Roy Wood Jr.
August 28, 2009
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan Office of Student Activities will host comedian Roy Wood, Jr. on Friday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. in the Hansen Student Center (300 Beecher St., Bloomington). The show is free and open to the public.
Named by Entertainment Weekly as one of the 12 comics to watch in 2009, Wood has performed at some of the most prominent comedy festivals, including HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, NBC’s Last Comic Standing and The Montreal Comedy Festival.
Wood has opened for a wide range of comedians including D.L. Hughley, Ron White, Monique, Tommy Davidson, Bill Engvall and Kat Williams. He has also shared the small screen with such names as David Letterman and Craig Ferguson, and makes a regular appearance on the E! Network’s Chelsea Lately.
He also makes regular visits to perform at colleges across the nation, and is a two-time nominee for the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities’ award for “Comedian of the Year.”
Contact: Hannah Griffin ‘12, (309) 556-3181