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“BETTER THAN THERAPY”: WHY THESE AU STUDENTS CHOSE COMEDY
February 4, 2019
"'Better Than Therapy: A Night of Stand-Up Comedy' featured 5 incredible AU students/comedians and a fabulous setting at Tenley Bar and Grill. It was not lost on the audience or staff that many of the jokes referred to underage drinking in an actual bar. Host Emily Brolin succinctly wrapped up the mood of the night before it even started by reminding us, “you’re welcome to be here.”
Personally, I felt blessed to witness such incredible comedy masterminds all lovingly roped into this by the indomitable producer Rebecca Lamis. None of the performers had ever done stand-up before, but it was, as the kids say, lit."
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“BETTER THAN TINDER,” AU STUDENTS PERFORM STAND-UP COMEDY IN TENLEYTOWN
February 24, 2019
"Lamis is creating a unique space for students to perform at a venue off-campus for a group of their peers. By producing a comedy show in a local restaurant, Lamis is establishing a connection between the AU population and the families of Tenleytown. Many locals sat at the bar and laughed along with the college-targeted jokes."
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