A well-known American comedian, Kathleen Madigan is famous for her hilarious stand-up performances and her regular appearances on American television. Anyone who watches one of her shows can expect an outstanding live performance and to leave with a smile on their face. For a night of fun and entertainment that will make you howl with laughter for days after the event, don’t forget to pick up your Kathleen Madigan tickets at StubHub.
Kathleen Madigan Background
Kathleen Madigan was born in Florissant, Missouri. One of seven children, she showed talent from an early age. However, she initially worked in journalism before her father encouraged her to use her comedic talents to earn a living. She first began to perform publicly in the St. Louis area of Florissant at the ‘open mic’ nights. She was spotted and offered a regular paying slot with a nationwide comedy club chain. This was the beginning of Madigan’s successful career on the comedy scene.
In addition to her comedy work, Kathleen Madigan has appeared as a guest on many television programs. Some of these include The Late Show with David Letterman, Last Comic Standing, The Bob and Tom Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Madigan also hosts a radio show called Blue Collar Comedy that is broadcast on Sirius XM Radios.
Kathleen Madigan's Big Achievements
As Madigan’s success and popularity are growing, so is the demand for Kathleen Madigan tickets. She now performs in many venues across the United States and her schedule often includes over 300 shows per year. Two of the highlights of her career include participating twice in the USO shows to support American troops. This involved her touring both Iraq and Afghanistan alongside other talented comedians, including Lewis Black. At the American Comedy Awards in 1996, Madigan was honoured with the ‘Funniest Female Stand-Up Comic’ award. This is possibly one of the greatest achievements of her career. She later won the Phyllis Diller Award for ‘Best Female Comedian’.
Although most of her performances are in America, Madigan has also worked on a cruise and participated in festivals and theatre productions internationally. Locations have included England, Ireland, Australia and Hong Kong. CBC TV has filmed her performing at six Montreal Gala Shows that are part of the Montreal Comedy Festival. Kathleen Madigan is constantly changing her act to keep fans interested in watching her shows. She takes inspiration from her father and her humour is often described as ‘off the cuff’. If this is the type of humour that entertains you and you would like to see this talented comedian perform live, then make sure you book your Kathleen Madigan tickets at StubHub.