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Comedian Bo Burnham bringing his tour to campus

By Lauren Stacks

Russell Peters

Stand-up comedian, actor and writer Bo Burnham will be performing at the University of Houston this spring as part of his Make Happy Tour.

The show is scheduled for Saturday, March 7, at 8 p.m. at Cullen Performance Hall. Tickets are $35 (does not include service fees) and can be bought online at, by phone at 713-462-6647 or the TDECU Stadium Ticket Office, 3750 Cullen Blvd.

Burnham was only 18 when he became the youngest person to record a half-hour Comedy Central special. He has released two hour-long specials since then: “Words, Words, Words” in 2010 and “What” in 2013. The latter was released on Netflix and YouTube simultaneously and has received more than six million views on YouTube alone.

He recently created and starred in the MTV series “Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous” and wrote a book of poetry, “Egghead,” which became a New York Times bestseller.

His live shows are a unique blend of stand-up, music and theatre. For more information, visit