After the powerful Chicago comedy-scene figure’s departure amid harassment allegations, the theater behind SketchFest begins a new era without him.
The comedian headlines the Chicago Improv Festival, where he’ll be awarded for his achievements in the art.
The comedian celebrates the tenth anniversary of her two-person improv show.
Taste of Andersonville Dinner Crawl, the Grown in Chicago Summer Soiree and Showcase, and more happenings from August 8-11.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, February 17
Comics from LA to PA perform at the second annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival.
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Thursday, April 11, 2013
No fooling: The 16th annual Chicago Improv Festival kicks off April 1.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Highlights of the 15th Chicago Improv Festival
The local indie creature comedy “The Moleman of Belmont Avenue” has a preview screening Saturday at the Music Box Theatre.
In a recent blog post I asked: Why don’t more women become comedians? While 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 in […]