Comedian Jay Leno will be making an appearance in Central Illinois on Sunday, September 16. Leno, the former host of NBC’s Tonight Show, will be performing at Sangamon Auditorium on the campus of The University of Illinois-Springfield.

Leno is one America’s best known stand-up comedians and loves performing in front of a live audience.  His stop in Springfield is one of over 100 “Live” appearances he will make this year.

Leno’s talents are wide ranging in that he is a much-in-demand corporate speaker, a TV & movie voice over artist, a car-builder & mechanic, and a philanthropist.  He has also been touted as one of the nicest people in show business.

Tickets for the September 16th event range from $49 to $125 and can be purchased by going to www.sangamonauditorium.org/events/jay-leno . Showtime is 8 p.m.