Craig Ferguson ~ Hot and Grumpy

Monday, October 21, 2013

Glasgow comedian and CBS' The Late Late Show host, Craig Ferguson will make Treasure Coast debut this November! Television fan favorite, Ferguson has become a huge success on the North American comedy circuit, selling out paramount venues the likes of Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall.  Now the disarming Scott brings his charmingly irreverent hilarious stand up performance to The Lyric!
In addition to Craig's widely acclaimed standup comedy, Ferguson has written the feature films The Big Tease and Saving Grace.  In 2003 he made his directorial debut with I’ll Be There, which he also wrote and starred in.  I’ll Be There went on to receive the Audience Award for Best Film at the Aspen, Dallas and Valencia Film Festivals.  Craig was also named “Best New Director” at the Napa Valley Film Festival.  Ferguson’s other film credits include Niagara Motel, Prendimi ‘lanima, Life Without Dick, Chain of Fools, Born Romantic and The Big Tease.  Craig was in DreamWorks’ animated feature, How To Train Your Dragon, as the Viking, “Gobber”, a role he will reprise in 2014 sequel. In 2011 Craig portrayed “Owl” in the Disney classic, Winnie The Pooh, and this year he played “Lord Macintosh” in Pixar’s Oscar winning animated feature, Brave.  
In April 2006, Ferguson debuted his first novel, Between the Bridge and the River, which was on the New York Times bestseller list.  In 2009, Harper Collins published Ferguson’s memoir, American On Purpose, which debuted at Number Four on the New York Times bestseller list and received a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word Album.  Presently he hosts The Late Late Show With Craig  Ferguson on CBS.  He won his first Emmy nomination in 2006, as well as receiving the 2009 Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting for his interview with Archbishop Desmond Tutu.