Category: Sketch Comedy

Review: That’s Weird Grandma–The Holiday Special Returns (Barrel of Monkeys, 2016)

Deanna Myers performs Santa’s Mean Day           
      

That’s Weird Grandma:
  The Holiday Special Returns

Written by CPS students
Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru Jan 2  |  tix: $6-$12  |  more info
       
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December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Red Line Runs Through It (Second City e.t.c.)

Peter Kim in A Red Line Runs Through It, Second City etc          
       
    
A Red Line
  Runs Through It

Written by the ensemble
e.t.c Theater, 1608 N. Wells (map) 
Open run  |  tix: $23  |  more info
       
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May 3, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: Panic on Cloud 9 (Second City of Chicago)

Chelsea Devantez and John Hartman star in Second City's "Panic on Cloud 9", directed by Ryan Bernier. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
      
Panic on Cloud 9

Written by the Ensemble 
Directed by Ryan Bernier
Second City Mainstage, 1616 N. Wells (map) 
open end  |  tickets: $23 and up   |  more info
       
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January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: One Day When We Are All Robots (Chicago Slam Works)

Lila Morse and Frankiem Mitchell star in Chicago Slam Works' "One Day When We Are All Robots", written by the ensemble, directed by J.W. Bailio.        
        
    
One Day When We
    Are All Robots

Written by the CSW House Ensemble
Directed by J.W. Basilo
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Sept 5  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: 44 Ways to End Your Sex Life (Redtwist Theatre)

Nike Mikula and Sarah Sapperstein star in "44 Ways to End Your Sex Life" by Scott Woldman, directed by Jason Fleece. (photo credit: Jan Ellen Graves)        
      
44 Ways to End
        Your Sex Life

Written by Scott Woldman  
Directed by Jason Fleece
at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru April 5  |  tickets: $15 (BYOB)   |  more info
       
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March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: That’s Weird, Grandma – Winter Matinees (Barrel of Monkeys)

Michael Govier, Tom Malinowski and Zeke Sulkes star in Barrel of Monkeys' "That's Weird, Grandma: Winter Matinees," directed by Jason Sperling. (photo credit: Maggie Fullilove-Nugent)        
       
That’s Weird, Grandma:
    Winter Matinees
  

Written by Chicago Public School students 
Adapted by Barrel of Monkeys 
Directed by Jason Sperling
at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map) 
thru March 23  |  tickets: $6-$12   |  more info
       
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February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: My Chicago Valentine (Public House Theatre)

Case Blackwell, Andy Bolduc, Anthony Lombard, Sara Gaare, Cassie Ahiers, Nicole Carter star in Public House Theatre's "My Chicago Valentine," produced by Case Blackwell and music-directed by John Lombard.        
      
My Chicago Valentine

Produced by Case Blackwell  
Public House Theatre, 3914 N. Clark (map)
thru Feb 15  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Clown Car Named Desire (The Second City e.t.c.)

Christ Witaske and Brooke Breit star in Second City e.t.c.'s "A Clown Car Named Desire", written and performed by Brooke Breit, Punam Patel and Mike Kosinski, directed by Ryan Bernier. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
       
A Clown Car Named Desire  

By Brooke Breit, Punam Patel, Mike Kosinski,
Michael Lehrer, Carisa Barreca, Chris Witaske
Directed by Ryan Bernier  
at Piper’s Alley, 1608 N. Wells (map) 
Open Run  |  tickets: $23-$28   |  more info
       
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July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments More