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Best Bets: ‘Kirov By Night’ talk show at The Underground

“Kirov By Night” is a talk show-sketch comedy hybrid that includes interviews with public figures like Kevin Jacobsen of Northland’s NewsCenter. Photo courtesy of Andrew Kirov.

A politician, a ventriloquist and the cast of an upcoming Cash-themed production are the special guests for Friday’s edition of “Kirov By Night.”

The talk show-sketch comedy hybrid stars Andrew Kirov, a lifelong talk show host-in-training who has been producing live episodes since he was in high school (and through college at the  University of Wisconsin-Superior). As the legend goes, Kirov has an in with Martin Sheen, who has recorded promo vids for the troupe.

Guests include U.S. Rep Rick Nolan, a Canadian ventriloquist and the cast of “Ring of Fire,” a Johnny Cash-themed musical that opens next week at The Underground.

GO SEE IT What: “Kirov By Night”

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: The Underground, 506 W. Michigan St.

Tickets: $5 at the door

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