(Newton, NJ) -- Bobby Collins is returning to the Newton Theatre on Saturday, February 22, 2014. With more than 200 stand-up performances around the country each year, Collins is a show-business institution who has made millions laugh and is always the funniest guy in the room.
A native of New York, he was
literally born into comedy when his father named him for his favorite
comedian, Bob Hope. In the 1980s, Bobby left a lucrative position as
vice president of Calvin Klein to pursue his dream and ended up working
alongside such comedy legends as Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno. While
other comics have left stand-up behind, Bobby has kept going, preferring
the intimacy and energy he finds in live clubs, theaters and casinos.
audience at a Bobby Collins show is half the fun. Many of Bobby's
enthusiastic fans have been following him for years and know by heart
some of his classic bits ("...on the inside!"). But Bobby keeps it fresh
with new observations based on everyday life and his travels around the
Over the years, he has hosted VH-1's "Stand Up
Spotlight"; toured with Cher, Julio Iglesias, Dolly Parton and Tony
Bennett, among others; and released six comedy CDs, "On the Inside,"
"Out of Bounds," "You're Not Coming With Us," "Mr. New York," "I Wanna
Go Home" and most recently "I'm on the Boat."
Tickets for Bobby
Collins are $49.00 for Premium seating, $39.00 for the Orchestra and
$29.00 for the Balcony. Tickets for this performance will go on sale on
Friday, October 18th at 11:00 am. Purchase tickets by visiting www.thenewtontheatre.com or contact the Box Office at 973-383-3700.
historic Newton Theatre, located at 234 Spring Street in Newton, NJ,
was founded in 1924. Revitalized and fully renovated, Sussex County's
premier entertainment venue reopened in 2011 as a 605 seat capacity live
performing arts center. With it's rich history and diverse programming
The Newton Theatre is essential to the buoyancy of New Jersey's Skylands
region. More information about The Newton Theatre may be found by
calling 973-383-3700 or by visiting its website at www.TheNewtonTheatre.com .