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Comedian Chonda Pierce, AKA “The Queen of Clean” makes Ritz Theatre appearance May 2
WELLINGTON, Texas – Renowned Christian comedian Chonda Pierce, a Christian comedian known as “The Queen of Clean” brings her hilarious and inspirational take on real life to the Ritz Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2.
Tickets for the event are $45 and $35, and are offered for early sale to Co-Star, Producer’s Circle and Oscar Nominee members at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2. Sales open to the general public at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3. Tickets may be purchased at the Ritz box office, over the phone at (806) 447-0090 or through the website,www.wellingtonritztheatre.com.
Pierce has been called “the funniest and most relatable comedian to ever take the stage,” and has appeared on the Grand Ole Opry stage and has been recorded in several Gaither Homecoming releases. She got her start in comedy paying her way through college as a performer at Opryland USA in Nashville, Tenn. Pierce tells of a troubled childhood, and how entertaining and making audiences laugh provided a catharsis for healing.”I was hooked!” Pierce said of her early days on the stage. “I loved the sound of an audience laughing. It was just the medicine I needed.”
In addition to her performances, Pierce has written eight books, including Laughing in the Dark: A Comedian’s Journey Through Depression. She has five gold-certified comedy albums and two platinum albums to her name. Her comedy segments also frequently appear on XM Radio’s Laugh USA and Sirius Satellite Radio’s Blue Collar Comedy 103.
Pierce is a member of the Christian Comedy Association, but outside the comedy, she is a spokesperson for World Vision and works with various other Christian leaders and organizations.

 

 

Coming in 2015

 

May 4                    Storybook Theatre Presentations of “Allie in Historyland” & “Goldifox & the Two Hares”                                                                                                                     Details to be announced at a later date.
July                       Theatre Camp  July 20-25        Details to be announced at a later date.
July                        Ritz Starz Children’s Program each Monday in July
September 6          Riders In The Sky
October                  Canned Food Drive to benefit local food pantries
November 7            Little Texas
December               Polar Express Pajama Party/Toy Drive for CASA