Performing: 12/12/2014 - Buy Tickets
The Wilbur Theatre
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norm MacDonald Comes to The Wilbur
WHAT: On Friday, December 12th, 2014, Norm MacDonald is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.
Norm Macdonald is perhaps best known for his five seasons as a cast member on
“Saturday Night Live” (SNL). For three years Macdonald anchored “Weekend Update”, SNL’s
longest running recurring sketch. Macdonald also wrote for the popular ABC sitcom “Roseanne”
and starred in “The Norm Show” from 1999 to 2001. Comedy Central named Macdonald #83 on
the five part miniseries “100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time”. He is also noted as one of Conan
O’Brien’s favorite and most frequent guests on his various talk shows.
Aside from his notable characterizations of Bob Dole and Burt Reynolds, Macdonald
proved that his acerbic wit and writing were not contained to the small screen. In 1998,
Macdonald co-wrote and starred in the comedic film Dirty Work. Directed by Bob Saget and
released by MGM, this film became an instant comedy cult classic. Macdonald also played the
voice of “Lucky”, the dog in all three of the Eddie Murphy remakes of Dr. Doolittle. Macdonald
was also seen in the hit comedy Billy Madison with Adam Sandler in 1995. In 1996, Macdonald
played a network reporter in Milos Foreman’s Academy Award-nominated film The People Vs.
Larry Flint and he also appeared in Foreman’s 1999 Andy Kaufman biopic, Man on the Moon,
which grossed $45.6 million worldwide.
In 2000, Macdonald rejoined Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award-nominated
screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, (The People Vs. Larry Flint and Man On
The Moon) and starred alongside Dave Chappelle in the film, Screwed.
For tickets and more information about The Wilbur and other great events visit http://thewilbur.com.
WHEN: Friday, December 12th, 2014 – 7:30 PM and 10:00 PM
WHERE: The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700
TICKETS: Visit www.thewilbur.com, or call the box office at 617.248.9700
About The Wilbur:
Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District.
The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA.
For more information, please visit www.thewilbur.com, or call 617.248.9700.