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Vintage Maher, funny, stinging political and social commentary delivered with his
unique sense of humor. First time we've seen him, already looking to see when he will
performing in Cent. FL. again.
Mary from Syracuse, New York
FUNNY. BRILLIANT. INSIGHTFUL. NOBODY DOES IT BETTER!
Bill Maher hit all the political highlights in his concert last night. Some of it was familiar if you watch Real Time, but even so, it was still very funny. He makes you think after the laughter is over. And he calls out his audience when it's necessary: Never take your cell phone out if you are 3 rows from his stage and don't groan if you disagree with his comment. He definitely notices and points it out to all of us ("shut the phone off! It's rude!"). Intelligent humor that's non-stop for 1 1/2 hours, your face hurts from constant laughter, and you smile all the way home. If you are a political humor junkie, Mr. Maher is a must-see.
Anne & Donald Burke from Newport, RI
FANTASTIC, AS USUAL
I don't know why the reviewer from Vancouver said it was material from his show
because it wasn't! I watch his show every Friday and have been to 8 concerts and
it is always new and fresh. He may use the same terminology, but the show is
new. Last night he was exceptionally funny and when he first came out he got a
standing ovation, which usually doesn't happen. My thoughts on that is that we
really, really needed him given what is going on. The concert was great and I will
be going to one next year!!!!
Mickey from Palm Springs, Ca.
BILL IN VEGAS
Just finished seeing Bill Mahar at the Mirage in Las Vegas. 80 minutes
of non stop barbs at many topics. Of course our orange baby as he
calls Trump was a large part. But he covered sex, children and religion
as well. So funny, small audience but standing ovation at the end. He
was hitting on all cylinders. Terrific show
Anita Moore from Collinsville, Oklahoma
LOVED THE SHOW!
We had the best time at his show, topical and funny. I just wish he had been able to
work in some more material regarding recent events with the investigation but still...no
complaints! It was great to hear so many liberals cheering so loud! Not a single heckler
in the crowd
George E from Marietta, Georgia
Had a a great time ! Bill knocked it out of the park. A good 90 +
minutes. His planned new show live on HBO from Oklahoma
City that will premeire on July 07, will most likely be the same
show Atlanta saw last night. LOVED IT ! Can't wait to see him
again live on HBO. July 07 2018
B-RAD from Atlanta, Georgia
FUNNY, CRASS, AND PERFECTLY POLITICALLY INCORRECT!!!
Felt right at home with my fellow forward thinking progressives!!! We laughed for 90 minutes straight!!!! GREAT SHOW!!! Just wish it was LOOONNGGEERRRRR!!
Marg from Madison, Wisconsin
We loved the show. Would love to see him again. Bill
Maher speaks the truth.
Linda Brown from Silverton, Oregon
BILL MAHER UNDERSTANDS WHAT WE ARE FACING BETTER THAN MOST
I sat near the front of the Mezzanine and had a great view. Not that you really need to see a comedian's performance. Maher came on 15 minutes late which was a problem as the seats are tiny with no leg room. I was squirming by the time he appeared on stage. The first part of the routine was slow and I wondered if he was stoned. However, he found his groove after that. He sent us a volley of Trump jokes and tried to help us empathize with poor Melania who is an immigrant "doing a job no American wants." I loved that he mentioned that hunters are total assholes. I know he is a vegetarian. Not sure how receptive Portland is to that, though, as the area is surrounded by hunting lands. I noted a few people sitting near me did not clap or holler when he mocked Christianity. I also noted that there was a bit of discomfiture when he mocked people who support Muslims and the MeToo Movement. The latter part of the show, Bill focused on jokes about penises and vaginas. Overall, I give show an A.
Lisa from Jacksonville, Florida
THE ONE AND ONLY, BILL MAHER!
Bill was smokin' hot, xxx rated, he can turn the naughtiest subject into a biting but hysterical wit. He gives hope that there is still intelligent life on earth.
The historic Florida Theatre is a beautiful and very well run venue, great sound and acoustics.
Kim from Buffalo, New York
Once again, Bill Maher delivered. He poured
his heart into it and it showed. He helps us get
out of bed in the morning to be able deal with
the son of an orangutan who embarrasses us
daily. I cannot wait to see him again!
