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Russell Brand brings his Messiah Complex to town

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BRITISH comedian and actor Russell Brand is no messiah, but he's bringing his Messiah Complex tour to the Burton Cummings Theatre Aug. 25.

Brand is best known for his film roles in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Get Him to the Greek, as well as his brief marriage to singer Katy Perry.

Brand's first-ever world standup tour, which includes 38 dates in North American and Europe, promises to be a "dissection of various social and religious figures and the reality of their lives through comparisons of each other," according to a publicist's release.

"Plus there's sex. Obviously," the release states.

Tickets are $49.50, $64.50 and $74.50, plus service fees, and go on sale today at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition July 9, 2013 D2

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