters Is Coming To Malaysia!

Peters' world tour is said to cover five of the seven continents in the world.

Cover image via GoLive-Asia & Netflix/USA Today

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Canadian stand up comedian and global phenomenon Russell Peters is returning to the stage for his world tour that's set to take over 2023

The comedian, actor, and producer, most known for his gut-busting jokes and over-the-top sense of humour is making a quick one-night stop in Malaysia for his Act Your Age 2023 World Tour.

This show will mark Peters' first return to Malaysia since COVID-19 rocked the world, with his last visit having been in early 2018 for his Deported World Tour.

Official poster for Peters' Malaysian stop for the 'Act Your Age 2023 World Tour'.

Image via GoLive-Asia

Peters is set to take his tour around five of the seven continents in the world — North America, Europe, Australia, Africa, and Asia

According to the comedian's website, the Act Your Age tour has already been on the road since January 2022, with Peters having performed at multiple areas in North America and the UK.

While not all the dates for his Asian league have been released as of yet, some of the countries Peters will be visiting include Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, and luckily for us — Malaysia!

Peters performing at his hometown in Canada for the tour.

Image via @russellpeters (Instagram)

Presented by Live Nation Malaysia, ticket prices will start from RM258 and make their way up to RM888

The full details of the Act Your Age 2023 World Tour in Malaysia are below:

Venue: Plenary Hall, KL Convention Centre.
Date: 20 February 2023 (Monday).

As for the ticket availability, four variations of seating options are open to the public. These include Category 3 (RM258), Category 2 (RM298), Category 1 (388), and VIP tickets (RM888).

For audience members who choose the VIP tickets, each purchase includes preferential seating, a meet-and-greet opportunity to take a photo with Peters, a VIP laminate, and a signed poster by Peters.

Per the Live Nation Malaysia website, Fan Club presale tickets begin this Wednesday, 9 November at 10am.

As for the general public tickets, purchase will be available this coming Friday, 11 November, via the same page. However, Malaysians will also be able to purchase their tickets via the GoLive-Asia website or the GoLive Ticketing app.

While Malaysians everywhere are eager to watch Peters make his grand return, certain safety and viewing protocols remain in place

Among (but not limited to) the rules are:
1. The comedy show is strictly for those aged 16 and above.
2. Each customer is limited to purchasing FOUR TICKETS.
3. Parents and guardians are strictly responsible for their kids' safety at all times (for those below 18).
4. MySejahtera vaccination status is required to be presented upon entry to the venue.
5. Wearing a face mask AT ALL TIMES is required at the venue.
6. ALL attendees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
7. ALL tickets will be sold online and issued electronically only. E-tickets will be delivered only upon confirmation of purchase.

An important criteria to note is to save your booking confirmation once you have purchased the tickets. This will substantiate the e-ticket delivery for the event.

Details of the seating chart can be found below, though it may be subject to change over time:

Image via GoLive-Asia

Somebody's gonna get a hurt real bad from all the laughter you're about to experience in 2023

For more information on the stand-up performance, visit Live Nation Malaysia, or visit the GoLive-Asia page.

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