Feb 16, 2016

An Evening of Comedy with Joel McHale

Community Star and Host of The Soup

February 16, 2016 (Durham, NC) Joel McHale is one of the most sought after comedians and actors in the industry. His fans are in for a treat when he makes his way to DPAC on Friday April 8, 2016. 

"It's great having Joel here; for fans of The Soup and Community this should be a great night,” said Taki Pappas, Director of Programming Concerts & Comedy at DPAC.  “His new role on the X-Files is really resonating with his fans.   DPAC’s reputation for presenting the hottest comedy stars in an intimate setting makes the venue a must stop on any tour. We can’t wait to welcome him to DPAC.” 

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 19 at 12p.m.:

  • Online at DPACnc.com
  • DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
  • Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000 

McHale recently wrapped his twelfth and final season of E!'s The Soup in which he satirized pop culture and current events. He is also best known for his starring role on the hit comedy series Community, which wrapped its sixth season on Yahoo after five seasons on NBC. McHale can most recently be seen on Fox's revival of The X-Files, where he plays a conservative news anchor. He also continues to perform his stand-up act around the country to sold-out audiences. 

Previously, McHale starred as Robin Williams' son in A Merry Friggin' Christmas and was seen in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced supernatural thriller Deliver Us From Evil.  He also appeared in the Warner Bros' romantic comedy Blended alongside Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. His additional film credits include Seth MacFarlane's comedy smash TED, What's Your Number?, The Big Year, Spy Kids: All The Time in The World, and The Informant

In 2014, McHale hosted the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington D.C. He also recently hosted the 2015 ESPYS on ABC. 

Born in Rome and raised in Seattle, Washington, McHale was a history major at the University of Washington where he also was a member of their championship football team.  He received his Master's of Fine Arts from UW's Actor's Training Program.  

McHale lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.