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The iO Theater boasts four performance spaces to showcase our most popular shows, our Harold teams, and our guest shows.

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Producers Workshop with Shelby Plummer

Producers Workshop with Shelby Plummer

Sat 4/21

11:00 am

The Event Space at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$0.00

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Sat 4/21

8:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Improvised Shakespeare Company® is one of the funniest and most critically-acclaimed improv troupes in the world. It has been performing its unique show to sold out audiences in Chicago since 2005. The ISC also continues to entertain audiences across the US with its national touring company. They have been featured at the Piccolo Spoleto Fringe Festival, Off Broadway in New York City, Bonnaroo, the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, Outside Lands, San Francisco Sketchfest, UCB’s Del Close Marathon, and the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and Chicago. The ISC has been named Chicago's best improv group by both the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Examiner and has received numerous awards in LA (Best of LA-LA Weekly), New York (New York Nightlife Awards), and Chicago (The Chicago Improv Foundation).

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The Box Show

The Box Show

Sat 4/21

8:00 pm

The Event Space at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$16

Whirled News Tonight

Whirled News Tonight

Sat 4/21

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Whirled News Tonight is an improvised show that strives to not only provide a satirical turn on current events, but to provide another, human, point of view of those stories. In it's 13th year at iO!

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$16.00

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 4/21

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

The Deltones, The Harold Team Daffodil

The Deltones

The Harold Team Daffodil

Sat 4/21

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Deltones is an ensemble made up of members of some of iO’s premier ensembles, that performs a completely improvised musical.

The Deltones perform every Saturday night with a different opening team week to week.

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$16.00

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Sat 4/21

10:30 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Improvised Shakespeare Company® is one of the funniest and most critically-acclaimed improv troupes in the world. It has been performing its unique show to sold out audiences in Chicago since 2005. The ISC also continues to entertain audiences across the US with its national touring company. They have been featured at the Piccolo Spoleto Fringe Festival, Off Broadway in New York City, Bonnaroo, the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, Outside Lands, San Francisco Sketchfest, UCB’s Del Close Marathon, and the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and Chicago. The ISC has been named Chicago's best improv group by both the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Examiner and has received numerous awards in LA (Best of LA-LA Weekly), New York (New York Nightlife Awards), and Chicago (The Chicago Improv Foundation).

$20.00

HERgatory

HERgatory

Sat 4/21

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Welcome to HERgatory. The earth may be ruled by men, but women rule the afterlife. Don’t worry- two mediums are here to guide you through purgatory’s twists and turns. Together, with a little improv, a lot of sketch, and just enough psychic energy, we'll solve the age-old question of what happens when we die.

Written & Performed by: Hannah McDonald & Lisa Albano
Directed by: Mary Catherine Curran

$14

RIFF: Chicago’s Music Improv Party

RIFF: Chicago’s Music Improv Party

Sat 4/21

10:30 pm

The Event Space at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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RIFF is a twice weekly showcase of Chicago’s most talented musical comedians, backed by a live band. Each night, our performers present an interactive evening of fast paced music improv, all while drinking right along with the audience. So plug in the mics, crank up the amps, raise a glass, and let’s RIFF!

$20

Whirled News Tonight

Whirled News Tonight

Sat 4/21

10:30 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Whirled News Tonight is an improvised show that strives to not only provide a satirical turn on current events, but to provide another, human, point of view of those stories. In it's 13th year at iO!

$8.00 - $16.00

The Harold Team Big Spoon, The Harold Team MacBeth

The Harold Team Big Spoon

The Harold Team MacBeth

Sat 4/21

10:30 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$14.00

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 4/21

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

Dang! Hot Bits!

Dang! Hot Bits!

Sat 4/21

11:55 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Dang! Hot Bits! is a solo sketch showcase where performers test their brand spankin' new material. They're hot off the presses! Fresh out the oven! These bits are hot!!

Hosted by Cameron Davis, Kathy D'Onofrio and Phoebe Perry

$5.00

Student Graduation Shows

Student Graduation Shows

Sun 4/22

6:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Every 8 weeks, students graduating from our Training Center perform a unique long-form piece with their graduating class in a 7 week run!

$5.00

Deep Schwa, The Harold Team State Schramps

Deep Schwa

The Harold Team State Schramps

Sun 4/22

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Deep Schwa, one iO’s most veteran ensembles, has been delighting audiences on Sunday nights for almost 10 years.

