Steven Wright is set to get the audience laughing.
If you’re looking for laughs this weekend, look no further than the Wellmont stage. Steven Wright, renowned comedian, will be performing on Friday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m.
Steven Wright is an Academy Award winning American comedian, actor and writer. Wright is mostly known for his distinct voice and slow delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical jokes, anti-humor and one-liners with pre-thought situations.
Steven Wright is also known for his awards throughout his career. Wright was awarded an Oscar in 1989 for Best Short Live-Action Film for The Appointments of Dennis Jennings, which he also co-wrote with Michael Armstrong. In December 2008, Wright became the first inductee to the Boston Comedy Hall of Fame. Wright has also been voted among the top 50 comedy acts by fellow comedians in a competition to find the “Comedian’s Comedian.” He was also ranked at number 23 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 greatest stand-up comics.
Steven Wright is also a musician and has also recorded several non-comedy songs with his friend and occasional actor Mark Wuerthner.
For food before and after the Wright show, take a walk down Bloomfield Avenue and see what Montclair has to offer. Elevation Burger offers the freshest, made-to-order burgers and the best milkshakes, perfect for a pre-show meal that’s not too heavy.
Steven Wright tickets start at $35 for general admission floor seats and are on sale now! Tickets can be purchased online at concerts.livenation.com or at the Wellmont box office. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m., so be sure to arrive early for parking and a taste of what Montclair has to offer! There is also limited parking available across from the Wellmont and additional parking along other side streets.