Comedy Coven, Lansing's favorite comedy trio, is back with one of our most beloved pastimes: riffing on movies! As part of Celebration Cinema's Last Call Cinema series, the Coven will be providing hilarious commentary on the 1999 black comedy Jawbreaker. Oh, you're not excited? Please. Comedy Coven has this gift: we can smell lies. So join us for this late-night showing at Studio C! in Okemos; tickets are just $8 and are available here!
Comedy Coven is back after a summer hiatus! Why the break, you ask? Well, let's just say we had some ... artistic differences. Join us once again at The Robin Theatre for standup performances from Heather Jay and Mike Geeter, original music by Casey Bye, and some fine, fine acting from the witches and friends.
Tickets are $10 via Eventbrite. Presales end at noon on day of show.
Comedy Coven is excited to engage the community in a discussion and Q&A on queer traditions in comedy at the first annual Queer Traditions Summit at Michigan State University, which will take place on Thursday and Friday, August 10 and 11. Comedy Coven's Q&A is on Thursday, but free events will be happening on both days! For the full schedule, click here.
Comedy Coven is honored to participate alongside many of our friends and collaborators--including Nameless Collective, Comedy Coven audience favorite Mimi Fisher, RENT STRIKE, and more--in this show raising money to send books to radical prisoner organizers who lead study groups behind bars. Suggested donation is $5-20. For more information, click here.
Comedy Coven is back with one of our most beloved pastimes: riffing on movies! As part of Celebration Cinema's Last Call Cinema series, the Coven will be providing hilarious commentary on the 1995 teen comedy classic Clueless. Are you totally buggin' yet? Put on your best '90s garb, snag your Cranberries CD from the quad, and join Comedy Coven at Studio C! in Okemos for this fly event! Tickets are just $8 and are available here.
Goodrich Gevaart is an LA-based comic who began his career in Chicago. He's returning to where he got started, visiting several Midwest cities this April. He’s gracing Lansing with his presence on Sunday, April 23 at the Robin Theatre, at show presented by Comedy Coven, Lansing’s only occult comedy group.
Tickets are $10 and available on Eventbrite.
Comedy Coven’s April show is a personification of knick-knacks, bric-a-brac and tchotchkes. Join us for a variety style show featuring fast-paced sketches, comedians from Ohio and Ypsilanti, and, of course, your favorite witches.
Tickets are $10 via Eventbrite.
We're excited to be hosting a workshop at Take Back the Night 2017! Join us as we discuss confidence and comedy as part of this annual event. To learn more about the Take Back the Night movement to raise awareness for domestic and sexual violence, visit their website. For a full schedule for this year's Lansing/MSU Take Back the Night, click here.
Comedy Coven is excited to present one of our favorite films, The Craft, with our very own jokes and commentary as part of the 2017 Capital City Film Festival's Destroy All Cinema! event.
Comedy Coven is proud to participate in LaughFest 2017 as part of the Improv/Sketch Showcase! This is a free event that will feature your favorite witches as well as other hilarious sketch and improv acts. You can learn more about LaughFest on their website, and tickets are available for other events and shows via TicketMaster.
It’s Comedy Coven with a cause! This month’s edition of the witches’ monthly show, entitled “Standup for Sanctuary,” is a special standup showcase benefiting the Refugee Development Center (RDC) of Lansing. Featuring comedy performances by Kathie Dunbar, Suban Nur Cooley, Emily Dievendorf, Mimi Fisher, and the witches themselves, this sure-to-be-hilarious show is part of a full weekend of events supporting the RDC.
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What makes us happy? Comedian Krish Mohan explores the idea of Happiness and perceptions of mental illness in today’s society. He is removing the stigmas associated with immigration, drugs, gun control, racism and being accountable for the problems we’ve created, all revolving around the subject of mental health. Will he find out how we can all approach happiness?
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The talented participants of our first Comedy Skills Workshop Series have spent 6 sessions exploring the process and practice of comedy. The workshops will culminate in a performance by participants (as well as the witches).