Kathy L from Santa Maria, California
BILL MAHER, ARLINGTON, SANTA BARBARA, CA
We loved it!!!! He is our "therapy" for these nightmarish 3 years since the orange thing started campaigning! Thank you, Bill, for the laughter we so need right now...and thank you for telling it like it is. You know your political history, and you brilliantly educate us all. Hope you come back soon!
Paula Raymond from Hurst, Texas
We really had a great time seeing Bill last night at the Toyota Music Factory. I don’t understand some of the negative comments people make. He is a comedian not a Broadway show. Yes he had notes but he works literally non stop with stand up and HBO plus who knows what else. We need Bill. He makes us know we are not alone in this crazy time for America. He fortifies our thoughts are not just ours alone but in the process he makes us laugh. Reviews stating “ it’s like his show” dude that is his show...Bill Maher. I expect to see some of what I see on HBO. He’s not a persona on the show so he should be the same in a live show.
Bill makes us think, he reassures us that we aren’t the crazy ones and he does it while you laugh your ass off. Thanks Bill, I know you don’t need my thanks your bank does that...but it’s a major freaking schedule you keep and I admire that commitment to keep liberals on their toes and reminding us we have to work harder to make change happen! Bravo!
Maggie from New Orleans, Louisiana
FUN NIGHT IN NOLA 4/6/19
This was the second time we saw Bill Maher in Nola -and he did not disappoint. His material was brilliant and funny . The show lasted 1.5 hours on the nose and was worth every penny . It was nice to see there were enough liberals in this red state to fill the theater. His material was also empowering and made you think afterwards . Come back soon Billl !
Marian from Detroit, Michigan
Saw Bill at the Fox Theatre in Detroit on 6/22. He's the best and gave it his all! Audience was on its feet and full of appreciation.
Dom S from Freehold, NJ
POLITICALLY AND TRUTHFULLY INCORRECT!
We drove to Hershey from New Jersey and loved this show! Bill , as usual opened by lampooning Donald Trump, his behavior ,his sons and the entire Republican Party. As usual his humor is based on political facts.
Bill also was talking about a lot of his usual topics, religion, parenting and the difference between generations! I laughed through his entire bit! I would definitely go see him again!
Dave Vaca from Phoenix, Arizona
MAHER IN PHOENIX
Saw Bill Maher in Phoenix on February 22. Great performance though a portion of the crowd didn't seem to get some of the humor. Maybe they were expecting 90 minutes of Trump bashing but the topics we're across the board. Loved the millennials portion. A must see show.
Gavin Scott Pennington from Cincinnati, Ohio
HOPE FOR THE FUTURE
Bill's pills may be hard to swallow but that doesn't mean he's wrong. There isn't enough people speaking up against the almighty church and the self-righteous right that attend them. At the Cincinnati show we had two hecklers who expose themselves within the first 10 minutes of the show and I assume were ushered out. One of them shouted from directly behind me and I wasn't able to see who did it but security was hot and heavy in our section for the rest of the night. Why anyone would attend just to show their a$$ is beyond me but thanks for the support! The house was packed and everyone else seemed to enjoy the show. Of course, you're going to get some of Bill's greatest hits but I felt he was more fresh than ever before. For someone who jets city to city, in between doing a live show every week, Bill really gives you a real-time conversational feel to his show. You're not just somebody sitting in the audience listening to overly rehearsed jokes. We need more people like Bill. See him!
J Duke from Houston, Texas
Awesome 60 mins. We enjoyed the show and it was worth our 4 hr drive to see him . The material was great and the audience’s response was great. I could have seen him another hour lol , Great Show abs we co to us to see his show on HBO
Kirk and Erikka from Buffalo, New York
AUTHENTIC, BITING, WITTY AND FUNNY
One of the greatest political commentators of all time. Really calls it straight. I love how he gives you a real thought experiment and then drives it deep with a great crack at the end. Perfect timing!! Brilliant observations and gives not one inch to either extreme. LOVED IT!!!!
Sara from Sacramento, California
EVEN BETTER IN PERSON
I’ve watched Real Time with Bill Maher since I was a teenager and I love the show. Seeing him live was even better. He delivered blunt commentary with humor and wit. The laughs kept coming and he really connected with the audience. I would totally see him again. Thanks for over 20 years of brilliant honest sarcasm.
