Kathleen Madigan brings comedy show to Fairfield
Published 5:50 pm, Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Madigan, who has a new Showtime special, "Gone Madigan," has the year booked with more than 100 performances across the nation, as well as numerous television appearances. Madigan recently returned from her second Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff's USO Holiday Tour of Iraq and Afghanistan. She has had perfomed many times on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The Late Show with David Letterman," and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien." She has had her own specials on HBO and Comedy Central. In addition to the stand-up appearances, Madigan has been a correspondent for "The Dr. Phil Show" and ESPN 2 and done commentary on VH1, CNN, E!, CMT and TV Guide's Emmy Red Carpet.
Madigan has won the American Comedy Award for "Best Female Comedian" and the Phyllis Diller Award for "Best Female Comedian." She also has written and produced for Lewis Black's "Root of All Evil" on Comedy Central and for Garry Shandling. "I'll write for other people, not many, but a few and only if they have a clear voice and persona that I already think is funny and if they let me write in my pajamas and smoke."
Tickets are $40 and $35 and can be purchased at www.quickcenter.com, or by calling the box office at 203-254-4010.