Iowa City Theater has had negative reactions for booking a comedian

Back on September 13, the Englert Theater in Iowa City announced an upcoming show from the comedian Tim dillon. Tim’s A real hero tour will take place in the historic site on Thursday November 14 at 7 p.m. If you are not familiar with Tim’s work, the place website bed :

“Tim Dillon is a comedian, screenwriter and stand-up actor. He was a new face at the Montreal Comedy Festival in 2016. He won the title of New York’s Funniest 2016 at the Carolines NY Comedy Festival. In 2017, he won the title of New York’s Funniest 2016 at the Carolines NY Comedy Festival. Named one of the Top Ten Comics You Must Know by Rolling Stone magazine. It had two first specials in 2018, a half hour Comedy Central and a quarter hour Netflix. “

Additionally, Tim has performed in many other comedy festivals, he appeared on various popular TV shows and podcasts, and he hosts his own podcast titled The Tim Dillon Show.

Just days after the November comedy show was announced, the Englert Theater released a update on facebook regarding performance. The venue has apparently received negative reactions for booking the famous comedian. The post doesn’t cite any specific comments from disappointed customers, but it says:

“In retrospect, with more intensive checking (it’s up to us), we probably would have passed this show on by now. We want to welcome artists who sometimes line up and at other times challenge commonly held opinions in our community – this diversity of expression is important to who we are.However, in this case, given the artist’s recent comments that cast growing doubt on our nationwide vaccination effort amid a pandemic, this show lands as a muffled presentation – and we’re sorry for that. “

Despite complaints from community members, it doesn’t appear that the show has been canceled. In fact, the ticketing site reports that all tickets for zone 1 have been sold out, and therefore have a lot of tickets for zone 2. If you want more information about the show or if you want to buy tickets, you can click on HERE.

Just a warning to anyone planning to attend events at England: the website says that everyone in attendance should wear face coverings and that “Customers must also present a negative 72-hour (or less) COVID-19 test for each person attending the event.” or a vaccination card. View all COVID-19 policies HERE.

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