On her brand new “The Mermaid Lady” standup comedy tour, Kathleen Madigan will visit multiple cities throughout North America, including a stop in Milwaukee, WI in March to shoot her fourth one-hour standup special. Madigan is one of the most respected comedians of her generation and over her 25-year-career Madigan has performed on nearly every standup television show ever made.
Madigan was nominated for a 2014 American Comedy Award for “Best Concert Comic.” Her third one-hour special, Madigan Again, is currently available on Netflix and was named one of iTunes Best Comedy Albums. Her second one-hour special Gone Madigan, premiered on Showtime and is also available on Netflix. Previously she's released 5 CDs, 3 DVDs, starred in 2 HBO specials and 3 Comedy Central specials. In addition to 2 USO tours of Iraq and Afghanistan, Madigan has performed on 5 CMT specials hosted by Ron White with all proceeds donated to the Armed Forces Foundation.
The Detroit Free Press and PopMatters.com featured Madigan as one of the “9 Funniest Women on the Planet” alongside Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Lewis Black calls her “the funniest comic in America, bar none,” and Ron White considers her “easily one of the best comics alive.”