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Duke Hosts Political Comedy Show Feb. 29

Duke Hosts Political Comedy Show Feb. 29

The comedy show, which is open to the public, will center around the presidential election and the state of this nation.

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Durham, NC - On Feb. 29, the eve of the Super Tuesday Primary, three comedians who host radio talk shows for SiriusXM Insight will perform stand-up comedy at Duke University’s Page Auditorium.

The show, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is open to the public. Tickets cost $10 for the general public and $5 for Duke students.

The comedy of SiriusXM Insight hosts Pete Dominick, John Fugelsang and Dean Obeidallah will center around the presidential election and the state of this nation.

Dominick is a stand-up comic who opened for Stephen Colbert on “The Colbert Report.” He is currently the host of SiriusXM’s “Stand Up with Pete Dominick.”

Fugelsang is a comedian, actor and host of SiriusXM’s “Tell Me Everything.” He has performed at a number of comedy clubs and festivals, and appeared on Bill Maher’s “Politically Incorrect” show more than 20 times.

Obeidallah, a former practicing lawyer turned political comedian/writer, is co-director of the comedy documentary “The Muslims Are Coming!”

Earlier in the day, the three radio hosts will broadcast their respective shows live from Duke, during which time they will be interviewing members of the Duke community.

Tickets for the comedy show are now on sale at the Duke University box office in the Bryan Center, by calling (919) 684-4444 or by going online here.

Sponsors for the comedy show are the Duke University Union and POLIS, Duke’s Center for Politics, Leadership, Innovation & Service.

Sponsors of the live broadcast include POLIS and Campaign Stop 2016, a Duke election 

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Contact: Keith Lawrence
Phone: (919) 681-8059

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Contact: Keith Lawrence
Phone: (919) 681-8059