September 11, 2007

Stephen Colbert Tickets Sell Out, CUPB Offers Second Show

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Stephen Colbert, political comedian and host of Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report,” sold out his show scheduled for 7 p.m. on Oct. 26 in Barton Hall, according to the Cornell University Program Board. Tickets were available at 9 a.m. yesterday morning to Cornell students, and 3,000 tickets sold by 9:15 that morning. To accommodate his fans, Colbert has agreed to give a second show at 9 p.m. Tickets for the second show will go on sale Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. They will be available to Cornell students and the general public at the same time. One person can buy four tickets, however, freshmen and transfers may purchase eight in order to accommodate families who are visiting for first-year family weekend.