an event poster of Craig Robinson the 2021 Fall Comedy Headliner

George Mason University’s Student Involvement present a hilarious night of stand-up featuring comedian Craig Robinson on the Mason Pond Lawn! Robinson is best known for his portrayal of Daryl Philban in NBC’s The Office but has also starred in such movies as Knocked UpThis is the EndHot Tub Time MachineHot Tub Time Machine 2Morris from AmericaTragedy GirlsDolemite is my name! with Eddie Murphy, Timmy Failure, and Mona Lisa and the Blook Moon with Kate Hudson. Robinson also starred in his very own sitcom, Mr. Robinson on NBC, as well as Ghosted on FOX.  

Robinson first made his mark in the comedy circuit at the 1998 Montreal “Just For Laughs” Festival. Now headlining venues and festivals across the country, he does both solo acts as well as full-band sets with his band “The Nasty Delicious.” Before deciding to pursue his comedy career full time, Robinson was a K-8 teacher in the Chicago Public School System. He earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and his Masters of Education from St. Xavier University. It was while studying education in Chicago that he also discovered his love of acting and comedy when he joined the famed improve company The Second City.  

Tickets are $15 for back lawn and $25 for front lawn. 

go to to purchase!

What to Expect
Seating on Mason Pond Lawn is general admission per section. Folding chairs will be provided. A limited number of preset physically-distanced seats in pairs will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

 All sales are final. This Performance will take place in all-weather, including rain or shine. 
No refunds will be given unless a performance is canceled by the Center for the Arts. Patrons should come prepared for the elements. In the unlikely event that a performance is canceled due to extreme weather conditions, the Center for the Arts will notify ticket holders by email and post an alert on the Center for the Arts homepage.