Press Release

March 7, 2024

Anthony Rodia to Headline Live Comedy Show at Powers Auditorium!

YOUNGSTOWN, OH (April 19, 2024) Get ready to laugh until your sides ache as one of the hottest rising stars in comedy, Anthony Rodia, takes center stage in Powers Auditorium at the DeYor Performing Arts Center on Saturday, September 21.

With his refreshing, genuine, and quick-witted comedy style, Rodia promises an evening of non-stop laughter. From his real life and razor-sharp observations on marriage, parenthood, and road rage, to his hilarious anecdotes, Rodia’s comedic talent has earned him a massive following, with over 1 million followers across his social media platforms, 22 million views on his YouTube channel, and a highly anticipated comedy special set to hit Prime Video on May 1.

A first-generation Italian-American born and raised in Westchester, New York. In his 20’s he tried a few open mics, but ultimately took a different career path as a finance manager of a luxury car dealership. In 2019, Rodia returned to comedy and left his day job to become a full-time stand-up comic. He hit the ground running and performed 100 shows in just nine months and has since gained a massive fan base online and around the country.

Tickets for the 8 pm show will go on sale Friday, April 26, and can be purchased online at, by phone at 330-259-2951, or at the DeYor box office. Don’t miss your chance to experience Anthony Rodia live in action!