Stephens Auditorium is adhering to state and university guidelines related to Covid-19. Face masks are not required, but are welcomed to be worn by patrons while in the venue. Please review Cyclones Care guidelines outlined by Iowa State University before attending the event.
No proof of vaccination is required. Please stay home if you feel ill.
Learn more about our clear bag policy and and safety guidelines here.
Berens, a Wisconsin native has been featured on Fox, CBS, Funny or Die, TBS Digital, Variety, MTV News and more. He 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, TX.
In 2017, he began the viral Midwest comedic news series Manitowoc Minute. His fans flock daily to his Facebook page to view his content. Berens currently has over 1.9 million Facebook followers. After garnering millions of views, he’s toured the United States selling out venues within minutes. 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.