MCCC Home Page


News/Press Releases



March 1, 2018

Joe Verkennes, Director of Marketing and Communications
Monroe County Community College
1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, MI  48161
(734) 384-4207 (O), (419) 343-3063 (M) 


MONROE, Mich. – Multiple Emmy Award-winner Louie Anderson will bring his stand-up comedy act to Monroe County Community College’s La-Z-Boy Center on Saturday, March 10.

One of the country’s most recognized comics, Anderson was named by Comedy Central as one of 100 Greatest Stand-up Comedians of All Time.  He is also an accomplished actor and best-selling author.

He stars in the hit FX series, “Baskets.”  His performance as the mother of Zach Galifinakis’s character won him an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.  

During Anderson’s 30-year career, he has guest-starred in television shows like “Grace Under Fire” and “Chicago Hope.” He also appeared in 1980s feature films like “Coming to America” with Eddie Murphy and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off" with Matthew Broderick.
The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. The La-Z-Boy Center is located on the Main Campus, 1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe.  

Reserved seating is $25 and $35 for VIP seating, which includes balcony seating, munchies and cash bar.  Tickets can be purchased on the Web at, in person at the Cashier’s Office in the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building or via phone by calling the MCCC Ticket Hotline at (734) 384-4272. 

About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition.  

The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at