Ordway Center for the Performing Arts Presents
Academy Award-winning comedian set for one-night-only show on April 7
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Jan. 25, 2017) — The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present Academy Award-winning comedian Steven Wright on Friday, April 7, in the Ordway Concert Hall. Tickets for this special one-night-only show start at $22 and are now available online at www.ordway.org, by phone at 651-224-4222 or in person at the Ordway ticket office.
Academy Award winning, Emmy- and Grammy-nominated comedian Steven Wright continually sells out theaters internationally with his skewed comedic view of the world. Since his “Tonight Show” debut, which caused such a stir that Johnny Carson invited him back to perform again within a week, the deadpan surrealist master has pushed the comedic boundaries in film, television and on the live stage. With an Oscar-winning short film, a 2014 Emmy nomination as a producer on the hit FX series “Louie,” two Grammy-nominated CDs, three critically acclaimed hour-long specials and countless appearances on TV and in film, Wright is a prototype comedian that others continually try to follow.
Tickets for the April 7 performance are now on sale. For tickets and more information, visit www.ordway.org.
ABOUT THE ORDWAY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
The Ordway is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts centers and Saint Paul’s most elegant and inviting performance space. The Ordway’s Music Theater and Concert Hall attract diverse audiences with an array of productions showcasing the finest in American musical theater, world music, dance and vocal performance. Education and community engagement are integral to the Ordway’s mission, with major initiatives including the annual Flint Hills International Children’s Festival and Ordway Education programs that serve more than 50,000 students annually. Together with Minnesota Opera, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and The Schubert Club, the Ordway is a member of the Arts Partnership and serves as the principal venue for their performances. For more information, visit www.ordway.org.