This show will be in the Great Room of the Allen Market Place (the indoor market space of the Allen Farmers Market). It's free to get in, but donations are being accepted to cover the cost of renting the room.
In honor of their second anniversary, Lansing’s favorite comedy witches are honoring the season of love and frigidity with a celebration of their favorite things: artifice, queer intimacy and, above all, overthinking. Find these themes and more in the February edition of their sketch and standup comedy showcase: FAKE AND GAY. This month’s show features standup performances by Rachel Gleason and Megan Elaine of the Grand Rapids comedy troupe Funny Girls, as well as Funniest Person in Grand Rapids finalist, Catye Palomino.
Tickets are $10 via Eventbrite; tickets may be available at the door if quantities allow. Doors will open at 7:30 P.M., with comedy beginning at 8:00. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lansing’s first and only occult comedy show is ready to ring in 2017 with … a stint in “witch rehab”? WITCHDRAWAL, will follow Stephanie, Emily, and Tricia as they relive their past hijinks and seek a fresh start. Featuring sketches written and directed by comedian Matt Gulley, this collaborative extravaganza (collabaganza?) will boast standup comedy performances from award-winning comic Mike Stanley and audience favorite Sarah Jean Anderson.
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Comedy Coven is proud to present Jamie Loftus at Mac's Bar! From her website:
Jamie Loftus has her baby teeth bronzed and loaded into a gun for when the moment is right. Her comedy and animation has appeared on Comedy Central, Funny Or Die, Hulu, Seeso, JASH, Playboy, The New Yorker and a bunch of other places. She has seen Shrek! the musical thirteen times in five different states without paying for it even once.
For tickets and information, visit our friends at Fusion Shows!
UPDATE 12/10/16: This show is sold out! Thank you to our community for their support throughout 2016.
Lansing’s favorite witches are back with a “S.A.D.” sequel! This year’s edition of Comedy Coven’s holiday pageant pays tribute to nostalgia, nonsense, and Seasonal Affective Disorder. Featuring guest performers Lauren Booza, Justin Covington, Ne Loveslife, and Abby Veitengruber, this sketch and standup comedy spectacle follows the story of the Comedy Coven witches—Tricia Chamberlain, Stephanie Onderchanin, and host Emily Syrja—as they are visited by the Ghosts of Depressions Past, Present, and Future.
The crones of the Comedy Coven are pleased to present yet another installment of their monthly sketch and standup comedy showcase. Inspired by both their love for themselves and holiday feasting, November’s show, WORSHIP ME(AT), will celebrate holiday traditions, narcissism, nihilism, and Comedy Coven’s unending well of silliness. Guest performers Joey Derderian, Yasmine Hill and Mimi Fisher will grace the evening with their humor stylings. As always, the stage will be filled by the Comedy Coven’s signature blend of sketch, standup, improv, audience participation and topical jokes from the crones themselves: Tricia Chamberlain, Stephanie Onderchanin and Emily Syrja. WORSHIP ME(AT) will be a night of self-indulgence, gluttony and fun. Advance tickets will be available for $7 via Eventbrite until November 15 at noon. Doors open at 7:30 pm on November 15; limited tickets may be available at the door for $10. For more information, email email@example.com.
Lansing’s favorite witches are back with an all-new Halloween version of their popular sketch and standup comedy showcase. Following up on last year’s spooky antics, HALLOMEME 2: ELECTRIC SPOOPALOO continues to revel in both nihilism and absurdity, while also incorporating elements of improv, audience participation, and topical humor. This Hallomeme sequel features performances by guests Sarah Jean Anderson, Nic Gumina, and Sam Hollis, as well as new and familiar characters from Comedy Coven’s own Tricia Chamberlain, Stephanie Onderchanin, and Emily Syrja. Hosted by brassy sea witch “Ursula Dangercool,” HALLOMEME 2: ELECTRIC SPOOPALOO may be Comedy Coven’s most adventurous show yet.
