YouTube stars Roman Atwood and Yousef Saleh Erakat (a.k.a. FouseyTUBE) announced today that they are teaming for a global live tour that will kick off at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle on Feb. 23.
The shows will feature sketches, stand-up and pranks, as well as meet-and-greet opportunities with the artists. Tickets for the initial five-date West Coast leg of the tour go on sale at www.romanvsfousey.com on Fri., Jan. 15, at 10:00 a.m. PST.
Atwood is one of the premier pranksters on YouTube, with more than 13 million subscribers and 100 million monthly views for his channels RomanAtwood and RomanAtwoodVlogs. He recently completed work on the full-length feature “Natural Born Pranksters,” produced by Collective Digital Studio and Lionsgate. He directed and stars in the film, which will be released day-and-date in theaters, on electronic sell-through and via VOD later this year. Atwood is also the creator of the social movement and clothing line Smile More and the winner of the 2015 Streamy Award for Best Campaign Brand Campaign for his work with Nissan.
Erakat has racked up more than 10 million subscribers across his YouTube channels which feature parodies, vlogs, comedy sketches and pranks, along with poignant social experiments with a moral undertone. He won the Audience Choice Award for Show of the Year at the 2015 Streamy Awards.
The tour is being presented by Mills Entertainment, which over the last six months has produced live events in more than 300 cities in 12 countries across five continents. Last year, the company mounted world tours for top digital influencers including Tyler Oakley, Lilly Singh, Kian Lawley and JC Caylen. Creative Artists Agency (CAA) acquired an equity position in the company in April 2015.
Atwood is represented by CAA and Collective Digital Studio. Erakat is represented by CAA.