Tag Archives: Comedy

Demetri Martin Show Preview

Author: Audrey Bachman Demetri Martin will be coming to the Orpheum this Thursday, April 20th to kick off his Let’s Get Awkward Tour. He’ll be in Boston, Portland, Tucson and other cities over the next couple of months.  Hailing … Read More >

Demetri Martin at the Barrymore

  Demetri Martin wore khakis, a brown sweater, and brown shoes onto the stage. All so plain, they almost seemed to not be there at all, like some sort of an awkward middle-class exoskeleton. Understated, unassuming, and (again, … Read More >

Demetri Martin Preview

  Demetri Martin is not a rock star comedian. He doesn’t have great hair, strut around the stage with confidence and swagger, or brag about his personal exploits on stage. His stage persona is irreverent, awkward, and different. … Read More >

Mike Birbiglia Hits the Overture Center

    Those of us who were priviledged to see Mike Birbiglia at the Overture Center this past weekend learned quite a lot from the comedian, filmmaker and storyteller. For one, Birbiglia emphasized the importance of timeliness, beginning his show … Read More >

Hannibal Buress Hits Madison

Although Hannibal Buress’s time in Madison was less than 24 hours (as he mentioned in his opening statement with concerns that he wouldn’t have the time to take a shit while he was in Madison) his performance was truly one … Read More >

Mike Birbiglia Preview

You may know Mike Birbiglia from his 2012 film, Sleepwalk With Me, or his regular appearances on WBEZ Chicago’s This American Life. But now award-winning performer Mike Birbiglia is flying solo on his Thank God for Jokes comedy tour. … Read More >

Hannibal Buress Preview

Hannibal Buress is back on tour, with Madison, Wisconsin as his first destination. With two full-length albums, Buress is a veteran to the comedy scene, also known for writing for NBC’s Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock. After a successful … Read More >