UMD Community - $10
General Admission - $25
Homecoming Comedy Show
October 16, 2022
Doors Open 4PM | Event Starts 5PM • Doors Close 5:30PM
Doors Open 8PM | Event Starts 9PM • Doors Close 9:30PM
About this Event
Homecoming Comedy Show is back and better than ever! Saturday Night Live actor and comedian Colin Jost will be headlining SEE's annual Homecoming Comedy Show TWICE on Sunday, October 16th at 5PM and 9PM in Ritchie Coliseum. Tickets are required for entry; UMD community tickets are $10, and general admission tickets are $25. Tickets are available for purchase starting September 23rd at umdtickets.com. Thank you to Capstone On-Campus Management for sponsoring this event!
Colin Jost serves as a head writer at Saturday Night Live, televisions longest running and most successful sketch and comedy show now in it’s 47th season. Jost originally joined the show as a writer in 2005 and became a co-head writer in 2012. Jost has co-anchored “Weekend Update” alongside fellow cast member Michael Che since 2014.
Jost has won five Writers Guild Awards, two Peabody Awards and has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for his writing on “SNL.”Jost and Che have hosted special editions of “Weekend Update” on MSNBC during the 2016 Republican and Democratic national conventions as well as the primetime “Weekend Update Summer Edition” in 2017. In 2018, they co-hosted the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.
In 2015, Jost wrote “Staten Island Summer,” a coming of age comedy that was released by Paramount Pictures and produced by Lorne Michaels. In 2016, he had a supporting role in the Warner Bros flm, “How to Be Single.” Jost can be seen in the Paramount Pictures film, “Coming 2 America,” which was released March 2021. Jost also stars in the Warner Bros. live-action animation film “Tom and Jerry”, which was released February 2021.
As a writer, Jost has been published multiple times in The New Yorker and has contributed to the New York Times Magazine, the Huffngton Post amongst others.
Jost debuted his memoir, A Very Punchable Face in the summer of 2020. The memoir, A New York Times bestseller, is a series of essays which documents pivotal moments in Jost’s life including growing up in Staten Island in a family of firefighters, commuting three hours a day to high school, attending Harvard while Facebook was created and more. For every accomplishment and absurd moment, there is an honest, emotional one. Told with a healthy dose of self-deprecation, A Very Punchable Face was published by Random House on July 14th, 2020.
A Special Thanks to our Sponsors
Tickets may be bought at umdtickets.com
You may purchase ONE (1) UMD Community Ticket per UMD ID
No reselling, transferring, or exchanging of any tickets will be permitted.
No Bags over 4.5” x 6.5” will be permitted (no bigger than a small clutch). Be prepared to return to your residence hall, apartment, or pay $10 to store your items. Locker Space is not guaranteed.
Unattended items found in bushes or nearby will be collected and turned into UMPD as suspicious packages or disposed of. SEE is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Please be aware that any recording or reproduction of this event is strictly prohibited.
Violations will be reported to applicable parties including, but not limited to, the Office of Student Conduct.
If you are in need of any accommodations, please let us know at least TWO (2) weeks prior to the day of the event.
Please contact SEE Coordinator Abby Callas, firstname.lastname@example.org
Any attempted disruption to software used to host this event, including but not limited to web-conferencing software, webpage hosting, or other platforms will not be tolerated. If any individual takes action that results in the event needing to end early, the responsible party may be held liable for any damages, financial or otherwise. All disruptive participants will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct (Code 10.d.4. “Engaging in disorderly or disruptive action that interferes with University or community activities, including but not limited to studying, teaching, research, and University administration”) or the appropriate campus entities and/or law enforcement.