Comedy

2017 Apr 29

In The Beginning...the ARTS FIRST Creation Story (sort of)

11:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

The Plaza Tent

The ARTS FIRST Origin Story you never knew you wanted to know!

Starring
Dean Rakesh Khurana as the Fearless Rakeshules, Bringer of Art
Sir Dean Thomas Dingman as the Celestial Soprano of the Gods
The esteemed Gregory Mankiw, Titan
The Reverend Jonathan Walton, Narrator
Geneticist Pardis Sabeti as the Algorithmic Oracle
with
River Charles Ensemble | Hasty Pudding Theatricals | Harvard Ballet Company | Expressions Dance Company | Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones

Lilly Riverón '17, ARTS FIRST 2015
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2017 Apr 01

April Fool's Night at the Queen's Head

8:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge Queen's Head Pub

Presented by: Queen's Head Coffee House, Stand-Up Comedy Society, and Radcliffe Pitches
Admission: Free and open to the Harvard Community. All musicians and comedians welcome! Sign to sing a song, tell a joke/funny story, or show off your talent next Saturday! (Or just show up and perform!) SIGN UP HERE
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APRIL FOOL'S! The Queen's Head Coffee House, Stand-Up Comedy Society… Read more about April Fool's Night at the Queen's Head

2017 Mar 25

SKETCH

9:00pm

Location: 

Loeb Experimental Theater

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Runs: March 24 - 26
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SKETCH

An SNL-Style Sketch Comedy Show

Written by Various Students
Directed by Richard Feder ’18
Produced by Brandon Martinez ’20

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SKETCH has become an institution of student-written comedy for the past three springs and we’re bringing it back! Each show is composed of 10-12 sketches similar to SNL, Key & Peele, Chappelle’s Show… Read more about SKETCH

2017 Mar 24

SKETCH

Repeats every day, 3 times .
7:00pm

7:00pm
7:00pm

Location: 

Loeb Experimental Theater

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Runs: March 24 - 26
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SKETCH

An SNL-Style Sketch Comedy Show

Written by Various Students
Directed by Richard Feder ’18
Produced by Brandon Martinez ’20

ABOUT

SKETCH has become an institution of student-written comedy for the past three springs and we’re bringing it back! Each show is composed of 10-12 sketches similar to SNL, Key & Peele, Chappelle’s Show… Read more about SKETCH

2017 Feb 04

HPT 169: Casino Evil

Sat - Sun, Feb 4 to Mar 5, 9:20pm - 9:20pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall

Presented by: Hasty Pudding Theatricals
Tickets: www.HastyPudding.org/buy-tickets or over the phone through our box office (Mon-Sat 12-5pm) at 617-495-5205. Please email tickets@hastypudding.org with any questions or concerns.
Weekday: $30 Weekend: $40
*Groups of 20 or larger receive a $5 discount per ticket
Runs: February 4-March 5
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Bada bing! It’s 1930 and there’s no prohibition on drama in the Nevada desert. As cannoli-crazy goodfella Al Calzone goes all-in building his nasty new casino, senile sharpshooter Grannie Oakley and her Oz-tounding granddaughter Ruby Slippers fight to keep their Western saloon town afloat and the tommy guns at bay. … Read more about HPT 169: Casino Evil

2017 Feb 24

IGP Presents: The Splash Zone (Laugh Riot XIX)

Repeats every day, 2 times .
9:00pm

9:00pm

Location: 

Adams Pool Theater

Presented by: The Immediate Gratification Players
Admission: Free; email IGPLaughRiot@gmail.com to reserve your tickets.
Runs: February 24 - 25
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IGP PRESENTS: THE SPLASH ZONE (LAUGH RIOT XIX)

Directed by Mike Skerrett ’18
Produced by Grant Hoechst ’18 and Kira Brenner ’18

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Hope you brought your ponchos! The Immediate Gratification… Read more about IGP Presents: The Splash Zone (Laugh Riot XIX)

2017 Feb 24

IGP Presents: The Splash Zone (Laugh Riot XIX)

7:00pm

Location: 

Adams Pool Theater

Presented by: The Immediate Gratification Players
Admission: Free; email IGPLaughRiot@gmail.com to reserve your tickets.
Runs: February 24 - 25
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IGP PRESENTS: THE SPLASH ZONE (LAUGH RIOT XIX)

Directed by Mike Skerrett ’18
Produced by Grant Hoechst ’18 and Kira Brenner ’18

ABOUT

Hope you brought your ponchos! The Immediate Gratification… Read more about IGP Presents: The Splash Zone (Laugh Riot XIX)

2017 Feb 04

Humor for Humanity: Jimmy Tingle in the Age of Trump

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Tingle Productions
Tickets: Full Price: $35, $30, $25 Students: 10% off, limit of 2 per ID (not available online) Groups of 10 or more: 15% discount
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-222

Social, political and autobiographical humor from comedian and commentator Jimmy Tingle.

"More than comic wit…so cheerfully intelligent he makes his audience
optimistic in the… Read more about Humor for Humanity: Jimmy Tingle in the Age of Trump

Divine drama

You never know what might happen at a Harvard Pops concert. But this year's show is designed (by students) to be heavenly. 

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2016 Oct 01

Hooey for Hollywood

2:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Hall A

Presented by: The Harvard Lampoon, in partnership with the Harvard Libraries
Admission: Free

The Harvard Lampoon, in partnership with the Harvard Libraries, present Hooey For Hollywood, a discussion panel featuring Lampoon grads who've created and written for The Simpsons, 30 Rock, The Office, The Daily Show, among others. The discussion will their experiences as professional TV and film writers and explain how their Harvard education and experiences at the Lampoon shaped their current… Read more about Hooey for Hollywood