Citi today announced an exclusive performance by award-winning comedian and late night talk show host Seth Meyers. The standup performance will take place on Friday, November 21 at 8:00 PM at The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre in San Francisco. Tickets will be available for purchase exclusively by Citi cardmembers via www.citiprivatepass.com beginning Tuesday, September 23. This event is a continuation of Citi's new comedy series open exclusively to cardmembers, which kicks off later this month in Los Angeles with a conversation-style event with comedy legends Larry David and David Steinberg. Both events are being produced by Carolines on Broadway's live event division.
"Seth Meyers is an immensely captivating comedian whose career continues to flourish," said Jennifer Breithaupt, SVP of Entertainment Marketing for Citi. "We're excited about this second installment of the Citi Comedy Series and are looking forward to watching Seth do what he does best in San Francisco."
Seth Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning writer and the host of NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Recently named one of the 2014 TIME 100, Time Magazine's list of the 100 most influential people. Meyers began his TV career with "Saturday Night Live" in 2001, where he was a cast member for 13 seasons. Meyers acted as head writer for nine seasons and was a performer for eight seasons. In 2011 Meyers won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for a guest host's musical monologue. He garnered 10 additional Emmy nominations for his work as a writer in television. Meyers also executive produces and lends his voices to Hulu's animated superhero show "The Awesomes." The show premiered in August 2013 and was picked up for a second season. He hosted the 2010 and 2011 ESPY Awards on ESPN and headlined the 2011 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner to rave reviews. Most recently Meyers hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Citi offers Citi credit and debit cardmembers access to purchase tickets to thousands of events annually through Citi Private Pass, the bank's entertainment access program. In 2013, Citi offered cardmembers more than 5,000 music events , ranging from preferred tickets and early ticket access to top concert tours to curated special events with Grammy® award-winners and VIP experiences including pre-show performances and Q&A. Last year, Citi sponsored the Rolling Stones' 50 & Counting Tour mobile app. In addition, Citi presented "Katy Perry's: We Can Survive" benefit concert and exclusive cardmember pre-show experience at the famed Hollywood Bowl. Other experiences have featured artists such as Lady Gaga, John Legend, One Direction, Luke Bryan, and more.
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