Archive for June 2021

Chicago comedy calendar for Thursday, June 24-Sunday, June 27, 2021

Please confirm all details! THURSDAY, JUNE 24 So Far So Good with WGN’s Pat Tomasulo at Joe’s Bar, 7:30 p.m. IN PERSON. Featuring Alex Dragievich, Kendall Relf and Chris Bader. Comedy at the Mette Wilmette, 7:00 p.m. ONLINE and IN PERSON T Time at The Comedy Shrine, Aurora, 8:00 p.m. IN PERSON. “A queer radical... Read more »

Chicago comedy calendar for Tuesday, June 15-Monday, June 21, 2021

Chicago comedians in the news: HBO announced that Jaboukie Young-White will collaborate with Issa Rae to adapt The Gang’s All Queer: The Lives of Gay Gang Members by Vanessa R. Panfil into a half-hour series. The show follows “a closeted 20-something living in Chicago who, grieving a gang-related death, drops out of college to find... Read more »

Comedy is back! 101 hot ticket alerts for Chicagoland!

Comedy is back in person! I’ve reconnoitered the landscape and here are 101 hot shows likely to sell out in advance. Advisory: get tickets soon! As always, please confirm all details as the world re-opens. Please keep checking back. I’ll continue to add shows as I hear about them. June 15: Ladylike at The Lincoln... Read more »

Chicago comedy calendar for Wednesday, June 9-Monday, June 14, 2021

Chicago comedians in the news: “Trevor Noah presents Josh Johnson” debuts on Comedy Central on Friday, June 18. Josh Johnson got his comedy start in Chicago and is now a writer on The Daily Show. He has also been featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. He is at Zanies in Rosemont this week.... Read more »

Chicago comedy calendar for Tuesday, June 1-Sunday, June 6, 2021

Comedians in town this week: At Zanies Chicago: Warren B. Hall At Zanies Rosemont: Pat Tomasulo (WGN) At The Improv: Bill Bellamy At Riddles: Robert Kane, Kenny Powell, Gary G Thang Johnson, Stellana Following is just a sampling of all the great Chicago comedy back in business this week. Check out these venues’ many offerings... Read more »