- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 17, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - Comedian John Oliver, the host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” is coming to the Kennedy Center in August.

The Kennedy Center announced Tuesday that Oliver would bring his stand-up routine to the Kennedy Center on three nights, from Aug. 25 through Aug. 27. Tickets start at $59. They go on sale to Kennedy Center members on Thursday and the general public Friday.

Oliver’s half-hour television show, which airs Sundays at 11 p.m., started its third series in February.

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