Tickets are now on sale for UNT Health Science Center’s annual An Evening with a Legend fundraiser, this year featuring Jay Leno, the renowned comedian and 22-year host of “The Tonight Show.”

The performance benefits the UNT Health Science Center Foundation in support of the university’s research, education and health care mission. Presented with a generous gift by Chase and J.P. Morgan, “An Evening with a Legend” begins at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall.

The chairs for this year’s event are Pati and Bill Meadows. The honorary chairs are Kay and Ben Fortson. The annual event celebrates the time-honored partnership between UNT Health Science Center and the Fort Worth community.

Ticket options are as follows:
• Premium tickets ranging from $150 to $1,000 are available at www.eveningwithalegend.com, via email at legend@unthsc.edu or by calling 817-735-2445.
• Information about corporate and group sponsorships also is available at www.eveningwithalegend.com, by email at legend@unthsc.edu or by calling 817-735-2445.
• Additional tickets ranging from $70 to $110 in the upper gallery, upper gallery preferred and lower gallery sections are available through Bass Hall’s ticket office.

Leno, who is the recipient of The Kennedy Center’s 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, spent more than two decades behind the most revered desk in late-night comedy. He is a 15-time Emmy Award nominee, winning twice, including the 1995 Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

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