In less time, Wet Bus covers more ground than Alterboyz.
Mike Birbiglia follows his debut feature Sleepwalk With Me with an incisive showbiz comedy.
Hijinks, the experimental sketch group, settles into the iO with a comedy marathon.
Cabaret comedian Bridget Everett flaunts over-the-top sultriness, while local eccentric Ian Abramson plays a vaudevillian angle.
The nine-person sketch-comedy troupe Harvard Sailing Team grew its name on YouTube but remains at its best onstage.
The Social Musical, a new show from ComedySportz, hits high and low notes with its mix of social media and musical improv.
Hitch-Cocktails features mostly drunk improvisers creating a Hitchcock-style thriller, or something.
The veteran character actor discusses his new movie Cheap Thrills and his memories of performing comedy in Chicago.
Second City’s Depraved New World shows us how to feel bad about ourselves.
A reflection on Kenneth Lonergan’s Margaret and the Judd Apatow-produced comedy Bridesmaids.
Both Chicago improv and the off-Loop theater movement have their roots in Hyde Park. Sheldon Patinkin was there.