EVENT: SNL Comedians Vanessa Bayer and Jay Pharoah Come to Rochester
WHAT: The University of Rochester celebrates the start of the academic year with its annual YellowJacket Weekend, featuring performances by Saturday Night Live comedians Jay Pharoah and Vanessa Bayer.
TIME, DATE, PLACE: 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, in Strong Auditorium, located on the University of Rochester's River Campus.
WHAT:Vanessa Bayer and Jay Pharoah, both third-year veterans of Saturday Night Live, will join forces to present a night of comedy. Both are known for their wide array of celebrity impressions- Bayer was featured as Miley Cyrus in popular sketch "The Miley Cyrus Show" in her debut season on SNL.
TICKETS: Tickets are $7 for University of Rochester undergrads (with I.D.), $10 for graduate students, faculty, and staff, and $15 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased
at the Common Market in Wilson Commons or online at www.urochestertickets.com. Online tickets, which can be purchased online until Friday, Sept. 6, will be made available at the door of the event at the will call table.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call the Common Connection at 585.275.5911. Media wishing to cover the event should call Caitlin Mack at 802.999.5191.
About the University of Rochester
The University of Rochester (www.rochester.edu) is one of the nation's leading private universities. Located in Rochester, N.Y., the University gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. Its College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering is complemented by the Eastman School of Music, Simon School of Business, Warner School of Education, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and the Memorial Art Gallery.