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News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 09.23.19


Schenectady, NY (September 23, 2019) – Award-winning comic and TV personality Kathleen Madigan will bring her uproarious stand-up show to the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Friday, December 27, 2019. Madigan, whose stellar career has spanned nearly 30-years, and includes performances on every late night show ever made, will treat guests to an evening of laughs they will never forget.

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 27 at 10 a.m. Tickets are $50 and available at, or the Proctors Theater Box Office in Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.

A true road warrior who is still having a blast touring, and selling out theaters across the country, Kathleen Madigan’s comedy resume includes 25 appearances on the Tonight Show, multiple appearances on Letterman and Conan and, most recently, an appearance with Jerry Seinfeld on his internet series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

Her fifth, and most recent stand-up special, Bothering Jesus is out on Netflix, and the Detroit Free Press describes her as “…the funniest woman doing stand-up right now, but no gender qualifier is necessary. Along with Lewis Black, Brian Regan, and Jim Gaffigan, she’s one of the funniest stand-up comedians of her generation.”

Madigan has performed internationally at festivals in Ireland, England, Hong Kong, Australia, and filmed six Montreal Gala Shows at the Montreal Comedy Festival for CBC TV. She’s won American Comedy and Phyllis Diller award’s for “Best Female Comedian” and performed multiple USO tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

For more information about Kathleen Madigan, visit

The Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center is just steps away from the casino gaming floor and The Landing Hotel. For more details about the show and to make reservations at The Landing Hotel, please visit


About Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady: Located at the picturesque Mohawk Harbor near the heart of downtown Schenectady, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features 1,150 slots, 67 live table games and a 16-table poker room and a live, in-casino luxury sportsbook lounge. The casino offers five distinctive restaurants—among them are Dukes Chophouse, Flipt, Johnny’s To-Go and Mian. Rivers features a multipurpose Event Center space, a lively entertainment lounge—Van Slyck’s, live music performances, free parking and daily promotions and giveaways. The Landing Hotel is a 165-room, six-story boutique hotel with riverfront views located adjacent to the Event Center. Rivers, which opened in 2017, employs approximately 1,200 team members and has been voted a great place to work in Schenectady. Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit

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