Header Image
Home < Events & Activities < Event Calendar < Jaboukie Young-White and Jon Rudnitsky

Jaboukie Young-White and Jon Rudnitsky

  • Jaboukie Slider Image
  • Jon Slider Image

Jaboukie Young-White is a comedian originally from Chicago who is the newest correspondent on THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH. At 25 years old, Young-White is an upcoming star in the comedy world. Recently he was selected as a “Comic to Watch” at New York Comedy Festival 2017, was one of Vulture/New York Magazine’s “Comedians You Should and Will Know” 2017, was selected as an “Up Next” comedian for Comedy Central’s Clusterfest, and named one of Rolling Stone’s 25 Under 25. He appeared in the Sony feature ROUGH NIGHT and the Netflix feature SET IT UP and has performed stand up on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON. Jaboukie can be seen on the current season of HBO’s CRASHING. Previously, Jaboukie was a staff writer on Netflix’s AMERICAN VANDAL and BIG MOUTH.

"Jaboukie Young-White: A Comic Prodigy With a Veteran's Killer Moves" -New York Times

Jon Rudnitsky is a true multi-hyphenate artist, transitioning seamlessly between film, television, stand up comedy, and sketch work. He currently stars in the Hulu series CATCH-22 (based on the Joseph Heller novel). Rudnitsky was added as the only new cast member of the 41st season of NBC’s legendary SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, where he was featured in a host of sketches, most notably his DIRTY DANCING routine, which was considered a season highlight. As a stand-up comedian, Rudnitsky has toured all over the country and was selected as one of the “New Faces” at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal.

 

2 FREE Shows!

7pm & 9:30pm
Shows are free, unticketed and general admission.
Valid UW-Madison student ID required.


Jaboukie Young-White: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Jon Rudnitsky: Facebook | Instagram


 

 

 

Presented By

Wisconsin Union Theater Logo

Contact
Wisconsin Union Theater

608-265-ARTS

WUD Performing Arts Logo

Contact
WUD Performing Arts
performingarts@union.wisc.edu

See All

Restaurants Nearby

Badger Market in Health Sciences Learning Center

Health Sciences Learning Center

Closed

Tuesday: 8am to 2pm

Daily Scoop in Memorial Union

Memorial Union

Open Now

Tuesday: 10:30am to 11pm

See All

Other Welcome Back Events

September 1st | 7pm to 10pm
Sunburst Festival

Wisconsin Union

Union South
September 2nd | All Day
Labor Day on the Terrace

Wisconsin Union

Terrace at Memorial Union