Margaret Cho is “Live and LIVID!” and Coming to Your Town in 2023

Margaret Cho continues to be the must-see female comedian-actress hybrid: she stars in Hulu’s well-reviewed rom-com movie –“Fire Island” (People’s Choice Award & Gotham Award winner) with SNL alum Bowen Yang, in Awkwafina’s Nora From Queens and with Iliza Shlesinger in Netflix’s “Good on Paper.” Margaret was also part of Netflix’s 2022 “Stand Out Comedy Special” and “Over The Moon” with Ken Jeong & Sandra Oh which was nominated for an Academy Award & Golden Globe Award.  And, the cherry on the cake may be her inclusion in VOGUE Magazine’s “9 best female comedians of all-time’ alongside other comedic icons Joan Rivers, Gilda Radner and Wanda Sykes.

Now, Margaret – the five-time Grammy and Emmy nominated comedian/actress has announced she will tour the country with her brand new Live and LIVID! tour. The Live and LIVID! tour will hit theaters across North America and tickets are on sale now HERE

“Live and LIVID is a show celebrating my 40 years as a stand-up comedian. I will be radiating rage about homophobia, sexism, racism and the fight to stay alive in a culture that is killing us daily. You will love seeing me Live and LIVID! This is living! Come through life!

I’ve cycled through many names to get to Live and Livid. Absolutely Angry, Bitch and Bitchy, Count on this C***,  but Live and LIVID seems to have a ring to it.” – says Cho.

Not enough Margaret for you? She can also be seen in HBO Max’s “The Flight Attendant” with Kaley Cuoco & Rosie Perez, “Hacks” with Jean Smart, “The L Word: Generation Q” on Showtime, and Hulu’s “Sex Appeal” w/Mika Abdalla & Paris Jackson. Cho has also appeared on NBC’s long-running drama series “Law & Order: SVU” and stunned America by singing her way through the wildly popular break-out hit show The Masked Singer.  Additionally, Margaret was named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s 50 Best Stand-Up Comics of All Time (Rolling Stone HERE) while CNN chose her as one of the 50 People Who Changed American Comedy (CNN HERE).

The Notorious C.H.O.! Margaret is a jack of all trades and master of many. Whether conjuring the spirits of George Carlin, Joan Rivers or Lenny Bruce, she is committed to navigating the world of comedy and uniquely making it her own.  Completely unapologetic about the life experiences that have shaped her path and journey to where she is today. These are just some of the reasons I love Margaret.”  Wanda Sykes

I was inspired by Margaret. I got my start in comedy because of Margaret.” When I was in medical school and being her opening act at university inspired me to do this full-time. I would always ask Margaret, ‘Should I quit being a doctor? Should I quit medicine?’ I was so tortured, and I know I annoyed her. And she was so patient with me and so loving. It was just like a sibling – and it got me through my own internal confidence crises.“Margaret really is a pioneer in so many ways. Every Asian-American comedian owes a debt of gratitude to Margaret. Also, when I developed my own show, Dr Ken, I had Margaret as my character’s sister for a reason.” Ken Jeong

A pioneer amongst women in comedy, Margaret doesn’t take anything for granted as she continues to tackle difficult subjects with sensitivity and her razor sharp insight with her takes on addiction, abuse, activism, and Asianness. It’s all about the politics of disgust and what is disgusting about politics. Margaret has received many rave reviews for her live shows with the Chicago Tribune saying “Be it on-screen (“30 Rock,” “Drop Dead Diva”) or on stage, Margaret Cho has been one of the most exciting, unpredictable stand-up comics working for some time, and that hasn’t changed. If anything, the Asian-American female comedian’s voice has become more valuable than ever, given today’s social climate, and Cho’s material remains just as compelling, thanks in part to—and sometimes in spite of—her unapologetic delivery.”

Live and LIVID! Tour Dates

March 1: Telluride Gay Ski Week – Telluride, CO

March 2: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts – Scottsdale, AZ

March 10: Warner Theatre – Washington, DC

March 11: Hampton Coliseum – Hampton, VA

March 31 – April 1: Brea Improv – Brea, CA

April 13: Wilbur Theatre – Boston, MA

April 14: Music Box @ Borgata – Atlantic City, NJ

May 18:  The Parker – Ft Lauderdale, FL

May 19: David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the PAC – Tampa, FL

May 20: The Plaza Live – Orlando, FL

June 2:  Palace of Fine Arts Theatre – San Francisco, CA

June 3: Aladdin Theater – Portland, OR

June 4: Neptune Theatre – Seattle, WA

June 22: Orange Peel – Asheville, NC

June 23: Charleston Music Hall – Charleston, SC

June 24: Buckhead Theatre – Atlanta, GA

June 25: Florida Theatre – Jacksonville, FL

July 21-23: Ontario Improv – Ontario, CA

Sept 8 & 9: Irvine Improv – Irvine, CA

Photo Credit: Sergio Garcia

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