SAB Welcomes Three Fall Comedians

Comedians Opey Olagbaj, Biniam Bizuneh and Andrew Lopez

SAB will host comedians Andrew Lopez, Biniam Bizuneh and Opeyemi “Opey” Olagbaju at 6 p.m. Nov. 4 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium.

Lopez is a Filipino and Korean writer, director, actor and stand-up comedian from small-town Iowa. As an actor, he appeared in Universal’s “Blockers” and as a comedian, his stand up is featured on Netflix’s “Jo Koy: In His Elements.” Lopez embarked on a worldwide tour with Koy performing for thousands of people in arenas and theaters. As a director, his work for Comedy Central digital has amassed more than one million views across platforms and he is in post-production on a horror/thriller short film he wrote, produced and directed. Lopez also stars opposite Seth Rogen and Rose Byre in the Apple Series “Platonic.”

Bizuneh is an Ethiopian-American writer, actor and stand-up comedian. After gaining attention for his YouTube series LieGuys, Bizuneh served as a staff writer for “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” performed stand-up on Viceland’s “Flophouse” and starred in the 2018 Lee Daniels’ FOX comedy pilot “Culture Clash.” He has also written and starred in several originals for Comedy Central, including his own digital series, “How To Be Broke.” Bizuneh recently wrote and starred in the pilot “Bammas” for Hulu. His recent writing credits include season two of “Dave” for FX and season two of the Peacock series, “Resident Alien.”

Olagbaju is a Nigerian-American stand-up comedian and writer. He also shot and starred in the pilot of his series “Bammas.” He has written for “Close Enough” at HBO Max and was story editor on “Betty” for HBO. Other writing credits include “Unrelated” for Freeform, “I Love You America with Sarah Silverman” for Hulu and Phoebe Robinson’s “Doing the Most.” Olagbaju was selected to participate in the 2019 Sundance Institute Episodic Lab and chosen as one of JFL’s 2019 New Faces. As a standup, the D.C.-area native performs across the country and has successfully showcased in several festivals, such as District of Comedy (DC), Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest and the World Series of Comedy.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free and no tickets are required.
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