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News Comedian Evan O'Television in Double Negatives, March 3

MARLBORO, VT -- (February 17, 2011) -- Marlboro College presents a free, public performance of Double Negatives by comedian Evan O'Television on Thursday, March 3, at 7:30pm, in Whittemore Theater.

Using recordings made of himself in advance, Evan O'Television (a.k.a. Evan O'Sullivan) performs, what he calls, a "conceptual comedy" dialogue that puts a modern technological and psychological spin on the vaudevillian comedic traditions of Abbott & Costello and Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy.

Double Negatives received high praise at the 2010 New York International Fringe Festival, including four stars from Time Out New York. In his review of the show for NYTheater.com, Josh Sherman wrote, "I was wiping away tears of laughter...[O'Television] shows the professionalism of a show-biz veteran as he pokes fun at his own milieu."

A graduate of Amherst College, O'Sullivan has been a mainstay of the Boston theater and improv scene for close to 20 years, during that time he co-founded the underground performing arts space, PAN9, and co-served as its artistic director for 10 years.

Images available upon request. For more information, contact the Marlboro College Public Relations department at 802-251-7644 or pr@marlboro.edu. In case of inclement weather, call the Marlboro College Events line at 802-451-7151.

For over 60 years, Marlboro College has offered undergraduate education in the liberal arts and, since 1997, master's degree programs for working adults in the areas of educational technology, internet technologies, health care administration and an MBA in Managing for Sustainability. Its 330 undergraduate students enjoy an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 300-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont.

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