From The Onion’s AV Club

“Arguably one of iO’s strongest Harold teams, Deep Schwa boasts a formidable lineup of improvisers: Jeff Griggs (who penned a memoir of his time being Del Close’s errand boy), the tireless Colleen Murray, and the unflappable combo of Brian Jack and Brett Lyons account for less than half of one of the theater’s oldest troupes. As friends of improv enthusiasts everywhere already know, it’s pointless to recount genius improv scenes after the fact, but one of Deep Schwa’s silliest involves the audition process for the part of a lion in an office-themed musical. Yes, it sounds utterly stupid here in print, but at the iO’s Cabaret, it becomes something to discuss at great length afterwards.”

$7.00 - $14.00

Lazy 8

Lazy 8

Sun 4/22

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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From director Bill Arnett, Lazy 8 is a new form that finds the hilarious truths that surround us in our everyday lives. Patient yet immediate. Mundane yet remarkable.

$14.00

Corey DOES TOO! Have Friends

Corey DOES TOO! Have Friends

Sun 4/22

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$14.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 4/22

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

The Harold Team 2 Bed 3 Bath, The Harold Team Comet

The Harold Team 2 Bed 3 Bath

The Harold Team Comet

Sun 4/22

10:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$12.00

Karaoke Storytellers

Karaoke Storytellers

Sun 4/22

10:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Art of Karaoke is an improvised feature length comedy currently being filmed in Chicago. In the film, Franny Giroux has grown tired of performing for drunken crowds who don’t appreciate the beauty and artistry of karaoke so he designs a show in which karaoke can be performed and observed at its highest level. This is that show.
See weekly performances from different members of the karaoke and comedy community here in Chicago. Some performers are in character, others come as they are. Each week is a journey in the hearts and minds of the rock stars among us. We reserve one slot each week for a volunteer audience member. If you have a song, you have a story.
*There will be cameras in the theater to film The Art of Karaoke. If you do not wish to be filmed in any capacity, let a host know and an arrangement can be made.

$10.00

The Harold Team Artemis, The Harold Team ‘66 Mustang

The Harold Team Artemis

The Harold Team ‘66 Mustang

Mon 4/23

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$12.00

The Armando Diaz Experience Ft. Alicia Swiz

The Armando Diaz Experience Ft. Alicia Swiz

Mon 4/23

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The creator of Slut Talk and Feminist Happy Hour, Swiz is also a professor, writer, and comedian.

Chicago’s longest running improvised comedy show, “The Armando Diaz Theatrical Experience Movement & Hootenanny”, aka, “The Armando Diaz Experience”, is a two-act “long-form” improvised show in which a monologist tells personal stories that provides the inspiration for the resulting scenes by that night’s cast. Each Monday night the cast features some of the very best improvisers in Chicago alongside special guest celebrity monologists.

Founded by Adam McKay (SNL, Anchorman, Talladega Nights), Dave Koechner (Anchorman, Thank You For Smoking, SNL) and Del Close (iO co-founder) The Armando Diaz Experience is iO’s longest running show and a landmark of comedy in Chicago.

$6.00 - $12.00

Sex Positive

Sex Positive

Mon 4/23

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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At Sex Positive we do not believe that sex is something taboo or shameful, nor something only to be discussed privately or not at all, nor that art exploring sexual themes is something risque and niche...we believe that almost all of us do it and that there's nothing wrong with doing it, nothing wrong with liking it, and nothing wrong with talking about it.

Hosted by: Ashley Victoria

$12.00

Dynasty Ft. PREACH!

Dynasty Ft. PREACH!

Mon 4/23

8:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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DyNasty is a super squad of the most outstanding performers of color from all over the city. Every Monday night in the Del Close Theater they give audiences an experience like no other!

Each week features; The most diverse openers from across the Chicago Comedy Community, an improv jam composed of audience attendees and DyNasty featuring special guests!

$10.00

iO Improv All-Stars

iO Improv All-Stars

Mon 4/23

10:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Watch teams Miss. Mistoffolees and Dumb John share the stage for a night of improv!

$5.00

Stand Up Open Mic

Stand Up Open Mic

Mon 4/23

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Bring four minutes of stand-up material and jump on stage and see what happens!

Sign up in person at iO. Sign ups start at 8pm at the iO Box Office on the ground floor of the iO Theater.

Hosted by: Claire Swanson & Mallory Bradford

Free

iO's Indie Night Ft. Sherlock on Slack, Eggs Boyfriend, Chunky Puppies and Mrs. Housefire

iO's Indie Night Ft. Sherlock on Slack, Eggs Boyfriend, Chunky Puppies and Mrs. Housefire

Mon 4/23

10:30 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Want to see four teams blazing the indie comedy circuit in Chicago? Then look no further than iO's Indie Night! Four teams, one intermission, and $3 PBRs for all.

