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Nov. 4: Western comedian performs ancient Japanese act
October 31, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

sunshine-comedian-headPULLMAN, Wash. – Bleached hair, blue-eyed comedian Katsura Sunshine will give a free standup act – while sitting down – of a centuries’ old Japanese tradition at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre at Washington State University. The performance in English is open to the public.

Nov. 13: Second City comedian, alumnus presents work
November 6, 2014

tremper-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Comedian, filmmaker, writer and Washington State University alumnus Ted Tremper will discuss his entertaining work in a free, public presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in the CUB auditorium.

Comedian Brian Regan to perform at Beasley
February 10, 2010


PULLMAN – One of the country’s premier comedians, Brian Regan, will be performing Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at Beasley Coliseum.


Regan had his first appearance on “The David Letterman Show” back in 1995 and solidified his place on the show, recently making his 20th appearance. He also makes regular appearances on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien. He released his DVD, “Brian Regan Standing up,” in 2007 and also released “The Epitome of Hyperbole” in 2008.


Along with DVDs and Comedy Central specials, Regan’s 1997 CD, “Brian Regan Live,” sold more than 150,000 copies and … » More …

Comedian Jay Leno to perform for Mom’s Weekend
October 29, 2009


PULLMAN – Comedian and entertainer Jay Leno will be the Mom’s Weekend entertainment this year on Saturday, April 10.

Leno will perform at 8 p.m. in Beasley Coliseum in the round, providing 11,000 seats.

Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, Dec. 4, at 10 a.m. at all TicketsWest outlets. Tickets can be purchased online at or by phone at 1-800-325-SEAT.

All tickets are $45 ($5 discount for WSU staff, faculty and students).

Jeff Dunham for Dad’s Weekend 2009
March 31, 2009

Jeff Dunham,


PULLMAN – Jeff Dunham, comedian/ventriloquist will perform at Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum at 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 14 for Dad’s Weekend 2009.


Tickets are $54 ($49 for WSU staff, faculty and students) and go on sale Friday, August 28 at 10 am.

The discount is available at all locations including online at and phone 800-325-SEAT.


For more information about Jeff Dunham, click here to visit his website. 


Television personality and comedian raises awareness about disabilities
March 25, 2009

PULLMAN -WSU’s Disability Awareness Association plans to bring two well-known entertainers to campus. Television personality Amy Roloff, a key character in TLC’s Little People, Big World, will talk about living with a disability at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in WSU’s Todd Hall Auditorium, room 116. Comedienne Geri Jewell will perform and talk about her career at 7 p.m. Friday, April 3, in WSU’s Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE), room 203.


Little People, Big World, a reality television series produced 2006, follows the six-member Roloff family living on a 34-acre farm near Portland, Ore. Many of the show’s episodes focus on the parents, … » More …