Student Activities presents Comedian Roy Wood, Jr.
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.”
For additional information on Roy Wood, Jr. visit his Web site at www.roywoodjr.com or contact the Office of Student Activities at www.iwu.edu/student-activities/.
Contact: Hannah Griffin ‘12, (309) 556-3181