Comedian Mike Birbiglia Bringing “Thank God for Jokes” National Tour to SWOSU

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s first Panorama Series event of the 2016-17 year will feature comedian Mike Birbiglia who is bringing his “Thank God for Jokes” national tour to the Weatherford campus on October 27.

Birbiglia will appear 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 and Universal's Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping. Birbiglia’s stand-up show, "Thank God for Jokes," was turned into an off-Broadway show at The Lynn Redgrave Theater. Birbiglia currently resides in Brooklyn (NY) with his wife Jenny.

Tickets are available online at stubwire.com, 877.990.STUB  (7882) or in the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office, Room 205 of the Administration Building. Advance tickets are $10 for SWOSU students, faculty/staff and emeriti; $20 for the general public; and $25 for all tickets purchased at the door. Adler said a limited number of VIP and floor seats remain in the PR & Marketing Office but the stubwire site has already sold all of their VIP and floor seats.

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.