Actors Training Center Comedy Troupe Presents ONE WORD: PUNCTUATION POINT! Tonight


The Actors Training Center Comedy Troupe at The Wilmette Theatre, announces that they will perform the original sketch comedy production "ONE WORD: PUNCTUATION POINT!" tonight, May 8 at 7:00 p.m. at The Annoyance Theatre, 4830 N. Broadway in Chicago; and Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. at The Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave. The group will also tour seven Chicagoland schools this spring.

"ONE WORD: PUNCTUATION POINT!" is a hilarious production written and performed by teenage comedians, hot off their recent performances at the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival. The ATC Comedy Troupe has performed with professional improvisers such as Vanessa Bayer (current cast member ofSaturday Night Live), Jimmy Carrane, and Cook County Social Club. "ONE WORD: PUNCTUATION POINT!" is Directed by Tim Soszko (Second City, Barrel Of Monkeys, iO) and Produced by Philip Markle (Barrel of Monkeys, Second City, Annoyance Theatre.)

The ATC Comedy Troupe's tour of seven Chicagoland Public School kicked off this week and is done through outreach classes through a partnership with the Right at School. The comedians are performing age appropriate segments from their show along with some improvisation. The schools the ATC Comedy Troupe are touring include King Lab (Evanston), Willard (Evanston), St. Luke's Parish (Skokie), Romona (Wilmette), McKenzie (Wilmette), and Waters (Chicago). Additional performances may also be scheduled.

"ONE WORD: PUNCTUATION POINT!" features Andrew Brilliant (Glencoe), Alexander Frumkin (Indian Creek), Katherine Eschel (Wilmette), Maggie Maher (Wilmette), Miriam Moss (Skokie), Suzanne Stein (Wilmette), Stephanie Reedy (Winnetka), Camryn Rosenstein (Highland Park), Beth Wall (Wilmette), Matthew Wronski (Wilmette) and Jackson Zimmerman (Evanston).

To order tickets for the 7 p.m. performance tonight, May 8, performance of "ONE WORD: PUNCTUATION POINT!" at the Annoyance Theatre, visit or call 773.561.HONK (4665). To purchase tickets to the Wilmette Theatre's 7:30 performance on Saturday, May 18, visit or call 847.251.7424.

The not-for-profit Wilmette Theatre is the premiere multi-arts and performance center anchoring the downtown Wilmette business district by providing vibrant entertainment, education and enrichment for the community.

The Actors Training Center Repertory Company's mission is to provide an educational integration of cultural, historical and social issues through live theater. The Actors Training Center at the Wilmette Theatre offers professional, process-driven classes for actors from Kindergarten through 12th grade as well as adults. K-12 students at The Actors Training Center at the Wilmette Theatre are able to take classes to develop skills in dramatic acting, improv and sketch comedy, physical theater and musical theater. Adult classes include Actor's Essentials, Adult Improv, On-Camera Technique and more. Scholarships are available.

The Wilmette Theatre is located steps away from the Wilmette Metra station. For tickets, call the Box Office at 847.251.7424 or visit