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John Oliver TicketsJohn Oliver is best known as a former contributor and writer for The Daily Show on Comedy Central and the show he now hosts on HBO, Last Week Tonight, in which he tackles topical political and cultural issues. His exaggerated British mannerisms and satirical humor, which evokes thoughts of Monty Python, along with dialog into serious issues have resulted in nearly a dozen Emmy wins for that show. The show has also won two Peabody Awards. In addition to his success as a television host, John Oliver has continued with his stand-up career. As an actor, John Oliver appeared in the show Community and has also lent his voice to three Smurfs movies as well as Disney's Lion King remake.
Politics, Puns, Satire and Self-deprecationNow a resident of New York City, John Oliver was born in England where he began his comedy career after finishing college at Cambridge University. He made his first foray into comedy in 2001 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with the Chocolate Milk Gang. He moved onto solo work the next year and shortly moved to New York City to work for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as a writer and senior British correspondent. Oliver won multiple Emmys for his writing on that show. Through the show and club performances, the comedian expanded his fanbase. Comedy Central, which produced The Daily Show, also produced Oliver's first stand-up special, John Oliver: Terrifying Times, in 2008. Two years later, the comedian would start the first of four years hosting John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show. John landed his own weekly satirical news show, Last Week Tonight, with HBO in 2014 after guest-hosting The Daily Show for several episodes and has been a household name since then, even earning Time's "100 Most Influential People" list in 2015. In fact, his influence on politics and culture is so strong that it's been dubbed the "John Oliver effect."
Where can I buy John Oliver tickets?John Oliver continues to perform his stand-up comedy live. You can purchase John Oliver tickets at StubHub.
Will John Oliver perform in 2019?Yes! John Oliver has several stand-up dates scheduled for the end of the year. He has also announced dates for early 2020.
Will John Oliver appear in a city near me?John Oliver's tour includes stops in Portland at the Keller Auditorium and in San Francisco at The Masonic. Unfortunately, he has not announced appearances in other cities; however, he will make multiple appearances in both of those cities.
What is John Oliver's comedy like?John Oliver often pokes fun of himself his humor. He extends his self-deprecation to Great Britain and its citizens as well. The United States and its citizens is often on the receiving end of his mockery. John never shies away from a political slant; although, his stand-up routines are less political than his bits on Last Week Tonight. Despite his ability to relay punchlines in a deadpan style, John Oliver can be quite animated on stage.
Who are John Oliver's influences?It's no surprise that John Oliver counts among his greatest influences Jon Stewart, the former host of The Daily Show. The comedian also gives nods to David Letterman and members of Monty Python, which have heavily influenced John's own comedy style. He also lists comedians Peter Cook and Richard Pryor as influences.
Does John Oliver perform for service members?Jon Oliver has previously done a USO tour to perform for the troops. He's also participated in Stand Up for Heroes, a fundraiser that contributes to veterans and their families.
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