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Pat Hazell brings the laughs with ‘The Wonder Bread Years’ at Blinn’s O’Donnell Center

One-man show starring former ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Tonight Show’ writer will delight baby boomers

October 13, 2016

Former “Seinfeld” and “Tonight Show” writer Pat Hazell will bring baby boomers back to the days of their childhood with his hilarious one-man show Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Blinn College-Brenham Campus’s Dr. W.W. O’Donnell Performing Arts Center.

The 7 p.m. show marks the second performance in Blinn’s 2016-17 Performing Arts Series, which debuted with a sold-out performance by The Texas Tenors earlier this month.

Pat Hazell stars in The Wonder Bread YearsA fresh and funny salute to Americana, “The Wonder Bread Years Starring Pat Hazell” is a fast-paced one-man show that gracefully walks the line between standup and theatre. Audiences across the country have enjoyed a show that not only restores a much-needed sense of wonder, but leaves audiences laughing and savoring the past like never before. From sitting at the kids’ table to riding in the back of the Country Squire Wagon, “The Wonder Bread Years” is a comic bullseye for Baby Boomers everywhere.

“The Wonder Bread Years is the most heart-warming performance we’ve ever presented in our series,” said Michelle Shubert of the University of Central Missouri Performing Arts Series. “All of our patrons, from the young to the young at heart, left our hall with beaming smiles.”

Showtime once declared Hazell one of the five funniest people in America. He is one of the original writers for “Seinfeld,” a “Tonight Show” veteran, a critically acclaimed playwright, and a contributing commentator to National Public Radio.

Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling the Blinn Box Office at 979-830-4024. Seating is reserved for all performances.

Individual tickets are $30 for the public and $15 for children 10 and under. Blinn employees can purchase up to four tickets per performance for $20, and students can purchase one ticket per performance for $10. Groups of 10 or more receive a $4 discount per ticket when purchased together.

Following “The Wonder Bread Years,” Blinn’s Performing Arts Series will resume in the spring when Blinn brings The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater to campus at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, and “Live from Nashville,” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 2. All Performing Arts Series shows take place at the O’Donnell Center on the Blinn-Brenham campus (map).