Gilda's Club of Northern NJ Presents Colin Quinn
Get the Weekend Update, Live with Colin Quinn
Please join me in saluting Gilda Radner, my Saturday Night Live colleague and comedy icon. All proceeds go to benefit Gildas Club Northern NJ, which fulfills Gildas dream that no one should face cancer alone. Well have a night of laughs and fun and salute Gilda together for a great cause. I look forward to personally greeting you. Please use ticket code GCNNJ so that youll be seated with my friends.
Colin Quinn began his stand-up career in New York as a regular on the comedy club circuit. He made his television debut as co-host of MTVs popular game show Remote Control. In 1995, Quinn landed a spot on the legendary late-night show Saturday Night Live, where he entertained audiences for five seasons with his writing and unforgettable characters before stepping in as anchor for SNLs popular Weekend Update segment.
After SNL, Quinn tackled societal issues on Comedy Centrals Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn, in which he served as the shows host, creator and executive producer, from 2002 2004. In addition to his television work, Colin also wrote the screenplay for the movie Celtic Pride and has appeared in many films, including A Night at the Roxbury, Comedian, and Adam Sandlers Grown Ups. Colins first one-man show, Sanctifying Grace, began off-Broadway in 1994 and was later produced as Colin QuinnAn Irish Wake and played at the Helen Hayes Theatre. In 2010, he returned to the Helen Hayes Theatre and starred in the hit Broadway show Colin Quinn Long Story Short. Directed by Jerry Seinfeld, the show was nominated for a Drama Desk Award and was nominated for an Emmy as an HBO special in 2011. Currently touring Long Story Short across the country, Colin is working on his book chronicling history from a satirical perspective, titled Yesterdays News (Grand Central Publishing).
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