Fonseca to Perform at B Side Jan. 11

 In B Side, News

What do you do with adversity? If you’re Chris Fonseca, you laugh at it.

The comedian, who was born with cerebral palsy, will perform at The B Side of Benson Theatre Thursday, Jan. 11, at 7:00pm. The doors open at 6:00pm, and the cost is $10 per person.

Fonseca attended college on a scholarship from Dow Jones by being one of four national winners in a minority journalist writing contest. The journalism department of Trinidad State Junior College was on the third floor with no elevator. He tackled stairs numerous times a day. Upon his graduation, they installed an elevator and named it the “Chris Fonseca Elevator.

Fonseca began his comedy career following college. He performed at the Kennedy Center for President George Bush Sr. and George W. Bush for the 15th anniversary of The American with Disabilities Act. For more information about the artist, visit

B Side is located at 6058 Maple Street in beautiful downtown Benson. For more information about the venue, visit



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