Tour locations (Nov. 2014 - May 2015)
Where the show went on (Nov. 2014 to May 2015)
More than half of Cosby's shows were cancelled, postponed or filled with protests and sparse audience.
Cosby could potentially return
Atlantis resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas
No heckling or protests as Cosby performs at event held by women's charity.
Cosby kicks off his tour without interruptions for a women’s charity event. "Recent accusations against Bill Cosby are alarming and unsettling," the group, the Links, tells ABC News. "Being that no formal charges have been filed against Mr. Cosby, we therefore don’t deem it appropriate to further comment on the accusations."
Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, Melbourne, Fla.
TV cameras and national media there, but multiple ovations for Cosby.
Cosby is applauded and even summons a Florida Today reporter backstage for a rare statement on accusations. “I know people are tired of me not saying anything, but a guy doesn’t have to answer to innuendos.” No hecklers were inside the show.
Centre In the Square, Kitchener, Ont.
Protests outside, but nobody interrupts gig inside. Cosby gets ovation.
There were protesters outside the show but no interruptions inside where Cosby is cheered and given a standing ovation. “I would like to applaud all of you,” Cosby said in a post-show statement, "and give you a standing ovation for respecting yourselves, the theatre [Centre In the Square] and the event organizers that produced a spectacular show for the Kitchener community."
Budweiser Gardens, London, Ont.
Protesters are outside, hecklers are inside, but tight security boots reporter for recording events on his phone.
Cosby performs with 150 protesters outside and hecklers inside, but security was strong, even kicking out a reporter for recording an arrest on his cellphone.
Pueblo Memorial Hall, Pueblo, Colo.
No heckling, Pueblo Chieftain reports, and "nothing but love and respect" shown for Cosby.
The Pueblo Chieftain reports that the heckler-free crowd “showed nothing but love and respect for Cosby, who came across as the charming and playful grandfather recanting stories from his colorful life.”
Turlock Community Theatre, Turlock, Calif.
Single protester outside theater, with Stanislaus County Supervisor Vito Chiesa saying: "You don't want to minimize domestic violence, but I don't want to judge someone."
The show goes on without any interruptions and with only one protester outside the theater. “You don’t want to minimize domestic violence, but I don’t want to judge someone,” Stanislaus County Supervisor Vito Chiesa told the San Francisco Chronicle. “And if you sell this many tickets — a sold-out show — and the people show up, well that’s an indication. That’s really the final test of how people feel overall, I think.”
Sandusky State Theatre, Sandusky, Ohio
Media members outnumber protesters, 15-2, according to the Toledo Blade, and nobody interrupts performance.
News media members outnumber protesters by about 15 to 2, according to the Toledo Blade, and nobody interrupts Cosby’s performance.
Heymann Performing Arts Center, Lafayette, La.
No heckling, no protests, and Cosby is cheered as he performs.
The show goes on, with no heckling or protests reported. “Bill Cosby welcomed with cheers, applause in Lafayette appearance,” read the headline in the Advocate newspaper.
William B. Bell Auditorium, Augusta, Ga.
Show proceeds without heckling. "For more than two hours, he holds the audience in his grip," CNN says.
The show proceeds without heckling. As CNN reports, “For more than two hours, he holds the audience in his grip.”
Capitol Theatre, Wheeling, W.Va.
Shows goes on with no interruptions. "I think he's it's great he's still going strong," Martins Ferry resident Bill Hans tells Intelligencer.
Show goes on without any hecklers. “I think it’s great he’s still going strong,” Martins Ferry resident Bill Hans tells the Wheeling Intelligencer. “He's a great man to put up with this.”
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta
Empty seats, protesters, but show goes on. Security officers at door have "bad people list" to keep hecklers out.
Despite empty seats and protesters, the show goes on. And Cosby is protected from hecklers by security officers with a list of people who may potentially disrupt the performance and who shouldn’t be let in. “That’s the bad people list,” a guard tells a couple entering, reported by the A.V. Club’s Joshua Alston. “As long as you’re not on that list, you’re all good.”
Cross off your booking list, Bill
Treasure Island, Las Vegas
First sign of real trouble: Canceled.
The show is canceled “by mutual agreement.” Treasure Island spokeswoman Michelle Knoll told the Associated Press, "It wasn't a good time."
Capitol Theatre, Yakima, Wash.
Canceled with theater management, which blamed poor ticket sales in internal e-mail.
Cosby is canceled again. Capitol Theatre's executive director, Steve Caffery, in an internal e-mail, blamed poor ticket sales, not accusations. “We need to sell 400 in 11 days or average 40 tickets a day to break even,” Caffery wrote 11 days before the show. “Yesterday he sold 10. ... If sales remain flat for the next day or so, we will begin a conversation with Mr. Cosby to cancel the performance.”
Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, N.Y.
Tarrytown venue strikes deal to cancel and "share the financial burden" with promoter.
The show is canceled after Tarrytown Music Hall and AM Productions reached an agreement to “share the financial burden.” Before canceling, Tarrytown Music Hall executive director Bjorn Olsson had taken to Facebook to explain that the guarantee to Cosby would cost the theater about $100,000. “We are a rather small non-profit organization and we would certainly not be able to take that kind of loss in stride.”
Hamilton Place Theatre, Hamilton, Ont.
Ugly. During routine, about 30 people stand to shout, "We believe the women."
