Comedian Sarah Silverman to perform at UF April 22

Published: April 15 2013

Category:Announcements, Happenings, InsideUF

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — ACCENT Speakers Bureau, Student Government Productions and Pride Awareness Month at the University of Florida will bring actress, comedian and devoted gay rights advocate Sarah Silverman, to campus on April 22.

Silverman is a comedian and actress best known for her Comedy Central series “The Sarah Silverman Program,” for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Best Actress. She recently starred in Disney’s Oscar-nominated hit film “Wreck-It Ralph” and in the Sarah Polley drama “Take This Waltz.” She will soon begin production on Seth McFarlane’s comedy feature “A Million Ways to Die in the West.” She is also the author of the New York Times best-selling book “The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption and Pee.”

The program starts at 8 p.m. at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and will begin with an opening act by comedian Kyle Dunnigan.

Doors open at 7 p.m., and admission is free and open to the public. Photography and recording will not be allowed during the program, including for the press.

Students may pick up tickets with a Gator 1 card (1 ticket per person) at the Phillips Center Box Office beginning at noon on April 19. If there are any tickets remaining, they will be distributed to the general public beginning at 7 p.m. April 22, prior to the performance (1 per person).

Tickets will likely be unavailable for the general public, and students should arrive as early as possible on April 19 to secure a ticket. Please regularly check ACCENT’s Facebook page and Twitter feed for updates regarding ticket availability.

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