Support for LAist comes from
Made of L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

David Cross Announces His First Stand-Up Tour After A 6-Year Break

The return of David Cross (via Facebook)
Support your source for local news!
The local news you read here every day is crafted for you, but right now, we need your help to keep it going. In these uncertain times, your support is even more important. Today, put a dollar value on the trustworthy reporting you rely on all year long. We can't hold those in power accountable and uplift voices from the community without your partnership.

David Cross is hitting the road later this month for his first stand-up comedy show in six years. The comedian, known for his roles in Mr. Show, Arrested Development and W/ Bob and David, announced his triumphant return to the stage during his appearance on the Daily Show last night. The nationwide tour—which carries the curiously-familiar name "Making America Great Again!"—will kick off on January 26 in San Diego, followed by Claremont and San Francisco before heading to The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on January 29. After that, he'll head further up the West coast, and then bring the show across the country until the end of April. Tickets are already on sale for many of the dates and will be available soon for the rest.

On his Facebook page, Cross shared the news in this heartwarming message:

Okay, enough's enough. No more dicking around! Let's do this you guys! I am extremely excited to get back out on the road after six long years away. I was very busy writing for The View, but now that the kids are off to college, my wife's regiment has been transferred to McMurdo Station in the South Pole, and I'm near completion on Fallout 4, it's time to start up the bus and bring my patented, fart-inducing laugh winces to a town near you. See you soon!

Fans of Cross' role on IFC's The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret will also be happy to hear that the show is returning for another season, after the second season ended in 2012.
Support for LAist comes from

And here are the the dates and locations for the tour:

1/26/2016 San Diego, CA. Observatory North Park
1/27/2016 Claremont, CA. Pomona College - Bridges Auditorium
1/28/2016 San Francisco, CA. Davies Symphony Hall
1/29/2016 Los Angeles, CA. The Theatre at Ace Hotel
1/30/2016 Monterrey, CA. Golden State Theater
1/31/2016 Santa Rosa, CA. Wells Fargo Theatre
2/2/2016 JFL Vancouver, Vogue Theatre
2/3/2016 Seattle, WA. Moore Theatre
2/4/2016 Spokane, WA. Bing Crosby Theatre (Knitting Factory Presents)
2/5/2016 Portland, OR. Aladdin Theatre
2/6/2016 Portland, OR. Revolution Hall
2/12/2016 Madison, WI. Orpheum
2/14/2016 Royal Oak, MI. Music Hall
2/16/2016 Columbus, OH. Capitol Theatre
2/17/2016 Cleveland, OH. Masonic
2/18/2016 Pittsburgh, PA. Carnegie Hall
2/19/2016 Washington, DC. Warner Theatre
2/21/2016 Richmond, VA. Carpenter Center
2/23/2016 Charlotte, NC. Knight Center
2/24/2016 Durham, NC. Carolina Theater
2/25/2016 Charleston, SC. Galliard Theatre
2/26/2016 Nashville, TN. Polk Theatre
2/27/2016 Louisville, KY. Brown Theater
2/28/2016 Atlanta, GA. Atlanta Symphony Hall
3/8/2016 Denver, CO. Paramount (JP)
3/9/2016 Boulder, CO. Boulder Theatre
3/10/2016 Lincoln, NE. Rococo Theatre
3/11/2016 Kansas City, MO. Midland
3/12/2016 Minneapolis, MN. Skyway Theatre
3/13/2016 St. Paul, MN. Fitzgerald
3/15/2016 Milwaukee, WI. Pabst Theatre
3/16/2016 Chicago, IL. The Vic Theatre (Early Show! & Late Show!)
3/19/2016 Buffalo, NY. UB Center for Arts
3/20/2016 Troy, NY. Troy Music Hall
3/22/2016 Englewood, NJ. Bergen Pac
3/23/2016 Red Bank, NJ. Count Basie Theatre
3/26/2016 Mashantucket, CT. Fox Theater
3/27/2016 Boston, MA. Wilbur Theater
3/29/2016 Boston, MA. Wilbur Theater
3/30/2016 South Burlington, VT. Higher Ground
3/31/2016 Northampton, MA. Calvin Theatre
4/1/2016 Port Chester, NY. Capitol Theatre
4/2/2016 New Haven, CT Lyman Center
4/3/2016 Philadelphia, PA. Merriam Theatre
4/14/2016 Orlando, FL. Hard Rock Live
4/15/2016 Tampa, FL. Louise Lykes Ferguson Hall
4/16/2016 Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Parker Playhouse
4/18/2016 New Orleans, LA. Orpheum Theater
4/19/2016 Shreveport, LA. Strand Theatre
4/20/2016 Houston, TX. Warehouse Live
4/23/2016 Dallas, TX. Majestic Theatre
4/24/2016 Oklahoma City, OK. Farmer’s Market

Most Read