Comedian Bobby Collins to hit the stage

| 27 Jan 2014 | 05:47

Comedian Bobby Collins will perform on Friday, Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. at the Mayo Performing Arts Center. This event contains mature themes and language.

Comedy was Collins' destiny. He was named after his father's favorite comedian, Bob Hope.

"I've never seen Bob Hope perform but when I was appearing in Philadelphia for the first time, a newspaper reporter from New York City caught my act and liked it so much he put me on the entire cover of the paper's weekend section. Lost in the cover's corner was a tiny picture of Bob Hope. While I was visiting with friends at the club, a black limousine pulled up and the driver handed me a manila envelope. There was a signed photo of Bob Hope inside along with a handwritten note saying 'How dare you get top billing on a weekend' with a happy face drawn at the bottom."

Tickets for Bobby Collins are $39 to $59.

The Mayo Performing Arts Center is located at 100 South St. in Morristown. For more information or tickets contact the box office at 973-539-8008 or visit