Advance tickets will be available for $7 at eventbrite.com and comedycoven.com until October 18 at noon. Limited tickets may be available at the door for $10 beginning at 7:30 P.M. on October 18. For further information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comedy Coven, Lansing’s one and only occult comedy troupe, is proud to present CONTROVER-SHE, a celebration of the scandalous, profane, and deliciously petty. Featuring standup comedy performances by Grace Green, Ne Loveslife, Joe Payne, and Sam Rager, the show will consist of music, sketch comedy, improv, and more, all infused with dark humor and unflinchingly feminist takes from Comedy Coven’s own Tricia Chamberlain, Stephanie Onderchanin, and Emily Syrja. Advance tickets are available via Eventbrite or the form below until September 20 at noon. Limited tickets may be available at the door beginning at 7:30 P.M. on September 20. For further information, contact email@example.com.
The eighteenth edition of Comedy Coven's namesake sketch and standup comedy phantasmagorium, BEAST INFECTION, is sure to frighten and delight with a lineup of hilarious standup performers: Genesis Easton, Krish Mohan, and Catye Palomino. We'll be taking a walk on the wild side with a live art performance by Kimberly Lavon and sketch comedy from your favorite witches: Tricia Chamberlain, Emily Syrja, and your evening's host, Stephanie Onderchanin. Tickets are $7 in advance via Eventbrite and $10 at the door.
We're so excited to be guests on the inaugural Bastards Club Comedy Show at Penelope's in Southgate, MI! The show will feature our unique brand of comedy, plus hilarious acts from Josh Harmon, Joey Derderian, Dorian Black, and emcee Scott Wilding. No cover. Check the Facebook event page for more details.
Comedy Coven, Lansing’s premier occult sketch and standup comedy troupe, is teaming up with Grand Rapids’ Funny Girls to present HOLLYWOMB, a summer blockbuster-themed collaboration celebrating women in comedy. The show will consist of music, sketch comedy, stand-up performances, improv, and more, all infused with Comedy Coven’s spooky subversion and Funny Girls’ signature sass. Advance tickets are available at eventbrite.com until July 19 at noon. Limited tickets may be available at the door beginning at 7:30 P.M. on July 19.
The humor sorceresses of the Comedy Coven are back with a vengeance to present their SWEET 16th show: Just Desserts. Come and enjoy a dynamic comedy show packed to the brim with revenge, sketches, baked goods, retribution, standup, high fructose corn syrup, retaliation, and more!
Featuring performances by Sarah Jean Anderson, Mikey Hall, Heather Jay, Will Savino, and the witches themselves: Tricia Chamberlain, Stephanie Onderchanin, and your host Emily Syrja.
Advance tickets are $7 via Eventbrite. Limited tickets will be available at the door on the evening of the show for $10. Doors will open at 7:30 P.M. for seating and door sales, with comedy beginning at 8:00 P.M.
Introducing Stoopfest! A DIY music, comedy, and arts festival taking place across 6 houses on Lansing's East Side community! Over 50 bands and 30 comedians will be playing throughout all 6 houses in one day!
This event is designed to encompass the entire East Side community and encourage everyone to come enjoy the day. All houses are within walking distance from each other and 1 ticket gives acess to all 6 houses and a show at The Record Lounge.
Buy tickets at stoopfest.bandcamp.com or at The Record Lounge in East Lansing. All online tickets come with a free music sampler!
April showers bring April showers AND a brand new edition of Comedy Coven's showcase at the Robin Theatre! Join us this month to be drenched in a lineup of excellent standup comedians, original sketches and occult offerings like no other comedy show.
This sketch and standup comedy coping mechanism will feature performances by Megan Cottington-Heath, Justin Covington, Victoria Mansberger, and the witches themselves: Tricia Chamberlain and Emily Syrja, with your host Stephanie Onderchanin.
Doors will open at 7 PM, with comedy beginning at 8. Please join us for revelry at REO Town Pub before and after the show!
Tickets are $7 in advance via Eventbrite and $10 at the door.