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Who says this is a great show?  EVERYONE! 

  “Todd you were fantastic! A ’10’, I didn’t want your act to stop.”
– Sharon Osborne, America’s Got Talent/NBC

   “Todd, your act with Irving is absolutely wonderful.”
– Paul Harvey, Nationally Syndicated Radio Host

   “You’re fantastic.”
– Ralph Emory, Nashville Now

   “If you have never thought a dog could talk, think again!!  Todd Oliver  & his talking dog captivated our students and brought a show they will never forget!”
– Wendy Sparks, Operations Manager, The Center for the Arts, Russellville, AR

   “The funniest show we’ve ever had. A perfect show for the family and a great value for a great price.”
– Phil Kuhn, Performing Arts Center Director, Warsaw Community High School, Warsaw, IN

   “Thank you, Todd, your program was the best school assembly this school has hosted in all my years as principal.”
– Tom Ray, Principal, Washington Elementary School, Warsaw, IN

   “As a PAC executive director, I’ve never seen anything like this! He was truly amazing to work with.”
– Amy Frank, Executive Director, Sun Prairie Performing Arts Center, Sun Prairie, WI

   “The audience loved Todd. It was one of the best family shows we’ve  had.”
– Don Volk, Executive Director, Paramount Theatre Centre, Anderson,      IN

Have you ever met a talking dog... a real talking dog?

Get ready because when comedian and ventriloquist Todd Oliver takes the stage you’ll meet his furry companion, Irving and Todd's LIVE band, The Smiling Eyes!! Irving is making crowds across the country howl for more. He gets behind the microphone turns everyday K-9 experiences into knockout comedy. Todd Oliver & Friends are traveling the country with this outrageous comedy and music that has everyone talking.

And here’s what audiences are saying:
“I’ve never laughed so hard in my life, amazing!”
“Incredibly funny!”
“A great act!”
“Wonderful, the highlight of our trip to Branson!”
These are just some of the comments heard regularly after the show.

His warm friendly personality creates a “magical family chemistry” with a cast of characters who along with Irving and Lucy, you’ll also meet Pops, a crazy confused old timer; Miss Lilly, his lifelong love; and Joey, the lovable bad boy.

Todd Oliver’s humor is situational and contemporary, resulting in a clean universal comedy that makes you feel good and leaves you wondering, “How do those funny dogs talk?”

Todd’s most recent television appearances include becoming a semi-finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

On September 22, Todd & Irving appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman! Todd was chosen as one of the top five ventriloquists in the nation to appear on Letterman’s “Ventriloquist Week”!