“Saturday Night Live” star brings stand-up comedy to The Event Center
on June 21
PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Actor, writer and comedian Colin Jost, brings his stand-up comedy show
to The Event Center at Rivers Casino on Friday, June 21, at 8 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now and start at $25.
Jost is currently starring in the sixth season of his best known role as
“Weekend Update” co-anchor on “Saturday Night Live.” He has also written
and starred in the Paramount and Netflix original film “Staten Island
Summer,” as well as recently hosted the 2018 Emmy Awards alongside his
“Weekend Update” co-anchor, Michael Che.
“Colin Jost’s intelligent, quick wit and powerful punchlines will make
for an awesome night in The Event Center,” said Bill Keena, general
manager of Rivers Casino.
Prior to his late-night role, the Staten Island native started out as a
writer for “Saturday Night Live” after graduating from Harvard
University in 2005. Now, as a head writer for the show, Jost has won
four Writers Guild Awards and a Peabody Award, and has been nominated
for multiple Emmy Awards for his writing on “Saturday Night Live.”
Tickets for Colin Jost’s show and for all Rivers Casino Pittsburgh
performances can be purchased in the Rivers Casino Gift Shop or at RiversCasino.com.
In addition to live performances and concerts, The Event Center at
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh can be reserved for a variety of occasions,
including corporate receptions, seminars, trade shows, weddings and
more. The space features theatre-style seating for over 2,000 people or
up to 800 for sit-down functions, and includes an integrated
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Pittsburgh features 2,708 slots, 128 table games (including a 30-table
live poker room), 55 hybrid gaming seats and a designated Sportsbook
area for live sports betting. The casino offers nine distinctive
restaurants and bars—among them are Wheelhouse Bar & Grill, Grand View
Buffet and FLIPT—a riverside amphitheater, a black box Event Center
space, a multipurpose Ballroom, live music performances, free parking
and promotions and giveaways daily. Rivers, which opened in 2009,
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place to work in Pittsburgh. Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is owned and
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