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Jerry Seinfeld books Milwaukee show at High Life Theatre

A man wearing a suit faces an unseen audience in a darkened theater while standing under a spotlight and talking into a microphone.

Just in the last couple weeks, some of the biggest names in comedy have added Milwaukee to their upcoming touring plans. Dave Chapelle was first, Adam Sandler followed on Wednesday, and now Jerry Seinfeld has thrown his mic into the ring.

The iconic comedian will, according to the press release, “perform his newest stand-up routine” at the Miller High Life Theatre on Dec. 16, with tickets going on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. next Friday, Sept. 22. This will be his first show in Milwaukee since appearing at the Riverside Theater in January 2020.

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Seinfeld is best known for the television series that shared his name and ran for nine seasons on NBC starting in 1989, becoming one of the best sitcoms in history. Prior to that, he was well-established as a stand-up comedian and gained his first notoriety via a 1981 appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

His more recent projects cover just about every form of mass media, from movies (Comedian, Bee Movies) to books (Seinlanguage) and back to TV again (Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee). He’s currently developing the movie Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story for Netflix, a project based on a joke from his act that he talks about in this video from the New York Times:

For more information on his show Dec. 16 at the Miller High Life Theatre, visit the Pabst Theater Group’s website.