American Ham Tour
Live Nation welcomes Nick Offerman to The Chicago Theatre on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 8pm for a "Homecoming Show" on his American Ham Tour.
Best known for his role as Ron Swanson on NBC’s critically acclaimed Parks & Recreation, Nick Offerman’s humor has made him a fixture in television culture.
On the Emmy-nominated show Parks & Recreation, Offerman works alongside the ensemble cast of Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe, where he is a comedic heavyweight whose role has developed a cult following. In 2011, he received the Television Critics Association Award for Achievement for his work on Parks & Recreation, after a previous nomination in 2010. Offerman was also nominated for a Critic’s Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy for 2011.
Offerman was last seen on the big screen in Casa De Mi Padre with Will Ferrell, Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna; and 21 Jump Street with Channing Tatum. He has recently wrapped production for Bob Byington’s upcoming film Somebody Up There Likes Me which Offerman both produced and starred in. He has recently completed production for the upcoming comedy Gay Dude. Other recent credits include: All Good Things alongside Ryan Gosling and Kirsten Dunst; The Men Who Stare at Goats alongside George Clooney and Kevin Spacey, Adult Swim’s Children’s Hospital, and Taking Chances.
Offerman got his start in the Chicago theater community, where he was a founding member of the Defiant Theatre. He worked extensively at Steppenwolf, The Goodman, Wisdom Bridge, and Pegasus Players, among many others. Off-Broadway credits include Adding Machine at The Minetta Lane Theater. In Los Angeles, he is a company member of Evidence Room Theater Company, where he has appeared in many plays. He is also the recipient of the Joseph Jefferson Citation Award for his performance in The Kentucky Cycle by Robert Schenkkan at Chicago’s Pegasus Players Theatre. He was awarded a second Jefferson Award for the puppets and masks he crafted for The Skriker at the experimental Defiant Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.