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Jerry Seinfeld's ability to draw laughs hasn't slowed, based on the first two episodes of season 7 of his web-based show "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."

"Comedy doesn't change that much," he tells Steve Martin in the most recent episode of "Comedians in Cars."

But Seinfeld later says, "People don't understand how hard it is to get material."

A Utah audience will get a chance to see firsthand when Seinfeld performs at Abravanel Hall at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14.

The 61-year-old became a household name in the early 1990s as the star of the show bearing his name. But stand-up comedy is where he got his start, and he's been spending significant time doing it lately. He performed in Tel Aviv last month and has shows scheduled in Oklahoma, New York, Texas and California over the upcoming weeks.

His schedule even played into a bit with President Barack Obama in the first episode of "Comedians in Cars' " season 7.

"I work a lot," Seinfeld tells Obama.

"Do you? Are you still doing stand-up?" the president responds, drawing a look from Seinfeld, who shoots back, "Are you still making speeches?"

The Salt Lake City audience will get a chance to see Seinfeld's act Thursday night. —

Jerry Seinfeld

When • Thursday, Jan. 14, 7 p.m.

Where • Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Sold out