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Posted on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 : 5:11 a.m.

Comedian and Ann Arbor native Michael Kosta returning for two shows

By Jenn McKee

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Michael Kosta

Comedian and Ann Arbor native Michael Kosta—a former tennis pro who has performed his stand-up comedy on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Conan" and "Chelsea Lately"—will perform two shows on Dec. 28-29 at Conor O'Neill's, at 318 S. Main St. in Ann Arbor.

Kosta attended Huron High School and is a former assistant coach for the University of Michigan men's tennis team.

Shows are Friday, Dec. 28 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 29 at 7:30 p.m. (Organizers are leaving open the possibility of adding a third late show on Saturday, if tickets run out, as they did last year.) For reservations, call 734-665-2968 or visit www.conoroneills.com/annarbor or www.MichaelKosta.com. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Fellow Ann Arbor native Andrew O'Neal will host the shows.

Kosta performed two sold-out shows at about this time in Ann Arbor last year as well. Here's an interview with him ahead of those appearances.

Jenn McKee is the entertainment digital journalist for AnnArbor.com. Reach her at jennmckee@annarbor.com or 734-623-2546, and follow her on Twitter @jennmckee.