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About Hasan

About Hasan


           Hasan Minhaj is a comedian, actor, host, and writer. In November 2014, he made his debut as a full time correspondent on the Emmy and Peabody award-winning  THE DAILY SHOW (and became the last hire Jon Stewart made). His many incredible pieces can be found here.

           In 2014, he was invited to be a part of the Sundance Institute’s prestigious  New Frontier Story Lab where he developed his solo show HOMECOMING KING. The show then debuted off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Winter 2015 to critical acclaim, and is currently touring nationally. HASAN MINHAJ: HOMECOMING KING is now streaming as a comedy special on Netflix, with Rick Famuyiwa attached as EP. The special has been received with rave reviews.  Recently, Hasan had the prestigious honor of hosting the annual White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington DC on April 29.


           Hasan is the host of the docu-series STAND UP PLANET,  which was financed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The documentary aired on PBS, Pivot, KCET and LinkTV. The series, which was filmed in South Africa, India and the US, highlights economic problems throughout the world through the lens of standup comedians. Hasan was the keynote speaker at the 2013 Social Good Summit in New York City, speaking alongside other notable figures such as Al Gore, JJ Abrams, and Will.I.Am, and had the honor of being chosen as a “New Face” at the 2014 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal.

             Hasan recently filmed the feature films ROUGH NIGHT for Sony, alongside Scarlett Johansson and Kate McKinnon, and MOST LIKELY TO MURDER for Lionsgate Digital, opposite Rachel Bloom and Adam Pally. He was featured on Comedy Central’s hit show @Midnight, was profiled on LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY (pass: lastcall10), and other TV credits include HBO’s GETTING ON, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT for Netflix, and CHELSEA. He regularly performs standup and participates in storytelling shows (like the Moth) around the country. His viral web series ‘The Truth with Hasan Minhaj’ has been featured in countless publications including The Huffington PostGawker, and the New York Times.

Ticket Info

Ticket Info


Show Info:

Show Info

Ritchie Coliseum 


8 PM & 10:30 PM

Open to the public

8:00pm Performance

The 2017 Homecoming Comedy Show featuring Hasan Minhaj

Thursday, October 26th 2017

Ritchie Coliseum

Line Up begins at 6:00 pm | Doors open at 7:00pm | Show starts at 8:00pm | Doors will close at 8:30pm

10:30pm Performance

The 2017 Homecoming Comedy Show featuring Hasan Minhaj

Thursday, October 26th 2017

Ritchie Coliseum

Line Up begins at 8:30 pm | Doors open at 9:30pm | Show starts at 10:30pm | Doors will close at 11:00pm

Purchasing Tickets

You may purchase 1 UMD Community Ticket per UMD ID (must have valid UMD ID to enter the event)

You may purchase up 2 General Public Tickets. No ID required.

*No reselling, transferring, or exchanging of tickets will be permitted.


Ticketing and Entry to the Show: To enter the event with a UMD ticket, each person must present their own, valid University of Maryland ID(students/faculty/staff) along with their ticket. Persons with a UMD ticket who do not have a valid UMD ID will be either sent to the Ticket Box office at Ritchie to pay the difference for a non-UMD ticket, or they will be asked to return with their UMD ID. No ID is needed for a General Public  ticket.


On the day of the show, pending availability, tickets will be on sale at the STAMP ticket office, online, and at Ritchie Coliseum starting at 6:30pm until doors close.  


All tickets will be scanned by SEE Security staff at the door.


NO bags larger than a 4.5 x 6.5 clutch will be allowed in the facility. There will be wanding and bag check for those small bags at the door.  We will not be providing a storage space.


After entry into Ritchie Coliseum, ticket holders will be directed to the floor where they will receive a wristband in exchange for their ticket. The wristband, which will be put on by SEE Security staff, will allow them back onto the floor should they leave the area. When floor is at capacity, all other ticket holders will be directed to the bowl and the bleachers.


There will be no refunds or exchanges of tickets purchased.


There is NO RE-ENTRY to the event after leaving Ritchie Coliseum.


Entry will be denied to patrons who are intoxicated or are under the influence.

Camera and Videotaping Policy:

No cameras or videotapes of any sort are allowed into the venue.

Food & Beverage Policy:

No food or beverages will be allowed to be brought into the venue.

A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:



Will Hasan Minhaj be performing different sets at each show?

      - No, Hasan will be performing the same set at both shows.

How many tickets can I buy?

      - You may purchase 1 UMD Community Ticket per UMD ID. You may purchase up to 2 General Public Tickets. No ID required.

If I can’t make it anymore, can I get a refund or resell my ticket?

      -No reselling, transferring, or exchanging of tickets will be permitted.

Is there a transfer period for tickets?

      - No

What can I bring to the venue?

      - No bags, only clutches. No water bottles or food allowed. If you bring a backpack you will be asked to return it to your vehicle or residence hall.

Will there be a meet and greet?

      - No

How soon can I line up?

      - Line up starts at 6 p.m. for the 8 p.m. show, and starts at 8:30 p.m. for the 10:30 p.m. show.

When do doors open?

      - For the 8 p.m. show you may start lining up at 6 p.m. For the 10:30 p.m. show you may start lining up at 8:30 p.m.

How can I join SEE and have a say in who comes to perform at HCS?

      - Director applications are available on Oct. 9. You can check out our website or Facebook for more information.

Security Info:

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