The Kat Comedy Showcase takes place on the campus of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX. Brought to SHSU by the SHSU by the Division of Student Services, it is the premiere comedy show for SHSU and is an exclusive event to students. With past comedians like Gabriel Iglesias and Aziz Ansari, this is a must-see event.

Craig Robinson
Ron Funches


Student Tickets

Tickets for valid BearkatOne Card Holders will be available at RSC 162 on August 14 during normal operating hours. Beginning August 17, they will be available at the Johnson Coliseum Box Office #2 from Noon to 6 p.m. General Admission tickets are $20 each. Please contact the Johnson Coliseum for more information.

You will be able to purchase tickets over the phone. We will need your credit card number, expiration date, and security code located on the back of the card. Also we will need an e-mail address to send a confirmation e-mail. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and Diners Club. You will be able to pick them up during regular box office hours at WILL CALL. We will not mail out tickets.

Johnson Coliseum 1964 Ave H, Huntsville, TX 77340 936.294.3021

NO REFUNDS will be provided. Lost, stolen, scalped, or counterfeit tickets will not be honored. The resale of tickets on University property is strictly prohibited.


Where Is It?

At the Johnson Coliseum.

When does it start?

Doors typically open at 7:00PM.
Show starts at 8:00PM.
Show ends around 10:30PM.

When Is It? Who is Performing?

The show will take place on August 19, 2019. Featuring comedians Craig Robinson and Ron Funches.

Refunds or exchanges?

There are no refunds or exchanges.

Where/When do I get my tickets?

See ticket section for more info.

How many friends can I bring?

Traditionally, all SHSU students receive 2 free tickets with their Bearkat One cards. Any NON-SHSU student will have to purchase a general admission ticket for $20.

Will you be mailing tickets out?

No. We will be using a will call ticket system only.

Can I purchase my tickets over the phone?

See Tickets section for more info.

Which credit cards are accepted? Are there refunds?

See Ticket section for more info.

Are outside Food/Drink, Alcohol, or Pets allowed?

No. All purses, backpacks, and hand-held bags will be inspected prior to entry.

Are Cameras/Video Recorders allowed?

Professional lenses or disposable cameras are NOT PERMITTED. Video cameras are NOT PERMITTED. Cell phones are permitted, however, the use of cell phone camera and video is NOT. UPD reserves the right to tell any guest to put it away during the show, if it continues to be a problem, the guest will be escorted out of the building.

Can I leave and return during the performance?

NO. No re-entry will be allowed unless approved by facility manager or designated staff at Door # 22.

Can Non-Students attend? Are children allowed?

Non-students may attend, there are a limited amout of tickets to be sold. We strongly recommend all attendees be 17+ years old. This is a college show.

Is there a cost to park?

No. Some streets may be blocked off.

Will there be merchandise for sale?

Yes. Each comedian will have their own set-up of t-shirts and novelty items. Concessions are also available at the Coliseum.

Is seating reserved or open?

All seating for this year's comedy show is General Admission. First come, first serve on seating choice. When the floor reaches maximum capacity, UPD has authority to cut-off access.

Contact Us


For general questions and inquiries, contact Student Activities

Student Activities 936.294.3861 StudentActivities@shsu.edu


For questions regarding tickets, contact the Johnson Coliseum.
Box Office #2

Johnson Coliseum 1964 Ave H, Huntsville, TX 77340 936.294.3021


SammyPalooza will take place at the SHSU Johnson Coliseum in the Spring Semester. Tickets will be available in Box Office #2.

1964 Ave H, Huntsville, TX 77340 936.294.3021