Beth Stelling is at The Den Theatre on Tuesday/Photo by Robyn Von Swank
CHICAGO COMEDIANS IN THE NEWS
Paul Farahvar spoke with the Parkinson’s Foundation about how his father inspired Stand Up for Parkinson’s, the first Comedy Night for the Parkinson’s Foundation Midwest Chapter at Zanie’s Comedy Club Rosemont on December 11. Read Paul’s story here.
Amber Ruffin and her sister Lacey Lamar are the authors of The World Record Book of Racist Stories, a follow-up to their 2021 bestseller You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey.
Matteo Lane‘s The Advice Special is now available on YouTube.
Josh Johnson appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday, November 21. You can see his set here.
Hulu’s new limited series Welcome to Chippendales stars Kumail Nanjiani as founder Steve Banerjee.
Just Nesh and Timmy Hall at Riddles on December 9.
Joe Fernandez Live Comedy Special Taping at Laugh Factory on December 16.
Joel Chasnoff’s Christmas for the Jews at City Winery on December 25.
Denise Medina hosts Laura Hugg, headliner Bill Gorgo and special guest Emilio Lopez Medina at Harbor Brewing Company, Lake Villa on January 9, 2023
Damon Williams Celebrating 3 Decades of Funny at City Winery on January 26, 2023
Atsuko Okatsuka at The Den Theatre on February 4, 2023
Gwen La Roka at CG’s Comedy Club, Bolingbrook on March 24-25.
THIS WEEK AT:
Zanies Chicago: Max Walter, Super 6 Showcase, Katherine Blanford, Erik Griffin, Charlie Berens, Calvin Evans, Lindsey Metselaar’s”We Met At Acme”
Zanies Rosemont: New Material Night, Sean Patton
Riddles: Open Mic Night, The Legendary Hamburger, Brandon “Hot Sauce” Glover, Willie Lynch Jr.
The Improv: Amanda Seales
PLUS here is a sample of even more Chicago comedy this week. I also have a MegaList here which covers every remaining day of 2022. Please confirm all details before leaving home!
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3
7:30 p.m. Lele Mason, Kellye Howard, Renee Gauthier
9:30 p.m. Kellye Howard, Jackie Cooper
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4