HBO's Maher sets Clearwater date, day after Republican convention
Bill Maher should have a real good time coming up with material for his next appearance in the Tampa Bay area. The comedian and political commentator has announced a Sept. 1 date at Ruth Eckerd Hall – one day after the conclusion of the Republican National Convention in Tampa. The host of HBO's liberal talk show "Real Time with Bill Maher" has earned more than 20 Emmy nominations for his various TV shows and specials. Tickets go on sale on Saturday at noon. Prices are $89, $65, and $50 will be available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office, 1111 McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater, or by calling 727-791-7400.