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World renowned comedian and podcast host @MarcMaron will perform new stand-up show for “Hey, There’s More” tour at the @KimmelCenter on 10/10. More info @ kimmelcenter.org
KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS
PRESENTS ICONIC PODCAST HOST MARC MARON &
NEW STAND-UP SHOW ON THE HEY, THERE’S MORE TOUR
OCTOBER 10, 2019
“Since 2009, ‘WTF’ has become a must listen, downloaded by millions and inspiring a loosely autobiographical television series on IFC, a daring memoir and a stand-up revival for Maron”
- THE WASHINGTON POST
“One of the best comedians in the country” - LAUGHSPIN.COM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, September 9, 2019) – After recently reaching a landmark 1,000 episodes of his hit podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, Marc Maron will be touring the US with his latest hour of stand-up this fall. The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus, in association with The Bowery Presents, will present the Hey, There’s More tour on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kimmel Center’s Merriam Theater.
“Marc Maron is a stand-up comedy legend who has charmed audiences for decades, and we’re excited to welcome him back to the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus for a new tour,” said Ed Cambron, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “His podcast has become a global sensation; part of our Campus’ comedy offerings, we know his content will appeal to our diverse Philadelphia audiences across generations and backgrounds.”
For over thirty years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing comedy for print, stage, radio, online, and television. Best known for his hit landmark podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, he has interviewed iconic personalities such as Conan O’Brien, Robin Williams, Keith Richards, Ben Stiller, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lorne Michaels, and former US President Barack Obama. It has become a worldwide phenomenon: averaging six million downloads each month, with over 450 million lifetime downloads.
Maron currently stars in the hit Netflix original series GLOW, alongside Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin, and his critically-acclaimed half-hour scripted television series Maron aired on IFC and can be found on Netflix. He also stars in upcoming movie The Joker alongside Robert De Niro and Joaquin Phoenix, and in upcoming crime drama Wonderland, alongside Mark Wahlberg.
Maron has also appeared in guest roles in the series Girls, Louie and Joe Swanberg’s Easy, and can be seen in the feature films Get a Job and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates. He released his stand-up special Thinky Pain on Netflix in 2013 and as an album in 2014. His next special, More Later, premiered on Epix in December 2015. Maron’s most recent stand-up special, Marc Maron: Too Real, was released in 2017 on Netflix.
Other featured upcoming performances at the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus include: Randy Rainbow Live!(September 21, 2019, Merriam Theater), The Office! A Musical Parody (September 28 – 29, 2019, Merriam Theater), Dena Blizzard: One Funny Mother (October 19, 2019, Perelman Theater), and Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour (October 25, 2019, Merriam Theater).
MARC MARON: HEY, THERE’S MORE
Kimmel Center Cultural Campus’ Merriam Theater
October 10, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now starting at $35.00. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at www.kimmelcenter.org, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office. Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling 215-790-5883. See www.kimmelcenter.org for more information.
The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus
Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, our mission is to engage the region’s diverse communities with art through performance and education. Our Cultural Campus serves more than 1 million guests per year and includes the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, the Academy of Music, and the Merriam Theater- representing more than 160 years of rich history for the performing arts along Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts. We are home to eight esteemed Resident Companies: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philly POPS, PHILADANCO, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, and Curtis Institute of Music. With nearly 9,000 seats per night, we are the region’s most impactful performing arts center, and the second largest in the country. Our Cultural Campus serves as a preeminent and inclusive place to enjoy exceptional experiences that reflect the spirit of our region by cultivating a creative and socially-responsible environment where our community shares experiences that are delivered with pride, integrity, and respect. As a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization, we collaborate on, present, and produce a broad range of relevant and meaningful events, we serve as an active gathering space for social and community events, we educate the region’s young people through access to quality arts experiences, and we provide support to artists in the creation of new work. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is our proud sponsor of the Kimmel Center’s 2019-2020 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit www.kimmelcenter.org.
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