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The Kates Come to Chicago Improv

The Kates Come to Chicago ImprovChicago comedian and kates creator Kelsie Huff hosts the all-female comedy showcase at the legendary comedy club, The Improv. the kates, an eleven-year comedy showcase created by Kelsie Huff and featuring the funniest female stand-ups in Chicago, perform at the Chicago Improv on Aug. 30th 7:30pm for One Night Only! Why all ladies? Why not!

The show is produced by Kelsie Huff, founder of the kates and instructor at the kates university. The show will take place on Aug. 30th at 7:30 p.m. at Chicago Improv (5 Woodfield Road, Woodfield Mall Store K120B, Schaumburg). There is a two-item minimum and it is an 18+ show. Tickets can be purchased at the Chicago Improv website for $17, in-person at the box office or by phone. Service Fees Apply. Box Office # 847-240-2001

the kates at Chicago Improv welcome some of Chicago's most bad ass female comedians to the stage on Aug. 30th 7:30pm.

About Kelsie Huff:

Kelsie Huff is a Columbia College Chicago graduate turned stand-up and storyteller. She's the creator and host of the kates, an eleven- year monthly comedy showcase, hosted by The Book Cellar and Laugh Factory Chicago. She taught Feminine Comique for five years and has now created the kates U- an all-female comedy university specializing in making spaces for female identified voices. Kelsie performs at clubs all around the Midwest, as well as comedy and fringe festivals around the country. She is a regular guest on ABC's Windy City LIVE, The Jam on the U and WGN radio. Huff has written four solo shows, is a short film producer, screenwriter and voice over actor. Huff is also a fan of frosting and Cheese Whiz.

the kates also host their Lincoln Square shows at The Book Cellar the second Friday and last Saturday of the month at 7pm. Lineups are posted on the kates website.

the kates launched the kates university in 2017 which includes adult storytelling, stand-up classes, all female stand-up classes, corporate comedy workshops, college comedy intensives and youth outreach programs. REGISTER HERE

For more information about the kates shows and classes, please visit the kates website or contact Kelsie Huff at

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