Aziz Ansari to Headline Show at Madison Square Garden

Aziz Ansari to Headline Show at Madison Square Garden

The “Parks and Recreation” star will become only the 8th comedian to headline a show at the New York landmark

If he hadn't already, Aziz Ansari has now officially made it as a comedian.

Ansari, a stand-up and star of NBC's “Parks and Recreation,” will headline a show at New York's Madison Square Garden on October 9th, becoming only the 8th comedian in history to do so. It is part of an extension of his latest stand-up tour, which also now includes dates in Houston, Dallas, Philadelphia, DC, and Las Vegas.

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He joins a small fraternity of comedians to headline at the World's Most Famous Arena; Kevin Hart, Bob Hope, George Burns, Eddie Izzard, Chris Rock, Andrew “Dice” Clay and Dane Cook are the previous headliners.