Comedian Anthony Jeselnik will be performing his stand-up routine at Iowa State University on Friday, April 25. Doors will open at 7:00pm for the 8:00pm performance in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.
Anthony Jeselnik’s career took off in 2009 when he hosted a Comedy Central Presents and was writing for the first season of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. After releasing his critically acclaimed debut album Shakespeare in 2010, he began writing for the Comedy Central Roasts and moved up to performer for the 2011 roast of Donald Trump. He continued to perform on the roasts of Charlie Sheen and Roseanne Barr in 2012. In 2013, Jeselnik hosted his own Comedy Central series, The Jeselnik Offensive for two seasons, and released his second album and first hour long standup special, Caligula, which well received by critics and fans alike.
Known for his dark comedy style, emphasizing misdirection and sociopathic non-sequiturs, Jeselnik has additionally performed on Conan, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live and was the first ever stand-up comic to appear on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. He received an Emmy nomination for his work on A Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education, was named one of Variety’s "10 Comics to Watch" in 2008 and one of Comedy Central’s "Hot Comics" in 2009.
Tickets are $15 ($7 with an ISU student ID) and are on sale now at www.midwestix.com. A 3% MidwesTIX fee is applied to all online purchases. Patrons can also purchase tickets at the Maintenance Shop Box Office in the Memorial Union in person or by phone (515-294-8349), weekdays from 11am-5pm. A $1 per-ticket service fee is applied to all telephone orders. All tickets are additionally subject to a $2 MidwesTIX service fee.
The show is sponsored by the Iowa State University Student Union Board (SUB), a student-run programming board that organizes cultural, recreational, educational, social, and entertainment activities and events throughout the academic year.
For more information, visit www.sub.iastate.edu or call 515-294-8081.