Tributes from actors, comedians, and friends of the Chicago comedy legend.
Relationships and ‘yes, and’ guide HMS Media’s approach to filming live shows.
How she went from cracking jokes at church to touring with one of the world’s comedy giants to writing her own recipe for success.
8,000 uses comedy to discuss a painful reality.
Her new monthly showcase at Duke of Perth creates a community for newbies and vets alike.
In its 108th main-stage revue, Second City tries to get a handle on our crazy times.
Lights! Costumes! Props! They’re all here at the Design Museum of Chicago
Comedian Shannon Noll is using their new webseries and photo project to subvert expectations of gender and sexuality.
The ghost light, a single bulb in an empty theater, is for safety—and superstition.
The Better Call Saul star discusses acting, improv, blood feuds, and the charms of Naperville.
The 107th mainstage revue features talented performers, but it’s strictly by the numbers.
A new book by Chloe Johnston and Coya Paz Brownrigg makes a persuasive case that devised performance is in Chicago’s DNA.
Bringing Amazon HQ2 to Chicago was the dream of only Mayor Rahm and his faithful sidekick Governor Rauner—both of whom will be leaving office shortly, thank you very much.
“Improv actors are like the best canvassers ever!”
Shabazz Palaces at the Empty Bottle and more goings-on 5/11-5/13.