In 2016, the final time C.Ok. was in Madison, he topped Overture Corridor’s best-seller record that season, averaging 2,238 seats bought per present, or 99% capability, for his two nights within the theater.
In the meantime, Colleen Bos, proprietor of Bos Meadery on 849 E. Washington Ave., is internet hosting BABE-APALOOZA! with feminine comedians and a feminine emcee Sunday, the evening C.Ok. opens his three-night Madison run.
Bos stated she plans to have safety on the present after getting unfavourable non-public social media messages.
She stated the gist of the messages has been “Why are you internet hosting a advantage signaling occasion with these horrible girls?”
“They’re largely simply expressing anger that we’re internet hosting the occasion. I suppose it caught me off guard,” she stated. “That is by no means occurred for considered one of our exhibits earlier than. So, we’re simply utilizing an abundance of warning.”
Bos stated she did not get any supportive messages, however has gotten a lot of calls from “folks desperate to attend.”
The Bos Mead Corridor capability is 99 and there have been nonetheless just a few $10 tickets left as of Friday afternoon.
Comic Sasha Rosser, one of many BABE-APALOOZA! performers, considers Comedy on State, 202 State St., her “dwelling membership” and has been performing there since she started doing stand-up comedy in 2019. She usually hosts the open mics, and hosted the grand reopening weekend in April.