Tag Archives: stand-up comedy

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

A Night of Stand-Up Comedy (feat. Adam Conover of CollegeHumor)


Willie Zabar ’16 writes:

The Wesleyan Comedy Committee is bringing CollegeHumor’s Adam Conover to campus for a night of standup comedy. Also featured will be award-winning comic Reid Faylor and Wesleyan’s own Willie Zabar.

No ticket needed, but please show up early to guarantee seating.

Adam Conover will also be leading a STANDUP COMEDY WORKSHOP at 4:00pm TODAY in the Usdan Multipurpose Room. Please bring 3 minutes of material. It should also be noted that depending on turnout, it is possible that not everyone will get a chance to share their material.

The Wesleyan Comedy Committee is a new student group dedicated to bringing professional comedians to Wesleyan.

  • DATE?: Saturday, April 26th (TODAY!)
  • TIME?: 9PM
  • PLACE?: World Music Hall

Punchline! Presents: Vernal Equinox


Regen Routman ’16 writes:

Though there may still be some snow on the ground, spring has officially sprung. Come celebrate the (theoretical) end of winter with Wesleyan’s only stand-up comedy collective! Your laughter will breed prodigiously like rabbits in the spring.

  • TIME?: 8pm
  • PLACE?: 200 Church
  • FACEBOOK?: Here.

Punchline! Presents: Christmas Attack Zone


Regen Routman ’16 jingles all the way:

It’s the Friday before finals, what else is there to do besides hear Wesleyan’s finest (and only) stand-up comedy collective say funny things into your ears? Forget the imminent holiday crazy times and come laugh with us!

  • DATE?: Tomorrow: Friday, December 6th
  • TIME?: 8:00pm
  • PLACE?: Alpha Delta Phi Living Room

Punchline Gives Thanks


Cade Leebron ’14 writes:

Come feast with Punchline! (Wesleyan’s first/greatest/last/only stand-up comedy collective) as we stuff ourselves with delicious comedy and give thanks for all our blessings (namely, three brand-new members).

Laugh with us, cry with us, feel uncomfortably full with us, and argue with us like we’re your very own relatives!

  • TIME?: 9pm
  • PLACE?: Nics Lounge
  • FACEBOOK?: Here.

Punchline Auditions


Regen Routman ’16 writes:

Does life bewilder you? Do you often find yourself wondering what the deal is with airline food? Have you ever had a sexy dream involving Louis CK? if you answered yes to any of these questions, then PUNCHLINE! is the thing for you.

Come and audition for Wesleyan’s only/best/first/last/funniest STAND-UP COMEDY collective.

Bring: MAXIMUM 4 minutes of jokes/story/whatever
No experience necessary!

Callbacks will take place WEDNESDAY (9/25) at the WESTCO OPEN MIC.


  • Saturday (tomorrow) from 2-4pm in 41 Wyllys, rm 112
  • Monday from 8-10pm in Downey House, rm 113

Post-Orientation Comedy Combo Show (TONIGHT)

Combo Show Poster TemplateCome see every comedy group perform live tonight at 7:30pm in the Nics Lounge! All groups will also be announcing their auditions, which are imminent!

  • Desperate Measures: short-form improv
  • Gag Reflex: long-form improv
  • Lunchbox: sketch comedy
  • New Teen Force: long-form improv
  • Punchline: stand-up comedy
  • Vocal Debauchery: a-cappella + sketch comedy

WHERE?: Nics Lounge.

WHEN?: TONIGHT at 7:30pm.

SHOULD I BRING A FRIEND?: Bring all your friends.

Punchline! Auditions


You may recall that Punchline! had auditions like a while ago but there was only one day because snow and we kept saying we’d totally have ONE MORE DAY of auditions to make up for that.

Well, Punchline!, the comedy collective that cried auditions, is finally making good on that promise. ONE MORE DAY. This is your last chance to come show us your stuff and by that we mean your comedy. Let’s do this thang.

Come with 2-3 minutes of prepared material, an anecdote, monologue, series of jokes your friends laugh at, or a more traditional “set.” Something funny, basically.

Date: Tomorrow (Friday), March 1
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Place: Fisk 101
Facebook? Here.
Xanga? Nope.
Xanga Unchained? Hopefully.

Audition For Punchline


Audition for Wesleyan’s premiere stand-up comedy group this Sunday! (Auditions are canceled on Saturday.)

Come with 2-3 minutes of prepared material, an anecdote, monologue, series of jokes your friends laugh at, or a more traditional “set.” Something funny, basically.

When: Sunday, 1-3pm
Where: Jones Room (Theater Studios)
Facebook: Click.

Comedy Combo Show


Dear Ashton:

Make Teddy jealous! Come on out and see the Comedy Combo Show tonight at 8pm in the Nics Lounge, free of charge! It will be a rollicking good time, featuring several comedy groups from around campus:

  • Desperate Measures (short-form improv)
  • Gag Reflex (long-form improv)
  • Lunchbox (sketch comedy)
  • New Teen Force (long-form improv)
  • Punchline (stand-up)
  • Vocal Debauchery (a cappella + sketch comedy)

Date: Tonight, February 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Nics Lounge
Cost: Free
Facebook: Link