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Former SNL Cast Member Headlines Evening of Comedy

Stand-up comedian Jon Rudnitsky was a featured player during the 2015-16 season of Saturday Night Live.

Actor and former Saturday Night Live cast member Jon Rudnitsky headlines an evening of stand-up comedy at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 in the Remick Heritage Center at Alma College.

Tickets for the show in Presbyterian Hall are $15 for adults, $5 for seniors 62 and up, and free for Alma College staff, students and youth 18 and under. Seating is reserved. Call (989) 463-7304 for ticket information.

Rudnitsky joined SNL as a featured player in 2015-16. In the season’s third episode, he portrayed Anderson Cooper in a sketch, acting as moderator for a Democratic presidential debate. He also has done impressions of Wolf Blitzer, John Mayer, Martin Scorsese, Tom Cruise and Vladimir Putin, while also doing a Dirty Dancing sketch for Weekend Update.

As a stand-up comedian, Rudnitsky has toured throughout the country. He graduated from the University of Southern California’s BFA Acting Conservatory program where he was given the John Ritter Memorial Award for Outstanding Comic Performance. In 2017, Rudnitsky starred alongside Reese Witherspoon in the romantic comedy film, “Home Again.”

Jake Nordwind is the evening’s opening act. The writer, actor and comedian from Los Angeles has been featured on MTV’s Greatest Party Story Ever. He was a character voice in the animated series Neighbors from Hell, and his original work has been featured on Funny or Die.

Story published on August 24, 2018