Because every year we seem to need more and more comedic relief.
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Bette: Xmas at the Continental Baths features hot pipes, but tepid banter
Hell in a Handbag’s Midler revue is middling.
The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes—Holiday Edition, Vol. 2 adds some sweet dirty fun to the holidays
Hell in a Handbag’s franchise decks the halls with campy good feelings.
The Facts of Life—Satan’s School for Girls provides a Halloween showcase
Hell in a Handbag’s spoof of Mrs. Garrett and 21 Jump Street is far from a drag.
The Artificial Jungle pays tribute to Charles Ludlam, the patron saint of queer comedy
The campy caper is such a throwback, it borders on family-friendly.
Bowie Ball celebrates the Starman’s 70th birthday, and more things to do in Chicago this week
Soup & Bread, 50 First Jokes, Smudged Lipstick Revue, and more happenings from January 3-5
Reader’s Agenda Mon 12/16: The 12 Steps of Christmas, The Nutcracker Nightmare, and Red Fang
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, December 16
Reader’s Agenda Sat 11/16: Mystery Science Theater 3000 25th Anniversary, Break Out!, and You’re Being Ridiculous
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, November 16
Sunday in the Park With George and midnight with zombies: new performing arts reviews
Fresh reviews from Reader critics
“Goofball perfection” to emotion-killing monologues: this week’s performing arts reviews
Fresh performing arts reviews by Reader critics
Women in Comedy I: Stand-up
In a recent blog post I asked, “Why don’t more women become comedians?” While top performers such as Margaret Cho and Tina Fey are as successful as top male comedians, there remains a significant gender gap in the business, particularly in stand-up. Over the past 12 months at Zanies, arguably the most active stand-up club […]
Fresh theater, comedy, and dance criticism from the Reader.
Bailiwick’s new bailiwick
After giving up its Belmont Avenue home, Bailiwick Repertory is back.