Archive for August 2019

Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, August 26-Monday, September 2 (Labor Day) 2019

Visitors in town: Dan Perlman. At Zanies: Eliot Chang (Chicago, St. Charles), Patti Vasquez (Chicago), Sean Donnelly (Chicago, Rosemont), Jared Fried (Chicago, Rosemont), Dr. Bill Miller (Rosemont), Top Ten Showcase (Rosemont) At Riddles: TBA At The Improv: The Plastic Cup Boyz. Ticket alert: Woof And: Improv with Dogs at The Annoyance Theatre on September 8.... Read more »

Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, August 19 – Sunday, August 25, 2019

Visitors in town: George Lopez, Natasha Pearl Hansen, Matthew Star, Andrew Schulz, Jon Lovitz, Ed Asner. Many of comedy’s funniest women are here to perform eighty shows over four days at the Chicago Women’s Funny Festival at Stage 773. At Zanies: Felonious Munk (Chicago), Larry Reeb (Chicago, Rosemont), Chris DiStefano (Chicago, Rosemont), Chris Turner (Chicago),... Read more »

Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, August 12-Sunday, August 18, 2019

Visitors in town: Leslie Jones, Ali Wong, Patton Oswalt, Bernadette Peters, Katya (RuPaul’s Drag Race), John O’Hurley. Rainn Wilson and Steven Castillo return to their hometown. At Zanies: Gary Meikle (Chicago), Ken Garr (Chicago), Steven Haas (Chicago), Kira Soltanovich (Chicago), Felonious Munk (Chicago), Phil Palisoul (Rosemont), Tuesday Ten Showcase (Rosemont), Dobie Maxwell (St. Charles). At... Read more »

Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, August 5-Sunday, August 11, 2019

Visitors in town: Yvonne Orji, J. Keith van Straaten and Helen Hong (Go Fact Yourself), Jay Mandyam, Impractical Jokers. Returning to their hometown: Esther Ku and Jeremy Piven, plus some famous iO alums arrive to perform at the Bentwood Comedy Festival. At Zanies: Alvin Williams (Chicago), Russ Williamson (Chicago), Steven Haas (Chicago), Top Ten Tuesday... Read more »