The night opened with a 25 minute routine by Tom Ryan who did exactly what the opening act is supposed to do: he primed the audience. Ryan’s humor is much like Regan’s without the facial expressions and physicality. In fact, Ryan is dangerously deadpan in delivery. His closing tale, about a car accident which ensued after a lit cigarette blew down his shirt collar, was priceless.
From February until June, Regan is performing from the eastern seaboard to Utah and back. He has five consecutive nights at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City alone. His complete tour schedule and link to purchase tickets is here.
Below is a Regan account of going to the doctor (one swear word):