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Fri, Mar 31


University of Dubuque Heritage Center

Charlie Berens: Midwest Survival Guide Tour

UD STUDENT TICKETS ONLY $10! Students get the best seats in the house! Tickets go on sale Monday, November 14, at 11:00 a.m. Ope! Keep 'er movin'. Geez Louise! Emmy-winning journalist, comedian, host, and creator of the Manitowoc Minute Charlie Berens is coming to UD!

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Charlie Berens: Midwest Survival Guide Tour
Charlie Berens: Midwest Survival Guide Tour

Time & Location

Mar 31, 2023, 8:00 PM

University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA

About the event

A Wisconsin native, Charlie has been featured on FOX, CBS, Funny or Die, TBS Digital, Variety, MTV News, and more. In 2017, he began the viral Midwest comedic news series Manitowoc Minute. His fans flock daily to his Facebook page to view his content, and he has over 2 million Facebook followers. After garnering millions of views, he's toured the United States selling out venues within minutes.

Charlie began his career working for MTV News' Choose or Lose. In 2012, Tribune Media tapped Charlie to host the comedic news show Nightcap. In 2013, he won an Emmy for "The Cost of Water" while reporting for KDAF, a television station in Dallas, Texas.

In 2014, CBS Sports Network hired Charlie to host the sports gameshow You're So Money. Also in 2014, PMC (Variety, Deadline) made Charlie the host of their comedy/entertainment news brand @Hollywood. From red carpets to Sundance to SXSW to Coachella, Charlie has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, politicians, actors, and musicians.

Charlie is a frequent collaborator on Funny or Die. His comedic mashups including "If Jack Dawson Was Really from Wisconsin" have garnered more than 16 million views.

Most recently, Charlie's Midwest-focused sketch comedy videos have garnered hundreds of millions of views. In addition to sketch comedy and the Manitowoc Minute, Charlie also hosts Dark Side Of on Discovery ID.

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