Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, October 14-Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 14

Messing with Mason at The Annoyance, 9:30 p.m. Susan Messing and Rachael Mason are two of the best improvisers in the world.

Mike Siegel at Zanies Chicago, 8:00 p.m. Mike Siegel is a comedian and actor who has appeared on screens big and small. Tonight and tomorrow night.

Jake the Snake at Zanies Rosemont, 8:00 p.m. The “Dirty Details” Tour.

Chris Gethard at The Hideout, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. The “Half Life” Tour.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

w-bruce-cameron-dogs-promiseW. Bruce Cameron at Stevenson Hall, Naperville, 7:00 p.m. Not a comedy event per se, but this bestselling author has a fabulous sense of humor and is sure to make the evening inspiring and a lot of fun. (He also wrote the very funny Eight Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter.) He is here to discuss his new novel A Dog’s Promise which continues the story of Bailey from A Dog’s Purpose and A Dog’s Journey. Both books were made into hit movies which he wrote with his wife, comedy writer extraordinaire and Second City alum, Cathryn Michon. (She wrote, directed and starred in my favorite romcom of all time, Muffin Top.) Sponsored by Anderson’s Bookshops.

Mike Siegel at Zanies Chicago, 8:00 p.m.

Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen, 9:00 p.m. Chad Weaver hosts Carly Kane, Arish Singh, Cam Gillette, Andy Fleming, Mallory Bradford for the 10/15 Teen Party.

Comedy Cocktail at House of Blues’ Foundation Room, 6:00 p.m. Music at 6. Comedy at 7. Vince Acevedo hosts Matt Riggs, Paige Blurr, Chris Trani, Jeanie Doogan and closer Correy Boyd-Bell.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

Ethnically Ambiguous at Chicago Podcast Festival at The Hungry Brain, 7:00 p.m. “Anna and Shereen want you to know what it’s like to be a modern Middle Easterner living in America. They take their ridiculous perspective on life and dive deep-ish into current US politics that relate to being brown in this country, tackle politics of the Middle East, break down Middle Eastern stereotypes, and take on other brown folk’s personal experiences in relation to their own.”

Gabriel Rutledge at Zanies Chicago, 8:00 p.m. This multi-award winning comedian will be at Zanies tonight through Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Comedians You Should Know at Timothy O’Toole’s, 9:30 p.m. Blake Burkhart hosts Marty DeRosa, Ed Towns, Pat Tomasulo, Malic White, Sean Flannery, Gena Gephart.

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