Comedian: Trevor Noah Live in Madison WI Friday 2-8!

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Fri, 02/08/19
08:00 PM
Coliseum at Alliant Energy Center
Madison, WI
  $52.00     
Trevor Noah (born 20 February 1984) is a South African comedian, television and radio host, and actor. He is the host of American news satire television program The Daily Show, succeeding Jon Stewart.

When he was 18 (2002), Noah had a starring role on the South African soap opera Isidingo. He then began hosting his own radio show “Noah’s Ark” on Gauteng’s leading youth radio station, YFM. Noah went on to host an educational program, “Run The Adventure” (2004–06) on SABC 2. In 2007, he hosted The Real Goboza, a gossip show on SABC 1, and Siyadlala, a sports show which also aired on the SABC.

In 2008, Noah co-hosted, alongside Pabi Moloi, on The Amazing Date (a dating game-show) and was a Strictly Come Dancing contestant in season 4. In 2009, he hosted the 3rd Annual South Africa Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) and co-hosted alongside Eugene Khoza onThe Axe Sweet Life, a reality competition series. In 2010, Noah hosted the 16th annual South African Music Awards and also hosted Tonight with Trevor Noah on MNet (in season 2, it moved to DStv’s Mzansi Magic Channel). In 2010, Noah also became a spokesperson andconsumer protection agent for Cell C, South Africa’s third largest cellular provider.

Noah dropped his radio show and acting to focus on comedy, and has performed with South African comedians such as David Kau, Kagiso Lediga, Riaad Moosa, Darren Simpson, Marc Lottering, Barry Hilton and Nik Rabinowitz, international comedians such as Paul Rodriguez,Carl Barron, Dan Ilic and Paul Zerdin, and as the opening act for Gabriel Iglesias in November 2007 and Canadian comedian Russell Peterson his South African tour.

In 2011, he moved to the United States. On 6 January 2012, Noah became the first South African stand-up comedian to appear on The Tonight Show; and, on 17 May 2013, he became the first to appear on Late Show with David Letterman. Noah was the subject of the 2012 documentary You Laugh But It’s True. The same year, he starred in the one-man comedy show Trevor Noah: The Racist which was based on his similarly titled South African special That’s Racist. On 12 September, Noah was the Roastmaster in a Comedy Central Roast of South African Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr. In 2013, he performed the comedy special Trevor Noah: African American, now available on DVD and digital platforms. On 11 October 2013, he was a guest on BBC Two’s comedy panel show QI. On 29 November 2013, he was a panelist on Channel 4 game show 8 Out of 10 Cats and appeared on Sean Lock’s team in 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown on 12 September 2014. 

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Year Title Role Notes
2011 You Laugh But It’s True Himself Documentary
2012 Mad Buddies Bookie
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Isidingo Teen at party 1 episode
2008 The Amazing Date Himself (host) 13 episodes
2009 Trevor Noah: The Daywalker Himself Stand-up special
2010–2011 Tonight with Trevor Noah Himself (host) 26 episodes; also creator, executive producer, writer
2011 Trevor Noah: Crazy Normal Himself Stand-up special
2012 Trevor Noah: That’s Racist Himself Stand-up special
2012 Comedy Central Roast of Steve Hofmeyr Himself (host) TV special
2012 Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution Himself Episode: “2.1”
2013 Trevor Noah: African American Himself Stand-up special
2013 Trevor Noah: It’s My Culture Himself Stand-up special
2014–2015 The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Himself (correspondent) 5 episodes
2015–present The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself (host) Also executive producer, writer
2015 Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation Himself Stand-up special[48]
2017 Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark Himself Stand-up special
2017 Nashville Himself Episode: “Fire and Rain”
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Noah, Trevor (2016). Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. Random House. ISBN 978-0399588174.
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