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News Release | Pittsburgh, PA Posted on 04.15.19

Colin Jost

“Saturday Night Live” star brings stand-up comedy to The Event Center on June 21

PITTSBURGH — April 15, 2019 — 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

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 pre-function area.