Nick Swardson

Toilet Head

Doors Open: 6:30pm
Show Time: 7:30pm
Taft Theatre


  • Nick Swardson

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Brace yourselves for a comedy show like no other as comedian Nick Swardson embarks on his new stand-up tour, Toilet Head. Renowned for his unfiltered humor and razor-sharp wit, Swardson promises to tackle the hard-hitting issues of our time, from the discomforts of diarrhea to the highs and lows of edibles, all the way to the enigmatic charm of Norm MacDonald. The tour includes a stop in Cincinnati, OH at Taft Theatre on Friday, September 20.


A comedian, actor, writer and producer, Nick Swardson’s unique comedic view has established him as a force in the film and TV sphere and as a prolific stand-up comic.

Nick has starred in numerous blockbuster comedies for major studios. He starred in Grown Ups 2 (2013) with Adam Sandler; starred alongside David Spade and Lauren Lapkus in the Netflix feature, The Wrong Missy (2020); executive produced and starred in The Do Over (2016) and Ridiculous Six (2015); co-produced and appeared in Sandy Wexler (2017); co-wrote, co-produced, and starred as the lead in Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011); starred alongside Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, and Aziz Ansari in 30 Minutes or Less (2011); wrote, produced, and starred in Grandma’s Boy (2006); wrote and starred in Benchwarmers (2006), and co-wrote and appeared in Malibu’s Most Wanted (2003). Most recently, Swardson voiced a character in the Netflix animated movie, Leo (2023), with Adam Sandler and Bill Burr and starred in Josh Duhamel’s Buddy Games (2019) and Buddy Games: Spring Awakening (2023).

Nick’s TV credits include Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time (2010), which he created and starred in for two seasons on Comedy Central. He voiced the character of Troy in the FX series, CHOZEN (2014), and played the beloved character of Terry on the hit Comedy Central series, Reno 911! (2003-2009).

Swardson was co-creator, co-Executive Producer, co-writer and star of the hit Comedy Central web series, Typical Rick. The series ran for two seasons chronicling the lives of struggling actors, Gary (Swardson) and Rick (Simon Rex), as they try to make it in Hollywood.

As a standup, Swardson recently visited theaters in over 50 cities as a part of his “Make Joke From Face Tour”.Swardson also tours regularly on a bill with Adam Sandler, David Spade and Rob Schneider. Swardson appeared in Netflix’s series, COMEDIANS of the World (2019), where he was one of four comedians selected to represent the United States. He starred in two one-hour specials for Comedy Central, Nick Swardson: Taste It (2015) and Nick Swardson: Seriously, Who Farted (2010), a half-hour Comedy Central Presents special (2006), and his first comedy album, Party (2007), was certified Platinum.

For more visit his website and follow Nick on Twitter and Facebook.

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