SNL’s Seth Meyers to perform at K-State

By The Mercury

“Saturday Night Live” head writer and Weekend Update anchor Seth Meyers will bring his comedy to Kansas State University later this month.

The SNL veteran’s show, “An Evening with Seth Meyers,” is scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Bramlage Coliseum. It is being sponsored by Union Program Council. Tickets will go on sale 8:30 a.m. Monday at the K-State Athletics Ticket Office in Bramlage Coliseum, online at or by calling 800-221-CATS.

A native of Evanston, Ill., Meyers began in improvisational comedy as a member of a sketch group at Northwestern University He hosted the 2010 and 2011 ESPY Awards.

He joined the SNL cast in 2001, and became head writer during the 2006–2007 season, when he also took on the role of Weekend Update co-anchor. He began anchoring solo during the 2008–2009 season,

Meyers is the latest in a series of Saturday Night Live regulars who have appeared at K-State including Will Ferrell, Darrell Hammond, Tracy Morgan and Al Franken. “We have heard great things about his show from other universities and think it’s going to be a home run,” said Laura Oxler, UPC entertainment co-chair.

Tickets for K-State students are available for $10-$25. Military tickets are available for $23-$33 and non-students tickets can be purchased for $25-$35. Taxes and other fees are applicable. K-State students and military will have to present a valid ID for entry.

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