Comedian John Mulaney makes a stop at San Antonio's Tobin Center on his From Scratch tour

In May, Mulaney drew criticism from his fans when he brought fellow comedian Dave Chappelle to open his From Scratch show in Columbus, Ohio, and Chapelle told what some described as 'transphobic jokes.'

click to enlarge During the one-hour set, Mulaney is likely to deal with some subjects that use comedy to deal with uncomfortable truths. - Courtesy Photo / Tobin Center
Courtesy Photo / Tobin Center
During the one-hour set, Mulaney is likely to deal with some subjects that use comedy to deal with uncomfortable truths.
Expect actor, comedian and Emmy Award-winning writer John Mulaney to draw laughs from anything including his childhood, the pandemic and his past drug addiction on his new tour John Mulaney: From Scratch.

During the one-hour set, Mulaney — whom Entertainment Weekly once called "one of the best stand-up comics alive" — is likely to deal with some subjects that use comedy to deal with uncomfortable truths. During one show in Rhode Island, he ended the show by reading excerpts from an interview he gave GQ magazine when he was high on cocaine (and eating a bowl of Froot Loops).

In May, Mulaney drew criticism from his fans when he brought fellow comedian Dave Chappelle to open his From Scratch show in Columbus, Ohio, and Chapelle told what some described as "transphobic jokes." Chappelle himself faced blowback for his 2021 Netflix special The Closer, which included jokes about the trans community.

Aside from his standup work this year, Mulaney lent his voice to Chip, one of the titular chipmunks in the live-action film version of Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers on Disney+. Later this year, he'll play another animated character, "Big" Jack Horner, in the sequel Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.

$79.50-$299, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org.

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