New Jack City
— and even his somewhat underplayed stint on Saturday Night Live
— Rock truly broke through on ’90s HBO specials like Bring the Pain
. Besides his up-and-down movie career, Rock’s personal peaks and valleys are a main theme throughout his stand-up set, including his successes and failings as a father and husband; his divorce finalized last year. Also expect some political opining, about which the once-controversial Rock has never been shy. Demand for this original date of his Total Blackout Tour
at Sugar Land’s Smart Financial Centre was so high another has been added the night before. $69 to $125.
7:30 p.m. Saturday. Also May 12. 18111 Lexington, Sugar Land. For information, call 281-207-6278 or visit smartfinancialcentre.net
Hard to believe, but Chris Rock is now a senior statesman on the stand-up circuit. Despite his roles in films like