Laugh Riot 2017 featuring Comedian & Actor Adam Devine with Adam Ray
Venue: Burruss Auditorium, Blacksburg
Organizations: Adam Devine, Adam Ray, Virginia Tech Union
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Event Types: Speaking Engagements
General Public: $30.00
Students: $20.00

The Virginia Tech Union presents Laugh Riot 2017 featuring Comedian & Actor Adam Devine with Adam Ray on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in Burruss Auditorium.

Adam Devine is an actor, comedian and writer known for his role as Adam DeMamp on the Comedy Central hit comedy "Workaholics" and for the movies "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates", "The Intern" and "Pitch Perfect".

His sketch-comedy group, Mail Order Comedy, has headlined sold-out comedy shows all over the nation. Devine acts, writes and produces all of Mail Order Comedy's material including "Workaholics."

Adam Devine also performed in the "New Faces" show at the Montreal Comedy Festival, shortly after which, he was cast opposite Jon Heder and Diane Keaton in the Warner Bros. movie "Mamma's Boy". He appeared on Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham" and on TBS' "Frank TV" and ABC's "Better Off Ted". Additionally, he was a recurring guest-star on ABC's "Samantha Who" and "Modern Family". He has also appeared on "Community", "Arrested Development" and "American Dad!".


Adam Ray is a comedian, actor and writer, known for his acting roles in Spy (2015), Ghostbusters (2016) and The Heat (2013).

Born and raised in the suburbs of Lake Forest Park, WA, Adam got into comedy at an early age, impersonating friends, teachers, and Ace Ventura. In high school, Adam ran his high school’s morning television news program. When it began, it was your basic morning news program. Then Adam and a few friends took it over, and slowly turned it into a weekly sketch show that somehow included the news. Airing every Friday morning for 10 minutes, it was a hit amongst the entire school.

In 2001, Adam journeyed to Los Angeles, where he was accepted into the BFA acting conservatory at USC. His junior year he studied abroad in London at the British American Drama Academy.

Since 2007, Adam has spent time doing improv with the UCB theater in New York City and Los Angeles. Adam has also become a paid regular at the Hollywood Improv, Comedy Store, and Laugh Factory in Los Angeles, and spends time on the road opening for Bobby Lee and Harland Williams.

Adam’s online following has taken off, with the popularity of his web videos that are frequently featured on and Youtube. His TV credits include "Two Broke Girls", ABC’s “According to Jim,” MTV’s “Human Giant” and MTV'S "PUNK'D".


Tickets are $30.00 for the general public and $20.00 for students.

Tickets can be purchased online, in person at the Student Centers and Activities Ticket Office on the first floor of the Squires Student Center or by phone by calling the Ticket Office at 540-231-5615.

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