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NBC's Season Four Last Comic Standing Winner Josh Blue to Grace Algonquin Stage

January 10, 2011

Event: Comedian Josh Blue
Dates & Times: Friday, January 28, 2011 at 8pm
VIP Reception for VIP ticket holders following the performance
Event Location: Algonquin Arts Theatre
Ticket Prices: $25-$50
Algonquin Arts Box Office: 732-528-9211 -

Season four winner of NBC's Last Comic Standing, Josh Blue will be performing stand-up comedy on the Algonquin Arts Theatre stage on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 8pm.

Josh Blue is not only well known as one of the most sought after comedians on the college circuit, but most recently from his special, Comedy Central Presents: Josh Blue. As a professional comedian with cerebral palsy, he continues to break down stereotypes of people with disabilities. He maintains an active role on the US Paralympic Soccer Team and competed in Athens at the Paralympic Games, the world's second largest sporting event.

Josh has appeared as a regular guest star on Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia and his story has been featured on Fox, CBS, ABC, and MSNBC. He was the first comedian to perform stand-up on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and he was named Best Winning Reality Show Guest for his appearance on Live with Regis and Kelly. Josh is a repeat guest on such nationally syndicated radio programs as NPR's Talk of the Nation and The Mancow Show and has been featured in numerous print publications including People Magazine and The New York Times. Josh has also performed at the HBO-Aspen Comedy Festival, Comedy Central's South Beach Comedy Festival, and The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas.

Tickets to see comedian Josh Blue are $50 for VIP Seating (rows A-H) and entrance into the VIP post-show reception, $30 for adults and seniors, and $25 for students. Group rates and fundraising opportunities are also available for these performances. Tickets can be reserved by calling 732-528-9211, emailing [email protected], or by visiting Box office hours are Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Algonquin Arts Theatre is located at 173 Main Street in downtown Manasquan, NJ.

Algonquin Arts Theatre was founded in 1992 as a nonprofit organization to provide cultural enrichment and educational enhancement of the highest quality for the residents of New Jersey's central region. Algonquin Arts Theatre is handicap accessible. Assisted listening devices are available upon request. Please notify us in advance of your needs by contacting the box office. Programming of Algonquin Arts Theatre is made possible as a result of the continued philanthropic support of private citizens and organizations such as New Jersey State Council on the Arts, OceanFirst Foundation, PNC, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Target, The Community Foundation of Monmouth County, The Paul F. Zito, MD Foundation, Manasquan Savings Bank, Woman's Club of Brielle, Janice Blanton, Jules Plangere III, as well as many generous individuals and local businesses. This season is sponsored in remembrance of Marialana and her love for children and the arts.