$5.00

La-Di-Dah

La-Di-Dah

Mon 4/23

10:30 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Teams comprised of current students and recent graduates of iO’s musical improv program, perform completely improvised long form musical pieces. Come see Chicago’s rising stars of musical improv.

$5.00

The Harold Team The Teenagers, The Harold Team Daffodil

The Harold Team The Teenagers

The Harold Team Daffodil

Tue 4/24

8:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$12.00

FUDGE, The Harold Team Big Tobacco

FUDGE

The Harold Team Big Tobacco

Tue 4/24

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Four best buds having a fun-ass time. Every Tuesday, the boys of FUDGE converse with the audience and then create a night of hilarious improv inspired by your personal stories. FUDGE turns your anecdotes into fast and funny improvisation – committing to raw emotion and extreme silliness while allowing the two to live simultaneously.

 

Every week FUDGE is joined by a different live musical guest or stand-up performer. Half concert, half improv, the night is sure to be one of the best live comedy shows in Chicago.

 

FUDGE is Damian Anaya, Tim Lyons, Vince Portacci, and Dan White

$6.00 - $12.00

Hardcore Parkour

Hardcore Parkour

Tue 4/24

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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LL Cool Beans will impress you with their fresh, fun, edge of your seat style of play. Plane Station will show you how many seemingly non-connected scenes are happening in one location (or are they connected?) all the time!"

LL Cool Beans is Sam Bowers, Sarah Drew, Griffin Griggs, Jacob Knobbe, Claire McFadden, Alex Moss, Kim Quindlen, and Brian Tochterman Jr.

Plane Station is Craig Uhlir, Steve Nelson, Andy Stegmeyer, Gillian Burfete, Alyssa Simari, Robel Arega, Brett Lyons, Nicole Carter, Brian Jack Eunji KIm and guests!

$12.00

The Pool

The Pool

Tue 4/24

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Pool is an improvised show performed by up-and-coming talent from the iO Training Center.

$8.00

In Forms

In Forms

Tue 4/24

10:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Each week members of the cast improvise a different form specific to a unique location or time.

Starring: Damian Anaya, Meghan Babbe, Kyle Bethea, Mike Brunlieb, Ollie Hobson, Laurel Krabacher, Scott Nelson, Emma Pope, Allison Ringhand, Libby Schreiner, Katrina Sly, Bill Stern, Lauren Summers, and Dan White

$5.00

Generation LatinX

Generation LatinX

Tue 4/24

10:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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A variety show featuring Hispanic comedians and musicians. Just like our audience, some of the performers speak fluent Spanish, some speak only Spanglish, and some speak no Spanish at all. All of our performers have Latino/a heritage. We are Generation LatinX! All of the performers have Hispanic heritage. The show is in English and Spanglish (a mix of English and Spanish).

The show, and the performers, are relatably bizarre. LatinX strives to be creative, smart and quirky over shocking and crass. The show is a safe, inclusive space for people of all genders, ethnicities, ages, and sexual orientations.

For more info or to submit to be a part of the show, please contact: Mishell.Livio33@gmail.com

$5.00

The Harold Team Artemis, The Harold Team State Schramps

The Harold Team Artemis

The Harold Team State Schramps

Tue 4/24

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$5.00

The Harold Team Devil's Daughter, The Harold Team Cecilia

The Harold Team Devil's Daughter

The Harold Team Cecilia

Tue 4/24

10:30 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$5.00

iO Showcase

iO Showcase

Wed 4/25

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Watch iO performers like you've never seen them before -- doing solo character work! Watch the best and the brightest of iO perform their written solo character work and laugh along the way!

Hosted by Shelby Plummer and Rachel Copel

$5.00

Virgin Daiquiri, The Harold Team Gone Gone

Virgin Daiquiri

The Harold Team Gone Gone

Wed 4/25

8:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Every Wednesday night iO offers a FREE night of comedy featuring the all-female team, Virgin Daiquiri, and a different opening team every week!

Free

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show, The Harold Team ‘66 Mustang

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

The Harold Team ‘66 Mustang

Wed 4/25

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

The Fortune Teller Show

The Fortune Teller Show

Wed 4/25

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Fortune Teller Show use divination devices, from tarot cards to tea leaves, to peer into your future. See them create improv comedy, as directed by the very hand of Fate herself!

Starring: Julia Heynen, Nathan Kaplin, Tina Tiberius Rex Arfaee, James Harvey Freetly, Connor Doyle, Alec Plant, and Megan Hansen.

