Musical Comedy Show Comes
to North Central Texas College
part of their spring event calendar, North Central Texas College's
Student Life Department announces a hilarious evening of comedy with
Musical Comedian Evan Wecksell on
Monday, February 6 at the FSB Center for the Performing Arts.
GAINESVILLE, TX (OPENPRESS) February 2, 2006 – As students get settled
back on campus for spring semester, the Student Life Department at
North Central Texas College (NCTC) is injecting some fresh, live entertainment into
their schedule to crack them up. On Monday, February 6 at the new
First State Bank Center for the Performing Arts, North Central Texas
College is hosting musical comedian Evan
26, Wecksell is young, but his experience is beyond his years.
Last year he performed over 175 shows across the country and made his
television debut on VH1's "I Love the 80s 3D."
"Best seven seconds of my life [being on VH1]," says Wecksell. "The
best is when your relatives call you up and go, 'That's it? They
should put you on more.'"
Wecksell and NCTC's Student Life Department met last fall at a
regional campus activities conference, and after seeing him showcase,
they knew he would fit well into their spring calendar.
"Our students who previously saw Evan perform are excited about having
his musical comedy come to NCTC!" says Kim Brown, Director of Student
Life. "They'll have a blast!"
Also part of this show is NCTC's new First State Bank Center for the
Performing Arts. Having opened last April, this state-of-the-art
dome-shaped venue has been called a "student and faculty dream come
"I've only seen pictures, but I'm sure it will exceed my
expectations," says Wecksell. "I just hope it still has that new
Evan Wecksell's musical comedy show takes place on Monday, February 6 at
PM at the FSB Center for the Performing Arts on NCTC's Gainesville
Campus. The show is free for all students, and tickets are $5 for the
Stand-up Comedian and Singer/Songwriter Evan Wecksell is one of the
funniest and most energetic performers to emerge from New York’s
comedy clubs and musical venues. Often compared to comedic superstars
Adam Sandler and Stephen Lynch, Evan’s act is a blend of comedy and
music that celebrates dysfunctional relationships, endorses unorthodox
career paths and makes fun of bad music. Last year, Evan
appeared on VH1’s “I Love the 80s 3D,” and later this year he will
appear on VH1's "I Love Toys." For more information on Evan Wecksell
and to purchase his CDs, please visit
North Central Texas College:
Established in 1924 under the leadership of
Texas community college pioneer Randolph Lee Clark, North Central
Texas College is the oldest continuously operating public two-year
college in the state. From its roots as a small, rural "junior"
college — an extension of the local high school actually — NCTC has
grown and matured into a comprehensive, full-service community college
of truly regional scope, serving students from three major campuses
located across its three-county service area. For more
information, please visit