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Friday, September 30th

8:00 pm | Harvey Hall Theatre

Blue Devil Productions is proud to present the actor, comedian, and magician, Derek Hughes on Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 8p.m. in the Harvey Hall theatre.

Derek Hughes grew up in Minnesota, where he studied acting at the University of Minnesota. In 1997, Derek and his collaborator Steve Cuiffo were awarded First Place in stage magic by the International Brotherhood of Magicians for their performance, Express Train. In June of 1998, they were invited to stage it again at the Hudson Theatre in New York City. These days, Derek sometimes finds himself in Minneapolis, performing at Triple Espresso or the ACME Comedy Club. He also writes and performs original one-person plays, including Frankenstein at the Hennepin Center for the Arts, Dreams at the Jungle Theater all in Minneapolis, and Magic Exists most recently staged by Dixon Place in New York City. His independent film credits include Ground Rules, Cut Glass, and Second Story Man. When not performing theatre, comedy, or acting in TV or advertising, Derek travels the country performing his magic at college and corporate events.

AAlso, Derek was "Logan", opposite Jaleel White, on the Paramount situation comedy Grown Ups. In the American remake of the British Channel 4 hit comedy series As If he played "Jamie", also for Paramount. He appeared in Adam Sandler's feature film Mr. Deeds and has guest starred on the Warner Brothers series Angel and Nikki as well as on the CBS hit drama CSI:NY.

Come enjoy a free laugh on the Friday night of homecoming weekend!

This event is sponsored by Blue Devil Productions of the University of Wisconsin-Stout and is FREE to all. This event is a part of Blue Devil Productions comedy series. Please call (715) 232-2432 or go to for more information.