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Best Comedy & Stand-up in Madison

Sarah Silverman at Orpheum Theatre

Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman embarks on her brand new US tour, 'Sarah Silverman: Postmortem'. She may have become known for her no-holds-barred exploration of taboo subjects, but an incisive and brave performer lives underneath all that controversy. She rose through the stand-up ranks in the 00s, and created her own eponymous Comedy Central show, The Sarah Silverman Program. Be warned though - no subject is taboo for this leading comedian!

Lewis Black at Capitol Theater

Lewis Black

The twice Grammy-winning Lewis Black is heading on his final stand-up comedy show, 'Goodbye Yeller Brick Road: The Final Tour.' Black is the perfect demonstration of that rare comic who can make you laugh while making compelling points about the absurdity of the world around you. Famed for his angry persona on both stage and cable, don't miss your chance to see the comedic legend live for his final tour!

Nick Swardson at Orpheum Theatre

Nick Swardson

Nick Swardson is an actor, screenwriter, producer and stand-up comedian. The Minneapolis native started out in his career as an entertainer performing on the local stand-up scene before moving to New York, and later Los Angeles, to pursue his comedy career. Don't miss him live this year when he brings the show to you!

Steve Martin & Martin Short at Overture Hall

Steve Martin & Martin Short

Martin meets Martin in this extraordinary meeting of two of modern comedy's greatest entertainers. Steve Martin and Martin Short present 'You Won't Believe What They Look Like Today', a Q&A style conversation between the two comedians and the audience with a musical twist. Expect an evening of banjo-tinged interludes and singing punctuated by the side-splitting humor and charisma of these comedy greats.

Oct 6 - 26

Overture Hall

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Dane Cook at Orpheum Theatre

Dane Cook

American film and television actor, comedian and bona fide eye candy indulgence Dane Cook is back on the road with the Fresh New Flavor Tour! The American Gods star is one of the country's most popular comedians, with a guy-next-door attitude that serves to expand his comedy with many audiences. Don't miss him as he continues to dominate stages and bring hilarious memories for all who attend.

Whose Live Anyway? at Orpheum Theatre

Whose Live Anyway?

Whose Live Anyway (originally called A Night of Improv) first appeared in 1999 when it sold out two shows in under three hours to very enthusiastic crowds in Vancouver. Following its initial success, Whose Line Executive Producer and star Ryan Stiles expanded the number of appearances of the show to include many major cities in the Western USA and Canada where it has remained a constant sell-out.

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