For Immediate Release: An Evening of Laughter with Stand-up Comedian, Patton Oswalt!

Escondido, California — :

Stand-up comedian, actor and writer, Patton Oswalt will be performing for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Saturday, October 12th at 7:30pm in the Concert Hall.

From his award-winning comedy specials to his many memorable film roles and guest appearances on his favorite TV shows, Patton Oswalt continues to choose work that inspires him and entertains audiences.

Patton Oswalt can be seen on the Netflix show, Lady Dynamite starring fellow comedian Maria Bamford, on HBO’s Veep, and was recently on the big screen in the film adaptation of Dave Eggers’ novel, The Circle alongside Tom Hanks and Emma Watson.

Last year, he won the Emmy for “Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special” for his sixth comedy special, Talking for Clapping (Netflix).

On TV, Patton Oswalt had a starring role on Adult Swim’s The Heart, a series regular on Showtime’s United States of Tara, recurred on the SyFy series, Caprica, and has had many guest roles on Justified, Two and a Half Men, and Seinfeld, among others. He is also very well known for playing Spence on The King of Queens and the narrator on ABC’s hit comedy, The Goldberg’s.

As a comedian, Oswalt has released five critically acclaimed albums, including his Grammy-winning, Talking for Clapping and Grammy-nominated, Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time.

As a writer, Oswalt spent two seasons on MADtv and has also written for the MTV Music Awards.

He tours regularly and extensively, headlining in the United States, Canada, and the UK.

Both of his published books Zombie Spaceship Wasteland (2011) and Silver Screen Fiend (2015) are New York Times Best Sellers.



About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

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