Montreal, Monday, November 13, 2023 -Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce that Kathy Griffin is returning to the stage with a brand-new standup comedy show, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the PTSD-List. The iconic two-time Emmy and Grammy Award winning comedian, television host, best-selling author and outspoken advocate, known for her biting satire and fearless comedy, will remind the world why she is one of the funniest comedian voices of her generation. Her new show is a celebration of her resilience, humor, and the power of laughter to heal.
The Kathy Griffin: My Life on the PTSD-List Tour will give fans a look at what made her the person and comedian we all have grown to love.
Griffin shares, “Dear God in heaven, it’s been six long years since I have been on tour and performed for my fans. I cannot wait to hit the stage and see you in your hometown. I’m going EVERYWHERE, people – the real America! I’m not messing around. I’ve been through hell, we’ve all been through hell! Now let’s have a good laugh about it.”
Her nationwide tour kicks off February 2024 with over 40 shows, including five dates in Canada: Calgary, AB on February 22, 2024; Edmonton, AB on February 23, 2024; Ottawa, ON on May 7, 2024; Toronto, ON, on May 8, 2024, and London, ON on May 9, 2024.
Tickets will be available starting with an artist presale for select cities beginning Wednesday, November 15 at 10AM local time; artist presale code is PTSD. General on-sale begins Friday, November 17 at 10AM local time. Tickets and tour dates can be found on her website: www.kathygriffin.com.
About Kathy Griffin
Kathy Griffin is a two-time Emmy and Grammy Award winning comedian, television star, best-selling author and advocate known for her biting satire and fearless comedy. The legendary performer holds the Guinness Book of World Records for writing and starring in an unprecedented 20 televised stand-up specials.
Kathy is perhaps best known for her hit Bravo series, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, which aired for 6 years and won 2 Emmys. Kathy starred on NBC's Suddenly Susan and guest starred on Seinfeld, Law & Order: SVU, Glee, You, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. She has lent her unique voice to animated characters in Shrek Forever After, The Simpsons, American Dad, Futurama and Dilbert. Kathy co-produced and co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve special, with Anderson Cooper for 10 years.
Kathy’s memoir, Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin, debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List. Her second book, Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index, was also a New York Times Best Seller.
Kathy is a passionate advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community, women, other disenfranchised groups, and is a cancer survivor herself.
MY LIFE ON THE PTSD-LIST TOUR – 2024 NORTH AMERICAN DATES:
Fri. Feb 2 – Des Moines, IA – Hoyt Sherman Place
Sat. Feb 3 – Omaha, NE – The Astro
Sun. Feb 4 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
Thu. Feb 15 – Providence, RI – Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Fri. Feb 16 – Hartford, CT – Belding Theatre at the Bushnell PAC
Sat. Feb 17 – Portsmouth, NH – The Music Hall
Thu. Feb 22 – Calgary, AB – Jack Singer Concert Hall
Fri. Feb 23 – Edmonton, AB – Winspear Theatre
Sun. Feb 25 – Tacoma, WA – Pantages Theatre
Sat. Mar 16 – Phoenix, AZ – Orpheum Theatre
Thu. Mar 21 – Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Center for the Arts
Fri. Mar 22 – Tarrytown, NY – Music Hall
Sun. Mar 24 – Huntington, NY – The Paramount
Wed. Apr 3 – Tucson, AZ – Fox Theatre
Thu. Apr 4 – Palm Desert, CA – McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts
Fri. Apr 5 – Napa, CA – Uptown Theater
Sat. Apr 6 – Long Beach, CA – Beverly O’Neil Theater
Sat. Apr 13 – Honolulu, HI – Hawaii Theatre Center
Fri. Apr 19 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
Sun. Apr 21 – Madison, WI – Capitol Theater
Thu. May 2 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room
Fri. May 3 – Lexington, KY – Lexington Opera House
Sat. May 4 – Cincinnati, OH – Taft Theatre
Sun. May 5 – Durham, NC – Carolina Theatre
Tue. May 7 – Ottawa, ON – Meridian Centrepointe Theatre
Wed. May 8 – North York, ON – Meridian Arts Centre - George Weston
Thu. May 9 – London, ON – Centennial Hall
Sat. May 11 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
Wed. May 15 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – The Parker
Thu. May 16 – Tampa, FL – Ferguson Hall
Thu. June 6 – Sacramento, CA – Crest Theatre
Fri. June 7 – San Jose, CA – California Theatre
Sat. June 8 – Monterey, CA – Golden State Theatre
Sun. June 9 – San Luis Obispo, CA – Fremont Theater
About Just For Laughs
Global leader in comedy and home to the #1 Comedy Festival in the World, Just for Laughs Group has been launching and championing top comedic talent - including Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Burr, Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Ali Wong, Hannah Gadsby, Hasan Minhaj, Jo Koy, Canada’s very own Rick Mercer and Russell Peters - for close to 40 years. Founded in 1983, the company is an international powerhouse in the creation of multiplatform comedic content. Every year, millions of spectators are entertained at its worldwide festivals, from Montréal – the biggest comedy event in the world – to Toronto and Vancouver, Canada; Austin, U.S.A.; London, UK; and Sydney, Australia; featuring thousands of Canadian and international comedians - from well-established artists to aspiring up-and-comers. With concentrated growth on television development and production, the Group’s digital and televised content is shown in over 150 countries and followed by an online audience of over 14 million. In addition, the Group produces touring shows, stages its own musicals and is the originator of the ComedyPRO industry conference along with the daytime, fan centric, ComedyCON event.
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