Remembering the comedy theater’s humble beginnings and reflecting on its dramatic end
How a network of local creatives brought a queer, authentically Chicago story to Showtime.
In its freshman year, this ten-day comedy bacchanalia approaches improv from all angles.
Rich Homie Quan concert and more goings-on 7/2-7/5.
Lines blur between the cast and the audience.
“Endless Summer” at the MCA and more goings-on 3/19-3/22
Comedian Tom Papa and more goings-on March 9-11
An Equity touring production of the Carole King musical and an evening of Latinx sketch comedy are among this week’s best bets.
Trade Routes: A Festival of Artistic Exchange and more events the weekend of Friday 12/8-Sunday 12/10
Printers Guild Publishers Fair, sci-fi theater at the Paragon Festival, and more goings-on November 10-12
This quintet reunites at iO Theater for more shameless, whiz-bang comedy.
A live recording of Kellye Howard album recording , a cooking demonstration from Chef Damao, and more happenings the week of 11/6-11/9
Chicago Design Week, iO’s bilingual comedy show Generation LatinX, and more goings-on October 23-26
Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Jay, the Chicago Latino Music Festival, and more goings-on October 9-12
Shen Wei at the Auditorium Theater, Dia de los Muertos celebration at the National Museum of Mexican Art, and more happenings from September 22-24