October 17, 2016
By Paul Joseph, Paragon Communications News Director –
An off-Broadway comedian is set to appear in Western Oklahoma as Mike Birbiglia is expected to open SWOSU’s Panorama Season.
Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s first Panorama Series event of the 2016-17 year will feature comedian Birbiglia who is bringing his “Thank God for Jokes” national tour to the campus.
Birbiglia will appear Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Cellular Event Center.
Brian Adler, chair of the Panorama Committee at SWOSU, said get ready to laugh with Birbiglia—comedian, writer, actor, and director known for his highly personal approach to comedy.
One of the busiest working comedians, he serves as creator, writer and star of the film, “Don’t Think Twice” which released this summer in New York. He was recently seen in the fourth season of Netflix’s, “Orange is the New Black.”
Birbiglia’s stand-up show, “Thank God for Jokes,” was turned into an off-Broadway show at The Lynn Redgrave Theater.
Tickets are available online at stubwire.com, 877.990.STUB (7882) or in the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office, at the Administration Building.
SWOSU’s Panorama series is partially supported by an endowed lectureship sponsored by SBC. Additional information about the Panorama series is available by calling the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office at (580) 774-3063.
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