Rosemarie from Durham, North Carolina
ALWAYS WITTY AND FUNNY
Bill Maher delivered last night in Durham, NC at DPAC. Since we watch HBO and never
miss his shows, a lot of the material was familiar to us. He handled a heckler in the
audience so well. We love him, so he can never disappoint.
DEC from Buffalo, New York
GREAT SHOW, BUT TOO SHORT!
Great show. I am so glad I was able to see him in person. But, wow, the tickets were costly and the show was so short. I thought two hours would have been good... less than an hour and a half though.... so a little disappointed by that.
Phoebe from Santa Barbara, California
Bill at the Arlington, January 26, 2019. He's always worth seeing. Smart and funny, but something was off on this night, a bit. Hecklers, yes, but Bill Maher is a savvy guy. He can handle that. But I felt he was disappointed in the sold out SB audience. The audience was a bit on the mild side. Why? I don't know. Bill seemed to have cut his show short. Suddenly, it was over. Can find no articles or reviews with explanation or opinions. Would love some. No newspaper reviewed the show? Maybe there is something dull about SB.
Sindy from Denver, Colorado
I ran the spotlight for his show Saturday night. Luckily Bill didn’t move around too much on the stage and I was able to enjoy the show. Very funny!
Jennier Swain from New York, New York
WHAT JUST HAPPENED?
An audience member, sitting near front, decided to opine on Bill's commentary- she stood up and talked. RUDE RUDE RUDE. we didnt come to see her. i thought bill was shocked. Show was great but i think he closed pretty quickly after the excitement of another member of the audience getting up to yell at her.
CEF from Vancouver, British Columbia
BILL MAHER VANCOUVER OCT 14, 2017
I watch Bill Maher's weekly TV show so was looking forward to seeing him live.
While it was enjoyable, there wasn't much new material. It was also very short - only 1
hour 15 minutes long with no warm up act. The tickets were 110.00 each - plus 20
bucks for parking. Not great value for the money I'm afraid.
Nick and Leah from Victoria, British Columbia
BILL MAHER OCT 14TH QE
Disappointing. Many quips we have heard from his television
production over recent weeks - very little new - emphasis, fixation
on Trump. No substantive Canada content and yet so much on
personality contrasts (Trudeau / Trump) and culture he and his
writers could have assembled for a Vancouver audience. Still
love what he is trying to do to save the world - but he needs to
keep each gig fresh and relevant to each audience.
John from Toronto, Ontario
Always wanted to see Bill Maher in person. It was a good show and vintage Maher but I was surprised that he referred to notes on a lectern so much and it was so obvious. Most comedians just talk talk talk by heart. You would think he would do the show enough that he could just do the 90 minutes without notes. I would say his TV show is a cut above his in person performance. I wonder if his show changes much from city to city and when he revises all the material.
I was also surprised to seeing only a handful of people wearing, which I was. I guess Covid and it's more transmissible variants have been eradicated from Buffalo.
L. Smith from Oxon Hill, Maryland Prince George’s County
TIRED MAN AND MATERIAL
I’m a Bill Maher fan and feel he serves an important role in political commentary due to his independent views. This why it was disappointing to see him live 4/22/23 as he was tired and his material was just a rehash of his show. HBO should send a crew with him to write, do makeup, wardrobe and lighting. Bill uses the Real Time music at the end and beginning of the show which reflects poorly on HBO. The only part of the show that had any energy was when he was imitating Trump. Sad!
Lisa from Las Vegas, Nevada
MEH-COULD HAVE BEEN BETTER.
You can definitely tell the writers strike is still happening. Since I am long time fan and have seen all of his shows, I’ve heard all the material. Like he watched his old monologues and picked jokes from them. Was hoping he’d talk about everything going on since he broke for summer. Instead it was Q-Anon, Hillary, and other old stuff. DO NOT buy those seats at the round tables down in front of the stage! They are about 24” diameter the other 2 people are practically in your lap. We went to concierge and got seats father back despite paying VIP price. Much better!
