This may be one of the best lineups for University at Buffalo's Distinguished Speakers Series in recent years.

  • Actor James Franco
  • Actor John Cleese
  • Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.
  • Astronauts Mark Kelly and Scott Kelly
  • Randi Zuckerberg, CEO of Zuckerberg Media and former director of marketing of Facebook
  • Author Roxane Gay

Each event will take place at 8 p.m. in Alumni Arena, UB North Campus.

*“An Evening with John Cleese,” is an exception with two events that night at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.

Tickets go on sale August 15 for individual tickets, but series season tickets will go on sale August 1.