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HBO’s John Oliver Announces Tour

By Jef Dinsmore on Aug 18, 2014 to John Oliver

LastWeekTonight-300x244Straight from John Oliver’s website we learn that on his hiatus from LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER we will be going on a 15-stop stand-up tour. As of this posting LAST WEEK TONIGHT has aired fifteen of its twenty-four episode run. That means the show’s Season One will end in mid-October and that gives him enough time to squeeze in a few dates around the country before the end of the year.

John Oliver is no stranger to the stand-up gig as that was what he was doing in the UK before moving to the States in 2006. Of course, we know that he had a healthy stint on The Daily Show and a few Comedy Central specials under his belt before taking on his own show and he has even done some sitcom and voice-over work, but like most comedians we likes to get back to his roots and hit the stand-up stage.

If you are interested in catching him on tour later this year here are the dates:

University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY on 11.18.14

Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre, Denver, CO on 11.19.14

The Grove, Anaheim, CA on 11.20.14

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa, CA on 11.21.14

Keller Auditorium, Portland, OR on 11.22.14

Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA on 11.23.14

Cobb Energy PAC, Atlanta, GA on 12.04.14

Durham PAC, Durham, NC on 12.05.14

Palace Theatre, Columbus, OH on 12.06.14

Orpheum Theatre, Madison, WI on 12.07.14

Theatre at Westbury, Westbury, NY on 12.12.14

Palace Theatre, Albany, NY on 12.13.14

State Theater, New Brunswick, NJ on 12.14.14

Wilbur Theater, Boston MA on 12.30.14

Wilbur Theater, Boston MA on 12.31.14JohnOliver_Standup


There doesn’t seem to be a theme or title to the tour though we can be sure it will be filled with the topical humor that he dishes out every Sunday at 11:00pm. He might also give the traditional comedic staples like sex and relationships a look as well. We don’t know for sure. Tickets can be obtained now via Live Nation if you want to see him in a city near you. And if you do go see him and want to review it for HBOWatch just drop as a line and we will look at it!

“The most intelligent political stand-up you’ll see this year.” – The Times

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