‘Saturday Night Live’ head writer Colin Jost to perform at Orpheum Theater

Colin Jost

MADISON, Wis. — Colin Jost, head writer for “Saturday Night Live,” is bringing his stand up routine to Madison.

The writer and comedian has worked on “SNL” since he was hired as a writer in 2005. In 2014, he began co-anchoring the show’s “Weekend Update” segment. Jost has won four Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody Award and has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards throughout his career with “SNL.”

On May 27, Jost will bring his comedic talents to the Orpheum Theater. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $29.50 and will be available to purchase Friday at 10 a.m. Fans who hope to snag tickets early can buy them during the venue’s Thursday presale using the password “COMEDY.” Tickets are available here.