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Colin Jost

Presented ByStudent Involvement
When/WhereThursday, Feb 20, 2020 8:00pmCenter for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus

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Actor & Comedian Colin Jost comes to the Center for the Arts for a one-night-only performance of stand up presented by George Mason University’s Student Involvement in collaboration with the Center for the Arts.

“Weekend Update” co-anchor and head writer on Saturday Night Live, Jost started writing for “SNL” in 2005 and has been co-anchor of “Weekend Update” since 2014. Jost co-hosted the special editions of “Weekend Update” that aired on MSNBC during the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions as well as the primetime “Weekend Update Summer Edition” in 2017.

In 2018, Jost and co-anchor Michael Che hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards. Additionally, Jost wrote and starred in the Paramount/Netflix film Staten Island Summer, based on his days as a lifeguard. He has won four Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody Award and has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for his writing on “SNL.” Jost graduated from Harvard University and is from Staten Island, N.Y.

Tickets: $25 Grand Tier, $35 Orchestra
Mason student tickets:
$15 Grand Tier, $25 Orchestra
*Students must purchase with a valid Mason net ID online or valid Mason student ID in person at the CFA box office.