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Comedian Bill Bellamy to perform Thursday in this fall’s first University Union Comedy presentation
Comedian Bill Bellamy to perform Thursday in this fall’s first University Union Comedy presentationSeptember 11, 2007Matthew R. Snydermrsnyder@syr.edu
University Union Comedy has announced the first show of the year with Bill Bellamy and special guest Alonzo Bodden on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 8 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium in the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center.
Tickets — $7 for students with SU I.D., $10 for faculty and staff and $20 for the public — are on sale now at the Schine Box Office. Parking is available in the Marion lot and the University’s paid visitor lots on a space-available basis.
Bellamy, the host of “Last Comic Standing,” is also known for his appearances in “Any Given Sunday” and “How to Be a Player.” Bodden was the third season winner of “Last Comic Standing” and is currently a judge on the show.
“After watching both comedians on `Last Comic Standing,’ Bellamy hosting and Bodden judging, it seemed natural to pair them together for this event,” says University Union Comedy Co-Director Julie Knapp.
“Both the comedians appeal to a large cross-section of the SU community,” says University Union Comedy Co-Director Zach Wortzel. “Bellamy and Bodden are a perfect combination of comedic styles to put on a show with wide mass appeal.”
For more information, contact Knapp at (201) 919-4477 or Wortzel at (336) 337-1286, or e-mail email@example.com.