Comedian, Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham to Perform at UM’s Adams Center

September 26, 2016

MISSOULA – International comedy sensation and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and his cast of hilarious characters will perform at the University of Montana as part of their hugely successful “Perfectly Unbalanced” tour.

The show begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in the Adams Center.

Tickets cost between $34.50 and $47, plus applicable service fees. They will be available starting at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, online at http://www.griztix.com, by calling 406-243-4051 or at all GrizTix locations.

Dunham has garnered numerous accolades, from being named to Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list of Most Powerful Entertainers to setting the Guinness World Record for the “Most Tickets Sold for a Stand-Up Comedy Tour” to setting the viewership record for Comedy Central. He has sold more than 7 million DVDs worldwide and has nearly a billion views on YouTube.

Dunham handcrafts each character personally from conception to the final coat of paint, then brings them to life on stage. His beloved troupe of sidekicks include Walter the Grumpy Retiree; Achmed the Dead Terrorist; the beer-fueled redneck Bubba J.; the manic purple creature, Peanut; the spicy pepper from south of the border, Jose Jalapeno; and Little Jeff, a mini-version of the ringmaster himself.

The famed comedian has visited five continents and 12 countries, including the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, the Middle East and Asia, where he continuously performed to sold-out arenas.

For more information about the Missoula event, call Chanelle Paakkonen, UM productions marketing coordinator, at 406-243-4719 or email marketing@umproductions.org.         

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Contact: Chanelle Paakkonen, UM Productions marketing coordinator, 406-243-4719, marketing@umproductions.org.