AMP Lodge 1 Comedian: Saurin Choksi

oin AMP Comedy for our first Lodge 1 comedian of the school year: Saurin Choksi!

He recently appeared on Fuse TV, as the host of White Guy Talk Show–a nightly pop culture comedy show. In 2014 his stand up comedy took first place at the prestigious Boston Comedy Festival. Choksi has performed at top comedy venues across the country, including Carolines in New York, The Laugh Factory in Los Angeles and The Comedy Attic in Bloomington, IN. His stand up has been featured on various outlets, including Fox TV and Sirius/XM Radio. Choksi is a proud alumni of the nation’s longest running independent comedy showcase, Chicago’s The Lincoln Lodge.

AMP ComedyBrew feat. Francisco Ramos

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Whaaaaat?!? A comedy show on April Fool’s Day?!?
You’ve GOT to be kidding me!!!
(No, we’re not.)

Come see William and Mary’s most talented, up-and-coming comedians compete for glory and riches (well, plastic trophies) in this semester’s Comedybrew!!!!

This show will feature six very talented student comedians:
Joanna Hernandez
Lexie Garcia
Chris DeProspo
Olivia Witt
Lydia House
Emily Draper
…. in an epic battle of comedic stylings and general stand-up awesomeness.

Guest comedian Francisco Ramos will be the judge for the evening AND will perform to cap off the night! So bring you friends, and start April off right, by laughing the night away!

Francisco Ramos is one of the top 10 finalists from this season’s Last Comic Standing, and he will appear as Ramon on the new Netflix show “Lady Dynamite”, slated to come out in early 2016.

AMP ComedyBrew

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Hey YOU!! Yes, you!!! Do you enjoy making people laugh? Do you longingly dream about being the next Samantha Bee, John Oliver, or Chris Rock? Is Jon Stewart your favorite W&M alumnus? Do you want to battle it out with others and showcase your wit and comedic talent for the entire campus community?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Comedybrew, AMP’s student comedian competition, is for you!

Auditions for Comedybrew are on Sunday, March 20 from 1-4 PM and Monday, March 21 from 5-8 PM. All auditions will take place in Andrews 101.
The actual event will take place on Friday, April 1. (No, we’re not fooling with ya!)

Auditions are 5-8 minutes long, so come and show off for us!

Those interested can sign up to audition with your full name in any of the empty time blocks here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mIkZIxAam2NvVf9Ayx5lZjdV8r00PG7wZd7GfBMwU0A/edit?usp=sharing

AMP Lodge 1 Comedian: Adam Mamawala

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Join us for a night of amusement and merriment with AMP’s March Lodge 1 Comedian, Adam Mamawala!

Adam Mamawala is a stand-up comedian based out of New York City. A former winner of the New Jersey Comedy Festival, Adam was selected as one of Funny or Die’s “Top 30 Under 30: Comedians to Watch” and he recently appeared on MTV’s Girl Code. Adam has headlined over 200 colleges across more than 35 states and was named Campus Activities Magazine’s “Fastest Rising Star” in 2013. Adam’s festival credits include the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival (semi-finalist), NY’s Funniest Competition (semi-finalist), and Laughing Devil Comedy Festival (finalist). He has been featured as Time Out New York’s “Joke of the Week”, has been a freelance contributor to Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, and recently headlined Carolines on Broadway as part of the club’s Breakout Artist Series.

Come see Adam perform a FREE comedy show on Friday, March 18th at 8 pm!

AMP ComedyBrew Auditions

https://www.facebook.com/events/1692060911010564/

Hey YOU!! Yes, you!!! Do you enjoy making people laugh? Do you longingly dream about being the next Samantha Bee, John Oliver, or Chris Rock? Is Jon Stewart your favorite W&M alumnus? Do you want to battle it out with others and showcase your wit and comedic talent for the entire campus community?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Comedybrew, AMP’s student comedian competition, is for you!

Auditions for Comedybrew are on Sunday, March 20 from 1-4 PM and Monday, March 21 from 5-8 PM. All auditions will take place in Andrews 101.
The actual event will take place on Friday, April 1. (No, we’re not fooling with ya!)

Auditions are 5-8 minutes long, so come and show off for us!

Those interested can sign up to audition with your full name in any of the empty time blocks here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mIkZIxAam2NvVf9Ayx5lZjdV8r00PG7wZd7GfBMwU0A/edit?usp=sharing

Charter Day Comedian: Bo Burnham

Alma Mater Productions, in collaboration with the Student Assembly, is THRILLED to announce this year’s Charter Day Comedian: Bo Burnham.

Official press release: http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/comedian-bo-burnham-to-perform-at-wm.php

GET EXCITED FOR ONE OF THE MOST HILARIOUS NIGHTS OF YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
(We’re REALLY REALLY excited!!!!)

Bo Burnham became the youngest person to ever record a half-hour Comedy Central special at the age of 18. He has released two hour-long specials since then: Words, Words, Words in 2010 and what. in 2013. The latter, what., was released on Netflix and YouTube simultaneously, and has since received over 8 million views on YouTube alone. Bo recently created and starred in the MTV series Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous and wrote a book of poetry, EGGHEAD, which became a New York Times Bestseller. Bo’s live shows are a unique blend of stand-up, music, and theatre. He’s currently performing all over North America on his new “MAKE HAPPY TOUR.”

In a departure from previous years, we are excited to be able to host what is sure to be a can’t-miss comedy show for the W&M Community! Additionally, a spring concert will be happening at a later time.

Thank you all for your interest in purchasing tickets for this event, but unfortunately we are already completely sold out for both student and general public tickets! The show may include mature themes and is not recommended for children. Doors open at 7.

We’ll see you there!!