Fantasia (Associated Press photo)
Comedian Rickey Smiley and singer Fantasia will come together for one night of “comedy and soul” Mother’s Day Weekend at BOK Center, according to a news release.
The show will be May 8 at the Tulsa arena.
Tickets go on sale at noon Friday and will be available online at www.bokcenter.com, at area Reasor’s and Homeland stores, at the Arby’s BoxOffice or by calling (866) 7BOKCTR.
Ticket prices start at $35.
Smiley is best known for hosing BET’s Comic View and performing live on some of the most successful comedy tours in recent history. He will be performing as some of his comedic characters like Bernice and her church announcements to Coach McClainy and his lack of motivational skills.
Smiley has been working the comedy circuit for the past 12 years. Establishing himself as a clean comic, his downhome Southern humor has made him a favorite in the nation’s top comedy venues.
The 2004 winner of “American Idol” (one of television’s highest-rated shows), Fantasia has become a favorite performer among American music lovers.
The powerhouse vocalist from High Point, N.C., whose soulful delivery made her an instant favorite with millions of viewers, has also starred on Broadway for 16 sold-out weeks in Oprah Winfrey’s “The Color Purple”.