The University of Findlay, with The Arts Partnership, will host the 11th Annual Comedy Jam at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Central Auditorium. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m.
Pre-sale tickets for community members are $20 for adults and $18 for students and senior citizens, or $23 at the door. Tickets are available to the community through The Arts Partnership Box Office. Call 419-422-4624.
This show is rated PG-13. It is not advised to bring children under the age of 13 because they have not had enough life experiences to be able to understand many of the jokes they will hear.
Buzz Sutherland will be the emcee for the evening, with featured comedian Collin Moulton and headliner Jen Kober.
Sutherland has received Comedian of the Year honors 16 times and has performed on HBO’s “Comic Relief” and MTV’s “Half Hour Comedy Hour.” He was named Comedian of the Year by the National Association of Campus Activities (NACA) for the last five years the award was given. In addition, he was named overall Entertainer of the Year by NACA the final year of the awards. The Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) has named him Comedian of the Year four times and overall Performer of the Year twice. Moulton won his first comedy competition (the 2001 Rocky Mountain Laff-Off), and later that year found himself featured on Comedy Central’s “Best of the Improv.” Moulton performs 250 shows a year around the country, including performances at comedy shrines like Caroline’s (NYC), the Improv (LA), the Laugh Factory (LA and NYC), the Comedy Store (LA), the Punchline (San Francisco) and Ridley’s Comedy Castle (Detroit).
Headliner Kober was a runner-up in the MySpace Stand Up/Sit Down Comedy Challenge in 2006, airing on both TBS and as a part of Comic Relief on HBO. During 2010, Kober played villainess Muriel Ledger in the family feature film “Cool Dog,” she had a recurring role as a lawyer in the new HBO drama series “TREME” and filmed a role in the feature film “The Fields” with Sam Worthington. In 2011, Kober appeared on “Happy Endings” on ABC, and she can be seen on season eight of the hit HBO series “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
Kober played Lo’Quacious Jones in the new MTV movie “Worst.Prom.Ever.” She also recently taped a co-starring role in an episode of NBC’s new hit sitcom “UP All Night” with Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph.
Search 11th Annual Comedy Jam to find the event on Facebook for more information.
In cooperation with the Arts Partnership, this event is managed and organized by a student-led organization, the Campus Program Board, which works to bring high-quality entertainment to campus.
Questions about the program may be directed to 419-434-4606.
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