Cosby appears, but it doesn't go smoothly. About 30 people stand up during the routine and shout, “We believe the women,” and more than 100 people protest outside.
Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre, Denver
A media zoo, with Gloria Allred flying into town to protest.
Lawyer Gloria Allred attends, concert-goers are yelled at while entering the theater, and there are lots of empty seats. “It’s kind of been like a slow-motion car wreck,” Brian Kitts, the marketing director for Denver Arts & Venues, told The Washington Post.
Choctaw Casino & Resort, Durant, Okla.
Choctaw Casino Resort cancels Cosby with short statement that declares it "the best decision at this time."
The show is canceled. The venue issued a statement: “Choctaw Casino Resort has canceled the Bill Cosby 77 tour stop scheduled for January 23, 2015. Choctaw Casino Resort feels this is the best decision at this time."
Jones Hall, Houston
Houston Symphony announces show is canceled with "intent to reschedule in a future season."
The show is canceled “by mutual agreement with the intent to reschedule in a future season,” according to a statement from the Houston Symphony. No new date has been announced.
Grand Theater at Foxwoods, Ledyard, Conn.
Show canceled. No explanation given by Comix Comedy.
The show is canceled with no explanation by Comix at Foxwoods Comedy Club.
Hanover Theatre, Worcester, Mass.
"We had been hoping Cosby would cancel," theater president Troy Siebels tells The Post. In the end, that happens.
The show is canceled after Cosby agreed not to hold the theater to its guarantee, which is typically $50,000 a gig. “We had been hoping Cosby would cancel,” said Troy Siebels, the theater’s president.
Wilbur Theatre, Boston
With blizzard, Cosby announces two shows are postponed. "This is about safety," a Cosby spokesman says.
Two shows are postponed because of a massive snowstorm. “This is about safety,” Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt said. About 20 protesters still show up. The promoter eventually announces that shows will not be rescheduled.
Majestic Fox Theater, Bakersfield, Calif.
Show postponed, Cosby announces, because of "scheduling conflicts."
The show is postponed, with Cosby issuing a statement saying that it is because of “scheduling conflicts.” “No need to worry,” he said, “I will be back soon to raise the roof with laughter.”
Silver Legacy Resort Casino, Reno, Nev.
Show postponed, but no reason or new date given, according to the Reno Gazette-Journal.
Cosby tells the casino that the show is postponed, but no reason or new date given, according to the Reno Gazette-Journal.
Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson
Show canceled without explanation.
The venue gives no explanation in a statement announcing the show’s cancellation.
Florence Civic Center, Florence, S.C.
Cosby's first planned show in Florence is canceled without explanation.
Cosby’s show in South Carolina is indefinitely postponed. No explanation was given.
Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh
Show canceled as "something we mutually agreed was the best course," says Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra spokeswoman.
The show is canceled. “It was a focus of discussion among all parties,” Louise Sciannameo, a spokeswoman for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, which oversees Heinz Hall, told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “It was something we mutually agreed was the best course.”
Belk Theater, Charlotte
Two shows postponed. Cosby issues statement promising return. "Hey, Hey, Hey — I'm Far From Finished."
Two shows postponed, with Cosby offering the same statement as in previous weeks. “I thank you, the theatre staff (Belk Theater), the event organizers and the Charlotte Community for your love and support. Don’t forget I said, Postponed. Hey, Hey, Hey — I’m Far From Finished.”
Indiana State University Tilson Auditorium, Terre Haute, Ind.
Show postponed; no new date announced. No real reason given.
The show is postponed with no new date scheduled. The Hulman Center, which sold the tickets for the show, said that the postponement statement came from Cosby's publicist and show promoter National Artists Corp.
Des Moines Civic Center, Des Moines
Show postponed because of "Cosby's ongoing legal trouble," Des Moines Register reports.
The show is indefinitely postponed, with a Des Moines Performing Arts representative citing “Cosby’s ongoing legal troubles as the reason,” the Des Moines Register reported.
Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington, Ky.
Show postponed, but University of Kentucky spokeswoman says "it’s probably an indefinite postponement, like many others."
The show is postponed, and a University of Kentucky spokeswoman says, "Honestly, it’s probably an indefinite postponement, like many others."
Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, Baltimore
Protesters, empty seats and heckler taunts Cosby, who says, "We are here to enjoy my gift."
The show goes on, but Cosby is greeted by protesters and heckling. At one point, trying to calm the audience, Cosby tells them, “We are here to enjoy my gift.”
Virginia Theatre, Champaign, Ill.
Two shows canceled. "This thing keeps on growing," says Champaign Park District Executive Director Joe DeLuce.
Two shows are canceled. Champaign Park District Executive Director Joe DeLuce told the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette that "this thing keeps on growing, and we decided it was more appropriate not to host the event at the Virginia Theatre."
Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, Green Bay, Wis.
Show canceled by university officials, with no plans to reschedule it.
Officials at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay canceled Cosby’s show and have no plans to reschedule it. Those who purchased tickets will receive a full refund.
Pantages Theater, Tacoma, Wash.
Show canceled, with executive director of the Broadway Center saying Cosby's issues "challenge us in our ability to serve our mission."
The show is canceled, with David Fischer, the Broadway Center’s executive director, telling the Tacoma News Tribune that “the issues surrounding Mr. Cosby right now challenge us in our ability to serve our mission, and put us in a position of some financial harm.”