Jul 17 2021
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on July 17 for an evening of laughs from local comedians on the BeatBox Stage.

Disclaimer: This SoapBox performance is rated PG-13.

About SoapBox:

SoapBox is a recurring event at Boxyard RTP that features different art forms. Watch along as performers from the realms of comedy, spoken word, storytelling and beyond get up on their SoapBox.

The Lineup:


Maddie Wiener


grace gilmore

Grace Gilmore

Musical comedian, Grace Gilmore, has been doing standup and musical comedy for 3 years. She’s studied comedy writing and performance in Chicago (pre-pandemic). She’s been featured in comedy shows in both Raleigh and Chicago! Now that life has resumed some level of normalcy, she’ll be returning to Chicago to chase her dream of becoming a professional comedian and bringing joy and laughter to all.






Al-Nisa Lawson AKA Mizchitchat

Al-Nisa “Mizchitchat” Lawson has been doing comedy for 5 years. Mizchitchat has brought her unique blend of humorous insights, quirky details, loquacious chitchat and comical stories to cities throughout the country. She has appeared in festivals, hosted online comedy with @Atldigitalcomedy on Instagram, as host of IGTV Let’s Chat with Mizchitchat and has appeared internationally on Laughter on the Lockdown SA ( South Africa).





mike melloMike Mello

Mike Mello is one of North Carolina’s heavy hitters. Mello has been on tour with several national touring comedians and is a regular as Good nights comedy. This locally famous comedian has a goofy style that connects with types of humor.




leslie kirk

HOSTED BY Leslie Kirk









Covid Precautions:

– Boxyard RTP is an open-air facility that will be following in accordance with all Covid-19 regulations put in place by Durham County.
– In addition to regular cleanings, complimentary hand sanitizer and wipe stations are provided throughout our facility.
– The performers will be positioned a safe distance away from the general public on the BeatBox stage.

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