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Comedy competition showcases rising talent
The semi-final round of the San Francisco International Stand-up Comedy Competition—a
contest that has launched the careers of many notable comedians—comes
to Sacramento State on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Union
Since 1976, the competition has drawn hundreds of comedians to audition, while
only 30 are chosen. Past competitors include celebrities such as Robin Williams,
Dana Carvey, Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Pollack, Roseanne Barr and Rob Schneider,
among others. This year’s semi-final round will include 10 comedians doing
10-12 minutes sets. Five comedians will move on to compete in the final round
of the contest for a $10,000 first prize.
Admission to the event is $10 general/$7 students. Tickets are available at
the Sacramento State Ticket Office by calling (916) 278-4323 or visit tickets.com.
For more information, call (916) 278-6997. For media assistance, contact the
Sacramento State Public Affairs office at (916) 278-6156.
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