$14.00

The Late 90's Ft. The Harold Team Mothership and the Indie Team Midnight in Miami

The Late 90's Ft. The Harold Team Mothership and the Indie Team Midnight in Miami

Wed 4/25

10:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Join The Late 90’s every Wednesday as they perform alongside two hilarious groups. The team welcomes friends from the independent improv scene, an iO Harold Team performing the theater’s signature longform piece, and then closes the night performing a new show format each week.

$10.00

Teacher Jam

Teacher Jam

Wed 4/25

10:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Every Wednesday, five randomly selected improv students get the chance to do a set with five of iO's teachers!

K+N closes out the night

$5.00

Seriously Unprepared, The Harold Team Lou Malnati’s Presents: The Harold

Seriously Unprepared

The Harold Team Lou Malnati’s Presents: The Harold

Wed 4/25

10:30 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Jeff Murdoch and Jo Scott are Chicago diehards who love each other and improv. Two likable buds, who push their improv to unlikable topics. (For them, it's a challenge and a joy.)

Starring: Jeff Murdoch and Jo Scott

$10.00

CAGEMATCH

CAGEMATCH

Wed 4/25

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The original Improv Cagematch returns to the iO stage with a new batch of teams hungry to claim the Cagematch Trophy.

Each team will be given exactly 25 minutes. The team with the most votes based on an audience vote will not just return the following week to defend their title against a new challenger.

The passion. The glory. The Cagematch.

$10.00

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Thu 4/26

8:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Improvised Shakespeare Company® is one of the funniest and most critically-acclaimed improv troupes in the world. It has been performing its unique show to sold out audiences in Chicago since 2005. The ISC also continues to entertain audiences across the US with its national touring company. They have been featured at the Piccolo Spoleto Fringe Festival, Off Broadway in New York City, Bonnaroo, the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, Outside Lands, San Francisco Sketchfest, UCB’s Del Close Marathon, and the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and Chicago. The ISC has been named Chicago's best improv group by both the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Examiner and has received numerous awards in LA (Best of LA-LA Weekly), New York (New York Nightlife Awards), and Chicago (The Chicago Improv Foundation).

$20.00

The Harold Team Meridian, The Harold Team Bad Bear

The Harold Team Meridian

The Harold Team Bad Bear

Thu 4/26

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Meridian, one of iO’s best and most popular Harold teams, plays every Thursday night featuring a different opening team at iO Chicago.

$14.00

SmallProv

SmallProv

Thu 4/26

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Come join Muck (Jesse Kendall and Mark Thomson) each Thursday as they perform alongside a rotating cast of hilarious duos and trios. Each week Muck hosts and welcomes 3 new small teams and then closes the night.

ATTENDANCE MANDATORY!!!! LAUGHS GUARANTEED!!!!

If your duo or trio would like to play at SmallProv, come to a show and talk to Jesse or Mark afterward

LAUGHS MANDATORY!!!! ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED!!!!

$7.00 - $14.00

Glass Basement

Glass Basement

Thu 4/26

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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This is a show for everyone. This is a show full of veteran women. Members of SheBeast, Superhuman and Virgin Daiquiri, along with some special guests, have joined together like the damn Justice League to perform together everyThursday night. And after they perform, you can perform with them. If you're chosen, come up and do a scene with whomever you like. Stay, talk and hang out. Part amazing show, part performance opportunity, part safe space. Watch. Laugh. Play. Laugh. Talk. Laugh.

MaryCatherine Curran
Dina Facklis
Katie Klein
Sarah Ashley
Alison Gates
Christine Tawfik
Abby Mcenany
Megan Redfearn
Ryan Asher
Becca Slack
Katie Kershaw
Susan Glynn
Jacqueline Felker
Mary Cait Walthall
Amber Walker
Jo Scott
Dana Querciol
Mary Mahoney
Plus special guests

$14.00

A Very Fine Evening

A Very Fine Evening

Thu 4/26

10:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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A Very Fine Evening is an hour of improvised theater, curated by veteran performer and instructor Matt Higbee. The show is a revival of classic Chicago-style improvisation that brings hilarious and intelligent works of comedic theater to life on stage. Each month Matt presents a new season, with a new cast doing new shows. The night kicks off with a hand-selected group of players put together just for that run, and then Matt closes out the evening performing alongside one or more of his favorite improvisers. Grab a few friends, your favorite drink, and join us for a good laugh.


If you're interested in future auditions for the cast of the month, please submit your info here:
https://goo.gl/forms/a1fXMYDzqAjPGLYU2

$10.00

An Evening With Sweethearts

An Evening With Sweethearts

Thu 4/26

10:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$10.00

The Scene, The Harold Team Pangea

The Scene

The Harold Team Pangea

Thu 4/26

10:30 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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In The Scene, five veteran improvisers come together as one common mind – the Director.

