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Comedian Juston McKinney will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St.

With multiple appearances on “The Tonight Show,” one-hour specials on Comedy Central and Amazon Prime, including “Parentally Challenged” and “On Mid-Life Support,” McKinney is at the top of his game. He just released his fifth stand-up special, “On the Bright Side,” currently streaming on his YouTube channel.

He was born in Portsmouth, NewHampshire and grew up living on the border of New Hampshire and Maine. In the late 1990s after spending seven years as a Deputy Sheriff in rural Maine, he traded his gun for a microphone and moved to New York City to pursue a career in comedy. He quickly became a regular at Comic Strip Live, Stand-Up New York, Dangerfield’s, Gotham, and Caroline’s on Broadway. The New York Times called him, “Destined for stardom.”

McKinney has starred in numerous Comedy Central shows including his half-hour “Comedy Central Presents” and his one-hour special “Juston McKinney — A Middle-Class Hole”. He has multiple appearances on the “Tonight Show” as well as a Showtime special with Rob Gronkowski.

Tickets cost $30. For tickets or more information visit watervillecreates.org.


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