League of Improv Heroes
Day(s): Saturday April 8th, 2017
Time(s): 8:00 pm (doors open 7:30)
Location: Stuart Community Room
Laugh along as some of Chicago's funniest performers make-up scenes right before your eyes!
Experience the best Improvisational comedy of your life with League of Improv Heroes. Featuring Second City teachers and alumnae, this troupe is sure to entertain. The perfomance includes performers who create characters, scenes and songs on the spot. We've got Chicago's very own Jimmy Carrane, renouned for his work in this genre, curating a spectacular evening of short form games and scenic improv with the League of Improv Heroes. Daily Herald's Scott Morgan sums it up best, "Local residents have earned the right to be a bit smug when it comes to boasting about Chicago's impact on comedy. After all, famous comedians like Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Bill Murray and Wheaton's Belushi brothers honed their comic chops in Chicago-area sketch or improvisational comedy theaters like The Second City." Come experience this sizzling genre right here at Gorton!
Tickets are $20 online, $10 with student I.D
8 p.m. showtime/ doors open 7:30 p.m.
Tickets Available at the door
Jimmy Carrane is a Chicago based teacher and performer, is the host of the podcast Improv Nerd and instructor of his award-winning Art of slow Comedy classes that run nationally. He was a founding member of the Annoyance Theater and enjoys a long history with Second City Chicago and iO Chicago. Jimmy has harnessed the talent of League of Improv Heros to perform for us. Be dazzled as this troupe brilliantly plays with short form games and scenic improv in the wonderfully intimate setting of our Stuart Community room.
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Seating is general admission. Hearing loop.