KALAMAZOO—Improvisational sketch show Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy is coming to Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium. The show is set for 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18.
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An alumnus of Saturday Night Live and Chicago’s famed Second City, Jim Belushi is now bringing to the stage an improvised comedy sketch show featuring members of the Board of Comedy.
Describing the show, Belushi says, "We are not stand-up comedians. Our show is not a passive, sit-back-and-watch experience. Most of the fun we have on stage comes from our inclusion of the audience—we get suggestions from them to begin each scene we perform, and in certain instances, bring them on stage with us to add to our performance. It's less a ‘show’ and more a party."
A favorite of film, television and stage audiences, Belushi is one of the great leading character actors, equally at home in drama and comedy, and a gifted performer who can also hold a room as front man of a rhythm and blues band.
Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy at Miller Auditorium is part of the Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series and is welcomed by Meijer. Tickets are on sale now and cost $45. They can be purchased online at millerauditorium.com, by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 387-2312, or in person at the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office.
A 15 percent discount is available to all WMU faculty and staff, and a 50 percent discount is available to WMU students. Discounted tickets may be purchased by phone or in person, and a valid Bronco ID is required at the time of pickup. Group discounts are available at (269) 387-2312.
For more information, contact Bethany Gauthier at firstname.lastname@example.org or (269) 387-2245.