MEDIA ALERT: An Evening of Comedy with Etta May

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:24 - Etta May, 'Queen of Southern Sass'

When: Friday, February 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m. One Show Only! Tickets $8 or LESS

Where:    Genesee Community College, Stuart Steiner Theatre, One College Road, Batavia, NY  14020

Background: “An Evening of Comedy with Etta May” will have you laughing in your seat on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Learn the true meaning of LOL (laughing out loud) with an evening featuring the “Queen of Southern Sass”, who is also the winner of American Comedy Awards’ “Stand-Up Comic of the Year.” 

Etta May is a Kentucky woman and comedy icon! Hailed as the “Polyester Princess,” May delivers a high powered take-no-prisoners performance full of truth, irony, humor and wisdom. This trailer park goddess has appeared on Oprah, Showtime, CMT, CBS Sunday Morning, ABC, Columbia Pictures and NBC. She headlines the hugely successful Southern Fried Chicks Comedy Tour and touts a huge fan base on SiriusXM comedy channels. Etta May is a seasoned performer with national appeal!

Tickets to “An Evening of Comedy with Etta May” are $8 for adults, $5 for GCC faculty/staff and senior citizens, $3 for GCC students. Alumni with ID receive $2 off the full ticket price. Tickets are available through the GCC box office at (585) 345-6814 or via email

A free Etta May workshop entitled, “Driving the Dream” has just been added to her GCC appearance and is scheduled for Thursday, February 11 at 2:30 p.m., also in the Stuart Steiner Theatre. 

For videos, press photos and further information on Etta May, visit

For more information, contact Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0005 ext. 6616 or via email

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