It’s Valentine’s Day and you don’t have a Valentine.“I know, it’s just another reminder that you are home alone watching House Hunters with your cat,” says comedian Kathleen Madigan who has appeared on Leno, Letterman, Ferguson, O’Brien, the View, and a slew of other TV shows. But seriously, take a breath. Don’t panic, advises Madigan. The single gal and House Hunters fan shares how to ride out the day while having a couple of kicks in the process. Continue reading
Kathleen Madigan is one of those stand-up comics who comes across so casually and comfortably on stage, she could just as easily be in your living room with a glass of chardonnay after dinner just hanging out.
Her low-key charm is decidedly anti-Kardashian. She isn’t all about bolstering her brand. She isn’t creating a line of jewelry or coming up with a reality show focused on herself. She isn’t gunning for a starring role on a sitcom.
Madigan just loves to stand up on a stage and tell stories. Continue reading
Comedian Kathleen Madigan performed at the Charleston Music Hall on Saturday with opening act Vic Henley. Madigan has appeared in numerous TV talk shows and has her own one hour special called “Gone Madigan” that premiered on Showtime and is now available on Netflix Here are our 5 Around Town five favorite moments of the packed show in Charleston. Continue reading
Kathleen Madigan has performed on every late night show you can think of, from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Late Show with David Letterman to Conan and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. She’s also done many comedy specials — one of which, Madigan Again, is currently available to stream on Netflix — and won several comedy awards, including the American Comedy Award for Best Female Comedian. Continue reading
Months ago, fans of comedian Kathleen Madigan made plans to catch her first appearance in Columbia. The show sold out early on – despite the fact that local audiences tend to have a commitment phobia.
Madigan’s Midwestern, middle-aged humor – making fun of her parents, speaking in dialect – has made her one of the most popular standup comics in the country.
“Very accessible and very, very funny,” said Katie Fox, director of the 400-seat Harbison Theatre at Midlands Tech, the venue, in its third season, that’s bringing Madigan to town.
Fans are coming from as far away as West Virginia to laugh with Madigan, booked at some point by nearly every late-night and standup TV show. She loves performing and has turned down a host of writing jobs to stay on the road 300 days a year.