Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy Come to Raue Center, 9/22

Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy Come to Raue Center, 9/22Raue Center For The Arts is excited to welcome Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy to downtown Crystal Lake! With more than 30 years of experience, the alumnus of "Saturday Night Live" and Chicago's famed Second City is now bringing an improvised comedy sketch show featuring members of the Board of Comedy to the stage! Don't miss this hilarious show at 8 p.m. on September 22, 2017.

"[Belushi] is one of the nicest guys working in the business! He's not only brilliant but really down to earth, incredibly smart and savvy as well," says Raue Center Executive Director, Richard Kuranda.

Belushi began his acting career in Chicago, studying at three of the top theatres: The Goodman, The Apollo and The Second City. After a stint on "Saturday Night Live" from 1983-1985, Belushi went on to enjoy a successful television, film and stage career.

A favorite of film, television and stage audiences, Belushi is one of the great leading character actors equally at home in drama and comedy. From 2001-2009, he starred in the hit comedy "According to Jim" on ABC, on which he also served as an executive producer, music composer and director. In 2011, Belushi received rave reviews on Broadway for his role as Harry Brock in "Born Yesterday." He is also known for his appearances in over 75 films, including "Red Heat," "About Last Night," "The Principal" and "K-9."

Belushi is thrilled to be getting back to his improv roots with an incredibly talented and hilarious group of actors. Accompanying him in the Board of Comedy are Megan Grano, Larry Joe Campbell and Joshua Funk, all of whom are classically trained professional improvisers who tour regularly nationwide.

Tickets start at $55 and can be purchased online at rauecenter.org or via the Box Office at 815.356.9212 or at 26 N. Williams Street in downtown Crystal Lake.

About Raue Center For The Arts

Raue Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of all through the arts. For 16 years, they have provided quality programming - striving to make it pertinent, available and affordable to all. As a painstakingly restored, 1920s regional Showcase Theatre named for its benefactor-Lucile Raue-Raue Center has attracted the finest stars, Broadway shows, musicians and artists. Named on the League of Historic American Theatres, Raue Center is one of the finest examples of restored art and decor in the nation. The 750-seat theatre, located in historic downtown Crystal Lake, Ill., is a gathering place for our region's citizens and has become a true destination. For additional information, visit rauecenter.org, facebook.com/RaueCenter and twitter.com/RaueCenter.

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