TEATRON: Chicago's Jewish Theatre Festival Has Announced November Schedule TEATRON: Chicago's Jewish Theatre Festival Has Announced November Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019

ShPIeL Performing Identity has released an updated schedule for TEATRON: Chicago's Jewish Theatre Festival, to be held from Sunday, November 3 - Sunday, November 10, 2019, with most events at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. (more...)

FEMPROVISOR FEST 2018 Announced! FEMPROVISOR FEST 2018 Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The Bay Area's Signature Womxn Focused Improv Gathering Celebrates Fifth Year. (more...)

Stage 773 hosts  The Future is Female: A Discussion with Women about the Climate of Chicago Comedy Stage 773 hosts The Future is Female: A Discussion with Women about the Climate of Chicago Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Stage 773, located at 1225 W. Belmont, presents an exclusive panel The Future is Female: A Discussion with Women about the Climate of Chicago Comedy on Saturday, January 20 beginning at 3 p.m. The panel takes place during the theatre's 17th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, which begins Thursday, January 11 through January 21, 2018. (more...)

Second City's Annual 24-Hour Marathon to Benefit Onward Neighborhood House Second City's Annual 24-Hour Marathon to Benefit Onward Neighborhood House
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

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Second City's Annual 24-Hour Marathon to Benefit Onward Neighborhood House Second City's Annual 24-Hour Marathon to Benefit Onward Neighborhood House
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

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The Second City's Epic, Annual All-Nighter Turns Sweet 16 The Second City's Epic, Annual All-Nighter Turns Sweet 16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Returning for its sixteenth year, The Second City's 24-hour improv and music marathon will be held Monday, November 20th through Tuesday, November 21st in The Second City e.t.c. Theater. The non-stop event, named 24 Hour: It'll Make You Feel Better, is set to feature a lineup of Second City's most lauded alumni, as well as special guests from the worlds of comedy, theater, sports, and music. (more...)

26 PRESENTS: NET-FLIX AND KILL Continues Late-Night Comedy Series at Pride Arts Center 26 PRESENTS: NET-FLIX AND KILL Continues Late-Night Comedy Series at Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

26 PRESENTS: NET-FLIX AND KILL, the third installment of '26,' opening September 30 and running up to the Today before Halloween, will take on a horror theme for its twenty-six scenes of horror-comedy and straight up horror written by various guest writers. (more...)

The Second City To Hold Benefit For Harvey Victims Tomorrow The Second City To Hold Benefit For Harvey Victims Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Second City will hold a benefit for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts tomorrow night, September 6th in the e.t.c. Theater. "Harvey Can't Mess with Texas" will feature performers who hail from areas affected by the storm. (more...)

26 PRESENTS: NET-FLIX AND KILL Continues Late-Night Comedy Series at Pride Arts Center 26 PRESENTS: NET-FLIX AND KILL Continues Late-Night Comedy Series at Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

26 PRESENTS: NET-FLIX AND KILL, the third installment of '26,' opening September 30 and running up to the Saturday before Halloween, will take on a horror theme for its twenty-six scenes of horror-comedy and straight up horror written by various guest writers. (more...)

ImprovBoston presents A 35-Hour Comedy Marathon to Celebrate its 35th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

ImprovBoston welcomes back 35 years worth of alumni for a historic 35-Hour Comedy Marathon on August 5 & 6. A fundraiser for the New England comedy staple, the event features more than 90 laugh-out-loud comedy acts including sketch, standup, character work, improv, musical improv, late-night bit shows, and more. All proceeds from the event will benefit the nonprofit theater's facility upgrades, scheduled for the week of August 7th. (more...)

Seventh Annual Detroit Improv Festival Brings Big Names to Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Metro Detroit will be the center of the comedy universe as top names in sketch and improvisational comedy arrive for the seventh annual Detroit Improv Festival August 9-13. Headlined by Paul F. Tompkins, Sam Richardson, Tim Robinson, Susan Messing, The 313, Mama's Boy, and more, this year's festival will take place over four venues in Detroit and Ferndale with more than 50 improv troupes from across the US and Canada performing in more than 20 shows. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Annoyance Theatre presents HITCH*COCKTAILS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Hitch*Cocktails - the improvised thriller (and drinking game) has been a Chicago comedy staple for five years, and in July the nefarious fellows are celebrating in style. Special performances will be hosted every Friday in July (July 7, 14, 21 and 28th), 2017 at The Annoyance Theatre and Bar, 851 W Belmont Ave., in Chicago. Doors open at 10:00 p.m., and the show begins shortly after.  (more...)

Chicago Women's Funny Festival Announces 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Stage 773 Director of Theatre Management Jill Valentine and co-producer Liz McArthur have announced the highly anticipated lineup for the 6th Annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival, taking place June 15 through June 18 at the comedy hub of Chicago, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. (more...)

Late-Night at Pride Arts Center Announces Debut Show, '26'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Late-Night at the Pride Arts Center announces '26,' Friday nights at 11pm, May 26th through July 14th at The Buena, Pride Arts Center, located at 4147 N Broadway Ave. (more...)

DSI Comedy Theater Announces 2017 North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

February brings DSI Comedy Theater's largest event of the year. This year, it is giving DSI a chance to showcase a new direction and continue its 17th year tradition of showcasing comedy from up and down the east coast and across the country. (more...)

Michael Patrick Thornton Takes on Two-Person Improve Show YOU & ME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Second City Training Center's Blackout Cabaret (230 W. North Ave.) presents YOU & ME a two-person, entirely improvised, no suggestion set with Michael Patrick Thornton (Artistic Director of The Gift Theatre) and a special guest artist for every performance. (more...)

DSI Comedy Theater Announces 2017 North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

February brings DSI Comedy Theater's largest event of the year. This year, it is giving DSI a chance to showcase a new direction and continue its 17th year tradition of showcasing comedy from up and down the east coast and across the country. (more...)

Steppenwolf Announces LookOut Series Winter Lineup with Karen Finley & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the 2016/17 winter lineup for LookOut, the company's multi-genre performance series featuring a diverse array of work from both emerging and established artists. LookOut programming takes place in Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, an 80-seat cabaret-style space connected to Steppenwolf's own Front Bar: Coffee and Drinks at 1700 N Halsted St. Guests can take drinks into the theater. Every Friday a different DJ spins in Front Bar before the performance. (more...)

13th Annual Providence Improv Fest Announces Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The 13th Annual Providence Improv FEST, will be taking place at AS220 Black Box at 95 Empire St. and AS220 Main Stage at 115 Empire St., in downtown Providence on September 22-24, 2016.  (more...)

13th Annual Providence Improv Fest Announces Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

The 13th Annual Providence Improv FEST, will be taking place at AS220 Black Box at 95 Empire St. and AS220 Main Stage at 115 Empire St., in downtown Providence on September 22-24, 2016.  (more...)

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