SNL comedians Chloe Fineman, Bowen Yang to co-headline A&O winter speaker event


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Chloe Fineman and Bowen Yang. Fineman and Yang will co-headline A&O Productions’ Winter Speaker event.

Isabelle Sarraf, Assistant Campus Editor

Comedians and newest Saturday Night Live featured players Bowen Yang and Chloe Fineman will co-headline A&O Productions’ 2020 Winter Speaker Event, A&O announced in a Friday release.

The show, held this year in Ryan Auditorium on Feb. 16, will also feature opening act Langston Kerman. The Los Angeles-based actor, writer and comedian is best known for his role of Jered on HBO’s “Insecure” and Comedy Central Half-Hour stand-up special “Lightskinned Feelings.”

Yang has been on the writing staff of SNL since September 2018 and was promoted to an on-screen cast member in the show’s 45th season. The Brooklyn-based comedian, writer and actor made history as the show’s first Chinese-American, third openly gay man, and fourth Asian American cast member. He also co-hosts a comedy pop-culture podcast “Las Culturistas.”

Fineman joined the cast of SNL for its 45th season. The comedian, actor and impressionist got her break performing in The Groundling’s Sunday Company troupe after graduating from college. She was recognized as a “New Face” at Montreal’s “Just for Laughs” festival. She has made television appearances in “Search Party,” “Jane the Virgin,” “Grown-ish,” “Mozart in the Jungle” and the upcoming Hulu series “High Fidelity.”

Tickets for the event are free and will be available on the Norris Box Office website.

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