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Chicago Women's Funny Festival Sets 2015 Lineup, Featuring SNL Writer Katie Rich Chicago Women's Funny Festival Sets 2015 Lineup, Featuring SNL Writer Katie Rich
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Stage 773 Director of Operations Jill Valentine and co-producer Liz McArthur are thrilled to announce the highly anticipated lineup for the 4th Annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival taking place June 18 through June 21 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. The Chicago Women's Funny Festival will feature al... (more...)
The Neo-Futurists Welcome New Ensemble Members The Neo-Futurists Welcome New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2014

The Neo-Futurists, creators of Chicago's longest-running show Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind, welcome three new members to their ensemble: Ida Cuttler, Nick Hart and Jeewon Kim. These new writer/director/performers make their debuts in 2015, so make sure to head over to The Neo-Futurarium to... (more...)
EEK! Theatre Presents a 'Killer Komedy Showcase' at Gorilla Tango Tonight EEK! Theatre Presents a 'Killer Komedy Showcase' at Gorilla Tango Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2014

EEK! Theatre Company, the producers of the annual 'Marijuanarama!' comedy showcase, bring you an evening of sinister satire and ghoulish guffaws with 'Schlocktoberfest! A Killer Komedy Show.' EEK's first Halloween-themed showcase 'SCHLOCKTOBERFEST!' performs for one night only tonight, November 1, 2... (more...)
EEK! Theatre to Present a 'Killer Komedy Showcase' at Gorilla Tango, 11/1 EEK! Theatre to Present a 'Killer Komedy Showcase' at Gorilla Tango, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2014

EEK! Theatre Company, the producers of the annual "Marijuanarama!" comedy showcase, bring you an evening of sinister satire and ghoulish guffaws with "Schlocktoberfest! A Killer Komedy Show." EEK's first Halloween-themed showcase 'SCHLOCKTOBERFEST!' performs for one night only on Saturday, November ... (more...)
Stage 773 Accepting Submissions for 2014 Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival; Deadline 10/15 Stage 773 Accepting Submissions for 2014 Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival; Deadline 10/15
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2014

Stage 773's Creative Director Brian Posen announced today that sketch comedy groups are now invited to apply for participation in the 14th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival. The event, which will run January 8th through January 18th, 2015, celebrates the best in local, national, and internationa... (more...)
ComedySportz Chicago to Welcome Sheryl Swoopes, 6/11 ComedySportz Chicago to Welcome Sheryl Swoopes, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

ComedySportz Chicago will welcome 3-time Olympic gold medalist Sheryl Swoopes as she competes against Chicago comedian Ben Larrison in THE DUNK CONTEST OF THE CENTURY OF THE WORLD. This slam-dunk throw down will take place on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at The ComedySportz Theatre, 929 W Belmont Ave. i... (more...)
QWEIRDO to Bring Improv to iO, 6/1 QWEIRDO to Bring Improv to iO, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

QWEIRDO! is a recurring showcase of Chicago's top gay comedians and improvisers coming together on Sundays to make you laugh in the way that only your gay best friend (or a drunk Jessica Lange) can. The anchor improv team is 'ThoraBirch' featuring Drew Anderson, Thom Gaughan, and Derek Van Barham. T... (more...)
The Neo-Futurists Set 2014-15 season, Welcome New Artistic Leadership Team The Neo-Futurists Set 2014-15 season, Welcome New Artistic Leadership Team
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2014

The Neo-Futurists announce their 2014-15 season to include a TML pre-show event INFILTRATION, curated by Jane Beachy, Joseph R. Varisco and Malic White; Pseudo-Chum written by Sean Benjamin and directed by Carolyn Shoemaker-Benjamin; Redletter, created by Lisa Buscani and directed by Jen Ellison, Tr... (more...)
Late Night Improv Show THE HOT KARL Comes to a Close 6/14 Late Night Improv Show THE HOT KARL Comes to a Close 6/14
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2014

After 15 years, the popular late night improv show THE HOT KARL is coming to a close on June 14, 2014 at The ComedySportz Theatre (929 W Belmont). Since 1999, every Saturday at midnight, some of Chicago's best improvisers and eager audience members have packed into The ComedySportz Theatre for a nig... (more...)




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