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Comedian Rob Schneider to perform at Niagara University on March 31

by jmaloni
Thu, Mar 15th 2012 02:05 pm

"You can do it!"

That is you can see "Saturday Night Live" alumnus Rob Schneider - also famous for his roles in movies such as "The Waterboy," "Grown Ups" and "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo" - perform his stand-up comedy routine at Niagara University.

Part of the Niagara University Student Government Association Comedy Series, the Emmy-nominated comedian/actor will appear in NU's Kiernan Center on March 31. The event, sponsored by NUSGA and Niagara University's Class of 2012, begins at 8 p.m. with opener Jamie Lissow, a Rochester native.

Currently starring in his own CBS sitcom, "Rob," Schneider is well known for his longtime relationship with Adam Sandler and Sandler's production company, Happy Madison. Schneider has starred in several Happy Madison projects, including "Bedtime Stories," "You Don't Mess With The Zohan," "The Benchwarmers," "50 First Dates," "The Longest Yard," "Eight Crazy Nights," "Little Nicky" and "Mr. Deeds." Also for Happy Madison, Schneider co-wrote and starred in "Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo," "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo," "The Hot Chick" and "The Animal." His other film credits include "Big Stan," "Shark Bait," "The Waterboy" and "Big Daddy."

Schneider is an active supporter of several charities. He founded The Rob Schneider Music Foundation, which helps provide music education for middle school and high school students.

Tickets for the general public are $15, and on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets (1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com). Niagara University students - who have paid their student services fee and possess a current university ID - can purchase a maximum of two tickets per person at $5 each at Niagara's Campus Activities Office in the Gallagher Center. Students may also call 716-286-8510.

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