"The bigger rooms I play and more work I get, the less I should charge," the comic told the AP.
Update: If you missed out on getting tickets to see Louis C.K. because they sold out, you are in luck. The comedian has added a second show scheduled for Dec. 10 at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets cost $29-$65 and are available at Ticketmaster.com.
Comedian Louis C.K., who put his popular TV show “Louie” on hiatus to go on an extended stand-up tour, will perform at Wamu Theater on Dec. 9. Tickets are $50 and available via Ticketmaster.com.
In 2015 he was the first comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden three times on a single tour; he later released the audio from those shows on his website, LouisCK.net, with a pay-what-you-want option for fans.
The comedian told the Associated Press his reasons for putting his Emmy-award winning TV show on hold.
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“I’ve been doing stand-up for the last 31 years. For the last few years, I’ve been taking part of the year to tour and the other part to do productions, like my series. I think since I’ve been doing the series on FX, I’ve been splitting the time. I realized this year that the best you can be as a stand-up is when all you’re ever doing is stand-up, so I wanted to devote a lot of time to being on the road,” he said.
He also spoke about keeping ticket prices low.
“The bigger rooms I play and more work I get, the less I should charge. That’s just my personal formula. If I’m making more money, I can afford to charge less.”