Blue Devil Productions is hosting a large show featuring actor, comedian and YouTube personality Josh Peck. The sold-out show will take place in The Great Hall in the University of Wisconsin-Stout Memorial Student Center at 7 p.m. on Nov. 13.
Josh Peck is widely known for his role as Josh Nichols in the Nickelodeon live-action sitcom Drake & Josh. He starred in The Amanda Show, Red Dawn and Take the 10. Peck is also known for his online personality with his 7-second videos on Vine and his videos on YouTube. Peck began branching out his online presence in 2017, starting his own comedic lifestyle YouTube channel, Shua Vlogs, which often features fellow YouTube vlogger David Dobrik and Peck’s wife Paige O’ Brien.
“We have sold the entire Great Hall out in 2 weeks with 668 tickets sold. The show will be a comedic conversation between Josh Peck and a moderator where Josh will be discussing aspects of his life such as being a star at such a young age and now being a social media influencer. He will also be talking about stories, such as experiences that he has had in the past as well as his future plans,” said Marquez, the Special Events Director of Blue Devil Productions. Chloe Marquez was in charge of planning the show, and it is the last show she is planning with Blue Devil Productions.
“I was interested in Josh as our large show event this year because I have realized over the past year how much he is still relevant within our generation. For someone who I personally have grown up watching, I think that it’s awesome that I’m still watching him 10 years later,” said Marquez.
Some students were interested in hearing about Peck’s current life. “I mostly know Josh Peck from watching the show Drake and Josh, as most people probably do,” said UW-Stout senior Ryan Redemske. “I thought hearing about his current life would be interesting.”
Since Drake and Josh is a show from many students’ childhood, it had them feeling nostalgic and interested in the event, “Drake and Josh was one of my favorite shows growing up, so I’m really excited to see his show!” said UW-Stout senior Dylan Playle.