Comedian, TV star Patton Oswalt to perform live in Raleigh on December 3
Comedian Patton Oswalt will perform live at Raleigh's Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, December 3.
Tickets go on sale Friday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. at the Duke Energy Center box office, Ticketmaster, and bnpresents.com.
A comedian, actor, and writer, Patton Oswalt continues to find success in all areas of entertainment. From his Grammy-nominated comedy specials to his many memorable film roles and guest appearances on his favorite TV shows (including “Parks and Recreation,” for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award), Oswalt continues to choose work that inspires him and entertain audiences.
In April, Oswalt released his sixth comedy special “Talking for Clapping” (Netflix) and earlier this week he won an Emmy for writing for the special. He can currently be seen on Netflix’s new show “Lady Dynamite,” starring fellow comedian Maria Bamford, and on HBO’s “Veep.”
Oswalt has appeared in many films, including "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," "The Informant," "Zoolander," and others.
On TV, Oswalt had a starring role on Adult Swim’s “The Heart, She Holler,” was a series regular on Showtime’s “United States of Tara,” and has had many guest roles on “Veep,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Portlandia,” “Bored to Death,” “Flight of the Conchords,” The Sarah Silverman Program,” “Tim and Eric’s Awesome Show,” and “Seinfeld,” among others. He is also very well known for playing ‘Spence’ on “The King of Queens” for nine seasons.
As a comedian, Oswalt has shot six TV specials and five critically acclaimed albums, including his Grammy-nominated special Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time which debuted in 2014. Finest Hour also received a Grammy nomination for “Best Comedy Album,” as well as a Showtime one-hour special of the same name. In 2009, Patton received his first Grammy nomination for his album My Weakness Is Strong (Warner Brothers Records).