Comedian T.J. Miller has a commitment to comedic absurdity that has served him well throughout his career. From his early days in Denver to his roots in the Chicago improv scene, Miller has emerged as one of this city's most unique standup exports, remarkable for his madman charisma. In short order, Miller stole scenes and joined impressive ensemble casts in movies like Our Idiot Brother
and Yogi Bear 3D
. All the while, Miller's home town of Denver has remained close to his heart and channeled into song on his Extended Play
EP from Comedy Central Records. And this is an exciting time for Miller, with Silicon Valley
, a new HBO series, set to premiere on April 6 and the movie Search Party
due this summer. This week, Denver's prodigal comic returns to his native state for two nights of shows as a part of his No Cancellations tour. He'll performing tonight, February 26, at Boulder's Fox Theatre
. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. for the 9 p.m. show; general admission tickets
are $20. On Thursday, February 27, he'll be at the Gothic Theatre
. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. show; tickets
are $20.50 in advance and $23 on the day of show.
Westword recently caught up with Miller on the phone to discuss his tour, the absurdity of morning news shows, and why he always brings his best to Denver.
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