The Director’s mission is to explore the possibilities inherent in an initial improvised scene and to rework that scene until it reaches its natural conclusion. As such, “The Scene” sets out to marry the often juxtaposed concepts of creative process and finished product (and entertain the audience equally with both.)

The Scene plays with a different opening Harold team every week.

$10.00

Girl Gang

Girl Gang

Thu 4/26

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Girl Gang is a show that invites all female-identifying and gender-queer folks to ban together in the name of silliness, comedy, and a dang good time.

A rotating opening act of improv, storytelling, or stand up will kick off the night, followed by a jam where audience members are invited to perform with the producers, a short intermission, and then the night will close with the dang gang of the month!

Want to be a part of the monthly Girl Gang or open for the show? Email girlgangio@gmail.com for more information!

$10.00

1st Beat

1st Beat

Fri 4/27

7:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Come see iO’s musical house team! 1st Beat features some of the best recent graduates of the iO musical improv program performing a new improvised musical every week!

Starring: Colette Gregory, Derek Self, Linda Orr, Leah Judge, Micki Burton, Jenna Kate Karn, Stephanie Burchinow, Elizabeth McCreight, Joe Keehnast, Brendan Tran

$5.00

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Fri 4/27

8:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Improvised Shakespeare Company® is one of the funniest and most critically-acclaimed improv troupes in the world. It has been performing its unique show to sold out audiences in Chicago since 2005. The ISC also continues to entertain audiences across the US with its national touring company. They have been featured at the Piccolo Spoleto Fringe Festival, Off Broadway in New York City, Bonnaroo, the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, Outside Lands, San Francisco Sketchfest, UCB’s Del Close Marathon, and the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and Chicago. The ISC has been named Chicago's best improv group by both the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Examiner and has received numerous awards in LA (Best of LA-LA Weekly), New York (New York Nightlife Awards), and Chicago (The Chicago Improv Foundation).

$20.00

The Musical Armando, The Harold Team Comet

The Musical Armando

The Harold Team Comet

Fri 4/27

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Each week a different guest will give a storytelling-style monologue, based on an audience suggestion. Inspired by the monologue, this dynamic cast of ten will set into scenes, songs and choreography. The cast includes Christy Bonstell, Katie Dufresne, Pat Dwyer, Sarah Hoffman, Shantira Jackson, Jon Matteson, Eric Muller, Nnamdi Ngwe, Patrick Rowland and Stacey Smith.

Featuring Jim Holman as the Musical Director

$16.00

The Harold Team State Schramps, The Harold Team Gideon

The Harold Team State Schramps

The Harold Team Gideon

Fri 4/27

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$16.00

Told

Told

Fri 4/27

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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TOLD is a show that finds its inspiration from many sources. Whether it’s stories, music, spoken word, or simple truth telling, this night of long-form improvisation promises a night of hilarious and authentic exploration.

TOLD features a rotating cast of seasoned Chicago improvisers—old-timers and newbies alike: Allison Ringhand, Dina Facklis, Laurel Krabacher, Becca Barish, Lindsey Smith, Alison Gates, Dana Quercioli, Tim Lyons, Damian Anaya, Vince Portacci, Dan White, Neil Jacobsen, Lawrence Collerd, Dan Bazaldua, Justin Drogos, Meghan Babbe, Nnamdi Ngwe, & Brett Lyons.

$16

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Fri 4/27

10:30 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Improvised Shakespeare Company® is one of the funniest and most critically-acclaimed improv troupes in the world. It has been performing its unique show to sold out audiences in Chicago since 2005. The ISC also continues to entertain audiences across the US with its national touring company. They have been featured at the Piccolo Spoleto Fringe Festival, Off Broadway in New York City, Bonnaroo, the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, Outside Lands, San Francisco Sketchfest, UCB’s Del Close Marathon, and the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and Chicago. The ISC has been named Chicago's best improv group by both the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Examiner and has received numerous awards in LA (Best of LA-LA Weekly), New York (New York Nightlife Awards), and Chicago (The Chicago Improv Foundation).

$20.00

RIFF: Chicago’s Music Improv Party

RIFF: Chicago’s Music Improv Party

Fri 4/27

10:30 pm

The Event Space at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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RIFF is a twice weekly showcase of Chicago’s most talented musical comedians, backed by a live band. Each night, our performers present an interactive evening of fast paced music improv, all while drinking right along with the audience. So plug in the mics, crank up the amps, raise a glass, and let’s RIFF!

$15.00 - $20.00

Revolver, The Harold Team Smokin' Hot Dad

Revolver

The Harold Team Smokin' Hot Dad

Fri 4/27

10:30 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Revolver, one of iO’s premier improv ensembles, performs every Friday night with a different opening team.

