Performing: 4/8/2016 - Buy Tickets
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tom Cotter Comes to The Wilbur
WHAT: On Friday, April 8, 2016, Tom Cotter is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.
Comedian Tom Cotter has taken the comedy scene by storm since finishing as runner-up and becoming the Breakout Star from Season 7’s “America’s Got Talent.” He lost to a dog act, but don’t hold that against him; Tom was the first comedian ever to be a finalist on the show and was the highest finishing human being on the show that year. In August 2013, AGT asked Tom back to perform as a special guest star (along with Train) and then again to host The Season 8 AGT Snapple Viewing Party.
Tom’s other numerous television an radio credits include NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” “Last Comic Standing,” his very own special “Comedy Central Presents… Tom Cotter” Special, The Howard Stern Show, Comics Unleashed, a third appearance on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” and Celebrity Host of “Gotham Comedy Live” on AXs.tv. Tom also plays in America’s most famous comedy clubs including, The Improv (chain), Catch a Rising Star, The Gotham Comedy Club and Caroline’s On Broadway just to name a few. Tom has been featured at The Montreal “Just For Laughs” Festival, the HBO Aspen Comedy Arts Festival and headlining “America’s Got Talent Live” at The Palazzo Las Vegas. Tom also recently was on the dais and took part in roasting Boomer Esiason at the Friars Club Roast of Boomer Esiason at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Tom is also a regular on Fox TV’s “Red Eye” and recently co-starred on an episode of CBS’ “The Good Wife.”
Tom has performed at over 300 colleges and in a wide variety of venues
from Alaska to China. His appeal is truly international as he was summoned to London to tour and perform on British Television, and won The Seattle International Stand-Up Comedy Competition and Boston Comedy Festival as The Boston Herald noted “winning by the largest margin of victory in the history of the event.”
Versatility has allowed Tom to excel in other areas of showbiz as well. His voice has become a familiar staple in commercial voice-overs for many high profile clients including NBC, MTV, Pepsi, McDonald’s, Chevrolet and Converse.
Whether it be comedy, voice-overs, or acting Tom Cotter gives it everything he’s got. “If laughter is the best medicine, I yearn to be drugged.”
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WHEN: Friday, April 8, 2016 – 7:30 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.