Bill Cosby’s Coming To Happy Valley, You See

Bust out the Jello pudding pops and crazy sweaters…because Dr. Cosby is coming to town.

On Friday, January 23, comedian Bill Cosby will be performing at Penn State’s very own Eisenhower Auditorium. Tickets will be on sale to the general public this Monday, December 15th, for his two stand-up performances at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Tickets are $49.75 for a section-one seat and $44.75 for section two. Purchase tickets online at or by phone at 814-863-0255. Outside the local calling area, dial 1-800-ARTS-TIX. Purchase in person at one of three locations:

• Eisenhower Auditorium, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays;
• Penn State Tickets Downtown, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays;
• Bryce Jordan Center, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays.

Personally, I find the guy hilarious, whether he’s intending to be funny or not.

But in all seriousness, Cosby is not only a comedy legend, but a pop culture icon as well. And if you write for Penn State Live, he’s basically the Messiah:

Whether through concert appearances or recordings, television or films, commercials or education, Cosby has touched people’s lives. His humor often centers on the basic cornerstones of our existence, seeking to provide an insight into our roles as parents, children, family members, women and men.

I’ll just go as far to say that his act should easily be worth the ticket price.

[Source: Penn State Live]

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About the Author


Mark McColey is a Senior majoring in Advertising and Labor-Employment relations. Among his loves are Penn State Football, The Steelers, The Penguins, The Simpsons, Tina Fey, and Arrested Development.

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