MARQUETTE Ã‚– Bill Cosby will bring his unique brand of stand-up comedy to Northern Michigan University. He will give two performances at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at the Berry Events Center. Tickets for the general public go on sale Oct. 1.
Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Cosby is a renowned comedian, actor and author. His television work includes Ã‚“The Cosby Show,Ã‚” Ã‚“Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids,Ã‚” Ã‚“The Cosby Mysteries,Ã‚” Ã‚“I Spy,Ã‚” and numerous specials including NBCÃ‚’s Ã‚“ChildrenÃ‚’s TheaterÃ‚” and PBSÃ‚’s Ã‚“The Electric Company.Ã‚”
He has been in more than 30 films, including Ã‚“Jack,Ã‚” Ã‚“The Meteor Man,Ã‚” Ã‚“Ghost Dad,Ã‚” Ã‚“AesopÃ‚’s Fables,Ã‚” Ã‚“The Devil and Max DevlinÃ‚” and Ã‚“Uptown Saturday Night.Ã‚”
In the publishing world, Cosby is the author of the best-selling Ã‚“Fatherhood,Ã‚” the Ã‚“Little BillÃ‚” childrenÃ‚’s series, Ã‚“Time Flies,Ã‚” Ã‚“Love and MarriageÃ‚” and Ã‚“Childhood.Ã‚”
Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Cosby has performed comedy routines for more than 40 years. He has recorded many comedy albums, eight of which have been certified Gold Records by the Recording Industry Association of America. He has also earned five Grammy awards for the best comedy album.
Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Tickets for each performance are $18 for students and $25 for the general public. They are available at all NMU ticket outlets, at 906-227-1032, or www.nmu.edu/tickets. Student tickets went on sale Sept. 24. The event is sponsored by Northern Arts and Entertainment and Platform Personalities and is funded by the Student Activity Fee. For more information please call Northern Arts and Entertainment at 227-2447.