Dave Foley, via biography.com
After canceling a run at Second City’s UP Comedy Club earlier this year, Foley — most famous for his role on NBC’s NewsRadio from 1995-1999 — lands at the venue for five shows September 5-7. Tickets are $25. If his past performances are any indication, expect a set that includes religious, political and sexual material — and maybe even a bit about his ongoing child support situation.
“Suddenly I was working more than I had been in the last few years,” Foley told the Sun-Times in 2011, “and I think part of it was the fact that I was out on the road doing comedy, so people were aware that I was still around.”
“It’s a multi-camera sitcom, live-audience, which I haven’t produced…in Canada in about 25 years,” Foley told the Tampa Bay Times in April. “It’s a workplace comedy — similar in a lot of ways to NewsRadio. It’s set in a public relations firm and I play the owner of the firm and there’s a young, attractive cast to make me look even older.”