Seinfeld returning to the EKU Center for the Arts

Jerry Seinfeld returns to the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts on May 9. © Photo courtesy of the EKU Center.

Jerry Seinfeld returns to the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts on May 9. © Photo courtesy of the EKU Center.

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is bringing his stand-up routine back to the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts on May 9.

Seinfeld’s first appearance at the EKU Center came in its first fall of operation, 2011. According to an EKU Center news release, that show filled the 2,100-seat concert hall to capacity.

Seinfeld is of course known for his eponymous NBC sitcom that dominated Thursday nights through most of the 1990s. Now, like many other entertainers, Seinfeld’s main venue is the Internet, where he has a hit web series with Comedians in Cars Getting CoffeeThe show features Seinfeld, an unabashed car enthusiast and collector, picking up comedian friends in specially selected rides to go get a cup of joe and talk about their lives and careers. Among them are Howard Stern in a 1969 Pontiac GTO, because like the shock jock it does not go quietly, or Seth Meyers in a no-nonsense 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS.

Tickets for Seinfeld’s EKU show at 7 p.m. May 9 go on sale at 9 a.m. March 28.

This weekend, the EKU Center presents the touring production of Mamma Mia. Click here to read about the Lafayette High School graduate in the production.

 

 

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