University of Rochester

EVENT: The Daily Show and Friends Bring Stand-Up Comedy Tour to Rochester

August 31, 2011

WHAT: The University of Rochester's annual YellowJacket Weekend kicks off the fall semester with The Daily Show and Friends Tour.

TIME, DATE, PLACE: 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, in Strong Auditorium, located on the University of Rochester's River Campus

BACKGROUND: Rory Albanese, Emmy winning producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, gathers friends, acquaintances and colleagues of Comedy Central's hit program to present a night of comedy. The show includes rotating stand-up routines delivered by regularly featured correspondents and writers from The Daily Show.

TICKETS: Tickets are $7 for University of Rochester undergrads, $10 for graduate students, faculty, and staff, and $25 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased at the Common Market in Wilson Commons and online at All online tickets can be picked up at the Will Call table prior to the start of the event.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call the Common Connection at 585.275.5911.