$14.00

You Love US

You Love US

Fri 4/27

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$14.00

Oh Hell Yeah

Oh Hell Yeah

Fri 4/27

10:30 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Every Friday night enjoy two veteran Chicago teams that prove friendship is key to group-mind-driven improv. A hilarious show with a strong party vibe, Oh Hell Yeah features Alterboyz and Wetbus. These teams started as students, came together as friends, and promising to keep you coming back for more! (Plus a specialty show every last Friday of the month!)

Wet Bus:

Rayna Caskey, Sean Coyle, Erin Keif, Harrison Lott, Waleed Mansour, Hailey Palmer, Andrew Robinson

Alterboyz:

Katrina Sly, Leila Gorstein, Maddie Cordovano, Katie McCarty, and Gaby Dixon

$10.00 - $14.00

Breakfast of Champions: Brunch of Amateurs, PREACH!

Breakfast of Champions: Brunch of Amateurs

PREACH!

Fri 4/27

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Breakfast of Champions is a young improv collective of up-and-coming performers in Chicago. The group proudly boasts members involved in theater companies/ensembles such as The Second City Touring Company, PREACH, Huggable Riot, Little Oprahs, The Revival, and many more! Like the group’s mission, Breakfast of Champions: Brunch of Amateurs is about including everyone and the sole goal of having fun. Plus, each week will feature a different pairing of Champions, independent improv troupes, and iO Harold teams, so pull up a seat and enjoy this weekly improv buffet!

$5.00

Dinner Bell

Dinner Bell

Fri 4/27

11:55 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Each week the veteran cast of Dinner Bell invites a younger performer to play with them in what is always a treat for all.

Cast: Kyle Bethea, Jorin Garguilo, Mike Johnson, Louie Saunders, Farrell Walsh

$5.00

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Sat 4/28

8:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Improvised Shakespeare Company® is one of the funniest and most critically-acclaimed improv troupes in the world. It has been performing its unique show to sold out audiences in Chicago since 2005. The ISC also continues to entertain audiences across the US with its national touring company. They have been featured at the Piccolo Spoleto Fringe Festival, Off Broadway in New York City, Bonnaroo, the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, Outside Lands, San Francisco Sketchfest, UCB’s Del Close Marathon, and the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and Chicago. The ISC has been named Chicago's best improv group by both the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Examiner and has received numerous awards in LA (Best of LA-LA Weekly), New York (New York Nightlife Awards), and Chicago (The Chicago Improv Foundation).

$20.00

Whirled News Tonight

Whirled News Tonight

Sat 4/28

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Whirled News Tonight is an improvised show that strives to not only provide a satirical turn on current events, but to provide another, human, point of view of those stories. In it's 13th year at iO!

$16.00

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 4/28

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

The Deltones, The Harold Team Nectar

The Deltones

The Harold Team Nectar

Sat 4/28

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Deltones is an ensemble made up of members of some of iO’s premier ensembles, that performs a completely improvised musical.

The Deltones perform every Saturday night with a different opening team week to week.

$16.00

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Sat 4/28

10:30 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Improvised Shakespeare Company® is one of the funniest and most critically-acclaimed improv troupes in the world. It has been performing its unique show to sold out audiences in Chicago since 2005. The ISC also continues to entertain audiences across the US with its national touring company. They have been featured at the Piccolo Spoleto Fringe Festival, Off Broadway in New York City, Bonnaroo, the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, Outside Lands, San Francisco Sketchfest, UCB’s Del Close Marathon, and the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and Chicago. The ISC has been named Chicago's best improv group by both the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Examiner and has received numerous awards in LA (Best of LA-LA Weekly), New York (New York Nightlife Awards), and Chicago (The Chicago Improv Foundation).

$20.00

HERgatory

HERgatory

Sat 4/28

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Welcome to HERgatory. The earth may be ruled by men, but women rule the afterlife. Don’t worry- two mediums are here to guide you through purgatory’s twists and turns. Together, with a little improv, a lot of sketch, and just enough psychic energy, we'll solve the age-old question of what happens when we die.

Written & Performed by: Hannah McDonald & Lisa Albano
Directed by: Mary Catherine Curran

$14

RIFF: Chicago’s Music Improv Party

RIFF: Chicago’s Music Improv Party

Sat 4/28

10:30 pm

The Event Space at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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RIFF is a twice weekly showcase of Chicago’s most talented musical comedians, backed by a live band. Each night, our performers present an interactive evening of fast paced music improv, all while drinking right along with the audience. So plug in the mics, crank up the amps, raise a glass, and let’s RIFF!

