A fun evening full of laughs at Theatre Atchison!  Back by popular demand, TA's 2nd Annual Comedy Club will leave you rolling in the aisles.  Join us for a happy hour, with cash bar opening at 6:30.  At 7:30, your evening of entertainment begins, hosted by Tyler Korso.


Tickets are only $10.  Ages 21 and up.



Featuring Comedians:

Nick Nichols, Jack Merrywell, Ryan Trickey, Andrea Caspari, and hosted by Tyler Korso.



Performer Bios:

Nick Nichols - Nick Nichols is a comedian, speaker, and actor in the Kansas City area. He was the winner of the 2017 Kansas City Improv's Clash of the Comics and currently one of the house emcees. Nick has shared the stage with notable comedians such as: Bo Burnham, Michael Colyar, and Hasan Minhaj.


Jack Merrywell - Jack Merrywell is a comedian who spent his early life bouncing around the globe. Born in Okinawa, Japan, and raised between Denver, St. Louis, Tulsa, and Arkansas, Jack brings a multitude of perspectives to his stage performance. Currently based in Kansas City, he tours the country bringing his musings on life, language, and travel to comedy venues such as the Improv, the Joke Joint, and the Loony Bin. His favorite hobby is typing bios of himself in the third person.


Tyler Korso – Korso is a Kansas City based comedian. He’s performed at comedy clubs all around the Midwest like the Improv KC, Standfords Comedy Club and Chicago Improv. He was selected to perform in the Chicago Comedy Festival “Snubfest” and is a regular entertainer for corporate events. With a combination of twisted sense of humor and off the wall ideas, he’s got a little something for everyone.


Ryan Trickey - Regularly witty, often ridiculous, always hilarious. Comedian, Ryan Trickey combines clever observations with absurd over analysis to tell well written, super funny jokes. He is one of Kansas City’s most prominent stand-up comedians and sketch writers and he recently started the hilariously brutal, Set To Destroy Podcast.


Andrea Caspari - Andrea Caspari has attitude to spare and she is willing to share it--but don't touch her Twinkies! From tales of plus-sized shopping to stories of her day job as a high school English teacher, Caspari brings a unique voice to comedy. She often incorporates poetry, rapping, and singing into her performances. Caspari recently opened for Arsenio Hall at the Argosy Casino. She has also opened for Charlie Murphy, Luenell, Gina Brillon, Jeffrey Ross, Ian Bagg, Fortune Feimster, Chris Porter, Robert Schimmel, Jo Koy, Tommy Davidson, Jim Breuer, Lynne Koplitz, Rocky LaPorte and many others. She is scheduled to host Pauly Shore for a second time at the KC Improv in April. 

Caspari has been named the Funniest Female Comedian in Kansas City, was the winner of 95.7 the Vibe's Big Break, and is a regular at the KC Improv where she produces and hosts her own showcases such as "Three Queens and a Joker." A leading comic on the KC stand-up scene, Caspari is also a motivational speaker for schools and conventions, teaching faculty and staff how to stay positive and connect with at-risk youth. She has hosted many charity shows and auctions, and just completed the 6th Annual Comedy and Cookies, a night of stand-up where 100% of the proceeds go to the Art Club at Winnetonka High School. Caspari is a freelance writer for Compendium Cards' Frank and Funny, a line of cards created exclusively by stand-up comics.