Tag Archives: Comedy

Battle of the Comedians Comes to Campus

The first comedy open mic night at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was held on Saturday, Oct. 21. UWSP holds open mic nights every other Monday at the Basement Brewhaus, but this event was special as it was only for stand-up comedy. “The comedy Open Mic Night came about because, previously, Centertainment Productions has held battle of the bands, where ... Read More »

Comedy Brings The Stevens Point Community Together

Laughter boomed in the nearly-full room of the Encore as students came to Centertainment Production’s event, Comedy Kickback, featuring Matt Donaher as seen on Conan O’Brien, Joe Riley from Milwaukee and Jerron Baldwin also known as Bubba. Bubba, senior drama major, stepped on stage to perform stand up for the first time ever and opened the show telling jokes and ... Read More »

Joshua Hanyard: A Student Profile

Joshua Hanyard, junior communications major, debuted his comedy act in the Basement Brewhaus of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus, which led to his opening for professional comedian, Chinedu Unaka. Hanyard was always interested in public speaking. He remembers attending church and being drawn to the format and structure of the sermons he heard. Hanyard was attracted to the way the ... Read More »

Welcome to the Salty-Splatoon! How Nerd are You?

Catering to the hub of knowledge on campus, Centertainment presents “Nerdology”. Self-proclaimed “full-time nerds”, Mike and Sherman, are two professional comedians hosting a friendly competition. Mary Knight, communication and arts management major, organized this event for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students. “We have not done a lot of trivia through Centertainment,” said Knight. “We have a large amount of people ... Read More »

”Midsummer Night’s Dream” Hits Stage Soon

The College of Fine Arts and Communication debuts the Shakespearean comedy ”A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” This play is one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies where four lovers are in the woods whilst the king and queen of the fairies are fighting. There is also a company of actors, the Mechanicals, who are rehearsing a play for the upcoming nuptials for Thesues, the ... Read More »

SNL Comedian Causes Sell-out

Pete Davidson is often referred to as the “Cutie Pie” of “Saturday Night Live,” but on Wednesday, Feb. 11, Centertainment Productions gave him a new name as guest stand-up comedian at the Encore. “We have been fortunate to have a few comedians of Pete Davidson’s caliber before, and it’s great experiences like these we hope to be able to keep ... Read More »