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Jerry Seinfeld bringing comedy shtick to Hollywood's Pantages in October

.@JerrySeinfeld coming to Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for two days in October

University students with politically correct dispositions may want to stay away from the Pantages Theatre this fall when Jerry Seinfeld arrives to perform his comedy act.

Seinfeld is scheduled to bring his stand-up comedy routine to the Pantages in Hollywood for four performances over two days, on Oct. 9 and 10, organizers announced Friday. Tickets are set to go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. June 26.

The comedian will have to fill a house that has approximately 2,700 seats and is one of the largest performing venues in the city. In recent months, Seinfeld has been touring the U.S. with his stand-up act. Future stops include Monterey and Atlantic City, N.J.

Earlier this month, Seinfeld made waves when he said in an interview on ESPN Radio that he has been told to avoid performing at universities and colleges because they have become too politically correct.

In the interview with ESPN personality Colin Cowherd, Seinfeld said: "They just want to use these words — that's 'racist,' that's 'sexist,' that's 'prejudiced'. They don't even know what they're talking about."

Seinfeld continued the thread in an appearance on NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers." 

"There's a creepy PC thing out there that really bothers me," the comedian said. His remarks have resulted in — what else? — outrage on social media and some left-leaning websites.

For his two-day stop at the Pantages, Seinfeld is set to perform twice each day at 7 and 9:30 p.m. 

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