Sasheer Zamata

March 15: Comedian Sasheer Zamata

SNL's Sasheer Zamata to perform at Perkins West Lounge


9:26 a.m., March 5, 2014--The University of Delaware community is invited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a free comedy performance by acclaimed artist Sasheer Zamata at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 15, in the Perkins Student Center West Lounge.

Zamata can currently be seen as a featured player on Saturday Night Live. She has also created the critically acclaimed web series Pursuit of Sexiness.

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After graduating from the University of Virginia with a degree in drama, Zamata moved to New York and began performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She performs stand-up at colleges and festivals across the country.

Opening for Zamata will be Ryan Beck, a New York-based writer and comedian who is co-host of the Middle Notes podcast on iTunes.

The UD event is sponsored by registered student organizations OPT4 and the Student Centers Programming Advisory Board (SCPAB), as well as Student Wellness and Health Promotion and the University Student Centers. 

For more information on this event and many more St. Patrick’s Day festivities, see the calendar at

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