Daily Show host Trevor Noah to headline Fallfest at SUNY Potsdam on Nov. 3
POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam Student Entertainment Services will welcome comedian Trevor Noah to headline the College's 2018 Fallfest on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. in the Maxcy Hall Gymnasium.
Tickets for SUNY Potsdam students are $15, and are now available.Tickets for the general public will go on sale on Wednesday, Sept. 12. Tickets for SUNY Potsdam faculty and staff, or for students from other universities, will be $30. General admission tickets are $40.
To purchase general admission tickets, contact the Community Performance Series Box Office at (315) 267-2277 or http://www.cpspotsdam.org or visit the box office, located in the SUNY Potsdam Performing Arts Center lobby. General admission tickets can also be purchased in person at Brick & Mortar Music, located at 15 Market St. in downtown Potsdam.
Students, faculty and staff from SUNY Potsdam and students from other universities can purchase tickets at the Student Government Association office, located in the College's Barrington Student Union. The SGA office is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and you can also call during those hours, at (315) 267-2588.
Doors will open at 7 p.m. on Nov. 3, with the show kicking off at 8 p.m. in Maxcy Hall.
Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central. This year, "The Daily Show" has been nominated for a Writers Guild Award (Comedy/Variety Series). Noah joined "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in 2014 as a contributor.
Noah debuted his ninth new comedy special "Afraid of the Dark" in February 2017 on Netflix. The special was shot before a packed house in New York City at the Beacon Theatre on November 5, 2016. Last year, Noah debuted his one-hour stand-up special, "Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation," on Comedy Central. Noah was the subject of David Paul Meyer's award-winning documentary film "You Laugh But It's True," which tells the story of his remarkable career in post-apartheid South Africa. His Showtime comedy special, "Trevor Noah: African American," premiered in 2013. He was nominated for "Personality of the Year" at the 2014 and 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards and won the award in 2015. Trevor's success has also spanned to sold out shows over five continents.
Born in South Africa to a black South African mother and a white European father, Noah has hosted numerous television shows including South Africa's music, television and film awards, and two seasons of his own late night talk show, "Tonight with Trevor Noah."