Home / Events / Comedy and Variety / Marc Maron

Marc Maron

MATTHEW SINGER
7 pm Thursday, Feb. 28., Thursday February 28 | $25. Under 21 admitted with guardian.
Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
 
Marc Maron is twice divorced, a recovering addict, a three-time failure as a liberal radio pundit and a veteran comic who, over the past 20-plus years, has watched many of his peers rise to household-name status while he’s remained mired in obscurity. He’s not complaining, though. Not as much as he used to, at least. And with good reason: His podcast, WTF (it stands for what you think it does), has become a standard-bearer for the medium. Ostensibly an interview show featuring Maron’s comedy-world colleagues—though he's now welcomed everyone from Bryan Cranston to Fiona Apple—it often morphs into a public therapy session through the host’s uncanny ability to pry astonishing candor out of his guests. It’s not surprising that Maron is so adept at this kind of emotional spelunking. Once described as the neurosis of Woody Allen communicated with the fury of Iggy Pop, his stand-up is marked by almost uncomfortable levels of unvarnished honesty. Thanks largely to WTF, more people are now coming out to see him live. Could it be that this most caustic of comedians is finally feeling...satisfied? Based on his last comedy album, 2011's This Has to Be Funny, not entirely. Lucky us.


Where: Aladdin Theater
Phone: 234-9694
Address: 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Website: www.aladdin-theater.com

 
 

Aladdin Theater

3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Comedy and Variety

Frogz

Monday, Dec 22, 2014

Imago’s long-running extravaganza, which has toured the world and spent time on Broadway, returns for the holidays. It’s a family-friendly, fantastical show featuring elaborate costumes and imp ...

Many showtimes through Jan. 4. See imagotheatre.com for schedule | $17.50-$34.50
Imago Theatre 17 SE 8th Ave. Web | Map

Timothy Scott Dalbow

Monday, Dec 22, 2014
Timothy Scott Dalbow is one of the most dedicated and talented painters in the Northwest. If your memory stretches back to the days of now-defunct galleries Haze and New American Art Union, you’ll r ...
Radish Underground 414 SW 10th Ave. Web | Map

Christmas Revels

Monday, Dec 22, 2014

For 20 years, Portland Revels has celebrated the winter solstice with songs and dances from different eras and regions—this time, it's back to 17th-century England.

7:30 pm Thursday-Friday, Dec. 18-19; 1 and 7:30 pm Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 20-21; 7:30 pm Monday-Tuesday, Dec. 22-23 | $7-$39
St. Mary's Academy 1615 SW 5th Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Aladdin Theater
There's no more events in Aladdin Theater
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close