SNL Alum Norm Macdonald to Perform at The Regent Theater
“Saturday Night Live” alum Norm Macdonald will be performing at The Regent Theater in early 2015. Macdonald was on five seasons of “Saturday Night Live,” and for three of those years, Macdonald anchored “Weekend Update,” which is SNL’s longest running recurring sketch.
Macdonald started as a writer for the ABC sitcom “Roseanne’” and then starred in “Norm” from 1991-2001. Not only is he one of Conan O’Brien’s most frequent guests on his various talk shows, but Comedy Central also named him #83 in the “100 Greatest Standups of All Time.
In addition to writing and acting for television, Macdonald co-wrote and starred in the film “Dirty Work,”, which was directed by Bob Saget and released by MGM, and became an instant comedy classic. Macdonald also played the voice of “Lucky” the dog in all three of the “Dr. Doolittle” movies. On top of that, he has teamed up with Adam Sandler on several occasions, including “Billy Madison” and “Grown Ups.”
In 2011, Macdonald starred in the Comedy Central series “Sports Talk,” which focused on current events and sports and was taped in front of a live audience. He also had his own one-hour Comedy Central standup special titled, “Norm Macdonald: Just Me Doing Stand-Up,” which premiered in 2011. Most recently, Macondald replaced Gabe Kaplan on the seventh season of “High Stakes Poker” as the commentator on GSN. Stars Drew Carey, Bill Engvall, and Jerry Springer joined Macdonald for the seventh season.