WSU vs. OU Comedy Roast: Featuring SNL's Heidi Gardner and Ego Nwodim

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Date: March 29, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: RSVP on GetInvolved link in description
Category: Student Activity

Join the Campus Activities Team (CAT) for a night filled with fun and laughter as we take on Oakland University in our first ever comedy roast! Saturday Night Live (SNL) comedians, Heidi Gardner and Ego Nwodim, will each host a Q&A followed by a roast between WSU and OU.

In our corner, we have Heidi Gardner! Heidi is in her third season of Saturday Night Live. Gardner comes from The Groundlings main company in Los Angeles. She voices Tuva Von Void in SYFY’s animated series Alien News Desk, and Cooch in the Crackle series SuperMansion. She appeared opposite Melissa McCarthy in the comedy feature Life of the Party and is in the independent feature Otherhood with Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette, and Felicity Huffman. She also guest starred on the final season of HBO’s VeepNBCs Superstoreand appeared on the Comedy Central series from SNL's Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, The Other Two. She is upcoming on The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt interactive special on Netflix.

In Oakland’s corner, we have Ego Nwodim! Ego is in her third season on Saturday Night Live where she is a main cast member. Prior to her time there, she was a mainstay at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles and performed as a New Face at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal in 2016. She was also featured in the 2016 CBS Diversity Showcase. Her first ever one-woman show, Great Black Women...And Then There’s Me, had a sold out run in 2017 at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles.

 

RSVP on GetInvolved here, and the online location link will be emailed to you the day of the event.

 
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