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Punchline! Presents: The Jokes Show

punchlineRegen Routman ’16 writes in:

For the first time ever, Wesleyan’s premier stand-up comedy collective will perform a show composed of 100% jokes! Join Punchline for an evening of laughter as we welcome our newest members.

Date: Thursday, November 5
Time: 8-9:30 PM
Place: Nics Lounge
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Punchline! Auditions!

punchline! microphoneFrom Regen Routman ’16:

Come audition for Punchline!, Wesleyan’s premier stand-up comedy collective!!

TUESDAY 9/15 7-9pm in USDAN 110 (we missed this, it is our bad)
WEDNESDAY 9/16 6:30-8pm in USDAN 110

Tell us a joke/a story/whatever! 4 minutes of material max. No experience required!!!

Date: Wednesday, September 16
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Place: Usdan 110

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Comedy Combo Show!!!!

comedy combo showFrom Jess Wolinsky ’17:

laughs are good and so are you.

Come to Wesleyan’s annual COMEDY COMBO SHOW! Basically, all of Wesleyan’s comedy groups come together and have a show to introduce their group to freshmen and the world and announce their ****auditions**** for the fall semester.

New Teen Force: long-form, free-form improv
Lunchbox: sketch comedy
Gag Reflex: long-form Armando improv
Desperate Measures: short-form improv
Punchline!: stand-up comedy
Dainty Rubbish Service: video sketch comedy

COME OUT and bring a friend! We’ll see you there with our eyes. xoxoxoox

Date: Saturday, September 12
Time: 8-9 PM
Place: Nics Lounge

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Punchline! Presents: Imagine the Pastabilities

An invitation from Michael Matthews ’15:

Wocka wocka! Punchline!, Wesleyan’s only stand-up comedy collective, is having their last show of the year. Help us say a fond farewell to our seniors and join us for a fun- and carb-filled night of laughs. Regular! Wheat! The pastabilities really ARE endless!

Date: Saturday, May 2 – tonight!
Time: 8:00pm
Place: WestCo Lounge

Desperate Measures 24 Hour Show

Ariel Lesnick ’15 writes in:

Would you like to see something incredible? Me too! Come to the Desperate Measures 24 Hour Show!
Anything could happen. Except sleep. That won’t happen.
Featuring an hour with each of Wesleyan’s Comedy Troupes:
New Teen Force
Gag Reflex
and beats by Vonyx

Also featuring some of our favorite themed hours: First hour show, Last hour show, Musical hour, Vest hour, One hour scene, Hobo hour, Line game hour, Made up games hour, …and more!
Please bring us food!
There is a SPECIAL PRIZE for everyone who stays 18 hours or more.

Date: Friday, February 27th – Saturday February 28th
Time: 9:00pm (Friday) – 9:00pm (Saturday)
Place: WestCo Lounge

Punchline! Presents: Night of the Laughing Dead

Regen Routman ’16 will be dressed as “Sexy” Regen Routman:


Halloween may technically be over, but we’re resurrecting it for one more night of sexy costumes, near-deadly candy consumption, and, of course, comedy.

Come get your tricks (and your treats) with Punchline!, Wesleyan’s premier stand-up comedy collective! We’ve got TWO NEW MEMBERS ready to make you faint with laughter (or terror).


Date: TN
Time: 8pm
Place: Nics Lounge

Punchline! Auditions

From Michael Matthews ’15:

Do you love comedy? Are you funny? Are you lying to yourself again?

wesleying_comedyIf you answered “yes,” “yes” and “no!” to those questions – preferably in that order – Punchline!, Wesleyan’s only stand-up comedy collective, might be the comedy group for you.

Auditions will be held Monday, 9/8 from 4:30-6:30 in PAC 001, and Tuesday, 9/9 from 6:00-8:00 in WYLLYS 112. Bring your best jokes or funniest stories, but try not to exceed 4 minutes, if you please. No experience necessary!

Date: Monday, September 8th and Tuesday, September 9th
Time: 4:30-6:30 PM (Monday); 6-8 PM (Tuesday)
Place: PAC 001 (Monday); 41 Wyllys, room 112 (Tuesday)

Comedy Combo Show

unnamed“Wow comedy suxx I hate laughing and everyone else is funnier than me :'(.” – Ariel Lesnick ’15

5 comedy groups
1 place
1 time
1 night only
Featuring: New Teen Force (free-form improv)
Gag Reflex (long-form improv)
Lunchbox (sketch)
Desperate Measures (short-form improv)
Punchline (standup)
Freshprinces welcome
Everyone else also welcome

Punchline! Presents: Spring Flung (tonight at 8)

Punchline Spring Fling 2014 Poster

Regen Routman ’16 writes:

Come ease the transition from day-drinking to night-drinking with Punchline!, Wesleyan’s only stand-up comedy collective! Expect laughter, tears, and more laughter as we bid our seniors adieu in the only way we know how – with lots of jokes about penises (probably).

**in the event of rain, we will not relocate to the hockey rink**

  • TIME?: 8PM
  • PLACE?: Westco Café