Phil from Madison, Wisconsin
BILL MAHER 4/22/2018
If you have watched Real Time. You more or
less seen his stand up. Word for word from
his show. Kept looking at his notes. Most if it
was about trump. Which was easy pickings.
Not very edgy at all. All taken from his show.
For the price of the tickets you could buy
HBO and had a better experience.
Monica from Los Angeles, California
I am a huge Bill Maher fan and I was so looking forward to seeing him live but got very
disappointed. If you watch him all the time, there wasn't anything he said that I hadn't
heard before. It wasn't worth 70.00 per ticket. He acted like he was stoned, kept
touching his face. I like him in a suit & tie
from Surprise Arizona
FEB16 MIRAGE LAS VEGAS
Love Bill but old jokes and pokes we heard before. Over $100 per ticket. Honestly we prefer to watch him on HBO. Not at all worth it. It would have been much better if the format was like the TV Show. Not just stand up.
Todd from Chicago, Illinois
I agree with some of the other reviews about stale jokes. I love his show, but because of that I've seen every joke he did the first half almost word for word. Second half was much better, not as much Trump stuff. Anybody that goes to see Bill already can't stand Trump so a little bit of that is fine but 45 minutes of the Trump jokes straight from the show was too much. Still glad I saw him.
Kevin from Montreal, Quebec
BILL WENT TO THE BOX, NO NEW MATERIAL.
I am a Bill Maher fan but was not impressed with the show. There was nothing I haven’t heard before. It seemed to me like he was just going through the motions, I guess our city is good for a pay check with putting in the work.
Robert F from Vancouver, Canada
A BIT DISAPPOINTING
80% of the material you would have already heard on his late night show. Love the guy, but should have been some new material…especially with the writers strike there should have been plenty to talk about.
Lee & Sonya Smith from Charlotte, North Carolina
OVENS THEATRE 8/19/23
We are Bill Maher fans. We saw him before and loved his show. Last night was nothing we haven't heard him say on his show, which we always watch, so we were disappointed.
from Santa Barbara, California
WHINEY LITTLE BITCH
Bill Maher uses this term to describe Trump, but this time I'm using it to describe his performance at the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara this past Saturday. Everybody walked out of the theater in silence, probably thinking what my friends and I were thinking...what was that all about?? His attitude was terrible. The show lasted a little over an hour. He had a couple of hecklers in the audience, but a good comedian always has some good comebacks. He was so mad, at one point, we thought he was going to walk off the stage. He hurried through his material and it was stale. I'm a liberal and a big fan of Billl Maher but this was a very disappointing performance.
JC Lewis from Red State, USA
RED STATE RANT
Since I can't find another venue to provide a review of you, I'll use this one. Enjoy your theater district, which apparently doesn't exist in the middle of the country. Perhaps the theaters we have don't constitute a district. I'll chalk your hostility against middle America up to a vacuous belief in identity politics, a bias toward things you don't know, and a prejudice toward people you haven't met. You laugh at fly over country and claim they envy you; have you ever visited any of these towns or met any of these people? I guarantee they don't envy you. You just aren't that great. If you have met any of these people, and still believe any of your commentary about Red States' 'wanting to be you', then you are truly an asshole.
Joe Bob Wickersham from Reno, Nevada
Terrible material without trump to pick on.
Local Lady from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Is there anyone who can be funny WITHOUT using the F word? Bill if you have to resort to swearing to get a laugh, you’ve missed the boat. I though you were more intelligent. Boy was I wrong!
Ron Epstein from Atlantic City, New Jersey
OLD AND TIRED
I love Bill Maher's Real Time show, but seeing him in concert was a huge disappointment.
The guy was "winging it."
For starters, there isn't much new material here. If you watch his Real Time show you have heard most of his stories and bits. In fact, I hear that the current HBO comedy special is his stand-up act and I'm thankful we chose not to watch it before going to this concert.
What really disappoints me is that it's costly to see Bill Maher perform. And for him to get up there and deliver 90 minutes of the old material is pretty lazy.
On top of that, he's old and looks tired. We recently saw him perform in Newark NJ and it looked like he just got off the plane and was suffering from jet lag. His material wasn't very funny and a good portion consisted of chastising those that wore masks.
When you get to a certain age you should just stop doing live shows.
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