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KCTCS Colleges to host Virtual Comedy Show with Orlando Baxter

Orlando Baxter on stage doing stand up comedy

Six colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System are sponsoring a virtual comedy show featuring stand-up comedian Orlando Baxter.

Participating KCTCS colleges are: Ashland Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, and West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Students, faculty and staff of these colleges are invited to join for a night of laughs as Orlando Baxter performs via MS Teams on Tuesday, March 2nd at 6:00pm (CST)/7:00pm (EST).

Orlando Baxter exploded onto the Boston comedy scene in 2005, and quickly established himself as one of the area’s hottest young comics. In 2007, Orlando was a finalist in NBC’s ‘Stand Up for Diversity Showcase.”  His fresh perspective and unique relatability quickly solidified this high school teacher into a fan favorite.  In 2010, he became a finalist in both the New York Comedy Contest and the Boston Comedy festival. 

In 2012, he toured across the country with national headliner Jo Koy, as the opening act in the “Lights Out” tour. In 2014, Orlando made his second TV appearance on AXS TV’s “Gotham Live.”  He was also a finalist at the prestigious Montreux Comedy Festival in Switzerland.  In 2018, he performed stand-up on TBS’ Conan.  Orlando is a regular headliner at numerous comedy clubs throughout New England and all over the country.