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Fri, Nov 11



Double Date Comedy Night

It's 11/11 so it's double date comedy with two powerhouse stand-up comedy couples. Sarah Perry headlines!

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Double Date Comedy Night
Double Date Comedy Night

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Nov 11, 2022, 9:30 PM – Nov 12, 2022, 2:00 AM

Joystick, 13 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240, USA

About the event

Headliner Sarah Perry is a Chicago-based comedian/writer whose fearless delivery and subject matter is highly relatable and resoundingly funny. She has produced multiple successful shows in Chicago including the Laugh Factory's Drink Date Laugh on Fridays. She gained Internet attention when Laugh Factory Hollywood posted videos of her stand-up online, racking up a total of over 4.3 million views on Instagram and Youtube. Sarah has also recently lent her writing and acting chops to WGN's Man Of The People, a late night show hosted by Pat Tomasulo. Sarah has opened up for Natasha Leggero, Lynne Koplitz, Michael Kosta, Chris Redd, Jeremy Piven, Esther Povitsky and more. She recently performed in The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta, GA in May 2019 and in June 2019 she was named a semi-finalist for StandUp NBC. In November of 2019 she performed a TEDx Talk for her Alma Mater, Columbia College Chicago and in January 2020 she performed at Team Coco House in Chicago. In March 2021 Sarah was voted Best Stand-Up Comic by The Chicago Reader. That same month, she was featured on the virtual SXSW Festival.

Instagram: sperrycomedy

Feature Jon Silman is a stand up comic based in Chicago, IL. He’s performed across the country and internationally in Estonia, and he works regularly at Side Splitters Comedy Club, Snappers Grill & Comedy Club, Coconuts Comedy Club, and Spitfire Comedy House. He’s worked with Gilbert Gottfried, Jim Bruer, Eddie Brill, Greg Fitzsimmons, J.F. Harris, Greg Hahn, Joe Machi, Tom Rhodes, Gallagher, and many others. He recently toured Florida with stand up comedian and actress Brittany Brave, from MTV and TBS. He appeared live on 102.5 The Bone on the Cat Named Mo Show, as a paid extra in the movie Any Given Sunday with Al Pacino, and one time he saw Van Halen at an airport although it was the Sammy Hagar version.

Instagram: @Silmancomedy

Opener: Damon Tucker is a Des moines based comiedian who is making his 2nd Joystick apperance! 

Host: Mel Mackey is an “overwhelming ball of energy” from Des Moines, Iowa. She uses comedy to pursue her constant need for attention. With a background in theatre, improv, cheerleading and gymnastics and a long career planning weddings, she just wants everyone to have a good time. She has performed standup across the midwest and hosts the weekly Open Mic at Teehee’s Comedy Club in Des Moines. Whether you’re horny, hungry, or worried that everyone’s mad at you, you’re sure to find her bubbly demeanor either deeply relatable or destructively annoying.

instagram: melaniemackey


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