Release Date: Oct. 22, 2009
Comedian Roy Wood Jr. to Play ASU’s Club Cafe
Comedian Roy Wood Jr. will perform his standup routine Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont Drive, at Angelo State University.
The 7:30 p.m. performance in the C.J. Davidson Conference Center will bring the third comedian to ASU this fall for the Club Caf� coffeehouse entertainment series.
Admission is $1 and audience members will receive a free Club Caf� coffee mug. Coffee, cappuccino, hot chocolate, cookies, brownies and other refreshments will be served.
Wood, who hails from Birmingham, Ala., has performed on the North American comedy scene since 1999 when he was a Florida A&M University student. Besides his comedy routine, Wood is known for making prank calls on the radio, most notably on Jaime Foxx’s Sirius satellite radio show “Foxxhole Station.”
Entertainment Weekly magazine named Wood one of 12 comics to watch in 2009. He has been featured on CBS’ “The Late Show with David Letterman,” HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” CBS’ “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and Comedy Central’s “Bob and Tom Comedy Tour.” He has also been a showcase performer at the Montreal Comedy Festival and is a regular on the E! network’s “Chelsea Lately.”
Wood’s comedy crosses all cultural lines with a sharp focus on today’s world. He has opened for other well-known comedians, including D.L. Hughley, Ron White, Monique, Tommy Davidson, Bill Engvall and Katt Williams.
To check out Wood’s work, go online to www.myspace.com/roywoodjr.
For more information, call ASU’s Center for Student Involvement, 942-2062.