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Bill Cosby coming to Omaha
By Kevin Coffey
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER


Video: Watch a video of Bill Cosby's famous routine about dentists

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He's one of the most prolific and recognizable comedians of all time, and he's coming to Omaha in May.

Bill Cosby, veteran stand-up comic and star of "The Cosby Show," will perform a matinee at 2 p.m. May 6 at the Orpheum Theater, according to a listing on ticketomaha.com.

"The Cosby Show" ran for eight seasons in the '80s and '90s. Cosby also created "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids," wrote books such as "Fatherhood" and famously served as a spokesman for Jell-O.

He's also famous for being a clean comedian. He doesn't use profanity and keeps his humor family-friendly. Cosby's clean approach has inspired comedians such as Jeff Foxworthy, Sinbad and Jerry Seinfeld.

Cosby also keeps his topics close to everyday situations.

"People in Omaha will hear plenty of jokes about dentists and grandparents," Cosby told The World-Herald before performing here in 2009. "I'll leave the political jokes to Comedy Central."

Tickets to see Cosby, $69.50 to $49.50, go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at ticketomaha.com, by phone at 402-345-0606 or at the Ticket Omaha box office.

Contact the writer:

402-444-1557, kevin.coffey@owh.com

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Kevin covers music, whether it's pop, indie or punk, through artist interviews, reviews and trend stories. He also occasionally covers other entertainment, including video games and comic books.

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