$20

Whirled News Tonight

Whirled News Tonight

Sat 4/28

10:30 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Whirled News Tonight is an improvised show that strives to not only provide a satirical turn on current events, but to provide another, human, point of view of those stories. In it's 13th year at iO!

$8.00 - $16.00

The Harold Team Big Spoon, The Harold Team Miracle Ranch

The Harold Team Big Spoon

The Harold Team Miracle Ranch

Sat 4/28

10:30 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$14.00

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 4/28

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

Dang! Hot Bits!

Dang! Hot Bits!

Sat 4/28

11:55 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Dang! Hot Bits! is a solo sketch showcase where performers test their brand spankin' new material. They're hot off the presses! Fresh out the oven! These bits are hot!!

Hosted by Cameron Davis, Kathy D'Onofrio and Phoebe Perry

$5.00

Level 5 Student Shows

Level 5 Student Shows

Sun 4/29

6:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Every 8 weeks, students in our Level 5 Class perform a Harold with their class for one night only!

Deep Schwa, The Harold Team Crocodile Nasties

Deep Schwa

The Harold Team Crocodile Nasties

Sun 4/29

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Deep Schwa, one iO’s most veteran ensembles, has been delighting audiences on Sunday nights for almost 10 years.

From The Onion’s AV Club

“Arguably one of iO’s strongest Harold teams, Deep Schwa boasts a formidable lineup of improvisers: Jeff Griggs (who penned a memoir of his time being Del Close’s errand boy), the tireless Colleen Murray, and the unflappable combo of Brian Jack and Brett Lyons account for less than half of one of the theater’s oldest troupes. As friends of improv enthusiasts everywhere already know, it’s pointless to recount genius improv scenes after the fact, but one of Deep Schwa’s silliest involves the audition process for the part of a lion in an office-themed musical. Yes, it sounds utterly stupid here in print, but at the iO’s Cabaret, it becomes something to discuss at great length afterwards.”

$7.00 - $14.00

Lazy 8

Lazy 8

Sun 4/29

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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From director Bill Arnett, Lazy 8 is a new form that finds the hilarious truths that surround us in our everyday lives. Patient yet immediate. Mundane yet remarkable.

$14.00

Corey DOES TOO! Have Friends

Corey DOES TOO! Have Friends

Sun 4/29

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$14.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 4/29

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

The Harold Team 2 Bed 3 Bath, The Harold Team ‘66 Mustang

The Harold Team 2 Bed 3 Bath

The Harold Team ‘66 Mustang

Sun 4/29

10:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$12.00

Karaoke Storytellers

Karaoke Storytellers

Sun 4/29

10:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Art of Karaoke is an improvised feature length comedy currently being filmed in Chicago. In the film, Franny Giroux has grown tired of performing for drunken crowds who don’t appreciate the beauty and artistry of karaoke so he designs a show in which karaoke can be performed and observed at its highest level. This is that show.
See weekly performances from different members of the karaoke and comedy community here in Chicago. Some performers are in character, others come as they are. Each week is a journey in the hearts and minds of the rock stars among us. We reserve one slot each week for a volunteer audience member. If you have a song, you have a story.
*There will be cameras in the theater to film The Art of Karaoke. If you do not wish to be filmed in any capacity, let a host know and an arrangement can be made.

$10.00

The Harold Team Artemis, The Harold Team Duchess

The Harold Team Artemis

The Harold Team Duchess

Mon 4/30

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$12.00

The Armando Diaz Experience Ft. Lily Be

The Armando Diaz Experience Ft. Lily Be

Mon 4/30

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Lily Be: One of Chicago’s most celebrated and acclaimed storytellers from Humboldt Park. Her stories never fail to impress and are featured on the RISK podcast and The Moth Radio Hour.

Chicago’s longest running improvised comedy show, “The Armando Diaz Theatrical Experience Movement & Hootenanny”, aka, “The Armando Diaz Experience”, is a two-act “long-form” improvised show in which a monologist tells personal stories that provides the inspiration for the resulting scenes by that night’s cast. Each Monday night the cast features some of the very best improvisers in Chicago alongside special guest celebrity monologists.

Founded by Adam McKay (SNL, Anchorman, Talladega Nights), Dave Koechner (Anchorman, Thank You For Smoking, SNL) and Del Close (iO co-founder) The Armando Diaz Experience is iO’s longest running show and a landmark of comedy in Chicago.

$6.00 - $12.00

Dynasty Ft. Dan Garcia and Kayla Pulley

Dynasty Ft. Dan Garcia and Kayla Pulley

Mon 4/30

8:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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DyNasty is diverse super squad of performers from all over the city determined to start each week off right! Each week includes a different opening team, a jam composed of audience attendees, and DyNasty, featuring special guests.

