Tyler Perry's "Madea's Farewell Play Tour" 

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Wednesday, April 24 at 7:00pm

Berglund Center Coliseum

Ticket Prices:  $47.00, $72.00, $87.00, $97.00, VIP $107.00

Parking: $5.00

Exclusive Merchandise package: $75.00
The Farewell Tour Package includes the following exclusive show merchandise:
Tyler Perry's "Madea's Farewell Play Tour" Tote bag
Tyler Perry's "Madea's Farewell Play Tour" Water bottle
Tyler Perry's "Madea's Farewell Play Tour" Keychain
Tyler Perry's "Madea's Farewell Play Tour" Stylus pen
Tyler Perry's "Madea's Farewell Play Tour" T shirt
Merchandise is subject to change and availability.


It was a simple piece of advice from Oprah Winfrey that set Perry's career in motion. Encouraged to keep a diary of his daily thoughts and experiences, he began writing a series of soul-searching letters to himself. The letters, full of pain and in time, forgiveness, became a healing catharsis. His writing inspired a musical, I Know I've Been Changed, and in 1992, Perry gathered his life's savings in hopes of staging it for sold out crowds. He spent all the money but the people never came, and Perry once again came face to face with the poverty that had plagued his youth. He spent months sleeping in seedy motels and his car but his faith - in God and, in turn, himself - only got stronger. He forged a powerful relationship with the church, and kept writing. In 1998 his perseverance paid off and a promoter booked I Know I've Been Changed for a limited run at a local church-turned-theatre. This time, the community came out in droves, and soon the musical moved to Atlanta's prestigious Fox Theatre. Tyler Perry never looked back.And so began an incredible run of 13 plays in as many years, including Woman Thou Art Loosed!, a celebrated collaboration with the prominent Dallas pastor T.D. Jakes. In the year 2000, I Can Do Bad All By Myself marked the first appearance of the now-legendary Madea. The God-fearing, gun-toting, pot-smoking, loud-mouthed grandmother, Madea, was played by Perry himself.Tyler Perry practices what he preaches, and what he preaches has endeared him to millions of fans drawn by that unique blend of spiritual hope and down-home humor that continues to shape his inspiring life story and extraordinary body of work.

For all ticketed events, there will be a $5 parking fee to park on the Berglund Center lots. To guarantee your parking spot, you can pre-purchase your parking pass at the box office or online up through 5pm on the day of the show. After 5pm, and provided there are still spots available, you will need to pay $5 CASH to the parking attendant to enter the lots. The only way to guarantee your parking spot is to pre-purchase a parking pass.