Adam Sandler Sets ‘Do-Over’ Stand-Up Comedy Concert Tour Across U.S.
Adam Sandler announced on Tuesday that he’ll be embarking on a concert tour, marking the first time in 20 years that the actor will perform stand-up comedy around the country. Sandler will also be joined by David Spade, Rob Schneider and Nick Swardson for what is being dubbed The Do-Over Tour.
Sandler, who started doing standup comedy at the age of 17, took a break from performing live after becoming a major movie star. However, the actor has returned to perform in various live comedy shows and specials as of late. The Do-Over Tour, however, will be the first time since his 1996 What the Hell Happened to Me album tour that Sandler will perform on multiple dates and in various arenas. The concerts are being held to promote Sandler and Spade’s upcoming Netflix movie, The Do-Over, which will be available to stream on Memorial Day.
Sandler, Spade, Schneider and Swardson most recently teamed up for Netflix’s The Ridiculous Six, the first movie in Sandler’s four-picture deal with the streaming service. The Do-Over Tour kicks off on May 19 in San Francisco, and will then travel to Santa Barbara, Chicago, Washington D.C., New York, Boston and Connecticut.
Sandler was discovered at a Los Angeles comedy club by Dennis Miller, who had “Saturday Night Live” executive producer and creator Lorne Michaels meet with him. Sandler was then hired in 1990 as a writer, and became a featured player the next year. That’s where he met Spade and Schneider, who will be joining him on The Do-Over Tour.