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Bill Maher Reviews

Comedy & Stand-upSocial Commentary

Average customer review: 3.5 star rating (3.7 Stars)

Number of reviews: 49



1.0 star rating from Santa Barbara, California


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.

1.0 star rating JC Lewis from Red State, USA


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.

1.0 star rating Joe Bob Wickersham from Reno, Nevada


Terrible material without trump to pick on.

1.0 star rating 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!

1.0 star rating Ron Epstein from Atlantic City, New Jersey


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.

1.0 star rating Max Mosion from Ottawa Ontario


We were quite disappointed with Bill’s set as the content for his shtick appeared to be a summary of what he uses on his television show. There was nothing fresh that he brought to his act and furthermore his inability and lack of concern for his audience to hear him was reflected in how he used the microphone it seemed to be weighing on him. I also thought it looked a little shoddy when he had to leaf through his notes to deliver his routine. In my opinion this show was someone taking advantage of his reputation and was just a quick stopover at our expense. Bill you were Double Dipping!


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