Comedian Mike Birbiglia Coming to SWOSU this Thursday

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s first Panorama Series event of the 2016-17 year is this Thursday, October 27, and coming to Weatherford is New York City comedian Mike Birbiglia, who is bringing his “Thank God for Jokes” national tour to SWOSU.

Birbiglia will appear at 7:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Cellular Event Center.     

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.

Birbiglia—comedian, writer, actor, and director known for his highly personal approach to comedy—is a busy comedian, having made numerous appearances this year on the Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show. He is creator, writer and star of the movie Don't Think Twice. 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.

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.