April 30, 2024 | 7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Trevor Noah

Emmy Award-Winning Comedian and Bestselling Author Known for Hosting “The Daily Show


Trevor Noah is one of the most successful comedians in the world and was the host of the Emmy® Award-winning “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central for seven years. Under Trevor, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” broke free from the restraints of a 30-minute linear show, producing engaging social content, award-winning digital series, podcasts and more for its global audience. In January of 2024, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” won an Emmy for “Outstanding Talk Series.” Trevor has also notably served as the Grammy Awards host for four years in a row, with the 2024 show bringing in 16.9 million viewers, a 34% increase from last year’s show.

Trevor currently hosts an original Spotify weekly podcast titled What Now? With Trevor Noah. In this new podcast, listeners get a chance to hear Trevor like never before. In each episode, Trevor goes deep with a special guest, including entertainers, CEOs, actors, athletes, and thought leaders. He brings the kinds of conversations that happen behind the scenes to light, full of radical candor, authentic back-and-forths, and honest reactions, with Trevor bringing to bear his classic, effortlessly playful and equally probing style.

Trevor is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller “Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood” and its young readers adaptation, released in 2019, titled “It’s Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood,” which also debuted as a New York Times bestseller. The Audible edition of “Born a Crime,” performed by Trevor, remains one of the top-selling, highest-rated, and most-commented-on Audible performances of all time. To date, “Born a Crime” has sold over 3 million copies across all formats.

Following the extraordinary success of “Born a Crime,” Trevor is writing a new book titled “Into the Uncut Grass.” The book is scheduled for release in 2024 and is a gorgeously illustrated and moving modern fable for readers of all ages about forgiveness, acceptance, and the secret to solidarity.

Showtime Sports has recently launched The World According to Football, a five-part documentary series narrated and executive produced by Trevor. The series’ first episode premiered on December 1st, 2023, on Showtime and debuted episodes weekly for five weeks.

Trevor’s success has also spanned to sold out stand-up comedy shows across 5 continents. His current “Off The Record” World Tour stopped in 28 cities across the US before heading to international destinations, and a set from “Off the Record” became available as a Netflix stand-up special titled Where Was I on December 19th, 2023. Where Was I has recently scored a Golden Globe nomination for “Performance in Stand-Up Comedy on Television” and a Critic’s Choice Association nomination for “Best Comedy Special.” Trevor’s “Back To Abnormal Tour” also saw him sell out multiple nights at the O2 Arena in London, perform across Europe (where he sold the most tickets ever by a non-German in Frankfurt, Germany), and perform at Madison Square Garden, The LA Forum, and the Chase Center in San Francisco. He ended his run with two sold out shows at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. 

Trevor has written, produced, and starred in 12 comedy specials, including Grammy and Emmy-nominated “I Wish You Would,” his third for Netflix, which premiered globally in November 2022. True to form, Trevor hilariously shares revelations about learning to speak German, modern communication, and his love for curry. His previous special, “Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia” received a NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Variety Show,” as well as a Grammy Award nomination for “Best Comedy Album”.

Launching in early 2024, Trevor is set to host Amazon Prime Video’s first South African original, “LOL: Last One Laughing.” The six-part unscripted comedy series will see Trevor pit 10 famous South African comedians and entertainers against one another to see who can keep a straight face while simultaneously trying to make their opponents laugh – and lose. Trevor is also moving from in front of the camera to a behind-the-scenes turn as executive producer on the newly announced Amazon FreeVee remake of the long-running British Series, “Mock the Week.” The half-hour program combines elements from talk shows, stand-up comedy sessions and improv games that sets two teams of comics against each other in a bid to satirize current news events and popular culture.  The series will begin production in the US in 2024.

Emmy-nominated Day Zero Productions, a joint venture between Paramount Global and Trevor, develops and produces entertaining and impactful content for a global audience.Current film projects include an adaptation of Noah’s best-selling and award-winning autobiography “Born A Crime,” a biopic centered on 8-year-old Nigerian chess champion Tanitoluwa Adewumi, and a reimagining of the classic Paramount feature President’s Analyst. On the television side, Day Zero is producing several scripted and unscripted seriesincluding an American reboot of long running British format Mock the Week with Amazon Freevee, Last One Laughing with Amazon Prime, and MSNBC/Peacock’s The Turning Point. Day Zero also produced two Kid of the Year TV specials for Nickelodeon and TIME Studios and the HBOMax/Discovery+ special For All Humankind. DZP recently acquired the rights to Kiese Laymon’s coming-of-age novel “Long Division.”

In 2018, Trevor launched the Trevor Noah Foundation to improve equitable access to quality education for underserved youth in South Africa. Trevor’s vision is a world where education enables youth to dream, see and build the impossible.

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