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Award Winning Comedians coming to campus March 13

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Come to the Stafford Theatre to see Sam and Ashley perform at 12pm on Wednesday, March 13!

Sam Morrison is a New York City-based comedian who tours colleges, theaters, and comedy clubs nationally. He has been on SiriusXM Radio, written for the Travel Channel, and will be featured on a PBS documentary about up and coming stand up comedians. He has been in commercials for Apple, Mattress Firm, and HIV Pharma. He was named one of Mogul Magazine's Comics to Watch in 2018, is the 1st place winner of the Make Me Laugh Comedy Competition, and was called "a rising star" by Broadway Kingdom.

He has headlined over a dozen colleges and is set to tour 25 colleges in Spring 2019. You can catch him regularly in NYC at Greenwich Village Comedy Club, West Side Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, Old Man Hustle, Grisly Pear, Village Lantern, and more. He’s even performed at the Ugandan National Theatre! He has performed in the New York Comedy Festival, is the 1st place winner of the Make Me Laugh Festival, and a finalist in YAAAS Fest, and performed in too many others to count.

Sam’s second one-man show Hello, Daddy! debuted on Dixon Place's main stage in 2018 and has since toured 8 major US cities. He is from Sarasota, FL, is a Cornell University alum and broke the world record for most peanut butter jelly sandwiches made in an hour. Learn more at

Ashley Gavin is a New York based, nationally touring comedian. Her comedy has been featured on Hulu, FOX, AXS TV, SiriusXM Comedy, Refinery29, Elite Daily, and The Kicker. Ashley has headlined at colleges and clubs around the country, including her recent breakout (sold-out) performance at Carolines. Ashley has taken part in some of the most prestigious festivals and showcases including NBC's Stand Up For Diversity - New York. Her webseries Gay Girl Straight Girl has over 400k views and has been featured in Galore Mag.

Ashley is best known for her hard-hitting, intelligent, and sometimes absurd social commentary, particularly about her experiences as a gay woman and feminist.

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