Posts tagged "Stand up"

Just for Laughs exclusive - Dave Attell Interview×291.jpg There are very few people who have made me love Comedy and inspired me to be a comedian as much as Dave Attell.  I remember Watching Tough Crowd and Insomniac as a teenager and being awestruck by how raw and constantly hilarious the man is.   It’s been several years since those shows were on,... Read more »

More Comedy at the Congress

File this under “Tooting your own horn.” When I became the Comedy Talent Coordinator for the Congress Theater back in late September, I knew it was an incredible opportunity and I was also very mindful of the challenges that would arise in booking monthly Comedy shows at a venue that has only had a few... Read more »

Comedy at the Congress

The new Comedy shows at the Congress Theater have been very exciting and there is certainly more where that came from. Since this new batch of Comedy at the Congress Theater started on Thursday October 28th,  there have been big lineups and of course, bigger crowds.  On October 28th the Congress  Theater started having a... Read more »

WGN's "Chicago's Next Big Comic" Contest

Hello classy Chicago Now readers.   Here’s the deal: WGN is having the “Chicago’s Next Big Comic” contest.  Being a Chicago comic, winning this contest would help me out a lot.  I would really appreciate your vote.  I can assure you I work very hard and love Comedy more than anyone you know.   All... Read more »

Comedy at the Congress Theater

The Congress Theater, located in Bucktown (2135 N Milwaukee Ave), has made serious efforts to insure it will be a great venue to see groundbreaking comedy at.   Starting Thursday, October 28th at 7:30 PM, the Congress will run a couple live comedy shows a month.  These will not be your standard comedy shows; they... Read more »

Chicago Stand up Project

When I did a set at a sold out show at Zanies on Monday, it was clear “Chicago Stand Up Project” is highly anticipated. There is usually a good turn out for the Monday show at Zanies, but I have never seen it sell out. The word is spreading. If you haven’t seen any ads... Read more »