$10.00

Thousand Island: A Character Show

Thousand Island: A Character Show

Mon 4/30

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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What happens when a group of independently created characters collide together onstage? Come find out at Thousand Island, where a group of people (or animals/objects/cosmic forces/cleaning supplies) from all different universes get together onstage to explore themselves and their relationships with each other.

Starring: Sam Beaver, Trumane Alston, Gary Pascal, Terrence Carey, Jordan Stafford, Michelle Davey, Claudia Iao, and Alex Collyard.

$12.00

iO Improv All-Stars

iO Improv All-Stars

Mon 4/30

10:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Watch teams Miss. Mistoffolees and Dumb John share the stage for a night of improv!

$5.00

Stand Up Open Mic

Stand Up Open Mic

Mon 4/30

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Bring four minutes of stand-up material and jump on stage and see what happens!

Sign up in person at iO. Sign ups start at 8pm at the iO Box Office on the ground floor of the iO Theater.

Hosted by: Claire Swanson & Mallory Bradford

Free

iO's Indie Night Ft. The Camp Lamplight Counselors, Stable Manners, Short Notice, Mrs. Housefire

iO's Indie Night Ft. The Camp Lamplight Counselors, Stable Manners, Short Notice, Mrs. Housefire

Mon 4/30

10:30 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Want to see four teams blazing the indie comedy circuit in Chicago? Then look no further than iO's Indie Night! Four teams, one intermission, and $3 PBRs for all.

$5.00

La-Di-Dah

La-Di-Dah

Mon 4/30

10:30 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Teams comprised of current students and recent graduates of iO’s musical improv program, perform completely improvised long form musical pieces. Come see Chicago’s rising stars of musical improv.

$5.00

FUDGE, The Harold Team Gideon

FUDGE

The Harold Team Gideon

Tue 5/1

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Four best buds having a fun-ass time. Every Tuesday, the boys of FUDGE converse with the audience and then create a night of hilarious improv inspired by your personal stories. FUDGE turns your anecdotes into fast and funny improvisation – committing to raw emotion and extreme silliness while allowing the two to live simultaneously.

 

Every week FUDGE is joined by a different live musical guest or stand-up performer. Half concert, half improv, the night is sure to be one of the best live comedy shows in Chicago.

 

FUDGE is Damian Anaya, Tim Lyons, Vince Portacci, and Dan White

$6.00 - $12.00

The Harold Team Daffodil, The Harold Team Hometown

The Harold Team Daffodil

The Harold Team Hometown

Tue 5/1

8:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$12.00

One Night Stand with RUMBLE!

One Night Stand with RUMBLE!

Tue 5/1

10:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$5.00

The Harold Team Devil's Daughter, The Harold Team MacBeth

The Harold Team Devil's Daughter

The Harold Team MacBeth

Tue 5/1

10:30 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$5.00

Virgin Daiquiri, The Harold Team Cecilia

Virgin Daiquiri

The Harold Team Cecilia

Wed 5/2

8:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Every Wednesday night iO offers a FREE night of comedy featuring the all-female team, Virgin Daiquiri, and a different opening team every week!

Free

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show, The Harold Team Mean Streak

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

The Harold Team Mean Streak

Wed 5/2

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

iO Showcase

iO Showcase

Wed 5/2

8:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Watch iO performers like you've never seen them before -- doing solo character work! Watch the best and the brightest of iO perform their written solo character work and laugh along the way!

Hosted by Shelby Plummer and Rachel Copel

$5.00

Face Plants with Carl and The Passions, The Harold Team Pangea

Face Plants with Carl and The Passions

The Harold Team Pangea

Wed 5/2

8:00 pm

The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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A stylized show which explores different styles of improvisational theatre, embracing risk taking, surprising your scene partner, and unusual scene choices. The show will incorporate 2 interpretations of the Harold, iO's signature form, one from a newly formed iO Harold team and one from legendary Carl and the Passions.

$7.00 - $14.00

The Late 90's, The Harold Team Big Tobacco, Cat Booty

The Late 90's

The Harold Team Big Tobacco

Cat Booty

Wed 5/2

10:00 pm

The Del Close Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Join The Late 90’s every Wednesday as they perform alongside two hilarious groups. The team welcomes friends from the independent improv scene, an iO Harold Team performing the theater’s signature longform piece, and then closes the night performing a new show format each week.

$10.00

Teacher Jam

Teacher Jam

Wed 5/2

10:00 pm

The Mission Theater at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$5.00