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Lend Me a Tenor set in Bluett Theatre.

Fall production promises to deliver belly laughs

Tess Coary October 25, 2023

For its fall production, the SJU Theatre Company will perform “Lend Me a Tenor,” the humorous tale of members of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company who face a series of unfortunate events while hosting...


How to prepare for a job interview: A satire on the existential dread of a future career

Carter Karpinski October 11, 2023

A job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially an interview for an internship or a post college career. You could be working this job Monday through Friday, 9-5, for the rest of your life....


The best spots to study on campus: A Satire

Carter Karpinski October 4, 2023
A Satire on the hidden and well-established St. Joe’s sites

“What’s Happening in Philly?” Sept. 27

Tess Coary September 27, 2023

Trying to find something to do this week? From concerts to comedy shows to sport games,check out what’s happening in Philadelphia the week of Sept. 27- Oct. 3. Jungle Concert Jungle is performing...

Abby Counihan ’25 and Dan Barry ’23 playing an improv game called “Whacky Newscasters.”

Public (Improv)ements

Vincent Kornacki May 3, 2022

SJU Improv Club continues to create laughter on campus When Jakob Hull ’23 and Daniel Barry ’23 stepped onto the Forum Theater stage one Monday afternoon in mid-April, their goal was to make their...

The best comedian in all of Kazakhstan

The best comedian in all of Kazakhstan

Devin Yingling December 3, 2019

Comedy as a “very nice” way to make a political point Sacha Baron Cohen has always been Borat, the journalist from Kazakhstan, or Jean Girard who intimidated Ricky Bobby with his French accent and...

Kiry Shabazz entertains a St. Joe’s audience with his humor. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Comedy and Cocktails brings a night of laughs

Anthony Salatto November 12, 2019

Students filled The Perch on Nov. 9 for “Comedy and Cocktails,” the latest event held by Hawk Hill Productions (HHP). The event was a night of laughs, a free nacho bar, free soft drinks and even cocktails...

The stage at the Ruba Club, where part of Philly Sketchfest was shown (Photo by Rose Weldon, 19).

Laughing yourself silly

Rose Weldon April 25, 2017

A first-timer goes to Philly Sketchfest The Ruba Club is a cabaret in a brownstone located on Green Street in Center City. It’s the kind of swanky place where one can imagine taking in a drink with...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson ’20.

The Satellite of Love flies again

Rose Weldon April 10, 2017

Cult comedy program “Mystery Science Theater 3000” returns on Netflix In 1988, the Minneapolis public access TV station KTMA greenlit a comedy program created by standup comedian Joel Hodgson. The...

Michael Peña, Rose Weldon, and Dax Shepard at a press event for “CHiPs” (Photo Courtesy of Rose Weldon ’19).

On the road with “CHiPs”

Rose Weldon March 21, 2017

A Q&A with Michael Peña & Dax Shepard The late-70s/early 80s TV program “CHiPs” was a phenomenon in its day and introduced a pair of more-than-capable California Highway Patrol officers:...

Molly Ledbetter, 17, is best known for her talents in comedy and music (Photo by Rose Weldon, 19).

Profiles in the Arts: Molly Ledbetter

Rose Weldon February 28, 2017

Actress, improv comedienne, and singer on laughter, nerves, and the "freedom" of acapella The first day Molly Ledbetter, ’17, performed on a stage was also the same day her mother broke her own arm. “It...

Actors rehearse a scene for Followed by a Bear’s “To the Rescue” show (Photo by Jenny Nessel ’19).

To the Rescue

Jenny Nessel February 28, 2017

Followed by a Bear prepares new night of scenes Followed by a Bear, the student-run theater group on campus, prides itself on being a group that pushes its members, and strives to be a learning experience...

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