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April 30, 2014

Stand-up takes over VU

VINCENNES — Stand-up comedy takes over the Old Town Players stage on May 17 as entertainers from Comedy and Co. deliver a creative blend of wit and humor in two performances.

A show intended for ages 18 and up will be presented at 8 p.m., followed by a show with adult themes for mature audiences at 10 p.m.

The performances will take place at the OTP Theatre and Arts Center located at 432 Broadway Street.

Advance tickets cost $8 and can be purchased by calling 812-830-0135. Tickets at the door will cost $10.

Headlining the show will be Rob Busboom, a native of Washington. Known as “The Hurricane of Humor,” Rob has appeared on the Bob and Tom Show. His humor is clean, clever, creative, witty, and refreshing and his act has been described as a combination of Louie Anderson and Chris Farley.

Busboom has worked with Emo Philips, Eddy Strange, Bob Zany, James Gregory, Bill Belamy, Dave Coulier, Kevin Meaney, Jimmy Walker, Gabe Kaplan, Bill Kirckenbauer, and Brad Sherwood. More information is available at his website,

Also featured will be Bloomington comedian Tucker who began touring nationally this year and is the founder of Comedy and Co. through which he organizes and hosts many comedy rooms across Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.

Tucker’s wit has been described as honest and convincing with a delivery that is dry and laid-back. He has graced the stages of prestigious comedy clubs around the Midwest. The Comedy Caravan in Louisville, Ky., named him “one of Indiana’s fastest rising comedians for 2012.”

The show will be emceed by Steve Lord, a rising comedian from Vincennes.

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