New Jersey Stage

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

STATE THEATRE PRESENTS BILL ENGVALL

(New Brunswick, NJ) -- State Theatre presents comedian Bill Engvall on Friday October 4, 2013 at 7:30pm and 10pm. Tickets range from $35-75.  Engvall, known for his signature "Here's Your Sign" bit, was a member of the very popular Blue Collar comedy group alongside Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, and Ron White.

Recently announced, Engvall has been added to Season 17 of ABC's Dancing with the Stars, which premiered on September 16th. His partner is professional dancer and newcomer to the show, Emma Slater.

For 15 consecutive weeks, Engvall held the #1 Billboard spot on the Comedy Chart with his platinum album Here's Your Sign. His second album, Dorkfish, ranked #1 on the Billboard for comedy albums as well, and was certified gold. His other albums, including 15o Off Cool and Aged and Confused, also debuted at #1 on the Billboard Comedy Chart. Engvall starred in his self-titled TBS sitcom for three seasons. He has also been in the USA Network movie Bait Shop with Billy Ray Cyrus. Engvall hosted several TV shows (Lingo, Mobile Home Disasters), and has acted in feature films such as Strawberry Wine with Christina Ricci and Bed and Breakfast with Dean Cain.

In 1992, he won the American Comedy Award for "Best Male Stand-Up Comedian." Engvall has written several books, including his successful 2007 autobiography entitled Bill Engvall – Just a Guy.

For tickets or more information, call the State Theatre ticket office at 732-246-SHOW (7469), or visit us online at www.StateTheatreNJ.org. The State Theatre ticket office, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ, is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10am to 6pm; Wednesday 11am to 7pm; Saturday, 1pm-5pm; and at least three hours prior to curtain on performance dates, unless otherwise specified. For information on group outings and discounts, call 732-247-7200, ext. 517. Some additional ticket and transaction fees may apply.

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