Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive – Comes to Macky on May 8
Program Council is excited to be presenting Aziz Ansari. Ansari has quickly established his presence in the comedy world. He is currently starring in a popular television series, is developing a number of films and recently released his second hour-long standup special, “Dangerously Delicious,” online at AzizAnsari.com for $5. The Hollywood Reporter said that he “has become one of the most prolific writers and performers on the comedy scene in recent years” and Rolling Stone recently placed him on the cover of their special comedy issue labeling him “the funniest man under 30.” In addition, Paste Magazine has named him one of the “Top 10 Comedians of the Decade.” Ansari also has the much buzzed about gig as host of the 2010 MTV Movie Awards.
Ansari co-stars opposite of Amy Poehler in the Emmy nominated NBC series, “Parks and Recreation.” The series received an Emmy nomination in 2011 for Outstanding Comedy Series. Ansari’s portrayal of government employee ‘Tom Haverford,’ has earned him much critical praise including Entertainment Weeklynaming him one of their “Breakout TV Stars,” TV Guide naming him a “Scene Stealer” and Yahoo! TV placing him in the number one spot on their list of “TV MVPS: The Most Valuable Performers of the Fall Season.” People Magazine named him 2011’s “Funniest Dude in Prime Time.”
Tickets are $25 for CU Students with ID, $35 for general public.