Kristen Schaal to Perform Sept. 18 with Special Guest Kurt Braunholer

Award-winning stand-up comedian seen on television's Flight of the Conchords and The Daily Show

By David Wedekindt

Release Date: August 17, 2009 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Kristen Schaal with special guest Kurt Braunholer on Sept 18 at 8 p.m. in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

Schaal is perhaps best known for her recurring role as super fan /stalker "Mel" on the HBO comedy "Flight of the Conchords," and as the senior women's correspondent for Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." She is also one of the rising stars on the alternative comedy scene, receiving glowing reviews and multiple awards.

She won the award for Best Alternative Comic at HBO's 2006 United States Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. Kristen is the recipient of the second annual Andy Kaufman Award hosted by the New York Comedy Festival, as well as the winner of the 2006 Nightlife Award in New York for best female stand-up. In 2005 she was included in New York Magazine's "Ten Funniest New Yorkers You've Never Heard Of."

Tickets for Kristen Schaal are $23.50 general admission and $21.50 for students. Tickets are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Center for the Arts Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, including To charge tickets, call 1-800-745-3000; in Canada call 416-870-8000. For Group Sales, call 716-645-6771. For more information, call 716-645-2787.